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Tag Archive: Old Forester

Whiskey Surge Drives Brown-Forman To 6% U.S. Growth In Fiscal First Half

Brown-Forman has reported underlying net sales up 7% to $1.6 billion for its fiscal first half ended in October, thanks to the strength of the Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester and Herradura portfolios. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 6, 2017

News Briefs for August 16, 2017

•Brown-Forman’s Old Forester has launched its 2017 Birthday Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 16, 2017

News Briefs for June 27, 2017

•Hennessy is debuting a new limited-edition bottle for its XO Cognac created by industrial designer Marc Newson. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 27, 2017

News Briefs for May 3, 2017

•The Jura single malt Scotch whisky brand, imported by E.&J. Gallo, has debuted a new extension, Jura 10. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2017

Brown-Forman’s U.S. Sales Rise 4% In Fiscal Year To Date

Brown-Forman continues to show solid organic growth in the U.S. market, with underlying sales up 4% in the nine months through January, although divestitures and foreign exchange issues ate into the company’s results on a reported basis. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 7, 2017

Interview: Binny’s Brett Pontoni Discusses The Brown Spirits Boom

Chicago-based retail giant Binny’s Beverage Depot has placed a big bet on brown spirits over recent years, building up its inventory of mainstream, craft and rare offerings, and investing in its Whiskey Hotline, manned by a dedicated staff of full-time professionals. With its Scotch, Bourbon and Cognac sales surging, the 35-store chain is now seeing brown spirits enthusiasm extend to Armagnac, American brandy and rum. SND senior editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Binny’s spirits buyer Brett Pontoni to talk trends in the booming brown spirits arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

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