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Vodka Inches Upward, With Tito’s, Deep Eddy Carrying The Momentum

With growth concentrated among a relatively small cluster of brands, competition remains stiff in the U.S. vodka category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2018

News Briefs for October 4, 2016

•Under current law, a wine labeled with an appellation—whether it’s Napa Valley, Finger Lakes or Rocky Knob—must be made with fruit primarily from that appellation (at least 75% in some areas, 85% in others) and be “fully finished” within that state or a neighboring one. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 4, 2016

Brown Spirits Ramp Up Innovation Efforts, As Flavored Vodka Shifts Gears

With vodka’s growth cooling and the whisk(e)y renaissance in full swing, brown spirits are leading innovation efforts across the U.S. market, courting both connoisseurs with upscale, craft-like offerings and neophytes with a variety of entry-level and flavored options. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 12, 2015

News Briefs for June 3, 2015

•At an investor conference in Paris yesterday, Pernod Ricard chairman and CEO Alexandre Ricard said he expects the company’s organic sales and profit growth to return to around 5% over the medium term, compared with flat sales growth in its last fiscal year (ended June 2014). Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 3, 2015

News Briefs for March 26, 2015

Beringer Vineyards has named Mark Beringer as chief winemaker. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2015

News Briefs for February 5, 2015

•Epic Wines & Spirits, the California-based distributor owned by Bill Foley of Foley Family Wines, has agreed to handle statewide distribution for Wilson Artisan Wineries. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 5, 2015

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