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John Esposito Named Chairman of Real McCoy Spirits

Industry veteran John Esposito has joined craft producer Real McCoy Spirits as chairman. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2017

Pennsylvania Mulls Direct Import Of Cuban Rum

Pennsylvania control state officials have been touring Cuba and talking to trade officials there, with the aim of importing Cuban-made rum into the state—flouting the U.S. embargo on Cuban products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 8, 2017

U.S. Removes Limits On Travelers’ Cuban Rum And Cigar Purchases

As part of its renewal of relations with Cuba, the U.S. government has lifted restrictions on the dollar value of Cuban rum and cigars allowed to be brought back to the U.S. by travelers returning from other countries, including Cuba.

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Posted in News on October 17, 2016

Flavored Whiskies Propel Top Spirits Marketers’ Growth, But Surge Is Slowing

The world’s leading spirits marketers are finding it challenging to achieve significant progress as key categories like vodka, rum, Scotch whisky and liqueurs are showing little if any growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 9, 2016

Rum Giants Bacardi And Captain Morgan Double Down On Millennial Appeal

Despite attempts to fuel volume growth and jumpstart premiumization trends, the rum category has failed to make meaningful progress in the U.S. market, declining by 1.8% to 23 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 5, 2016

House Bill Backs Bacardi’s Claim On Havana Club Trademark

As Bacardi prepares to roll out its Puerto Rico-produced Havana Club brand across the U.S. market, the rum giant may get a boost from Congress in its long-running fight with Pernod Ricard over the Havana Club trademark. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 6, 2016

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