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Daily Archive: November 5, 2019

Interview: Shryne Group CMO Elisabeth Baron

Drinks industry veteran Elisabeth Baron transitioned to the cannabis category after holding a series of marketing roles with Diageo, Stillhouse Spirits, and Moët Hennessy USA, including as vice president, marketing, for Grand Marnier. In May, she was named CMO of Los Angeles-based Shryne Group, heading up marketing for the company’s Stiiizy brand of vapes, flower, and edibles as well as the development of retail operations in Los Angeles. SND’s Danny Sullivan recently spoke with Baron about Shryne’s activities and the cannabis category in general. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for November 5, 2019

•Arvada, Colorado-based Ceria Brewing is releasing Indiewave, its second dealcoholized cannabis beer. Continue reading →

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Whisky Advocate: Scotch Importers And Distillers Struggle Against U.S. Whisky Tariffs

Leading single malt Scotch whiskies could soon carry a heftier price tag thanks to 25% tariffs the U.S. began imposing on October 18. Continue reading →

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Exclusive: Balcones Joins Davos Brands Portfolio, Plans National Expansion

Texas distiller Balcones, known for its range of American whiskies, has partnered with New York-based marketer Davos Brands as it looks to expand distribution throughout the U.S., SND has learned. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for November 5, 2019

•Johnnie Walker has unveiled a new iteration of its “Keep Walking” campaign. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 5, 2019

•Premium Distributors of Virginia, a subsidiary of Reyes Beer Division, has added roughly 280,000 cases to its portfolio by securing the distribution rights of Dixie Beverage Company for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

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