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Daily Archive: March 8, 2017

Interview, Part 1: Paul Duffy, Chairman And CEO, Pernod Ricard North America

Last summer, Paul Duffy was appointed chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard North America, having previously led Pernod’s U.S. business from 2008-2012. The U.S. unit is off to a solid start in Duffy’s second tour of duty, with sales up 5% in the six months through December, driven by Jameson Irish whiskey’s ongoing expansion. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Duffy at Pernod’s New York City headquarters to assess the challenges and opportunities ahead. Continue reading →

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Pennsylvania Mulls Direct Import Of Cuban Rum

Pennsylvania control state officials have been touring Cuba and talking to trade officials there, with the aim of importing Cuban-made rum into the state—flouting the U.S. embargo on Cuban products. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 8, 2017

•Constellation Brands has introduced the Callie Collection, a new range of wines sourced from California’s Central Coast. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for March 8, 2017

•Kansas City-based Boulevard Brewing Co. is partnering with Beechwood Sales & Service to launch in Wisconsin next month. Continue reading →

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