Tag Archive: spirits
Brown-Forman reported an underlying net sales rise of 6% to $723 million for its fiscal first quarter ended in July, with the company’s American whiskey portfolio continuing to make gains. Continue reading →Posted in News on August 30, 2017
Like other top California winemakers, Don Sebastiani & Sons is seeing new opportunity in distilled spirits. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 21, 2017
Spirits marketers will be allowed to advertise their brands during National Football League games on a limited basis beginning with the upcoming 2017 season. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 5, 2017
Florida-based Shaw-Ross International has caught fire in recent years as the importer of Chateau d’Esclans, whose Whispering Angel brand has spearheaded the Provence rosé boom in the U.S. market. But Shaw-Ross’s recent gains haven’t been limited to rosé. In fact, the company has a number of wine and spirits brands carving out solid growth, including Spanish wines Marques de Riscal (+22% to 172,000 cases last year) and Real Sangria (+4% to 611,000 cases), rums Ron Barcelo (+5% to 61,000 cases) and Pusser’s (+10% to 32,000 cases), and single malt Scotch Glengoyne (+13% to 9,000 cases). SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Shaw-Ross managing director Bruce Hunter to get an update.
Tequila has been on an enviable rise over the past decade, with shipments to the U.S. market jumping 86% since 2005, to nearly 18 million cases. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 22, 2017
A pioneer of the U.S. craft spirits category, San Francisco-based Anchor Distilling reached a volume of 230,000 cases last year, largely on the strength of its whisk(e)y range. The company’s lineup includes Old Potrero rye, Taiwan’s Kavalan and Japan’s Nikka, among others, with newcomer New Zealand Whisky Collection joining the fold this year. SND recently caught up with Anchor Distilling president Dennis Carr to get an update on progress. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 17, 2017