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Bacardi’s “Good Spirited” Recycling Program

Bacardi is recycling more than four million pounds of material per year to support the future of Puerto Rico. The company is also reducing its energy use and emissions from rum production. From the press...

Diageo in Talks to Sell Whyte & Mackay

The company's United Spirits division may sell the brand to Philippines-based Alliance Spirits; the sale is valued at $675 million. Click here to read the full story.

Real McCoy Wins Awards in Miami

The brand won two gold medals during the Rum XP International Tasting Competition held during the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival last week. The full recap is below:   The Real McCoy Rum dropped anchor at the...

Treasury Wine Estates Acquisition Rumors

Pernod Ricard is said to be interesting in acquiring the brand, which controls a number of U.S. vineyards, and wine brands including Penfolds and Rosemount. For more information click here.

Edrington Launches Edrington Americas

The maker of Brugal Rum, Highland Park and Snow Leopard Vodka, headquartered in Scotland, has announced a new sales, marketing and distribution company for the U.S. market. From the press release:   NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Edrington, the...

Suntory Completes Acquisition of Beam to Create Third-Largest Spirits Company

Suntory Holdings and Beam Inc. announced that the companies have completed the acquisition and the merged company will be known as Beam Suntory. From the joint press release:   Osaka, Japan and Deerfield, Illinois – Suntory...

Absolut Partners with Lady Gaga

The vodka brand has created a special concert experience for some lucky fans during Lady Gaga's tour, including a special lounge and custom cocktails. From the company's press release:   NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 –...

Dewar’s Packaging Redesign

Dewar’s Scotch has launched a new bottle design across all of its expressions. In conjunction with the new look, Dewar’s also debuted a multimedia campaign under the tagline “True Scotch Since 1846,” which will...

RumChata Summer Sampler

RumChata, the rum cream that combines rum with real cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and various spices that are all blended with real dairy cream, has launched a RumChata Summer Iced Coffee Sampler Pack. The pack...

Knob Creek Bourbon Airs First TV Ad

Knob Creek Bourbon recently debuted its first-ever television commercial. The new advertisement, which will air nationally throughout the year, highlights the big, full flavor of Knob Creek, as well as the brand’s long-time dedication...