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Daily Archive: July 11, 2014

Taking Control Of Avión, Pernod Will Look To Bolster Its Already-Torrid Growth

With last night’s announcement that it has acquired a significant majority stake in super-premium Tequila brand Avión, Pernod Ricard USA is now the latest major spirits player to fortify its presence in the upscale Tequila segment, following a series of industry deals in the category this year. Continue reading →

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Moët Hennessy Launches Ultra-Luxury Glenmorangie Pride 1978

Moët Hennessy is debuting Glenmorangie Pride 1978, which the company hails as Glenmorangie’s rarest whisky to date. Continue reading →

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Dogfish Head Up 16% Year-To-Date, Eyes 233,000 Barrels For Full Year

Delaware craft brewer Dogfish Head has posted a robust set of numbers for the first half of 2014, with volume up 16% and on pace to reach the brewery’s target of 233,000 barrels for the full year. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 11, 2014

•Seattle’s Precept Wine has formed a new sales and marketing partnership with Albuquerque, New Mexico-based sparkling wine producer Gruet Winery. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 11, 2014

•June marked a milestone in the U.S. brewing industry, with the number of breweries operating in the country surpassing 3,000, according to the Brewers Association. Continue reading →

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