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Daily Archive: July 5, 2016

Rum Giants Bacardi And Captain Morgan Double Down On Millennial Appeal

Despite attempts to fuel volume growth and jumpstart premiumization trends, the rum category has failed to make meaningful progress in the U.S. market, declining by 1.8% to 23 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

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TWE Sheds 12 Non-Core Brands As Streamlining Continues

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has sold 12 non-core brands, further streamlining its operations following its acquisition of Diageo’s wine business earlier this year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 5, 2016

•Wine Spectator has unveiled its Grand Award winners for 2016, honoring restaurants with extraordinary wine programs. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 5, 2016

•California-based Ballast Point is introducing a new flavored India Pale Lager (IPL), Orange Vanilla Fathom. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 5, 2016