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uber acquires drizly

Uber Acquires Drizly

As alcohol ecommerce and direct-to-consumer continue to evolve, Uber Technologies today announced an agreement to buy Drizly. The price is approximately $1.1 billion in stock and cash. Drizly is the leading on-demand alcohol marketplace in the...
Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years

Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years Hits Shelves

The latest release from Crown Royal is their Crown Royal Noble Collection Rye Aged 16 Years. This limited-edition expression is the fifth and newest addition in the brand's Noble Collection. Released on an annual basis, the Noble...
Velvet Fire

Disaronno and Jack Daniel’s Partner for Velvet Fire

The latest cocktail-based collaboration is Velvet Fire, which combines Disaronno and Jack Daniel’s. A national partnership between the popular Italian liquor and top-selling American whiskey brand, Velvet Fire combines 2 parts Disaronno Velvet and 1...

Country-music Star Thomas Rhett Launches Dos Primos Tequila

The trend of celebrities creating their own spirits brands continues with reigning ACM Awards “Entertainer of the Year” Thomas Rhett launching Dos Primos Tequila. Dos Primos is Spanish for "Two Cousins." Rhett built the brand...

Gallo Completes Purchase of More Than 30 Brands From Constellation

E. & J. Gallo Winery today announced that it has completed the acquisition of more than 30 wine brands from Constellation Brands. The closing of the agreement between Gallo and Constellation was approved by the...

Travis Scott, AB In-Bev Collaborate on New Hard Seltzer Brand

Recording artist, songwriter, producer and fashion mogul Travis Scott has launched a new hard seltzer brand, CACTI, a venture with Anheuser-Busch. CACTI hits shelves in spring 2021. Scott will tap into Anheuser-Busch's capabilities and distribution network to...

Buffalo Trace Releases Stagg Jr. Winter 2020 Batch

Buffalo Trace Distillery has announced its winter 2020 allocation of Stagg Jr. bourbon whiskey. This is 15th release in the series, weighing in at 131.1 proof. Like previous versions, Stagg Jr. is uncut, unfiltered, aged over eight...

How Applejack Grew its Alcohol Retail Business During the Pandemic

Jim Shpall made a deal with his father-in-law in 1994. He would join the family business — Applejack Wine & Spirits in Wheat Ridge, CO — to see how he liked it. If beverage...

Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia Adds Platino, Reposado Tequilas

Reserva de la Familia, the super-premium tequila line from Jose Cuervo, has expanded in the U.S. with the additions of Reposado and Platino. Made at La Rojena, the oldest distillery in Latin America, this tequila...

Leading KY Retailer Liquor Barn Buys J’s Liquors

Leading Kentucky beverage alcohol retailer Liquor Barn has announced the purchase of longtime Kentucky retailer J’s Liquors. This deal includes J’s Liquors Tasting Bar and Cheese Shop and J’s Liquors–West Parrish in Owensboro, KY. J’s...