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Boston Beer Sales Up 9%, But Koch Warns Of “Developing Weakness” For Sam Adams

Boston Beer Co. enjoyed 7% depletions growth in the first half of its fiscal year, ended in June, leading to a 9% revenue rise to $452 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2015

Palm Bay Expands Spirits Range With Innovative Darnley’s View Spiced Gin

While spiced rum is a household term in the U.S. market, the launch of Darnley’s View Original London Dry Spiced Gin by Palm Bay International is likely to raise eyebrows. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2015

News Briefs for July 31, 2015

•Sebastopol, California-based Paul Hobbs Wines has named Rick Bonitati as chief operating officer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 31, 2015

•Oregon’s Rogue Ales & Spirits has unveiled Rogue Chipotle Whiskey, a new small-batch offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: California’s Young’s Holdings’ Wilson Daniels Unit To Open East Coast Distributorship

California-based luxury wine and spirits marketer Wilson Daniels is set to open a new East Coast distribution arm this fall, Shanken News Daily has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2015

Diageo Sales Decline In North America And Are Expected To Remain Weak In Short Term

Diageo endured declines in both volume and net sales in North America in its recently completed fiscal year, and the incoming head of its North American unit says the situation isn’t likely to improve much in the coming months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2015

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