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Tequila’s “Hot Brands” Drive Strong Category Growth

The Tequila category continues to be one of the hottest areas of the U.S. spirits market, with volume hitting 15.8 million cases on 6.5% growth last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2017

Campari’s U.S. Sales Rise 5% In First Half, Led By Wild Turkey And Aperol

Campari posted solid sales growth in the U.S. market in the six months through June, as Wild Turkey Bourbon, Aperol aperitif and Espolòn Tequila saw robust gains. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 2, 2016

News Briefs for June 15, 2016

•Pasternak Wine Imports is launching a new range of Loire wines, Château de la Mulonnière, nationwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 15, 2016

Wild Turkey Lifts Campari To Solid Sales Growth In U.S. Market

Italy’s Gruppo Campari enjoyed solid organic sales growth in the U.S. market in 2015, due largely to a double-digit advance for its core Wild Turkey brand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 1, 2016

Brown Spirits Ramp Up Innovation Efforts, As Flavored Vodka Shifts Gears

With vodka’s growth cooling and the whisk(e)y renaissance in full swing, brown spirits are leading innovation efforts across the U.S. market, courting both connoisseurs with upscale, craft-like offerings and neophytes with a variety of entry-level and flavored options. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 12, 2015

Interview, Part 1: Jean-Jacques Dubau, Managing Director For North America, Gruppo Campari

Jean-Jacques Dubau took the reins as Gruppo Campari’s managing director for North America early last year, having previously helmed the group’s domestic Italian business. Since the departure of former Campari America CEO Roy Danis last fall, Dubau has been filling that role as well (an internal candidate, as yet unnamed, will replace Danis on June 1). Among Campari’s key brands, Skyy slipped 1.6% to 2.8 million cases in the U.S. last year, Wild Turkey was flat at 590,000 cases and Campari bitter rose 11% to 83,000 cases, according to Impact Databank. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Dubau to discuss Campari’s current U.S. profile, and the road ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 27, 2015

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