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This Is America’s Favorite Cocktail

This Is America’s Favorite Cocktail

Some things just never go out of style– like the Margarita, for instance. According to Nielsen CGA, the tequila-based cocktail remains at the top of the list for both legal male and female consumers alike. The survey was originally launched in May of 2016, conducted by Nielsen CGA’s OPUS (On Premise User Survey.) In the […]

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Angry Tequila Producers Threaten to Sue Heineken For ‘Tequila’ Flavored Beer

Angry Tequila Producers Threaten to Sue Heineken For ‘Tequila’ Flavored Beer

As tequila pushes to maintain a classier image amongst consumers, Heineken remains in hot water for its ‘tequila-flavored’ beer. As Quartz reports via Financial Times, the Tequila Regulatory Council is threatening to sue Heineken over its ‘tequila-flavored’ beer, Desperados. Despite claiming to boast a small percentage of tequila, the beer’s connection to the spirit is […]

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The World Is Drinking More Wine — Except Where You’d Most Expect It

The World Is Drinking More Wine — Except Where You’d Most Expect It

Though the French may lead the world in wine production, their consumption is seriously lagging. According to LARVF, France’s wine consumption has seen a 13% decrease since 2011, with numbers expected to decline until 2020. The numbers come from a recent study conducted by Vinexpo, the one of France’s largest tasting events, held annually in […]

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George Clooney Sells Tequila Brand for $1 Billion

George Clooney Sells Tequila Brand for $1 Billion

Looks like Diageo will have a new tequila to add to its repertoire. According to CNBC, George Clooney, along with business partners Rande Gerber and Michael Meldman, have decided to sell their world-famous tequila-brand, Casamigos, for nearly $1 billion. Clooney aficionados can remain calm; the actor claims the trio will still be extremely involved in the […]

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