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News Briefs for May 8, 2018

•Diageo’s Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer has extended with a Raspberry Rosé offering. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 8, 2018

News Briefs for May 3, 2018

•Bacardi Ltd. has named Brian Cox vice president, Dewar’s, effective immediately. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2018

Vodka Inches Upward, With Tito’s, Deep Eddy Carrying The Momentum

With growth concentrated among a relatively small cluster of brands, competition remains stiff in the U.S. vodka category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2018

Interview, Part 2: Diageo NA’s Deirdre Mahlan And James Thompson

In the second part of our interview with Diageo NA president Deirdre Mahlan and James Thompson, the conversation touches on the solid gains occurring across Diageo’s portfolio of whiskies, as well as the resurgence of Captain Morgan and plans to reinvigorate the company’s key vodka brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 14, 2018

Leading Vodka Brands Reload To Take On Tito’s Challenge

Even as consumers continue to gravitate toward brown spirits, vodka remains the spirits industry’s undisputed champion, accounting for roughly one-third of the total market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 9, 2018

Top 25 Spirits Brands Post Impressive Rise In 2017

While the U.S. spirits market is seeing increased contributions from craft and boutique offerings, early results for calendar year 2017 show that the industry’s major players remain very much in charge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 2, 2018

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