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Special Report, Part 2: Fast-Rising New Entries Make Luxury Tequila Even Hotter

The luxury Tequila category, whose impressive success has been driven in recent years by brands like Patrón, Don Julio and Avión, has seen an influx of surging new entrants that are propelling the segment to even stronger growth in 2015. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 14, 2015

Special Report, Part 1: Luxury Tequila’s Robust Growth Takes Category To New Heights

Tequila, perhaps more than any other spirits category, has undergone a dramatic transition within the U.S. market over the past two decades. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 13, 2015

Pernod Ricard Sees Improvement In U.S. And China In Third Quarter

Pernod Ricard posted an organic sales rise of 7% to €1.9 billion ($2b) for its third quarter ended in March, contributing to an overall 2% increase to €6.5 billion ($7b) over the first nine months of its fiscal year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 23, 2015

Upscale Whiskies Dominate Impact’s “Hot Prospects” Spirits Awards

The surge in brown spirits across the U.S. market is in evidence on this year’s Impact “Hot Prospects” spirits list, which is highlighted by numerous super-premium brands from multiple segments of the whisk(e)y category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 11, 2014

Taking Control Of Avión, Pernod Will Look To Bolster Its Already-Torrid Growth

With last night’s announcement that it has acquired a significant majority stake in super-premium Tequila brand Avión, Pernod Ricard USA is now the latest major spirits player to fortify its presence in the upscale Tequila segment, following a series of industry deals in the category this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 11, 2014

Exclusive: Tequila’s Rise Driven By 100%-Agave Entries While Cuervo Struggles

Driven by the continuing expansion of the 100%-agave segment, the U.S. Tequila market continues to carve out solid growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 21, 2014

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