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News Briefs for November 21, 2016

•Diageo is closing its rum maturation and warehousing operation in St. Croix by the end of next year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2016

Breakthru Denies Allegations Made Against Top Execs In Empire Merchants’ Federal Lawsuit

Hours after a federal lawsuit was filed against some of its top executives, Breakthru Beverage issued a statement denying the allegations made in the complaint and said it will fight back aggressively.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 21, 2016

Special Report: After Southern-Glazers And Breakthru Megadeals, More Consolidation Expected

Consolidation has been an ongoing trend in spirits and wine distribution for decades, but it reached new heights in recent months, when two megadeals reshaped the middle tier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2016

News Briefs for March 3, 2016

•Ireland’s Teeling Whiskey is launching 12 single barrel bottlings in the U.S. ahead of St. Patrick’s Day. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 3, 2016

News Briefs for February 3, 2016

•Pernod Ricard is introducing a new flavor in its Malibu Sensations lineup, Malibu Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 3, 2016

News Briefs for January 26, 2016

•Breakthru Beverage Group—the new joint venture recently formed by Charmer Sunbelt and Wirtz Beverage—has made a series of appointments within its sales and commercial leadership team. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 26, 2016

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