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Why Whiskey Nerds Are Getting Nerdier

A telltale sign that the brown spirits movement has much more room to run: whiskey nerds (like yours truly) are getting nerdier. Consumers today revel in the array of flavors, innovations and — most importantly...
Cannabis Beverages

Podcast: Cannabis Beverages, Trends and Legalization

In this episode, Editors Melissa Dowling and Kyle Swartz discuss cannabis beverages, trends, and legalization with cannabis investor Carlton Fowler. Fowler is co-founder and managing partner at Goat Rodeo Capital, a venture capital firm focused on...
Incoming Brown-Forman Chairman Campbell P. Brown

Incoming Brown-Forman Chairman Campbell P. Brown Discusses the Growth of Old Forester

Brown-Forman is synonymous with American whiskey. Beyond the quintessential Tennessee whiskey Jack Daniel’s, the company also owns the Kentucky brands Woodford Reserve, Cooper’s Craft and Old Forester.  It’s the latter where this story began. In...
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Are Cannabis Drinks the Future of Legal Pot?

Momentum continues to grow in America behind the legalization of marijuana and the rise of cannabis drinks. Fifteen states, plus Washington D.C., have now passed laws that permit recreational pot. It's legal down the...
Tequila Trends

Mezcal and Tequila Trends in 2021

Consumer thirst for tequila and other agave spirits keeps propelling the category to new heights, with new mezcal and tequila trends emerging. Consumption of this category in the U.S. rose from 15 million 9-liter cases...
Acme Fine Wines

Acme Fine Wines: Innovators in Napa Valley

Shopping at Acme Fine Wines is like buying art. Rather than case displays and aisles of products, this innovative retailer in St. Helena, Napa County, showcases a wall of wines. Around 350 individual bottles...
Rosé Wines

The Best Rosé Wines to Drink in 2021

For our first wine panel of 2021, we asked panelists to taste and rate rosé wines. This remains one of the hottest styles in the industry. The array of rosés wines our panelists reviewed also...
Craft Beer Trends in 2021

10 Craft Beer Trends in 2021

Suffice to say, 2020 did not play out as originally planned for craft beer. Rather than a continued expansion of the taproom boom — which had breathed new life into the category while overall...

Interview: Kaveh Zamanian, Rabbit Hole Founder and Whiskey Maker

As part of our look early in 2021 at this year's top whiskey trends, we recently interviewed Kaveh Zamanian, founder and whiskey maker of Rabbit Hole Distillery. Rabbit Hole remains one of the fastest...

10 American Whiskey Trends in 2021

While Covid-19 shut down most of the world in 2020, whiskey aged in rickhouses all the same. The market for American brown spirits hardly cooled off. The boom in consumer interest continued throughout the...