Industry Insights

Smoother, Purer Spirits in 20 Minutes

“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

Wine Industry Looks To Millennials For Growth

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

USDA Progam Awards $1,215,000 to DISCUS To Combat Retaliatory Tariffs

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

Bordeaux Wine Council’s Names Bernard Farges New President

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

375 Park Avenue Spirits Is U.S. Importer For Polish Wyborowa Vodka

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.

“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

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How To Liberate Profits On Bastille Day

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

Theobald & Oppenheimer Partners with LNJ Brands; Hires Kyle Harder

Theobald & Oppenheimer today announced a new distribution partnership with LNJ Brands to expand the presence of Single Prop Rum within the New York market. Complementing the partnership, Theobald & Oppenheimer announces a new hire, Kyle Harder, as Brand Director.

The rum, which is sourced from the Caribbean and blended Read the rest