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With Trade Deal, Canada And Mexico Expected To Lift U.S. Whiskey Tariffs

Following Friday’s announcement that the U.S. will lift its steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, those two countries are expected to rescind their retaliatory levies on American whiskey, offering relief to U.S. producers whose exports have been hurt by the trade battle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2019

Tariff Woes Deepen For American Whiskey Exports

The trade tensions that have been hampering American whiskey’s growth abroad accelerated toward the end of last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2019

Growth Ongoing Among Bourbon’s Biggest Players

Bourbon and other American whiskies are continuing their strong upward expansion. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 26, 2019

Whisky Advocate: China Prepares To Wage War On American Whiskey

Tucked among a list of 106 U.S. products—including global commodities like corn and soybeans, passenger vehicles, frozen animal heads, and cryptic-sounding chemicals—the sight of “whiskies” surely caused hearts to sink across Kentucky. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 5, 2018

Jack Daniel’s Keeps Climbing Amid The Craft Boom

While much of the American whiskey renaissance has been focused on small-production craft brands, the ongoing rise of Jack Daniel’s shows that the market’s major players are also having success winning new consumers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 22, 2018

Exclusive: William Grant & Sons Bolsters Craft Arsenal With Tuthilltown Acquisition

William Grant & Sons has agreed to acquire Gardiner, New York-based Tuthilltown Spirits, including a 36-acre distillery facility with a capacity of 110,000 proof gallons (about 60,000 nine-liter cases), restaurant and visitor center, along with several local craft spirits brands. The price was undisclosed. William Grant purchased Tuthilltown’s largest brand—Hudson Whiskey—in 2010, and has grown the upscale label to 15,000 cases in the U.S. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller interviewed Jonathan Yusen, William Grant & Sons’ president and managing director, Americas and Tuthilltown co-founder Ralph Erenzo on the acquisition and plans for the future. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 18, 2017