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Daily Archive: January 14, 2015

Special Report: U.S. Spirits Market Up By 1.5% In 2014, As Fireball Rises High

The U.S. spirits market expanded once again in 2014, but while marked progress was common among the top sellers just a few years ago, more recent growth has been dominated by just a few brands—none of which are among the market’s most established names. Continue reading →

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Bacardi Confirms Mike Dolan As Permanent CEO

Bacardi Ltd. has confirmed that Mike Dolan, who was appointed interim CEO of the company in May 2014, is now the company’s permanent CEO.  Continue reading →

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Florida Retailers, Beer Distributors Raise Craft Brewers’ Ire With Challenge To Tasting Room Sales Rules

Groups representing Florida retailers and beer wholesalers are taking aim at the state’s laws governing craft brewery tasting room sales. Continue reading →

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Terlato Adds Duval-Leroy To Lineup, With Aim To Expand Champagne Brand’s U.S. Profile

Terlato Wines has formed a new partnership with Duval-Leroy through which it will become the Champagne house’s U.S. importer. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 14, 2015

•Beam Suntory has reformulated its Jim Beam Rye label, relaunching the expression as Jim Beam Pre-Prohibition Style Rye. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 14, 2015

•Fort Collins, Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing has added a new IPA to its core year-round stable.  Continue reading →

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