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Daily Archive: July 21, 2011

Remy Toasts 23 Percent First Quarter Sales Jump On More Upbeat Distributors

Rémy Cointreau posted turnover of €198.6 million ($285m) for the three months through June, its fiscal first quarter, a rise of 22.5% year on year. Continue reading →

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Terlato Expands Presence In Thriving Italian Sparkling Wine Category With Berlucchi

Terlato Wines International has reached an exclusive agreement with Berlucchi, one of Italy’s key sparkling wine producers, to import and market four of its offerings in the U.S. Continue reading →

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M.S. Walker Acquires 15 Value Brands From White Rock, Adding More Than 400,000 Cases In Sales

M.S. Walker, Inc., one of New England’s leading spirits and wine distributors, has strengthened its supplier credentials with the acquisition of 15 value-priced spirits brands from White Rock Distilleries that collectively sell more than 400,000 cases annually. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2011

SABMiller Reports Emerging Market Growth In First Quarter

SABMiller, the world’s second-largest brewer, reported a 7% jump in revenue at constant currency for its first quarter ended June 30, 2011, as beer and soft drinks volumes rose 5%. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 21, 2011

•Drambuie liqueur, imported by Bacardi USA, unveiled a new premium offshoot—Drambuie 15—at today’s Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans. The 43%-abv product is launching nationwide at around $56 a 1-liter bottle. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2011