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Monthly Archive: November 2013

Pernod Ricard Leverages Its Big-Name Spirits With Hybrid Line Extensions

Blending has long been a staple in both spirits and wine, but it’s only recently that producers have started to experiment by merging their products with other categories. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 27, 2013

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 27, 2013

•Delaware craft brewer Dogfish Head is taking its Namaste Belgian-style white beer year-round. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 27, 2013

Treasury Revamps Exec Team In Bid To Streamline Operations

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced a restructuring of its global leadership team intended to result in “greater global brand alignment and sharper commercial execution,” according to the company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 27, 2013

Even In A Boom Time For All Whiskies, Irish Whiskey’s Growth Numbers Stand Out

Few categories can match Irish whiskey’s recent growth trend. Irish whiskey advanced by 18% in the U.S. market last year to surpass the 2-million-case threshold, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2013

WhiskyFest Chicago 2014 Sells Out In Less Than Seven Hours

Whisky Advocate’s last Whiskyfest event in Chicago sold out in eight days. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2013

News Briefs for November 26, 2013

Rémy Cointreau reported a 3.6% organic decline in net sales to €558 million ($756m) for the six months through September, its fiscal first half, as strong progress in the U.S. and Europe failed to offset the continuing sluggish conditions in China. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 26, 2013

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