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News Alert: William Grant & Sons CEO Simon Hunt Steps Down

Simon Hunt, who has led William Grant & Sons for nearly five years as chief executive, has stepped down and is leaving the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2020

Pernod Ricard Posts 6% U.S. Growth, But Warns Of Ongoing On-Trade Disruption

Pernod Ricard lauded a resilient performance in the U.S. and China with bolstering its results in its fiscal first quarter ended in September, with those two markets recording sales growth of 6% and 4% respectively. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2020

Burgundy’s Shipments To U.S. Hit By Tariffs, Pandemic

After a strong year in 2019, Burgundy shipments to the U.S. are down by double-digits through the first seven months of 2020, owing to the twin blows of the pandemic and 25% U.S. tariffs on French wines below 14% abv. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2020

News Briefs for October 22, 2020

•Diageo has announced the latest release in the Singleton line of single malt Scotch whiskies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2020

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 22, 2020

•Manassas, Virginia’s KO Distilling has announced Bottled-in-Bond Distiller’s Reserve Straight Bourbon whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 22, 2020

Christian Navarro: Market Watch Leaders Retailer of the Year

Christian Navarro has never shied away from a challenge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2020

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