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Daily Archive: February 11, 2022

News Alert: Apax Funds Takes Control Of Ole Smoky Distillery

Tennessee-based Ole Smoky Distillery crossed a key milestone last year, surpassing 1 million cases in volume on 48% growth. Private equity group Apax Funds today announced that it has acquired a controlling stake in the distiller from Centerview Capital for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2022

Cognac And Champagne Lead French Drinks Imports To Strong U.S. Rebound

Imports of French drinks into the U.S. bounced back in 2021, registering strong double-digit gains in shipment volume and value, after higher tariffs had caused severe drops the prior year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2022

Grand Marnier Extends At The High End

Grand Marnier has announced the launch of its Exceptional Range, which will debut with a Grand Cuvee called Quintessence. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2022

News Briefs for February 11, 2022

•Cutwater Spirits, one of the leading canned cocktail brands in the U.S., has announced its first Super Bowl ad. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2022