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Daily Archive: October 21, 2013

Barefoot Seeks Expansion Through Aggressive Innovation

Barefoot Cellars has seen its volumes rise by more than 70% since 2009, and last year it increased by 8% to 11 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

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Flavored Whiskies Drive Off-Premise Growth, As Premiumization Picks Up

Distilled spirit sales rose 2% by volume to 71.9 million cases in the 52-week period ending September 14, according to the latest figures from Nielsen. Continue reading →

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Belvedere Kicking Off New Ad Campaign With TV Spots Tonight

Moët Hennessy has unveiled what it calls the largest ad campaign in Belvedere Vodka’s history, kicking it off with two TV spots debuting tonight on nine cable channels, including TBS, ESPN and Spike TV, among others. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 21, 2013

•Vinexpo has canceled its “Vinexpo in Beijing” show slated for next June after failing to secure a license for the event from the Chinese government. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 21, 2013

•Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Co. is releasing three additions to its specialty Bourbon County Brand Stout range. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2013