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Cuervo Owner JB & Cia. Considers Bond Sale To Finance Bushmills Deal

JB & Cia. SA., the family-controlled owner of Jose Cuervo, is planning to sell bonds for the first time, to raise up to $500 million to help finance its acquisition of Bushmills, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 28, 2015

Pernod Adds To U.S. Irish Whiskey Stable With Upscale Yellow Spot

Pernod Ricard is launching its high-end Yellow Spot Irish whiskey in the U.S. market, beginning this month. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2015

Single Grain Scotch And Irish Whiskies Come Out Of The Shadows

While single malt whiskies are enjoying a golden age in the U.S. market, grain whiskies—the main component in most blended offerings from Scotland and Ireland—continue to fly under the radar. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 24, 2014

Diageo Sells Bushmills To Casa Cuervo, Gets Full Control Of Don Julio Plus $408M

Diageo, which has made a concerted effort to rebuild its Tequila business after Jose Cuervo left its portfolio last year, took a big step forward in the category earlier today with the purchase of the 50% stake of fast-rising Don Julio that it didn’t already own. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 3, 2014

Building Boom: With Irish Whiskey On Fire, New Distilleries Are Sprouting

In the forlorn Liberties section of Dublin, once home to textile mills and long before that whiskey making, brothers Stephen and Jack Teeling are building the city’s first new distillery in 125 years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 4, 2014

Teeling Whiskey Co. Breaks Ground On Dublin Distillery

The Teeling Whiskey Co. has begun construction on its €10 million ($14m) distillery, located in Dublin’s Newmarket in The Liberties. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 11, 2014

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