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Daily Archive: March 27, 2015

Interview, Part Two: Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard

In Part Two of Impact’s exclusive interview with Alex Ricard, Pernod Ricard’s new CEO discusses his plans to revitalize Absolut and Chivas Regal in the U.S. market, and touches on the company’s flurry of activity in its wine business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2015

News Briefs for March 27, 2015

•The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) have united to pursue legislation that would reduce the federal excise tax on distilled spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 27, 2015

•Evanston, Illinois-based Few Spirits has expanded into four new states, bringing its distribution footprint up to 20 states less than five years after first hitting the market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2015