Articles Tagged with ''tequila''

Whiskeys lead spirits growth

RTD cocktails decline
By Stephanie Cernivec
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In a hypothetical “Star Wars” scenario, Darth Vader could use the dark side of the Force to telekinetically shatter a glass bottle of vodka from across the room, for instance.


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Agave supply crisis and mitigation strategies for tequila distillers

Agave price expected to rise by more than 100 percent by 2018
By Nagarajan S
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Tequila is gaining interest among consumers across the globe. However, agave, the raw material that is used to manufacture tequila, is expected to face a severe shortage in the near future.


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Cabo Wabo partners with Sixthman music festival

Tequila brand to develop signature cocktails for cruises
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For the fourth consecutive year, Cabo Wabo Tequila, a brand of San Francisco-based Campari America, is partnering with music festival Sixthman as a spirits partner for a series of rock-focused music events. Legendary and rising star acts including Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Florida Georgia Line, Sister Hazel and Transatlantic will perform for fans aboard Sixthman and Cabo Wabo-sponsored music cruises.


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Tequila El Jimador's new bottle emphasizes craftsmanship

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Tequila el Jimador redesigned its bottle to give it a premium look that matches the quality of the product inside, the company says.


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Diageo acquires Peligroso tequila brand

Premium brand joins Don Julio and DeLeón in tequila portfolio
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Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo purchased super-premium tequila brand Peligroso from California-based Peligroso Spirits Co. LLC. This announcement comes three weeks after the company announced a joint venture with rap artist and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs to acquire the luxury tequila brand DeLeón.


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Patrón Añejo tops with collectible sword

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Patrón Añejo released a special-edition bottle stopper as part of its second designer collaboration.


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Justin Timberlake becomes co-owner with Beam of new Sauza 901 tequila

Super-premium tequila leverages singer’s creativity, Sauza brand’s equity
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Deerfield, Ill.-based Beam Inc.’s Sauza Tequila brand partnered with actor and pop music artist Justin Timberlake to launch Sauza 901 super-premium tequila. The new product builds off of Timberlake’s previously launched 901 Silver Tequila and incorporates the same spirit under the Sauza brand name. The co-branded partnership blends the creativity and personality of the 901 brand’s founder, Timberlake, with the quality and history of Sauza Tequila to craft a lifestyle spirits brand.


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Diageo teams with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to acquire DeLeon tequila

Joint venture follows strategic alliance on Ciroc ultra-premium vodka
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Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo will expand its relationship with rap artist and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs to acquire the luxury tequila brand DeLeon.


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Crafthouse Cocktails Paloma

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Stanton South LLC, doing business as Crafthouse Cocktails, added Paloma to its line of ready-to-serve cocktails.


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Brown-Forman reports strong first-half results

Jack Daniel’s brand leads growth
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Brown-Forman Corp., Louisville, Ky., reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of its fiscal-year 2014, which ended Oct. 31. In the second quarter, the company’s reported net sales grew by 6 percent to nearly $1.1 billion and reported operating income grew 19 percent to $311 million compared with the prior-year period. For the first six months of the year, reported net sales increased 4 percent and reported operating income increased 9 percent.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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