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Monthly Archive: February 2019

Hendrick’s, Tullamore Dew Drive U.S. Gains For William Grant & Sons

While William Grant & Sons is best known for Scotch whisky—including its Glenfiddich and The Balvenie single malts—the company has seen other categories like gin, Irish whiskey, and Tequila rise in importance within its portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2019

PGA Tour To Begin Allowing Spirits Advertising, Sponsorships

The PGA Tour will begin allowing spirits sponsorships and advertising going forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2019

News Briefs for February 28, 2019

•The new 49-year-old whisky from Dalmore master distiller Richard Paterson, new single malts from Ardbeg and Teeling, and a permanent addition to the Balcones portfolio are all featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest whisky roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 28, 2019

•New York-based distributor Empire Merchants is launching a new craft spirits division, Independent Spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2019

Cuervo Posts 6.2% Increase In North American Sales, But Warns Of Increasing Agave Costs

Grupo Cuervo enjoyed solid revenue growth in the U.S. and Canada last year, with its North American net sales up 6.2% to MX$18 billion ($939m), boosted by premiumization within the portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2019

News Briefs for February 27, 2019

•Diageo is launching a new Untold Stories Series of whiskies from Islay’s Port Ellen distillery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2019

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