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News Briefs for May 31, 2019

•The Macallan is set to release a new “Estate” whisky, featuring barley grown at its 485-acre Easter Elchies property in Speyside. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 31, 2019

News Briefs for February 22, 2019

•Argentinian winery Domaine Bousquet has debuted its first natural wine brand, Virgen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2019

As Cognac’s Boom Continues, Producers Look To Bolster Supply

Cognac is enjoying a renaissance. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 3, 2018

U.S. Cognac Market Surges Past 5-Million-Case Mark

Cognac continues to thrive in the U.S., propelled by the remarkable rise of category leader Hennessy, along with steady progress for leading competitors Rémy Martin, Courvoisier and Martell, and an impressive contribution from relative newcomer d’Ussé. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2017

Interview: Binny’s Brett Pontoni Discusses The Brown Spirits Boom

Chicago-based retail giant Binny’s Beverage Depot has placed a big bet on brown spirits over recent years, building up its inventory of mainstream, craft and rare offerings, and investing in its Whiskey Hotline, manned by a dedicated staff of full-time professionals. With its Scotch, Bourbon and Cognac sales surging, the 35-store chain is now seeing brown spirits enthusiasm extend to Armagnac, American brandy and rum. SND senior editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Binny’s spirits buyer Brett Pontoni to talk trends in the booming brown spirits arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2017

Beam Suntory’s Sales Rise On The Strength Of Its Bourbon Range

Beam Suntory, the spirits arm of Japanese conglomerate Suntory Ltd., achieved a mid-single digit sales increase in the first nine months of 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

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