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Low- And No-Alcohol Category Gets A Boost From Consumer Wellness Trends

American drinkers continue to crave what they perceive as health- and wellness-oriented products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2021

News Briefs for September 30, 2021

•Minnesota-based Prestige Beverage Group has expanded its Astoria wine brand from Italy with a Prosecco Rosé D.O.C. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 30, 2021

News Briefs for June 29, 2021

•Diageo, through its Distill Ventures arm, has announced a new $5 million “pre-accelerator” program, aimed at directing investment funds to company founders from under-represented communities at the earliest stages of development. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2021

Diageo Makes Another Move In Gin, Investing In Germany’s Rheinland Distillers

Just a few days after agreeing to acquire Aviation gin and Davos Brands for up to $610 million, Diageo continues to eye expansion in the gin category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 19, 2020

News Briefs for June 12, 2020

•As the on-premise slowly reopens across the country, many consumers remain wary about returning to dining out, according a Nielsen CGA survey of 1,600 consumers across California, Texas, New York, and Florida conducted June 5-7. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 12, 2020

Exclusive: Diageo Tests The Non-Alcohol Sector Again With Stake In Chicago-Based Ritual Zero Proof

Diageo brand accelerator Distill Ventures has acquired a minority stake in non-alcohol spirits producer Ritual Zero Proof, bringing the Chicago-based company into the fold. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 6, 2020

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