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Premium Vodkas Fight To Make Headway In Competitive $15-$25 Segment

The U.S. vodka market faces a competitive pricing landscape and intense pressure from brown spirits, but its volumes are still growing—particularly on the premium side. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 9, 2016

Despite Tough Competition, Stoli Sees U.S. Turnaround

While aggressive competition is rife in the premium vodka segment, Stoli Group USA has led its namesake vodka brand back to growth over the past two years, reversing a multi-year decline. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2016

Stoli Owner SPI Takes Aim At Fine Wine

A year ago, Stolichnaya vodka owner SPI Group tapped Moët Hennessy veteran Manuel Louzada to lead its newly formed Stoli Prestige Wine unit, comprised of Argentina’s Achaval-Ferrer, recent acquisition Arinzano (based in northeastern Spain) and SPI’s minority stake in Italian estates Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, Castelgiocondo and Luce della Vite (held in partnership with the Frescobaldi family and Michael Mondavi). SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Louzada to discuss SPI’s plans for its growing wine stable. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 23, 2016

News Briefs for March 18, 2016

•Stoli Group USA is rolling out a new gluten-free vodka extension for its Stolichnaya vodka brand, in line with consumer trends toward gluten-free products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 18, 2016

News Briefs for January 6, 2016

•A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Russian state-owned company has standing to sue Stolichnaya’s U.S. marketers in federal court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 6, 2016

News Briefs for October 20, 2015

•While Monterey’s Chalone Vineyard wasn’t included in Treasury Wine Estates’ $600 million purchase of Diageo’s wine business last week, The Times of London is reporting that Diageo may soon put Chalone on the block. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 20, 2015

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