News Alert: Pernod Ricard Acquires Malfy Gin

Pernod Ricard has added to its gin range, agreeing to acquire the Malfy brand from Biggar and Leith for an undisclosed sum. Malfy, which has volume of around 100,000 cases globally, is produced in Ita


News Briefs For March 28, 2019

?Brown-Forman-owned single malt Scotch The BenRiach will launch a 25-year-old expression in the U.S. in April. The 46.8% abv whisky is matured in a combination of casks, including ex-Bourbon barrels a


News Briefs For March 12, 2019

?Frederick Wildman & Sons has been named the new U.S. importer for Riunite. Effective June 10, the move will see the lambrusco brand transition to Wildman from Banfi Vintners, which has handled it


Campari Sees U.s. Sales Increase 6.7% In Fiscal 2018

Campari Group saw gains in Tequila, liqueurs, and Bourbon drive sales up 6.7% in the U.S. in its fiscal year ended in December.


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

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