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Koloa Rum Unveils Inaugural Aged Hawaiian Rum

Koloa Rum Unveils Inaugural Aged Hawaiian Rum

New year, new rum to warm winter’s chill KALAHEO, KAUAI, HAWAII (January 18, 2018) – Hawaii’s award-winning Koloa Rum Company has announced the launch of its first-ever Kauai Reserve Three-Year Aged Hawaiian Rum. Artfully crafted in single-batches at its Kalaheo distillery, Kauai Reserve is made from the finest Hawaii sugar cane and fresh island water that was slowly filtered through volcanic strata before reaching vast […]

By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Alcohol eCommerce Leader Drizly Expands Leadership Team with Seasoned Veterans as Platform Continues Rapid Growth

Alcohol eCommerce Leader Drizly Expands Leadership Team with Seasoned Veterans as Platform Continues Rapid Growth

CMO, CFO and HR leadership posts filled with executives with Apple, P&G and Time Inc. Pedigrees BOSTON, January 18, 2018 – Drizly, the rapidly expanding and largest alcohol ecommerce platform, today announced appointments to three senior leadership posts with executives that bring deep experience from major technology, consumer products, publishing and marketing companies, among them Apple, […]

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JCB Spirits to be Featured in Exclusive Tasting at the 2018 Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show

JCB Spirits to be Featured in Exclusive Tasting at the 2018 Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show

Santa Rosa, Calif. (January 16, 2018)– Jean-Charles Boisset will pour his newly released line of JCB Spirits vodkas and gin in an exclusive tasting at the 2018 Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show. The event will take place Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California where Boisset will be the […]

By January 17, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Cognac Celebrates a Strong 2017 as Exports Continue to Grow

Cognac Celebrates a Strong 2017 as Exports Continue to Grow

For the third year running, Cognac exports grew in 2017, reaching their highest ever levels in both volume and value. Tese good results are despite the April 2017 frosts, which in the end affected production less than anticipated. With nearly 98% of production exported, the Cognac appellation expanded its export markets in 2017, witnessing growth of more than […]

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Saxco Canada Helps Beattie’s Distillery to Upgrade the Image of Its Premium Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka with a Refreshing New Package

Saxco Canada Helps Beattie’s Distillery to Upgrade the Image of Its Premium Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka with a Refreshing New Package

Moving to upgrade the image of its premium Farm-Crafted Potato Vodka, Beattie’s Distillery, of Alliston, Ontario in Canada is refreshing its packaging with a bold new look. To help create the innovative and dynamic new packaging for its popular premium spirit, it called upon Saxco Canada, of Oakville, Ontario, worldwide packaging specialists for the wine, […]

Drizly Launches In Greater Lansing, Bringing Largest Online Alcohol Marketplace to Michigan

Drizly Launches In Greater Lansing, Bringing Largest Online Alcohol Marketplace to Michigan

Central Michigan imbibers can now shop beer, wine and spirits from their phone or laptop and enjoy options for convenient delivery or in-store pickup Drizly, the nation’s first and largest online alcohol marketplace, announced today its availability in Michigan for the first time, introducing its revolutionary way to shop for adult beverages to the Greater Lansing area. Drizly connects […]

By December 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Boxed Launches New Spirits Offering, Creating Online One-Stop-Shop for All Your Needs

Boxed Launches New Spirits Offering, Creating Online One-Stop-Shop for All Your Needs

New York, NY (December 14, 2017) – Boxed, the trendier and cost-effective wholesaler that provides massive amounts of convenience with a fast door-to-door delivery of everyday essentials such as groceries, wine, and household supplies, has a special announcement that comes just in time for this holiday season. Starting Thursday, December 14, Boxed will offer consumers […]

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Winners are Announced for the First Annual Craft Distillers Spirits Competition

Winners are Announced for the First Annual Craft Distillers Spirits Competition

Santa Rosa, Calif., December 13, 2017. Results are now available for the very first Craft Distillers Spirits Competition held in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country.  Owned and operated by Wine Competitions Management & Productions in association with Libations Logistics, the contest took place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds over two days from December […]

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Republic National Distributing Company and Central Liquor Company Expand Relationship, Announce New Distributorship in Oklahoma

Republic National Distributing Company and Central Liquor Company Expand Relationship, Announce New Distributorship in Oklahoma

Central Location a Key Differentiator as New Joint Venture Aims to Lead with Best-in-State Efficiency, Agility and Service Following Momentous Law Change NEW ORLEANS (Dec. 6, 2017) – Republic National Distributing Company, LLC (RNDC) and Central Liquor Company today began a new chapter in their existing relationship by announcing an agreement to form a new […]

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SommCon Pops Up on the East Coast with Addition of Washington, D.C. Experience for Wine, Beer and Spirits Industry Professionals

SommCon Pops Up on the East Coast with Addition of Washington, D.C. Experience for Wine, Beer and Spirits Industry Professionals

 Announces Date for Return of San Diego Conference San Diego, CA (December 6, 2017) – SommCon® announces the addition of SommCon Washington, D.C., set to take place at the Westin Georgetown July 22-24, 2018, in a pop up networking experience and conference for the region’s leading beverage professionals. The new D.C. event joins the lineup […]

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Dewar’s Announces Mixologist Gareth Howells as New North American Brand Ambassador

Dewar’s Announces Mixologist Gareth Howells as New North American Brand Ambassador

Howell Joins Gabriel Cardarella, Showcasing the Brand’s Commitment to the Cocktail Sphere November 2017 – Dewar’s is pleased to announce Gareth Howells has joined the brand as North American Brand Ambassador. As an industry recognized Beverage Director and Bartender, Howells has transitioned into this role, bringing an expert’s eye to the Dewar’s mixology program. His […]

By November 29, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Republic National Distributing Company and Breakthru Beverage Group to Form $12 Billion Company with North American Footprint

Republic National Distributing Company and Breakthru Beverage Group to Form $12 Billion Company with North American Footprint

Proposed Merger to Allow Greater Focus on Innovation and Differentiation in Rapidly Changing and Competitive Marketplace NEW ORLEANS and NEW YORK (Nov. 20, 2017)—Republic National Distributing Company, LLC (“RNDC”), a distributor and broker of premium wine and spirits, and Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC (“BBG”), a distributor and broker of beer, wine and spirits in the […]

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Terroir and Origin Are the Heart of Cognac’s New Visual Identity

Terroir and Origin Are the Heart of Cognac’s New Visual Identity

The words “COGNAC FRANCE,” in a timelessly elegant font, are written over a rich, earth-tone image in the exact shape of the Cognac region; these are the essential elements of the Cognac appellation’s new visual identity. Tis reimagined logo reminds us that this inimitable and world-famous beverage is a product of one, and only one, place. Unveiled worldwide on November 14, the […]

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Introducing 3×3 Insights; Offering Actionable Consumer-Buying Intel for the Independent Liquor Segment

Introducing 3×3 Insights; Offering Actionable Consumer-Buying Intel for the Independent Liquor Segment

Now the Independent Liquor Segment Can Capture Sales Data and Take Action to Boost Sales and Traffic NEW YORK, NY, November 8, 2017 — 3×3 Insights, the source for industry intelligence into the independent beverage alcohol market, today announced its launch in the U.S. with the first data analytics platform focused on understanding customer behavior […]

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Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaches for Upcoming Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show

Early Bird Registration Deadline Approaches for Upcoming Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show

Santa Rosa, Calif., November 8, 2017.  Early Birds still have one week to save on registration for seminars and trade show tickets for the Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show.  The event will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, in Grace Pavilion at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.  Early bird rates are in effect […]

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