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Remy Cointreau moves to buy Islay Scotch distillery

Remy Cointreau moves to buy Islay Scotch distillery | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Remy Cointreau, the French drinks company, has announced it is in exclusive talks with the Bruichladdich Distillery Company in Islay, Scotland, to acquire the business.
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Whisky & the passage of time

Whisky & the passage of time | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
One of the things I have always loved most about whisky is the spirit’s ability to make me recognize the passage of time and take a moment to slow down a bit. When I’m looking over a wh...
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Demand for premium spirits gains momentum | eatdrink

Demand for premium spirits gains momentum | eatdrink | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
The global growth of premium-and-above* spirits consumption outpaced that of non-premium spirits in 2011, thereby maintaining the strong volume growth seen in 2010 and surging ahead in terms of value.
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Off The Presses: Sloe Gin's New American Cousin

Off The Presses: Sloe Gin's New American Cousin | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Bartender Toby Cecchini vacations every summer in Cape Cod and, for the last few summers, has brought back a bunch of beach plums with him and converted them into homemade beach plum gin. But Steven DeAngelo of ...
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Review of Yamazaki 12-year Single-Malt Japanese Whisky | The ...

Review of Yamazaki 12-year Single-Malt Japanese Whisky | The ... | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Plenty of people like those banana notes and don't mind some bitterness in the finish. To the rest of us, I say skip it and start your Japanese whisky journey on something else.
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Distillery hopes to start making rum by fall - The Daily Advertiser

Distillery hopes to start making rum by fall - The Daily Advertiser | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
NOLA.comDistillery hopes to start making rum by fallThe Daily AdvertiserTrey Litel, president of Louisiana Spirits, tells the American Press that some of his company's rum is expected to be available by year's end.
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FRANCE/UK: Remy Cointreau in talks to buy Bruichladdich

FRANCE/UK: Remy Cointreau in talks to buy Bruichladdich | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Remy Cointreau has entered into "exclusive negotiations" with Bruichladdich Distillery Company with a view to buying the Scotch whisky producer outright.
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SB Interviews… Patrick Piana

SB Interviews… Patrick Piana | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Balancing the contrasting demands of dynamic Asia and the mature West is a key task for Patrick Piana, CEO of Cognac house Remy Martin.
Patrick Piana, CEO of Remy Martin
These are good times for Cognac.
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Remy in talks to buy Scottish whisky maker - Reuters

The Drinks BusinessRemy in talks to buy Scottish whisky makerReutersPARIS (Reuters) - French spirits group Remy Cointreau is in exclusive talks to buy Scottish whisky maker Bruichladdich Distillery as it looks to tap booming demand for premium whisky...
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Connecticut moonshine maker Onyx Spirits to begin selling product across state ... - MassLive.com

Connecticut moonshine maker Onyx Spirits to begin selling product across state ... - MassLive.com | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
MassLive.comConnecticut moonshine maker Onyx Spirits to begin selling product across state ...MassLive.comThe company set a goal of selling 5000 bottles within the first year. To date, they have sold more than 20000.
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Blended or Single Malt - The Discussion ... - Single Malt Whisky

Blended or Single Malt - The Discussion ... - Single Malt Whisky | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
What is your favourite - blended Scotch whisky or single malt? There are divided opinions. What is yours?
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Rum of the Month: Havana Club 3 Year Old

Rum of the Month: Havana Club 3 Year Old | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Perfect For Your Cuban Mojito… It’s impossible to know just how much Havana Club tres años añejo ron, TheFloatingRumShack.com consumed on our recent trip to Cuba.  It was a trip filled with endless daiquiris and mojito’s…  And yes… it really was a...
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Alternatives To The Traditional Scottish And Irish Whiskies | The ...

Although whisky is traditionally observed to be manufactured in Scotland and Ireland, there are a number of countries around the world who are also in a position to generate good top quality whiskies, like England and Japan.
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Demand for premium spirits gains momentum | eatdrink

Demand for premium spirits gains momentum | eatdrink | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it

The global growth of premium-and-above* spirits consumption outpaced that of non-premium spirits in 2011, thereby maintaining the strong volume growth seen in 2010 and surging ahead in terms of value.

