Sometimes a cocktail is more about the moment than the buzz. Just because you’re dieting, driving, downshifting, making a baby or training for a marathon shouldn’t mean you have to be satisfied with just club soda. Consumers now have a new way to mark a moment with the launch of … Read the rest
With the sound of bagpipes echoing on Broadway, Keepers of the Quaich USA, the new American arm of the world famous Scotch Whisky society, marked its official launch with a tartan-draped gala Gathering at Gotham Hall in New York City. Attendees included the Duke of Argyll, the British Consul … Read the rest
“Good enough” is rarely good enough anymore. The distilled spirits market is changing, driven by consumers with increasingly sophisticated tastes. Any product that doesn’t measure up, gathers dust on the shelf.
With demand for smoother, richer products rising, Persedo, a new Houston-based spirits technology company, today unveiled an intriguing answer: … Read the rest
One of the year’s top sales seasons is Halloween, where sudden cover charges are acceptable and the cocktails get interesting, and pricey. We love these eight no-nonsense concoctions because they celebrate the holiday without compromising your stellar cocktail standards.
Created by Tim Herlihy, Tullamore D.E.W. Ambassador
It’s almost National Vodka Day (October 4th) and that means upselling customers with cocktails that provide a celebratory feel, and sense of occasion. Mark your chalkboards, adjust your cocktail list and add on a little extra effort to increase sales, and margins.
- 1.5oz Guillotine Vodka Originale
- .5oz Aperol
In 2015, Jan and Marsh Mohktari risked it all to start the Golden State Distillery, with their first spirit being Gray Whale Gin. Going into this new venture neither Jan nor Marsh had a background in distilling or the spirits industry, but they dove in headfirst, sold their home, procured … Read the rest
Drizly, one of the nation’s largest alcohol e-commerce marketplace, announced that it is available to New Orleans residents in the Orleans parish starting today, following the states approval of a bill legalizing online alcohol sales and delivery in Louisiana. A pioneer and established leader in the rapidly growing alcohol … Read the rest
The Champagne region of France has announced the start dates for the 2019 harvest, with villages commencing harvest gradually beginning this week and into next week. The start dates vary by each village and grape varietal, ensuring that every plot is picked at the optimal ripeness. Every year, all the … Read the rest
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), an advocate for the U.S. spirits industry, today announced it will host its Inaugural Conference on Feb. 17-19, 2020, at the Omni Hotel in Louisville, KY.
“For the first time in our history, we’re bringing together America’s spirits industry leaders, … Read the rest
Wine Access, a leading online direct-to-consumer wine retailer, announced today the findings of a recent internal study of sales data that shows Generation X holds greater immediate purchasing potential than Millennials, despite greater industry focus on wooing the younger generation. The data, which spans 2017 to 2019, supports recent … Read the rest
Beaulieu Vineyard has celebrated numerous milestones since founder, Georges de Latour and his wife Fernande, landed in Rutherford in 1900. This week, Beaulieu Vineyard will mark another significant milestone with the official celebration of the winery’s 80th anniversary of its first bottling of the notable Georges de Latour Private … Read the rest
Fall brings a lot of firsts for people; the first time seeing nature’s new colors, the first time feeling the fall temperatures – even though spring is similar, there is something different about the feeling of fall – and most importantly the new flavor profile that comes with it. Temperatures … Read the rest
The brainchild of celebrated Asheville, North Carolina, chef Jacob Sessoms and Wicked Weed Co-Founder Walt Dickinson, Cultura is a “New Agrarian” restaurant located in the city’s South Slope neighborhood, set alongside Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium.
By Cornelius Geary
Beautifully golden in color with hints of vanilla, orange and spice on the nose. On first sip you are rewarded with a rich, thick texture that coats your mouth. Lush notes of vanilla, chocolate and more spice, but the cooked agave shines through on the finish. An … Read the rest