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Constellation To Acquire Casa Noble Tequila

Constellation Brands has agreed to purchase boutique Tequila brand Casa Noble for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 13, 2014

Teeling Whiskey Co. Breaks Ground On Dublin Distillery

The Teeling Whiskey Co. has begun construction on its €10 million ($14m) distillery, located in Dublin’s Newmarket in The Liberties. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 11, 2014

Soft Shipments For Skyy, Wild Turkey Hurt Campari’s Bottom Line In U.S.

Gruppo Campari saw sales decline in the U.S. market in the first half of 2014, as shipments of its key brands were weak due to what the company called “phasing issues.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 2014

Special Report: Top Vodka Brands Struggle While Flavors Lose Momentum

While the whiskey boom has been the talk of the U.S. spirits market, vodka continues to carve out solid growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2014

Exclusive: Rapidly Rising Ty Ku Forms New Company To Handle An Expanded Portfolio

Ty Ku Sake & Spirits has launched Davos Brands, a new wine and spirits importing and marketing group to handle its recently expanded portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2014

Interview, Part 1: Chris Fehrnstrom, CMO, Constellation Wine & Spirits

Constellation Brands is one of the spirits and wine industry’s true giants. Constellation ranks second in U.S. wine sales, behind only E.&J. Gallo, and is also one of the U.S. spirits market’s leading players, with a portfolio featuring brands like Svedka (the market’s third-biggest vodka brand), Black Velvet (the number-two Canadian whisky brand) and Paul Masson brandy. SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach recently met with Chris Fehrnstrom, chief marketing officer of Constellation’s spirits and wine division, at the company’s San Francisco offices to see what Constellation has been up to in 2014 and take a look ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2014

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