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News Briefs for July 24, 2015

•Suntory Holdings has sold its Louis Royer S.A.S. Cognac business to France’s Terroirs Distillers for about €100 ($110m). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 24, 2015

Luxco Acquires 50% Stake In Kentucky’s Limestone Branch Distillery

St. Louis-based spirits marketer Luxco has acquired a 50% stake in Lebanon, Kentucky’s Limestone Branch Distillery for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 3, 2014

Sobieski Embarks On Premiumization Push, Targets 2 Million Cases

In 2011, Sobieski vodka became the fastest vodka brand to ever reach shipments of 1 million cases in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2014

Campari’s U.S. Depletions Rise 5%; Suntory Brands To Leave The Portfolio

Gruppo Campari continued its positive momentum in the U.S. market in the three months through March, its fiscal first quarter, as depletions in the States increased 5%, led by single-digit growth for the Wild Turkey and Skyy franchises, double-digit growth for its Tequila brands and continued progress for the Appleton rum portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 13, 2014

Interview, Part 2: Bryan Fry of Pernod Ricard USA

In the second part of our interview, Pernod Ricard USA president and CEO Bryan Fry talks strategy, revealing the company’s approach on striking the right balance between spirits and wine, optimizing the route to market and building the Pernod Ricard brand portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2014

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Menezes Urges Responsibility Drive With Industry-Wide “Call To Action”

While beverage alcohol industry leaders have emphasized responsible consumption of their products in recent years, the sector continues to face intense scrutiny from government agencies, NGOs and other critics. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2014

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