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As Mezcal Grows, Marketers Battle Supply Issues

With mezcal on a steep growth curve, a number of producers are concerned with potential hiccups in supply and pricing, and many are taking control of their own agave supplies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2019

On-Premise Strength Drives Rapid Gains For Mezcal

While mezcal remains tiny compared to its better-known cousin, Tequila, its consumption has risen dramatically over the past five years, with 288,000 cases depleted in the U.S. in 2018, according to Impact Databank—up from just 65,000 cases in 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2019

Mezcal Rides A Surge Of Popularity In The U.S.

Though it remains a small player within the overall spirits universe, mezcal is enjoying a major boost in popularity, especially in the United States. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 15, 2018

Bacardi Takes Stake In Ilegal Mezcal

Bacardi Ltd. has taken a minority interest in Ilegal mezcal for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2017

Wildman’s Cacciato Retires After 25 Years At Helm; New Leadership Team Announced

After 25 years at the helm of Frederick Wildman & Sons, president and CEO Richie Cacciato is retiring, effective July 31, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 3, 2014