Weed Cellars, a wine brand located in Los Angeles, California, is kicking the alcohol industry off its laurels. Only a couple of months after the label launched (July 2019), it’s already situated in 20 states, and it looks like it will be in the remaining ones by the end … Read the rest
My Favorite Neighbor Vineyards of Booker Winery has released a new wine, Harvey & Harriet. Officially released earlier this month, the 2017 vintage Cabernet Sauvignon blend is the latest addition to the range of premium wines in the leading Paso Robles producer’s portfolio, headed up by owner and winemaker … Read the rest
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
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
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
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
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
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.
The industry’s first zero bubbles spiked water is set to make a splash this season. Pura Still will release new 23.5-ounce single cans and a 12-can variety package now with more Blackberry, Mango and Mandarin Orange flavors. The new packages with more vibrant flavors hit shelves this summer.
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The Sazerac Company, in close partnership with Casa San Matias, just released two new expressions of Los Vecinos del Campo Mezcal to accompany the first expression released at the end of 2018. The newest expressions are named Ensamble No. 1 and Tobala, and join Espadin, which launched last fall.
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Silverado Vineyards announces key personnel additions and the creation of a new marketing department for the landmark Stags Leap District winery. Nora Feeley has been named director of marketing and communications and Lauren Martins has been promoted to associate marketing manager. Tom Markakis is also joining the winery as the … Read the rest
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
Vision Wine & Spirits, the national sales and import division of Martignetti Companies, together with Dashfire, announced new editions to their line of bitters. Dashfire is a comprehensive bitters company based out of Minnetonka, Minnesota, founded by Lee and Dawn Egbert in 2012.
Dashfire Ready-to-Drink (RTD) 6-pack 100ml cans and … Read the rest