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Beam Suntory Looks To Stoke Interest In Japanese Whisky With More Accessible Hibiki Offering

Intent on raising the profile of its Japanese whisky brands Yamazaki, Hibiki and Hakushu, Beam Suntory is debuting a new “introductory” offering under its luxury Hibiki label. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 2, 2015

Suntory Holdings Names New President

Japan’s Suntory Holdings has hired a new president to lead its continued overseas expansion, according to multiple reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2014

News Briefs for October 19, 2011

•TastingRoom.com has extended its celebrity sampler collection with the launch of the Mario Batali Selection Wine Lovers’ Road Trip. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 19, 2011

News Briefs for August 18, 2011

•Wine Spectator is reporting that Jean Phillips, the founder of Napa cult Cabernet phenomenon Screaming Eagle, is returning to her roots. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 18, 2011

Premiumization Alive And Well In Fast Rising Sake Category

Sake has long been considered a niche category within the U.S. drinks market, but it now appears to be one of the areas of the industry offering a clear opportunity for premiumization amid what remains a fragile economy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 16, 2011