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Monthly Archive: December 2016

Cream Liqueurs Eye Turnaround, As Baileys Returns To Growth

Cream liqueurs were collectively down 1.5% to about 3.2 million nine-liter cases in the U.S. market last year, according to Impact Databank, out of a total liqueurs category that fell 2% to 18.8 million cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2016

News Briefs for December 30, 2016

•After heating up again earlier this year, the battle between Bacardi Ltd. and Pernod Ricard over the Havana Club rum trademark rages on. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 30, 2016

•Oceanside, California’s Mason Ale Works is launching its core lineup of craft beers in canned format. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2016

Mobile Delivery Provider Drync Now Customizing Its Concept For Retailers

Expanding on its original mission, mobile drinks delivery provider Drync is now creating customized apps for its retail clients. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 29, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 29, 2016

•Downingtown, Pennsylvania-based Victory Brewing is launching its popular Sour Monkey label in 12-ounce bottled six-packs for the first time this January. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 29, 2016

Interview: Charles de Bournet Marnier Lapostolle, CEO, Marnier Chile

Yesterday, SND reported that Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle has agreed to reacquire Chile’s Lapostolle winery and related assets for $31 million from Gruppo Campari, which had gained the business in its deal for Grand Marnier parent Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle earlier this year. The purchase includes Lapostolle and Clos Apalta wines—imported by Terlato Wines in the U.S.—as well as Kappa pisco, all grouped under the Marnier Chile banner. Shanken News Daily senior editor Daniel Marsteller spoke with Charles de Bournet Marnier Lapostolle, chief executive of Marnier Chile, to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for the newly reacquired business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2016

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