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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

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

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

Mezcal Rides A Surge Of Popularity In The U.S.

Though it remains a small player within the overall spirits universe, mezcal is enjoying a major boost in popularity, especially in the United States. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 15, 2018

News Briefs for March 1, 2017

•Brown-Forman’s Slane Distillery is nearing completion and is set to begin producing Irish whiskey by July 2017. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 1, 2017

Exclusive: Davos Brands Buys Aviation Gin, Eyes Further Acquisitions

New York-based Davos Brands has agreed to acquire the Aviation Gin brand from Oregon craft distiller House Spirits, SND has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 17, 2016

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