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Beam Suntory Looks To Stoke Interest In Japanese Whisky With More Accessible Hibiki Offering

Intent on raising the profile of its Japanese whisky brands Yamazaki, Hibiki and Hakushu, Beam Suntory is debuting a new “introductory” offering under its luxury Hibiki label. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2015

Brown-Forman Targets On-Premise With Upscale Herradura Ultra

Brown-Forman has launched Herradura Ultra, a new super-premium Tequila entry. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 10, 2015

Pernod Collaborates With Bordeaux’s Léoville Barton On New Green Spot Whiskey

Pernod Ricard’s Irish Distillers has partnered with Bordeaux winemaker Léoville Barton to create Green Spot Château Léoville Barton whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2015

Henderson Family In Court Fight Over Proceeds From Angel’s Envy Sale To Bacardi

Cecilia Henderson, widow of Lincoln Henderson—the former master distiller at Brown-Forman and Angel’s Envy—is suing their son, Wesley, because she says he has “effectively stolen” her share of the proceeds from Angel’s Envy’s sale to Bacardi. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 2, 2015

Scotch Innovator Compass Box Eyes Expansion With New U.S. Sales Unit

Artisan Scotch whisky producer Compass Box remains a boutique operation, but its outsized influence in the category has made bigger players take notice, including Bacardi, which secured a minority stake in the company last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 1, 2015

Pernod Eyes Big U.S. Opportunity For Cuban Rum Havanista

With the U.S. recently establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba—opening the possibility of lifting the U.S. trade embargo against the Caribbean nation—Pernod Ricard is reportedly laying plans to launch its Havanista rum brand in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2015

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