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Daily Archive: November 30, 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.

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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