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Diageo’s First Half Profit Falls By 18% As Most Top Brands Suffer Sales Declines

Diageo’s net profit fell by 18% in its fiscal first half (ended December 31, 2014), as the drinks giant’s North American sales slipped by 2% and its struggles in Asia continued. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2015

News Briefs for January 13, 2015

•Chilean winemaker Concha y Toro has invested roughly $5 million in a new viti- and vini-cultural research center in Chile’s Maule Valley. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 13, 2015

Top Liqueur Brands Try New Strategies to Restore Growth

The U.S. liqueur market has been on an impressive upswing of late, advancing by more than 5% in 2013 and enjoying similar results this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 31, 2014

While RumChata Keeps Rising, Baileys Tries To Keep Edge With New Initiatives

Repeating trends from last year’s holiday season, RumChata continues to advance quickly across the U.S. market, while Baileys is attempting to fend off its upstart rival with new product and advertising activity. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 23, 2014

News Briefs for December 17, 2014

•Mexcor International Wine and Spirits will have to change the name and packaging of its range of Crown Club whiskies after a federal court jury in Houston validated Diageo’s claim that the Mexcor range confused consumers and infringed upon the Crown Royal brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2014

Whisky Advocate Unveils Scotch and World Whiskies Of The Year

Whisky Advocate has named its World Whisky of the Year, as well as its annual winners from across the Scotch category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 15, 2014

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