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Mezcal: Smoky Spirit Finds A Growing Audience

While the entire mezcal category is still smaller than many individual Tequila brands, mezcal is emerging as a dynamic growth area. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2020

Campari Enters Mezcal, Taking Majority Stake In Montelobos, Ancho Reyes

Campari Group is entering the fast-rising mezcal category, agreeing to take a 51% stake in the Montelobos brand as well as sister label Ancho Reyes spicy liqueur. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 9, 2019

As Mezcal Grows, Marketers Battle Supply Issues

With mezcal on a steep growth curve, a number of producers are concerned with potential hiccups in supply and pricing, and many are taking control of their own agave supplies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2019

On-Premise Strength Drives Rapid Gains For Mezcal

While mezcal remains tiny compared to its better-known cousin, Tequila, its consumption has risen dramatically over the past five years, with 288,000 cases depleted in the U.S. in 2018, according to Impact Databank—up from just 65,000 cases in 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2019

News Briefs for April 19, 2018

•Montelobos Mezcal, imported by William Grant & Sons, is set to launch a new expression, Tobalá, this July. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 19, 2018

As Mezcal Booms In The U.S., Supply Issues Could Create A Pricing Squeeze

While mezcal is surging in the U.S. market, agave pricing and supply issues in Mexico are poised to make a deep impact on the burgeoning category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2018

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