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Saké Sales Rise As Adventurous Consumers Branch Out

With consumers embracing new drinks options in recent years, domestic and imported saké consumption in the U.S. market reached an all-time high in 2016, according to Impact Databank, growing 3% to 2.3 million nine-liter cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

News Briefs for July 18, 2017

•Stock Spirits has agreed to take a 25% stake in Quintessential Brands’ Irish whiskey business for €18.3 million ($21m). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 18, 2017

News Briefs for June 2, 2017

•Kobrand Corp. has been tapped as the exclusive U.S. importer of Châteauneuf-du-Pape producer Château La Nerthe, effective immediately. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 2, 2017

News Briefs for December 13, 2016

•Whisky Advocate has named Yoichi Single Malt as its Japanese Whisky of the Year. Yoichi Single Malt is 45% abv and retails at $80 a bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 13, 2016

Longtime Drinks Executive Charlie Sipple Dies At 76

Charlie Sipple, a longtime drinks industry executive, died yesterday of natural causes. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 22, 2014

News Briefs for May 15, 2014

•Rumors continue to swirl that Treasury Wine Estates will part with its U.S. operation, but the company insists it has no intention of selling that business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 15, 2014