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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 27, 2017

•Louisville’s Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has entered five new states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2017

Southern Glazer’s, A Year After The Merger

On June 30 of last year, Southern Wine & Spirits of America and Glazer’s Inc. finalized their merger deal and launched spirits and wine distribution giant Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, LLC. The deal, which had been announced six months earlier, created a distributor with total revenues projected at $17.5 billion for 2017. Southern Glazer’s today handles more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually, employs over 20,000 people and operates in 44 states plus the District of Columbia, in addition to the Caribbean and Canada. SND executive editor David Fleming spoke recently with Southern Glazer’s CEO Wayne Chaplin to get an update on progress after year-one. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2017

Bacardi Acquires Minority Stake In Irish Whiskey Maker Teeling, Takes Over As U.S. Importer

Bacardi Ltd. has become the exclusive U.S. importer for the Teeling Irish whiskey range, effective September 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2017

Interview, Part 1: Pete Carr, President, Bacardi North America

Pete Carr was appointed regional president of Bacardi North America in 2014, marking another milestone in a 25-year drinks industry career that has also included time as executive vice president, Glazer’s; president, U.S. Spirits, Diageo; and president, Diageo-Guinness USA. Since joining Bacardi, Carr has engineered the family-owned spirits giant’s new national alignment with Southern Glazer’s and led the effort to reinvigorate the company’s flagship rum brand with a variety of new initiatives. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Carr to discuss the latest developments within the Bacardi portfolio and what the future holds for the company.

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Posted in News on June 12, 2017

News Briefs for May 25, 2017

•Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is extending its partnership with Delegat, which owns the Oyster Bay and Barossa Valley Estate wine brands, becoming Delegat’s exclusive distributor across 32 states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 25, 2017

Campari Posts Brisk Start To 2017, With U.S. Sales Up 7.5%

Campari has revealed a strong set of numbers for its fiscal first quarter ended in March, with U.S. sales up 7.5%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 9, 2017

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