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Daily Archive: October 30, 2017

Major Spirits Marketers Seize On Irish Whiskey Opportunity

Irish whiskey continues to surge, with the category advancing by double-digits both in the U.S.—its top market with a 41% share—and internationally. Continue reading →

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Constellation Moves Into Marijuana With $191M Stake In Canada’s Canopy Growth

Constellation became the first major drinks marketer to make a play in the cannabis category over the weekend, agreeing to take a 9.9% stake in Canada-based cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. for about $191 million. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 30, 2017

•Pernod Ricard’s Jacob’s Creek is backing its Double Barrel range with a new ad campaign. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 30, 2017

•Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company will release the third edition of its Ground Control Imperial Stout in November. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 30, 2017