Dear Client: Stoli Group confirmed this morning that Hugues Pietrini has stepped down from his role as global president and ceo. No word on who, if anyone, will replace Hugues.Rudy Costello will cont… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Remy Cointreau reported a strong end to its fiscal year with global organic sales up 7.8% for the year ended March 31 to about $1.36 billion, “a historic level for the group,” per a rele… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Brown-Forman chief Lawson Whiting officially took over as president and ceo at the start of this year. Consumer Edge Research (CER) sat down with Lawson, cfo Jane Morreau and vp investor… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Canadian marijuana supplier Canopy Growth Corp. announced it has entered into a “definitive arrangement” with US-based Acreage Holdings that grants Canopy the right to acquire 100% of Ac… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Pernod Ricard reported 3% sales growth in the Americas for the first nine months of fiscal 2019. In the US, the company is growing in line with the overall market, but shipments in the U… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Yesterday, we published the first part of our interview with Cameron Mitchell Restaurants director of beverage Ryan Valentine [see WSD 04-16-2019]. Today we’ll pick up where we left off … You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Pernod Ricard announced this morning that it has agreed to buy Malfy gin from Biggar & Leith for an undisclosed sum. Malfy gin expands Pernod’s presence in the super-premium gin cate… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Ohio-based Cameron Mitchell Restaurants operates 36 restaurants under 16 different concepts in 12 states, from Ocean Prime to Cameron’s American Bistro. The restaurant group sold its two… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Constellation Brands has been busy on the M&A front lately. Today the company announced a minority investment in El Silencio Mezcal through its venture capital division. Terms of the… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Earlier this month, E&J Gallo purchased more than 30 wine and spirits brands from Constellation Brands for a cool $1.7 billion [see WSD 04-03-2019], continuing the wider trend of big… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Spirits came out of the gate strong in 2019, up nearly 7% in sales and 3.6% in volumes in the 13 weeks to March 23 in all Nielsen-measured channels. In fact, all spirits categories repor… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Missouri-based wholesaler Major Brands took Mast-Jagermeister to court last year for allegedly violating the state’s franchise law when it decided to switch its distribution over to Sout… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: The number of spirits brands coming online has skyrocketed in recent years. At the recent Wine & Spirits Daily Summit, several industry veterans– who have all embarked on new ventur… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Yesterday, the Trump administration threatened the European Union with tariffs on $11 billion of EU products from motorcycles and textiles to wine and cheese, escalating trade tensions. … You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Dear Client: Similar to spirits, US wine exports were weighed down by retaliatory tariffs in 2018. Total US wine exports were down nearly 5% in value for the year to $1.47 billion and down 1.2% in vo… You are unauthorized to view this page. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password