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Monday 8 February 2016

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Super premium whiskey drives US spirits growth

Continued demand for super premium American whiskey contributed to another year of “steady growth” for US spirits, with sales reaching nearly US$72 billion in 2015.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Rare Champagne to lead Wally’s sale

Wally’s has announced the line-up for its forthcoming Champagne-dominated auction in New York, which will also include a rare 1966 Dom Pérignon.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Dewar’s whisky embraces virtual reality

Dewar’s is using virtual reality to bring the whisky-making process to life as part of a campaign to mark the launch of its Scratched Cask expression.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Pennsylvania liquor board to raffle off rare Bourbon

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is to host its first limited-release liquor lottery in a bid to make rare wines and spirits more fairly available.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer rides the Bourbon wave

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is tapping into one of the hottest drinks trends right now with the launch of a Bourbon-infused beer.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Analysis: Finding the value of whisky

Spiros Malandrakis, senior analyst at Euromonitor International, highlights the reasons behind the huge value sales of the biggest whisky brands in the world.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

New marketing role for Beam Suntory

Spirits producer Beam Suntory has announced the creation of a new US marketing general manager role, which is to be taken by former Kraft Heinz executive Greg Hughes.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Rye whiskey sees exceptional growth in US

Rye whiskey is fast becoming the on-trend spirit in the US, with volume sales growing by 536% since 2009, according to supplier figures.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Buffalo Trace ‘fails’ with 27-year Bourbon

Bourbon distiller Buffalo Trace will not be releasing a 27-year aged whiskey for sale to the public after the cask was declared a “failed experiment”.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Brown-Forman launches first rye whiskey

Brown-Forman’s Woodford Reserve is extending its range and tapping into the US craft whiskey boom by launching its first rye whiskey in the UK.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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