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News Briefs for May 3, 2018

•Bacardi Ltd. has named Brian Cox vice president, Dewar’s, effective immediately. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2018

News Briefs for September 19, 2017

•The world’s top drinks marketers are banding together on a new effort to set rigorous standards for promoting their brands in the digital marketing space. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2017

News Briefs for December 13, 2016

•Whisky Advocate has named Yoichi Single Malt as its Japanese Whisky of the Year. Yoichi Single Malt is 45% abv and retails at $80 a bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 13, 2016

News Briefs for February 10, 2016

•Japan’s Asahi has lined up a $2.9 billion offer for the Peroni and Grolsch beer brands that have been put up for sale by AB InBev to help ease regulatory approval for its pending $107 billion acquisition of SABMiller. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2016

News Briefs for January 11, 2016

•Two of California’s most prominent wine regions experienced a surge in the vine-killing illness Pierce’s disease in 2015, possibly the result of recent warmer winter conditions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 11, 2016

News Briefs for September 16, 2015

•Sonoma-based Don Sebastiani & Sons is diversifying its product portfolio beyond wine, planning an early 2016 release of a variety of non-wine offerings, including an upscale Tequila line. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 16, 2015