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Canadian Whisky Looks To Rise With Upscale Innovation

At first glance, the numbers don’t look pretty. Excepting its flavored expressions, Canadian whisky’s U.S. depletions have endured four straight years of decline, and Impact Databank projects that trend to continue this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 9, 2017

News Briefs for May 27, 2015

•Gruppo Campari has established a new owned distribution network and national office in Canada, and made a series of leadership appointments in the country. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 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