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News Briefs for July 14, 2017

•Total Wine & More is expanding its presence in Austin, Texas with the opening of two new stores. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 14, 2017

News Briefs for June 29, 2017

•Concha y Toro’s Fetzer has launched a new national wine label, Adorada, with a California rosé and Pinot Gris. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2017

Suntory President Takeshi Niinami On Tapping Bourbon’s Global Potential

Editor’s Note: Takeshi Niinami became president and CEO of Suntory Holdings in October of 2014, just 10 months after Suntory’s $16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc. In the ensuing integration, the new Beam Suntory experienced some growing pains due to cultural differences, though both sides say those issues have now been resolved. Looking ahead, as Japanese whisky copes with a major inventory shortfall, the company’s focus is now squarely on Kentucky, with ambitious plans to expand in the Bourbon space. SND executive editor David Fleming met recently with Niinami to discuss the road ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 15, 2017

News Briefs for May 9, 2017

•Beam Suntory is reportedly preparing to launch a new craft gin developed in collaboration with parent group Suntory Holdings. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 9, 2017

U.S. Whiskey Growth Drives Beam Suntory’s First Quarter

Solid progress within the booming American whiskey category drove Beam Suntory to a mid-single-digit sales increase in the U.S. market during the first quarter of 2017. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 8, 2017

Impact Seminar: Suntory’s Niinami On The Beam Integration; Jackson Family’s Tigner On California

In a much anticipated speech at this year’s Impact Seminar, Suntory Holdings Ltd. president and CEO Takeshi Niinami spoke on “Suntory’s Vision For The Future.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 16, 2017

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