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Daily Archive: December 20, 2017

Jameson, Martell, Tequilas Fuel Progress At Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard North America chairman and CEO Paul Duffy says his company remains in a strong position to take advantage of trading-up trends in the U.S. market, noting that the Pernod portfolio over-indexes in the above-$17 tier that’s currently driving spirits growth. Continue reading →

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Campari Acquires Bisquit Cognac For $62 Million

Campari has made a move in the Cognac category by agreeing to acquire the Bisquit brand from South Africa’s Distell for about $62 million. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 20, 2017

•Shelly B. Margolis, who was instrumental in making Pennsylvania one of the largest convention and hospitality purchasers of wine and spirits worldwide, passed away December 17 at the age of 83. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 20, 2017

•Wyoming Whiskey has re-released two limited edition whiskies. Continue reading →

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