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Daily Archive: September 6, 2022

News Alert: Diageo North America Names Gregorio Gutierrez President of U.S. Spirits

Diageo North America has named Gregorio Gutierrez president of U.S. Spirits. Continue reading →

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Pernod Ricard To Build New $250 Million Distillery In Ireland, Boosting Irish Whiskey Output

Pernod Ricard-owned Irish Distillers is set to invest €250 million ($248m) to build a new distillery in Midleton Co. Cork to meet ongoing and future growth in its Irish whiskey business, anchored by Jameson. Continue reading →

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Report: Walmart Regroups In Effort To Sell Spirits In Texas

Walmart is regrouping in its bid to be able to sell spirits in its Texas-based stores, according to a report from the Dallas Morning News. Continue reading →

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Brown-Forman Acquires Gin Mare, Targeting Upscale Gin Segment

Brown-Forman has agreed to purchase Gin Mare from Spain’s Vantguard and MG Destilerías for an undisclosed sum, bolstering its presence in the upscale gin market. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 6, 2022

•Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1998, Russell’s Reserve Single Rickhouse Camp Nelson C, and newcomers from WhistlePig and Filmland Spirits are featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest weekly roundup.

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Interview, Part 1: Mike Beaudry, CEO, Herbl

Mike Beaudry founded California cannabis distributor Herbl in 2016 after previously serving as president and head of operations at UNFI, the largest publicly traded wholesale distributor of health and specialty food in the U.S. and Canada. 

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