The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) was awarded an additional $400,000 through USDA’s Agricultural Trade Program (ATP), which was set up specifically to assist those agricultural groups that are being adversely impacted by retaliatory tariffs. This brings the total amount awarded to DISCUS to $1,215,000 since … Read the rest
Founders Brewing Co. has partnered with Odom Hawaii – of the Odom Group and the GAB network of wholesalers – to bring its beer to the Aloha State. This marks the 50th state of distribution and successfully completes nationwide coverage for the 22-year-old brewery. Customers can expect to see … Read the rest
The CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux), the leading French wine trade association, held its General Assembly recently.
Its members, including 25 winegrowers (designated by the Fédération des Grands Vins de Bordeaux) and 25 négociants (designated by the Fédération des Négociants de Bordeaux & Libourne), elected Bernard Farges as … Read the rest
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“We are extremely pleased to welcome MHW as the newest DISCUS Director Member,” said Chris Swonger, President and CEO of DISCUS and Responsibility.org. “MHW is a dynamic importer
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) unveiled its new interactive Summary of State Laws and Regulations Relating to Distilled Spirits tool, a database for current laws, regulations and rulings relating to the sale and distribution of distilled spirits in the United States. This announcement marks the modernization … Read the rest
As Bloody Mary mix grocery sales increased in the past year, Charleston Mix has experienced significant sales growth according to the latest report from Nielsen. More than $17 billion in sales have shifted from established brands to smaller companies like craft producer Charleston Mix since 2013. Charleston Mix is the … Read the rest
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More than 150 distillers from around the country are gathering in Washington, D.C. July for the past few days, including today, for the distilled spirits industry’s 10th annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the … Read the rest
375 Park Avenue Spirits has come to an agreement with Pernod Ricard to act as the exclusive U.S. importer for Wyborowa Vodka from Poland effective immediately.
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“We’re extremely excited to be welcoming Wyborowa to the 375 Park Avenue Spirits family and in doing so adding another iconic global brand to
By Margaret Pattillo
Bar Convent Brooklyn reconvened for its second year with over 300 brands showcasing their history and innovation through unique experiences to thousands of bar and beverage industry professionals in Brooklyn recently. The two day event explored a range of panels to choose from, Bar Convent Brooklyn was … Read the rest
Consider pre-batching a D’USSE Fleur de Vie for a floral-forward cocktail bringing together sweet notes of elderflower, richness from cognac, and a splash of fresh champagne bubbles. To satisfy those whose taste buds favor something sweet, St-Germain’s Parisian Daiquiri is a perfect French twist on a classic cocktail. Grey Goose’s … Read the rest
Celebrating its fifteenth year, TEXSOM has opened registration for TEXSOM 2019. The TEXSOM 2019 conference will take place August 18-20, 2019 at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas.
TEXSOM 2019 will include presentations by Master Sommeliers, Masters of Wine, Certified Wine Educators and other industry … Read the rest
The New York Wine and Grape Foundation (NYWGF) announced this year’s impressive roster of judges for the annual New York Wine Classic competition. Lorraine Hems, Lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology and teacher at the New York Kitchen in Canandaigua is this year’s head competition judge accompanied by … Read the rest
TINCUP, the Mountain Whiskey, is inspiring people to seek out extraordinary experiences in the great outdoors through the launch of the ‘Backcountry Adventure’ campaign. The fully integrated campaign includes a new television spot, digital short film, experiential activations, and consumer storytelling contest aimed at those who seek … Read the rest
It’s never a waste of time to educate consumers on what they’re drinking. Zinfandel is as misunderstood sometimes as the Lodi Region of California. If OZV is the ABC of Lodi Zinfandel, then these three letters which represent Old Zinfandel Vine, are pretty much the starting and ending point, for … Read the rest