Pernod Ricard USA

Pernod Ricard’s US Portfolio Grows with Castle Brands Acquisition

August 28, 2019 – Pernod Ricard Chairman and CEO Alexandre Ricard sees the United States as his company’s most important...

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Pernod Ricard Returns to Kentucky with Rabbit Hole Acquisition

June 14, 2019 – Ten years after exiting the Kentucky whiskey business with the $575 million sale of Wild Turkey...

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An Evening for HIAS With the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends

When the Pittsburgh Whiskey Friends invited us to come to their city and lead a benefit tasting in honor of...

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45 Is Old…For a Bourbon! (Episode 709: June 24, 2018)

If you’re young, you might think 45 is old. If you’re older, you might think 45 is still pretty young....

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Top 10 Whisky Predictions for 2018

January 2, 2018 – As a journalist, I spend much of my time covering news that has already happened. There...

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Episode 584: April 10, 2016

The Whisky Sponge has been puncturing egos and tweaking the Scotch Whisky industry with impunity – and relative anonymity –...

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Episode 497: September 21, 2014

It’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival week, and there’s a lot of news coming out of Bourbon Country these days. Thousands of...

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Episode 494: August 30, 2014

Steve Gertman of California’s Ascendant Spirits produces Breaker Bourbon, and his brand is one of those targeted by a Chicago-based...

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Pernod Ricard To Eliminate 900 Jobs In Cost-Cutting Move

August 28, 2014 – Pernod Ricard has announced plans to eliminate a total of 900 jobs worldwide as part of...

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Redbreast Punch Recipes From NYC’s The Dead Rabbit

December 17, 2013 – Punch is a staple at holiday parties, and the bartenders at The Dead Rabbit in New...

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