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Wine & Spirits Daily

  • TWE Chief: US Acquisition is "Definitely in the Cards"
    on February 14, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    Treasury Wine Estates reported a net sales revenue increase of 12.5% in the Americas for the first half of fiscal 2019. The company's US performance was affected by the recent overhaul of its route to market strategy and investments in creating their own merchandising and sales teams in the region. […]

  • What's on the Craft Spirits Industry's Mind
    on February 14, 2019 at 12:55 am

    A horde of craft distillers descended on Minneapolis this week for the American Craft Spirits Convention, aptly called Craft on Ice. Your editor was on the ground at the event to bring you the highlights and common themes from the convention. […]

  • Spirits Sales Hit $27.5 Billion in 2018
    on February 12, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    The spirits category increased its market share for the ninth consecutive year in 2018, accounting for 37.3% in revenue market share and 35.3% in volume, according to the Distilled Spirits Council's annual economic briefing this morning. […]

  • New DSC Chief Details Top Priorities for 2019
    on February 11, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Distilled Spirits Council ceo Chris Swonger officially took the helm on November 12 [see WSD 10-17-2018]. Your editor sat down with the new DSC ceo in Austin, TX last week to discuss his new role and top priorities for the year. […]

  • KY Distilling Industry to See $2.3B Building Boom by 2022
    on February 8, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    In Kentucky, $2.3 billion in capital projects--including new distilleries, warehouses and tourism centers--are expected to be completed or planned by 2022, according to an economic impact report released this week. […]