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Monthly Archive: June 2015

Deirdre Mahlan Named President, Diageo North America, Amid Executive Shuffle

Following the announcement in recent days that Diageo North America president Larry Schwartz will retire at the end of 2015, the drinks giant has named current Diageo chief financial officer Deirdre Mahlan as Schwartz’s successor. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2015

News Briefs for June 30, 2015

•Little Rock, Arkansas-based importer and distributor The Triton Collection has launched several new South American wines. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 30, 2015

•Sierra Nevada Brewing Company has partnered with Germany’s Brauhaus Riegele on the first offering in what will be a recurring Oktoberfest series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 30, 2015

Ménage à Trois Midnight Dark Red And Prosecco Enjoy Fast Start, Driving Continued Brand Growth

A pioneer within the thriving red blend segment, Trinchero Family Estates’ Ménage à Trois has grown by 80% to around 2.5 million cases over the past five years, thanks in part to the brand’s continued dedication to innovation. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2015

William Grant Targets Whisky Connoisseur Segment With Rare Cask Reserves

William Grant & Sons has unveiled two new offerings in its Rare Cask Reserves series of limited edition Scotch whiskies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2015

Macallan, Highland Park Lead Edrington To 2% Yearly Sales Rise

Scotland’s Edrington Group has posted a 2% revenue increase across its brand portfolio for the year ended in March, boosted by luxury Scotch whiskies The Macallan and Highland Park, which both saw sales jump by double-digits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2015

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