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Bacardi Completes Patrón Tequila Acquisition

Bacardi Ltd. has completed its deal to acquire 100% of Patrón Spirits International. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2018

Tequila Rises To Lead Impact’s Annual “Hot Brands” List

Impact has released its annual “Hot Brands” awards for the spirits category, honoring the fastest-growing spirits labels across the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 9, 2018

Major Spirits Marketers Seize On Irish Whiskey Opportunity

Irish whiskey continues to surge, with the category advancing by double-digits both in the U.S.—its top market with a 41% share—and internationally. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 30, 2017

Exclusive: Stars Of The Drinks Industry Lead Impact’s “Blue Chip Brands”

Impact has unveiled its annual list of Blue Chip Brands, honoring the drinks business’s most successful—and enduring—brand franchises. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2017

Bacardi’s Puerto Rican Rum Distillery Back Up And Running

Bacardi has resumed production at its Puerto Rico-based rum distillery, less than two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2017

Retailers Toast Bourbon’s Premiumization Drive

Bourbon continues to reign as one of the hottest spirits categories in the U.S., with sales hitting 20 million cases for the first time in 30 years in 2016, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 9, 2017

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