The Saint Louis Brewery, maker of Schlafly Beer, appointed Fran Caradonna chief executive officer for the iconic craft brewery in St. Louis. Caradonna, a 25-year craft beer veteran, joined the Schlafly team earlier this year as both chief financial officer and chief administrative officer. Emily Parker-Lampe, former head of … Read the rest
The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announced the hiring of Tom Tardio as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Tardio assumes the role immediately and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the annual film festival including managing the current staff, fundraising, and developing new and existing programming. Tardio comes … 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
With heavy hearts we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe—a founding member of the historic San Antonio Winery in downtown Los Angeles, CA. A pioneer of the American wine industry, Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe passed away peacefully surrounded by four generations of the family on July … 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
After 18 years, Anne Moller-Racke has decided to step away from the Donum Estate, as President and Winegrower, to devote her full time and energy into building Blue Farm Wines. Started in 2001, with the planting of seven-acres of Pinot Noir behind her historic Victorian farmhouse in Sonoma, Blue … Read the rest
Mutiny Island Vodka, the world’s first and only vodka distilled from breadfruit and the brainchild of award-winning Chef Todd Manley, has launched as the inaugural spirit distilled and bottled at the newly-opened Sion Farm Distillery on the Caribbean island of St. Croix. The first vodka produced on St. Croix is … Read the rest
Riegele Brewery has been named Germany Brewery of the Year for the third year running, an unprecedented accomplishment. Considered the highest honor of the German brewing industry, the Golden Federal Honorary Award was presented to Riegele by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
Riegele also received the Bundesehrenpreis, … Read the rest
Founders Brewing Co. has partnered with General Distributing out of Salt Lake City and Wasatch Distributing out of Ogden to bring its lineup to Utah. Founders will be sending products to select Utah State Liquor Stores as early as July 2019.
“We’re very excited to launch Utah as our 49th … Read the rest
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Kim Crawford Wines announced a new partnership that names Kim Crawford Wines as the official wine of the US Open Tennis Championships. The new, multi-year agreement commences with the 2019 Open.
The No. 1-selling Sauvignon Blanc and leading New Zealand wine brand in … Read the rest
“We’re thrilled to be welcoming Maison Augier to the 375 Park Avenue Spirits family and in doing so … 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
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today signed into law historic legislation that will promote a free and fair market for liquor store ownership in the Lone Star State.
Calling all bartenders! The chance to enter the Mediterranean Inspirations cocktail competition by Gin Mare is just around the corner.
Med Inspirations is reimagining the global cocktail competition by bringing people together over well-crafted cocktails inspired by the Mediterranean lifestyle. Competitors will share an experience with a group of professionals … Read the rest
Ben Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director of Responsibility.org announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Marc Bromfeld, Director of Corporate Affairs, Social Responsibility and Charitable Giving at Edrington Americas, its new Chairman. Rick Wilson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Bacardi, will serve as Vice Chairman. Bromfeld … Read the rest