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Monthly Archive: July 2013

Craft Beer Continues Climb, With Volume Up 13% In First Half

Craft beer dollar sales in the U.S. rose 15% in the first six months of 2013, according to data from the Brewers Association (BA) trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2013

News Briefs for July 30, 2013

Rémy Cointreau has named Luca Marotta as its new chief financial officer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2013

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 30, 2013

Oskar Blues Brewery has reported volume depletion growth of 38% for the first six months of 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 30, 2013

Interview: Heaven Hill’s Max Shapira On The Rebirth Of American Whiskey

Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc., the largest U.S. independent family-owned spirits producer, has been a key player in American whiskey’s current renaissance. Shanken News Daily recently spoke with Heaven Hill president Max Shapira about the company’s rapidly expanding American Whiskey Collection and its overall Bourbon portfolio, which has grown through upscale line extensions, new products and Bourbon-based liqueurs. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2013

Casa Dragones Targets Tequila’s Ultra-Luxury Tier

With the upscale Tequila category firmly established by Patrón and others over the past decade, some Tequila marketers are now looking to take the spirit even further into the luxury stratosphere. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2013

News Briefs for July 29, 2013

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has launched D’Luscious—a demi-sec rosé Champagne—in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2013

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