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Daily Archive: August 8, 2011

Bacardi Aims To Challenge Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum Supremacy With OakHeart Launch

Rum giant Bacardi has upped the ante in the spiced rum segment—long dominated by Diageo’s Captain Morgan—with the launch of Bacardi OakHeart, a 70-proof, spiced blend of Bacardi Superior and Gold priced at around $12.99 a 750-ml. Continue reading →

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Sir Anthony Tennant, Former Guinness Chief Executive, Dies At 80

Sir Anthony Tennant, former chief executive of Guinness, died on August 4 at 80. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for August 8, 2011

•Treasury Wine Estates Americas chief marketing officer Francesca Schuler has departed to become chief marketing officer for West Coast wine, spirits and beer retailer BevMo, effective August 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 8, 2011