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US: Castle Brands unveils Knappogue limited edition

30 Sep 2008

Castle Brands has unveiled a special edition Knappogue Castle Whiskey, the company’s founding brand.

US: Castle Brands cuts Q1 losses

15 Aug 2008

Castle Brands cut losses by 16% in the first quarter, thanks to cost savings and a focus on key spirits brands, it has announced.

US: Castle Brands readies Clontarf website

29 Jul 2008

Castle Brands has unveiled a new website as part of a brand-building campaign for Clontarf Irish Whiskey.

US: Castle Brands granted going concern status

25 Jul 2008

Castle Brands has secured 'going concern' status, as it continues its hunt for transactions to secure its future.

US: Losses climb at Castle Brands for full-year

2 Jul 2008

Castle Brands has posted a sharp rise in net losses, despite a slight lift in sales in its latest fiscal year.

CHILE: Casillero del Diablo sponsors summer concerts

13 Jun 2008

Chilean wine brand, Casillero del Diablo, has “exclusive” wine sponsorship of the annual Summer Proms & Smooth concerts series, taking place at castles and stately homes around the UK this summer.

US: Castle Brands ponders asset sale, engages financial advisor

10 Jun 2008

Castle Brands has engaged with investment banking company to look at a possible sale.

US: Castle Brands appoints regional manager

10 Jun 2008

Castle Brands has appointed William Boykin to the position of regional manager for the company’s Southeast division, the company said today (10 June).

US: Interactive website for Knappogue Castle

21 May 2008

Spirits marketer Castle Brands has launched a website for its Irish single malt whiskey Knappogue Castle Whiskey, marking the culmination of the development of a new interactive online strategy for the company by STC Associates.

US: Castle makes job losses to grow profits

15 Apr 2008

Castle Brands, an emerging global premium spirits company based in the US, has announced job losses as part of a restructuring programme in its Ireland and UK offices in a bid to bring the company to profitability and grow its brands.

US: Senior marketing appointment at Castle Brands

21 Feb 2008

US spirits company Castle Brands has appointed John Glover as senior vice president of marketing.

IRELAND: Castle Brands gives Clontarf and “edgy” Irish twist

15 Feb 2008

Castle Brands has launched new packaging and an “edgy” marketing campaign for its Clontarf Irish whiskey brand.

US: Slowing volumes hit Castle Brands in Q3

14 Feb 2008

Castle Brands has reported a steep rise in net loss for its third fiscal quarter, as falling volumes have hit the bottom line.

US: Castle Brands readies Tequilera super-premium for US

8 Feb 2008

Mexican company Autentica Tequilera has lined up its flagship super-premium Tequila brand for the US market.

US: Castle Brands 2008 volumes expected below estimate

5 Feb 2008

Castle Brands has been forced to lower its volume sales outlook for the current fiscal year.

US: Southern Wine & Spirits enters Delaware and Ohio

9 Jan 2008

Southern Wine & Spirits of America has announced the establishment of Southern Wine & Spirits of Delaware and the acquisition of Postiy Wine & Spirits of Ohio.

US: Castle Brands appoints national account chief

7 Jan 2008

Castle Brands has created – and filled – a position covering national accounts in the US.

US: Castle Brands appoints West Coast sales boss

16 Nov 2007

Castle Brands has appointed John Milstead to the position of West Coast regional manager for Castle Brands (USA).

US: Losses narrow in Castle Brands Q3

14 Nov 2007

Castle Brands has narrowed its net loss in the third quarter, as sales picked up during the period.

US: Castle Brands appoints president and COO

14 Nov 2007

US spirits group Castle Brands has announced the appointment of Don Marsh, who has been working for the company as a consultant, as president and chief operating officer, with effect from 15 November.

COMMENT: Is brand 'Scotch' due a makeover?

24 Sep 2007

It takes a brave man to question the assumptions of a business that, to all intents and purposes, is riding the crest of a wave, but that is what happened in Scotland this month, Chris Brook-Carter reports.

US: Castle Brands poised to enter Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico

18 Sep 2007

Castle Brands has announced the appointment of Godoy Wines & Spirits as its exclusive broker for the Caribbean, Latin American and Mexican markets.

IRELAND: Castle signs Britvic for Boru distribution

6 Sep 2007

Castle Brands has teamed up with Britvic in the Republic of Ireland to distribute its flagship spirit, Boru Vodka.

UK: Castle Brands rolls out Boru vodka repackaging to UK

30 Aug 2007

Castle Brands plans to extend the recent packaging revamp for its Boru vodka brand to the UK in September.

US: Castle Brands declares board nominees

21 Aug 2007

Castle Brands has nominated seven of its eight current directors for re-election to its board as well as suggested two newcomers.

US: Castle Brands income hit by marketing costs

14 Aug 2007

Boosted by the performance of its vodka and whiskey brands, Castle Brands has reported first quarter net sales of US$5.6m, a 3% increase over the prior year quarter.

UK: DB Wines focuses on lower abv in UK

23 Jul 2007

A new wine company has been formed, aiming to promote reduced alcohol wines in the UK market.

US: Castle prepares next Knappogue whiskey vintage

16 Jul 2007

Castle Brands has unveiled the latest in its series of vintage-dated Irish single malts.

UK: Amstel to sponsor Big Chill festival

11 Jul 2007

Heineken-owned beer brand Amstel is to sponsor this year’s Big Chill alternative music festival, which will take place from 3 to 5 August in the Malvern Hills, near Ledbury in Herefordshire.

US: Castle Brands losses extend despite sales increase

29 Jun 2007

Castle Brands has reported a leap in sales volumes and value for its full year, although increased costs lead to deeper losses for the company over the 12 months.

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