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Bacardi announces digital content series

Hip-hop artist Wale teams with rum brand
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Bacardí, the namesake brand within Coral Gables, Fla.-based  Bacardi U.S.A. Inc.’s portfolio, launched Bacardí Loud & Untameable, a digital content series that showcases collaborations between popular modern artists and a Cuban-inspired ensemble band in all-out, anything-goes studio sessions streamed on the brand's custom Pandora station, www.pandora.com/bacardi.


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U.S. beverage trends expand into Europe

Asian markets interested in functional, health-forward beverages
By Stephanie Cernivec
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Liquid concentrates took the U.S. market by storm in 2011 with the launch of Kraft Foods’ Mio liquid water enhancers.


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Sauza adds Watermelon to Sparkling Margarita line

Ready-to-drink cocktail combines melon flavor, effervescent bubbles
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Timed with the start of the summer season and warmer weather, Deerfield, Ill.-based Beam Suntory Inc.’s Sauza brand added a new Watermelon flavor to its lineup of ready-to-drink Sparkling Margaritas, which made their debut last spring.


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“Good Spirited” recycling efforts priority for Bacardi

Puerto Rican rum distillery recycles 4 million pounds of material a year
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Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. understands how crucial recycling is on the island home of the world’s largest rum distillery, which is based in Catano, Puerto Rico. Every year the Bacardi rum facility recycles more than 4 million pounds of material.


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Pernod Ricard USA, Southern Wine & Spirits launch responsible drinking campaign

National initiative spreads message through 15,000 retail stores
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New York-based Pernod Ricard USA and Miami-based Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc. (Southern) announced a national effort to promote retailer engagement with The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR), a national nonprofit funded by distillers aimed at reducing drunk driving and underage drinking.


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Suntory completes its acquisition of Beam

Beam Suntory becomes No. 3 premium spirits company in the world
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Suntory Holdings Ltd., Osaka, Japan, completed its acquisition of all outstanding shares of Beam Inc., Deerfield, Ill., for $83.50 a share on April 30.


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Sauza 901 launches digital campaign featuring Justin Timberlake

New creative challenges consumers to think differently about tequila
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Deerfield, Ill.-based Beam Suntory Inc.’s Sauza 901 Tequila introduced its first digital media campaign featuring Founder and Co-owner Justin Timberlake, designed to motivate millennial consumers of legal drinking age to rethink the definition of premium tequila. The “Premium Remastered” year-long campaign shows how a pursuit of perfection doesn’t have to be pretentious and exclusive, but, like the brand’s founder, it instead can be approachable and entertaining, the brand explains.


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Bacardi Mango Fusion

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Bacardi U.S.A. Inc. added a new Mango Fusion flavor to its Bacardi rum line.


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Ole Smoky adds barrel-aged variety to portfolio

Charred moonshine available for limited time this spring
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Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, Gatlinburg, Tenn., is throwing its hat into the premium spirits market with the debut of its first barrel-aged premium product: Ole Smoky Charred Moonshine.  The initial batch will be available in a limited release nationwide this spring, with only 3,500 cases spread out across 49 states and the rest available exclusively at the Ole Smoky distillery, known as “The Holler.”


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E. & J. Gallo acquires Ledgewood Creek

Winery acquisition includes 400-acre ranch in North Coast
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E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo), Modesto, Calif., announced that it has purchased Ledgewood Creek Winery and Vineyard in Solano County.


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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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