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Daily Archive: March 10, 2015

Soft Performances From Skyy, Wild Turkey Slow Campari’s U.S. Growth

Italy’s Gruppo Campari carved out modest sales growth in the U.S. market in 2014, as lackluster results for its Skyy and Wild Turkey franchises were offset by solid progress for the company’s bitters, rum and Tequila entries. Continue reading →

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WBG Announces Leadership Changes, With Danny Wirtz Named President

Danny Wirtz has been named president of Wirtz Beverage Group (WBG), succeeding his father Rocky Wirtz, who will remain chairman of the wine, spirits and beer wholesaler. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for March 10, 2015

•E.&J. Gallo has acquired exclusive rights to distribute Italy’s Pieropan wines in the U.S., effective May 9. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 10, 2015

•Seattle’s Redhook Brewery has named San Francisco-based Duncan/Channon as its advertising agency of record. Continue reading →

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