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Upscale Brands Drive Growth For American Whiskey

Brands retailing at $25 and above are driving growth for American whiskey in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 19, 2019

Whisky Advocate On Diageo’s New Kentucky Distillery

Last week, Diageo announced plans to build a massive $130 million distillery in Lebanon, Kentucky, capable of churning out over 10 million proof gallons annually—equivalent to about 189,000 barrels, or 45.6 million bottles. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2018

Interview: Deirdre Mahlan, President, Diageo North America

Earlier this week, Diageo offered analysts an update on its North American business, discussing the outlook for its core portfolio and the spirits market as a whole. Following the call, SND associate editor Shane English caught up with Diageo North America president Deirdre Mahlan to talk U.S. trends and hear what’s foremost on the drinks giant’s agenda heading into 2019. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 14, 2018

News Alert: Diageo To Build New Kentucky Distillery On $130 Million Investment

Diageo has announced that it will invest $130 million over three years in a new Kentucky-based distillery. It will have an initial capacity of approximately 10 million proof gallons. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 13, 2018

Diageo’s U.S. Sales Rise 3%, As Whisk(e)y Growth Offsets Vodka Struggles

Diageo has posted a 3% increase in its U.S. business for the 12 months through June, as solid growth across a number of whisk(e)y brands overcame ongoing softness in the vodka category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 26, 2018

News Briefs for July 18, 2018

•Smooth Ambler, majority-owned by Pernod Ricard, is lowering the price and proof of its Contradiction Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 18, 2018

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