Pernod Posts 4% Sales Growth In U.s. In First Half

Pernod Ricard saw its U.S. sales rise in line with the overall market in its first half through December, increasing by 4%. The company said solid organic growth as well as price increases on key bran


Australian Wine Volumes Slump, But Value Improves As Consumers Tap Into The High End

Global export volumes of Australian wine have fallen substantially from their peak of 2007, and volume continued to slide overall last year, with bottled shipments slipping 3% to 40 million cases. But


Terlato Taps California’s High End With New Dueling Pistols Brand

Terlato Wines is launching a new high-end wine brand, Dueling Pistols, backed by an ambitious experiential marketing campaign. The Dueling Pistols brand consists of two red blends: one is sourced from


News Briefs For February 1, 2019

Louisville, Kentucky’s Angel’s Envy will launch a Sherry cask-finished Bourbon in limited quantities on February 15.


Proximo Spirits Names Michael Keyes As President And Ceo

After a lengthy search, Proximo Spirits has announced that Michael Keyes will be its next president and chief executive. A 30-year industry veteran, Keyes comes to Proximo from Brown-Forman, where he


Top Vodka Brands Go On Offense With New Innovations, Campaigns

Much of the attention in the U.S. vodka category has been centered on the meteoric rise of Tito’s, which continues to soar, advancing by an estimated 22% to 7.4 million cases last year, according to


News Briefs For January 25, 2019

•Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits has unveiled Yellow Tail’s Super Bowl ad for 2019. This year’s ad kicks off the brand’s “Tastes Like Happy” campaign and features two fan-produced vide


Wine Spectator: Wine And The Government Shutdown

Benovia winery in the Russian River Valley was planning to label and release its first Blanc de Noirs sparkling wine this spring, but the partial government shutdown has put those plans on hold. Due t


100%-agave Tequilas Surge 15%, Continuing Double-digit Growth Trend

Tequila exports to the U.S. increased 7% to 20.4 million cases in 2018, according to recently released statistics from the Consejo Regulador del Tequila. The 100%-agave segment continues to drive grow


News Briefs For January 11, 2019

•Constellation Brand has elected incoming CEO Bill Newlands to its board of directors. Effective March 1, the move will see Constellation’s board expand from 12 to 13 members. Newlands, who has s

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