Monthly Archive: November 2018
Hendrick’s Leads The Way As Gin Premiumizes In The U.S.
While overall volume in the U.S. gin category continues to decline, super-premium-and-above brands are having success as consumers move up the pricing ladder.
Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 Countdown Continues
Whisky Advocate’s countdown of the Top 20 Whiskies of 2018 continues today with the unveiling of the year’s No. 7, No. 6, and No. 5 whiskies—including Scotch, French, and Canadian offerings. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 30, 2018
French Wine Imports Up By Double-Digits Year-To-Date
French still wine exports to the U.S. advanced by an impressive 12% to €836.6 million ($943m) through the first nine months of this year, according to Business France, a French government agency. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 30, 2018
News Briefs for November 30, 2018
•A new whisky record was set on November 29 at Christie’s auction house in London, when a single bottle of The Macallan Michael Dillon 1926 60-year-old sold for £1 million ($1.28m). Continue reading →Posted in News on November 30, 2018
Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 30, 2018
•Dogfish Head Distilling Co. has released Alternate Takes: Volume 1, Whiskey Finished in Rum Casks (45%-abv, $45), the first in an experimental series of spirits. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 30, 2018
Whisky Advocate’s 2018 Top 20 Countdown Begins
Whisky Advocate is kicking off its annual countdown of the Top 20 most exciting whiskies of the year, starting today with No. 10, No. 9, and No. 8—two Bourbons and a single malt Scotch. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 29, 2018