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Tequila’s Luxury Tier Tops 6 Million Cases, Doubling In Four Years’ Time

Tequila’s U.S. case volume has more than doubled since 2010, and the category is one of the most dynamic in the spirits sector again this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 7, 2022

BlockBar: Creating A Marketplace For Drinks Brand NFTs

In the not-so-distant past, luxury spirits investors made their purchases through auction houses, in travel retail shops, or at select high-end retailers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 4, 2022

News Briefs for March 10, 2022

•Lapostolle is launching a new single-vineyard wine from one of the oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards in Chile. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 10, 2022

Super-Premium Spirits Drive Solid Growth In U.S. Control States

Spirits volumes rose 4.6% across the U.S. market’s control states in 2021, slower than the impressive 7.5% growth recorded in 2020—due to pantry loading as a result of the pandemic—but still better compared to the 3.7% increase registered in 2019. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 15, 2022

Market Watch: Retail Gains Being Driven By Upscale Spirits, Luxury Wines, And RTDs

Premiumization in both wine and spirits, as well as the rising RTD category and improved e-commerce systems are fueling growth at the U.S. market’s retail tier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 4, 2022

News Briefs for January 20, 2022

•Anthony Barton, the charismatic owner of second growth Château Léoville-Barton and third growth Château Langoa-Barton, has died.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2022

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