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Daily Archive: July 13, 2017

Taking Aim At Brown Spirits Trend, Rum Marketers Make New Premiumization Push

While premiumization has long been elusive for the rum category, some of the market’s key players are renewing efforts to upscale their portfolios, taking a page out of whisk(e)y’s playbook. Continue reading →

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Pernod Offloads Glenallachie Single Malt To Walker-Led Consortium

Pernod Ricard has sold Scotland’s Glenallachie Distillery to a consortium including Scotch industry veterans Billy Walker, Graham Stevenson and Trisha Savage. Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate On Moët Hennessy’s Woodinville Purchase

Yesterday, SND exclusively reported that luxury giant Moët Hennessy has acquired Washington state craft distiller Woodinville Whiskey Co. for an undisclosed sum, the latest in a string of craft whiskey purchases by major multinational companies. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 13, 2017

•Palm Bay International has added France’s Champagne Boizel to its import portfolio. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 13, 2017

•Louisville, Kentucky’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. is launching Destillaré, a new line of liqueurs. Continue reading →

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