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Caramel Vodka’s UK Launch

Caramel Vodka’s UK Launch

A Spanish vodka with caramel flavours is on its way to the on-trade. Garvey vodka and caramel liqueur is new to the UK, but has already recorded success in its home market of Spain, where it reportedly appeals to Brits living in the Costa regions. "It launched in Spain last year and the producer there noticed it was not only selling well in Spanish bars but also growing in popularity in the Costas with the British residents there," said Mark Todd, CEO of UK distributor KC Brands. "The UK launch is also on trend with the move towards flavoured vodkas." The 30% ABV drink, a premium blend of caramel and vodka, is packaged in a "quick chill" aluminium bottle and can be served chilled as a straight drink or blended to create a cocktail. [...more]

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Pernod – Remy Cointreau Lifted At Morgan Stanley

Pernod – Remy Cointreau Lifted At Morgan Stanley

Pernod Ricard was upgraded to equalweight from underweight, while Remy Cointreau was lifted to overweight from underweight on Wednesday at Morgan Stanley, which said those stocks are most exposed to the categories and geographies where signs of recovery are starting to show -- Asia and cognac. Diageo is Morgan Stanley's top spirits pick, on valuation, a strong balance sheet and earnings. Morgan Stanley said that while some argue that spirits are like luxury goods, not performing well in a subdued consumer environment, share prices have underperformed versus big jumps for shares of luxury goods and valuations are at a substantial discount, despite similar growth and earnings forecasts [...more]

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People: International Executive Appointments at Pernod Ricard

People: International Executive Appointments at Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard (Paris:RI) announces seven new appointments, effective from 1st of July 2009 . Further to the nomination of Gilles Bogaert as Managing Director Finance of Pernod Ricard, Bryan Fry, currently Marketing Vice President of Pernod Ricard Asia, will succeed him in the position of Managing Director of Pernod Ricard Brasil and will report to Philippe Dréano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard Americas. [...more]

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DFV Wines gets exclusive US Agency for Bodegas Baigorri Rioja Wines

DFV Wines gets exclusive US Agency for Bodegas Baigorri Rioja Wines

DFV Wines, a 3rd generation family-owned wine company with 85 years of experience in California winemaking and winegrowing, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Bodegas Baigorri to import Baigorri wines into the U.S. marketplace. Located in the heart of Rioja, Bodegas Baigorri embraces a fusion of old world tradition and new world winemaking. The winery was the vision of founder Jesus Baigorri and renowned Basque architect Inaki Aspiazu, who set out to create a space that integrates stunning architecture, gentle winemaking, and the rugged Rioja Alavesa landscape. [...more]

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Spain: Aquabona Brand Manager

Spain: Aquabona Brand Manager

Accountable for consumer / market trends-driven opportunity identification, development of marketing strategies and implementation of brand programs to drive profitable volume growth while creating long-term value for Aquabona. [...more]

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FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi & Estrella Damm

FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi & Estrella Damm

Estrella Damm the Brewer of Barcelona shows off their association with the famous Football Club just in time for the Champions League final agains Manchester United [...more]

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Spain: Energy Drink Brand Manager

Spain: Energy Drink Brand Manager

Support the development of Energy drinks strategy * Lead the development & implementation of key marketing plans to deliver volume, profit and share targets for energy drinks portfolio Tab Energy * Lead, develop & implement key marketing plans [...more]

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What is Sherry?

What is Sherry?

Sherry is made in and around the town of Jerez de la Frontera in south-west Spain. The main grape variety is Palomino Fino. Pedro Ximenez - often referred to as PX - is also grown and is used mainly for sweetening wines. [...more]

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What is Fortified Wine?

What is Fortified Wine?

Fortified wines, also known as liqueur wines, are so called because they have been fortified (strengthened) by the addition of grape spirit. This addition increases the alcoholic strength and stabilises the wine. [...more]

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Hispac-Packaging Expo

Hispac-Packaging Expo

Hispack will be taking place between 11 and 15 May 2009. Offering the best packaging solutions on the market, Hispack is a must for every industrial and consumer sector. [...more]

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Gallo buys Spanish Wine Brands

Gallo buys Spanish Wine Brands

California's E. & J. Gallo Winery has purchased the Las Rocas brand of Spanish wines from European Cellars. [...more]

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