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Irish Distillers Pouring $11M Into Midleton Expansion

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers unit is investing €10.5 million ($11m) in its Midleton Distillery in Co. Cork, Ireland, intending to grow the facility’s single pot still capacity by more than 30%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

Spurred By Surging Hennessy, Cognac Reaches Record Highs In 2016

Spurred by significant growth in the U.S. market, Cognac exports reached record highs in volume and value in 2016, according to the BNIC trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

Edrington Names Spalding To Head Americas Unit

Edrington, owner of The Macallan and Highland Park single malt Scotch whiskies, among other brands, has promoted Chris Spalding to the role of president and CEO, Edrington Americas. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 13, 2017

Top Whisk(e)y Brands Make Big Gains In 2016, Sparked By Innovation

The U.S. market’s top-selling whisk(e)y brands were all solidly on the rise in 2016.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 12, 2017

Despite Debt Overhaul, Roust Sees U.S. Fortunes Rising

While it has made headlines recently for a prepackaged debt overhaul related to its 2013 acquisition of financially-troubled Central European Distributing Co. (CEDC), Russia’s Roust Corp. has been making solid progress in the U.S. with its core Russian Standard brand, defying difficult trends in the imported vodka category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 6, 2017

Irish Whiskey Set For Major Expansion As Investment Soars

With the Irish whiskey category in high gear—easily crossing 3 million cases in the U.S. in 2016, according to Impact Databank—key spirits players have been investing heavily in new distillery operations on the Emerald Isle.

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Posted in News on January 3, 2017

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