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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Spirits Growth Accelerates In Control States In First Half

After a solid 3.25% gain in 2011, year-to-date spirit sales volume in control states accelerated to 4.6% through the six-month period ending June. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2012

News Briefs for July 30, 2012

•Robert Mondavi Winery is partnering with musician Josh Groban on a promotional campaign and a yet-to-be-named Napa Valley wine, slated for release in 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2012

Craft Brewing And Distilling News for July 30, 2012

•Fort Collins, Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing Co. has unveiled plans for its forthcoming brewing facility in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2012

Camus Aims To Compete With Big Cognac Players In U.S.

Long overshadowed by larger rivals, Camus, the world’s fifth-largest Cognac brand, has intensified its efforts in recent years with an eye toward a larger U.S. presence. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2012

Moët Hennessy USA Sales Up 7% In First Half

The U.S. and Asia drove strong growth for Moët Hennessy over the first six months of the year, with organic revenue rising 15% across the company’s global operations to €1.76 billion ($2.16b). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2012

News Briefs for July 27, 2012

•Dominique Hériard Dubreuil will step down as chairman of Rémy Cointreau by the end of 2012. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 27, 2012

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