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Daily Archive: March 12, 2012

Campari’s Sales, Profit Up By Around 10% On Strength Of Aperol, Wild Turkey Range

Gruppo Campari enjoyed solid sales and profit growth in 2011, bolstered by the strong performance of Aperol and the Wild Turkey franchise. Continue reading →

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Washington Craft Distiller Dry Fly Sees Rising Sales, But Tougher In-State Market Ahead

Spokane, Washington’s Dry Fly Distilling, founded by former marketing executives Kent Fleischmann and Don Poffenroth in 2007, has been one of the more successful brands of the craft distilling movement of recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2012

Ste. Michelle Gains U.S. Rights To Antinori’s Prunotto Estate Wines

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has been named exclusive U.S. importer of the Antinori family’s Prunotto Estate wines from Italy’s Piedmont region. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 12, 2012

•Beam Inc. has extended its Knob Creek Bourbon brand with the launch of Knob Creek Rye Whiskey, a 50%-abv offering made with a rye-based grain recipe as opposed to Bourbon’s corn-based formula. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 12, 2012