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News Briefs for April 1, 2022

•Carlton McCoy, Jr. and the Lawrence family are launching the Ink Grade wine brand from Napa Valley into national distribution, represented by sales and marketing partner Demeine Estates in a targeted rollout. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 1, 2022

Interview: Beam Suntory North America President Greg Hughes

Beam Suntory saw full-year sales climb 11% globally in 2021, with the U.S. contributing high single-digit shipment growth and double-digit gains in depletions, led by dynamic performances from the company’s premium whisk(e)y and Tequila portfolios. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2022

Impact Databank: American Rye On Pace To Maintain Rapid Growth

After an impressive 13% volume increase last year amid the pandemic, American rye whiskey has sustained its momentum this year, with year-on-year growth of 19.8% in dollar terms for the 52 weeks ending August 14 in Nielsen channels, compared to +13.3% for straight Bourbon. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2021

News Briefs for August 9, 2021

•Código 1530 has announced a new, ultra-aged, luxury Tequila. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 9, 2021

News Briefs for August 4, 2021

•Infinium Spirits’ Skrewball Peanut Butter whiskey has been named the official whiskey of upstate New York NFL team the Buffalo Bills. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 4, 2021

Upscale Whiskies Dominate Impact’s “Hot Prospects” Spirits Awards

The surge in brown spirits across the U.S. market is in evidence on this year’s Impact “Hot Prospects” spirits list, which is highlighted by numerous super-premium brands from multiple segments of the whisk(e)y category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 11, 2014