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Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing Introduce the Maritime Heroes Award: Calling Nominations for an Unsung Hero in the Sailing Community | Scot Network

(PRWEB) May 08, 2012 Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky and US Sailing introduce the inaugural Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Award.
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Another Whisky Event – The Sydney Whisky Show 2012

Another Whisky Event – The Sydney Whisky Show 2012 | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
OK so who would have thought to be thinking "What... another whisky whisky event in Sydney?". Well that is pretty much what I am thinking right now. Sydney based fine whisky retailer World Of Whisky is putting on their own ...
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Remy Cointreau in talks with Bruichladdich distillery - Reuters

Remy Cointreau in talks with Bruichladdich distilleryReutersRemy Cointreau would not provide financial details of the potential buyout, saying only that Bruichladdich was a distiller of premium single malt scotch whisky based on the Isle of Islay.
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SMWS Unveils World's First Interactive Whisky Magazine for iPad - Scotland Food and Drink (press release)

SMWS Unveils World's First Interactive Whisky Magazine for iPad - Scotland Food and Drink (press release) | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
SMWS Unveils World's First Interactive Whisky Magazine for iPadScotland Food and Drink (press release)... Unveils World's First Interactive Whisky Magazine for iPad.
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United Spirits plans to sell non-core assets to cut debt - Moneycontrol.com

United Spirits plans to sell non-core assets to cut debt - Moneycontrol.com | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comUnited Spirits plans to sell non-core assets to cut debtMoneycontrol.comAfter touching 120 million cases in volume sales in FY12, United Spirits now wants to focus on driving revenues over volumes.
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Remy Cointreau moves to buy Islay Scotch distillery

Remy Cointreau moves to buy Islay Scotch distillery | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Remy Cointreau, the French drinks company, has announced it is in exclusive talks with the Bruichladdich Distillery Company in Islay, Scotland, to acquire the business.
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Most expensive whisky: Bottle Of Macallan Sells sets world record (VIDEO) - World Records Academy

Most expensive whisky: Bottle Of Macallan Sells sets world record (VIDEO) - World Records Academy | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
World Records AcademyMost expensive whisky: Bottle Of Macallan Sells sets world record (VIDEO)World Records AcademyNEW YORK, NY, USA -- A bottle of The Macallan single malt Cire Perdue (which was bottled in a one-of-a-kind Lalique crystal decanter)...
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JEWMALT WHISKY REVIEWS – Islay distilleries explained thru ...

JEWMALT WHISKY REVIEWS – Islay distilleries explained thru ... | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
One of life's true treats – Lagavulin Islay single malt whisky! Lagavulin was actually my gateway whisky. G-d bless him, one of my synagogue's congregants (recently turned rabbi and now leads his own congregation) used to ...
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Balvenie, a crafty bunch | The Whisky Exchange BLOG

Balvenie, a crafty bunch | The Whisky Exchange BLOG | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
It sits in their famed Warehouse 24 and is used to mix together various casks of whisky for a number of their bottlings, and in honour of its favoured status the special bottling for distillery visitors took its name.
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New $2/2 Bacardi Mixers Coupon July 2012

New $2/2 Bacardi Mixers Coupon July 2012 | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
Stop & Shop: Bacardi Mixers as low as $0.69! ... Print: Bacardi Mixers. Remember there is a Bacardi Mixers Catalina Deal going on at Stop & Shop. Here is the catalina info: Bacardi Mixers 6/15 – 8/12.
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Ads for spirits go after female demographic - Chicago Daily Herald

Ads for spirits go after female demographic - Chicago Daily Herald | Worldwide Spirits | Scoop.it
USA TODAYAds for spirits go after female demographicChicago Daily HeraldMaybe it's the ad's strikingly handsome spokesman dressed in fireman's gear. Maybe it's the fact that his shirt has a winsome habit of disappearing, revealing sculpted pecs.
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