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With Bourbon On A Tear, Category Leaders Post Solid Gains

Bourbon surpassed 20 million nine-liter cases in the U.S. for the first time in 30 years in 2016, and while a host of super-premium contenders are injecting dynamism, the category’s biggest players are also contributing solid progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2017

Bourbon’s Super-Premium Players Fuel The Category’s Growth

The Bourbon boom continues to accelerate in the U.S. market, driven by the super-premium segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2017

Constellation Strikes More Deals, Buying Charles Smith Brands And A Stake In Bardstown Bourbon, Selling Canada Wines

Continuing its run of aggressive dealmaking, Constellation Brands has sold its Canadian wine business to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for C$1.03 billion ($784m), while also acquiring five upscale wine brands from Washington-based Charles Smith Wines for $120 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2016

News Briefs for April 29, 2016

•Jonathan Drew, founder of the Drew Estate cigar company, is moving into a spirits with a new venture called John Drew Brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2016

Bulleit Extends With Barrel Strength Whiskey

High-flying Bulleit Bourbon is being extended with a Barrel Strength edition. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 11, 2016

Clyde May’s Whiskey Looks To Become A Player In The Premium Spirits Arena

Clyde May’s Whiskey, named for a notorious Alabama moonshiner who died in 1990, was acquired in 2014 by a group led by investor James Ammeen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2016

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