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Top Luxury Vodkas Look For Turnaround

It’s been a tough ride for super-premium vodka in the U.S. market lately, with brands above $25 a 750-ml. declining by a collective 6% last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 16, 2016

Diageo Reserve’s New On-Premise Playbook: The Inside Story

Facing a furor in the whisky world over the end of its Masters of Whisky ambassador program, Diageo tells SND that what’s been cast as a cost-saving move is actually an aggressive increase in its on-trade investment in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 12, 2016

Pernod Extends Jameson With Upscale “Cooper’s Croze”

Pernod Ricard is innovating at the high end of the fast-rising Jameson franchise with the launch of Cooper’s Croze, a new 86-proof whiskey retailing at around $70 a bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 10, 2016

Campari’s U.S. Sales Rise 5% In First Half, Led By Wild Turkey And Aperol

Campari posted solid sales growth in the U.S. market in the six months through June, as Wild Turkey Bourbon, Aperol aperitif and Espolòn Tequila saw robust gains. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 2, 2016

Despite Tough Competition, Stoli Sees U.S. Turnaround

While aggressive competition is rife in the premium vodka segment, Stoli Group USA has led its namesake vodka brand back to growth over the past two years, reversing a multi-year decline. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2016

Craft Whiskey Distillers Work To Establish American Single Malt Category

Although still a small segment of the U.S. whiskey category, American single malts are gaining prominence, thanks in part to the market’s continued interest in both brown and craft spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2016

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