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Johnson Brothers Enters New York Market

Johnson Brothers is entering the New York market, shaking up a distribution tier that’s been dominated by two players—Empire Merchants and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits—for the past decade. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Wine Spectator: 2016 Wine Auctions Hint At Strong Times To Come

At first glance, the global wine-auction market’s 2% decrease in sales during the past 12 months, from $345.9 million in 2015 to $338.7 million in 2016, appears disappointing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Irish Distillers Pouring $11M Into Midleton Expansion

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers unit is investing €10.5 million ($11m) in its Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork, Ireland, intending to grow the facility’s single pot still capacity by more than 30%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

News Briefs for January 19, 2017

•After a strong third quarter, Rémy Cointreau’s sales were up by nearly 5% (and 6% on an organic basis) over the first nine months of its fiscal year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 19, 2017

•San Diego’s Ballast Point, part of the Constellation Brands portfolio, is introducing its first bottled nitro beer, Red Velvet Nitro Stout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Spurred By Surging Hennessy, Cognac Reaches Record Highs In 2016

Spurred by significant growth in the U.S. market, Cognac exports reached record highs in volume and value in 2016, according to the BNIC trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

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