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News Briefs for July 31, 2014

•Heaven Hill Distilleries will release a third bottling of Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Barrel Proof Bourbon this year and three more bottlings next year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 31, 2014

•New York City’s Brooklyn Brewery is looking to expand with a new brewing facility to support strong growth both in the U.S. and abroad. Continue reading →

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Host Of Beam Execs Depart After Suntory Deal, But Company Says CEO Shattock Is In For Long Haul

While a raft of Beam Inc. senior executives have left the company since Suntory completed its $16 billion acquisition of the Deerfield, Illinois-based spirits marketer in May, rumors are currently spreading that others—including Matt Shattock, chairman and CEO of the newly formed Beam Suntory—may also be headed out the door. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2014

Spotlight On Russia: A Promising Market Hit By Geopolitical, Economic Challenges

With Russia at the forefront of the news these days, Shanken’s Impact Newsletter has taken an in-depth look at the country’s emerging premium drinks market in its latest issue. Continue reading →

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Diageo Revamps Executive Committee As Ghostine Departs

Diageo has announced a number of changes to its executive committee, as well as a new board member. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2014

Wine Spectator: Sam Sebastiani Returns to His Wine Roots

After a brief hiatus from the wine business, Sam Sebastiani, now 73, has returned for a third act with La Chertosa, a small wine brand he hopes will showcase his family’s heritage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2014

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