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Monthly Archive: April 2012

Jameson, Malibu Pace Pernod Ricard USA In Third Quarter

Jameson Irish whiskey continues to drive Pernod Ricard USA’s progress, with 23% organic sales growth in the nine months through March. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2012

W.J. Deutsch And Adult Beverage Co. Target Premix Margaritas With Adult Limeade

W.J. Deutsch & Sons is set to release Adult Beverage Co.’s Adult Limeade—a 40-proof RTD cocktail made with 100%-agave Reposado Tequila. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2012

Ste. Michelle Enjoys Solid Q1 Growth On Strength Of Smaller Brands

Washington’s biggest wine marketer, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, enjoyed solid volume and revenue growth in the first quarter of 2012, despite relatively modest results from its two top-selling brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2012

News Briefs for April 26, 2012

•Beam Inc.’s Sauza Tequila has launched a new, all-digital campaign targeting female consumers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2012

Flavored Whiskies Leading Spirits Market Growth In 2012

Flavored whiskies were the fastest-growing spirits type in the U.S. market in the first quarter of 2012—rising 154.8% to 94,000 cases in Nielsen channels—and the segment figures to be a hotbed of both innovation and competition looking ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 25, 2012

Washington Wine Industry Worth $15B, According To New Study

Washington’s wine industry is worth nearly $15 billion in economic impact nationwide, second only to California’s $122 billion, according to a new study by Stonebridge Research for the Washington Wine Commission. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 25, 2012

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