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Stella Artois Cidre Is Brought to the States

Stella Artois Cidre Is Brought to the States

Stella Artois Cidre hopes to liven up the US cider market
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For all the Sriracha lovers: UV Sriracha

For all the Sriracha lovers: UV Sriracha

UV Vodka introduces a new flavor that has quite the kick!
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It’s Pimm’s O’Clock: Special Edition Flavor – Blackberry & Elderflower

It’s Pimm’s O’Clock: Special Edition Flavor – Blackberry & Elderflower

A worldwide favorite, Pimm's adds a new refreshing flavor.
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Citadelle Gin Slips into a New Bottle

Citadelle Gin Slips into a New Bottle

The house of Cognac Ferrand has introduced new packaging for its award-winning Citadelle Gin.
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Vinitaly International Importer Connect  to Announce Progress on Feb. 3 in NYC

Vinitaly International Importer Connect to Announce Progress on Feb. 3 in NYC

Vinitaly International reasserts its resolution to bridge the gap between Italian wine producers and key players of international wine markets by launching Vinitaly International Importer Connect (VIIC). Read More ==>

Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, Dies in New York

Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, Dies in New York

The death has just been announced of Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, who died in New York at the weekend.
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Chivas Announces Chivas 12 Made for Gentlemen Limited Edition Gift Tin

Chivas Announces Chivas 12 Made for Gentlemen Limited Edition Gift Tin

The new Chivas limited edition gift tin, Chivas 12 Made for Gentlemen Limited Edition Gift Tin, is available nationally.
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Download Our New Tasting Panel App!

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1800 Tequila Launches Global Campaign with Ray Liotta

1800 Tequila Launches Global Campaign with Ray Liotta

1800 Tequila has launched a new, international campaign to elevate its 1800 Silver Tequila brand. Read More ==>

Reyka Vodka and Caveman Rock Iceland Airwaves

Reyka Vodka and Caveman Rock Iceland Airwaves

The midnight sun has set on internationally acclaimed Iceland Airwaves 2013, sponsored by Reyka Vodka.
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Hamptons Vodka Introduces Banana Strawberry Flavor

Hamptons Vodka Introduces Banana Strawberry Flavor

The Hamptons Spirit Company has announce the introduction of a new flavor: Hamptons Banana Strawberry. Read More ==>

Blue Nun Repositioned with New Brand Strategy

Blue Nun Repositioned with New Brand Strategy

German winery Langguth Erben has announced that it will reposition Blue Nun by targeting a younger, more sophisticated demographic.
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Belvedere Vodka Launches New TV Ad Campaign

Belvedere Vodka Launches New TV Ad Campaign

Belvedere Vodka has launched a new advertising campaign that highlights the brand's unrivalled quality and rich heritage of Polish vodka-making. Read More ==>

Jeezy Named Multicultural Advisor to Founder & Chairman of Tequila Avión

Jeezy Named Multicultural Advisor to Founder & Chairman of Tequila Avión

Ken Austin, Founder and Chairman of Tequila Avión , and Jay Jenkins, also known as Jeezy, have announced that the artist will become Multicultural Advisor to Ken Austin. Read More ==>

The Peligroso Spirits Company Appoints Rick Scully as President

The Peligroso Spirits Company Appoints Rick Scully as President

The Board of Directors of The Peligroso Spirits Company has announced that industry veteran Rick Scully has been appointed as President.
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