Smirnoff Launches Ad Campaign with Ted Danson

Smirnoff vodka has announced a new partnership with American actor, author and environmentalist Ted Danson, as an extension of the Smirnoff No. 21 vodka campaign...

Conn Creek Names New Head Winemaker

After 35 years of winemaking at Conn Creek and sister winery Villa Mt. Eden, winemaker Mike McGrath (above, right) has announced his retirement in...

Odessa Brandy, LEAF and Khortytsa Vodkas Gain NH Distribution

Global Spirits USA has signed Baystate Wine & Spirits as its distributor of record to distribute LEAF Organic and Khortytsa vodkas, plus Odessa V.S.O.P....

Can American Craft Rum Take Off?

American craft whiskey is booming, but what about small-batch U.S. rum? Can the category catch the craft wave? For that answer we recently spoke with...

375 Park Avenue Spirits Appoints New National Sales Manager

There's a new national sales manager at 375 Park Avenue Spirits. Evan Cohen was appointed to the position today, according to Jason Schladenhauffen, President and COO of the...

Why Spiked Seltzer and Hard Soda are Booming

Alcohol-infused flavored seltzer water wasn’t even a thing before the 2013 launch of the SpikedSeltzer brand. So the category’s trajectory in the past year...

Buffalo Trace Distillery Moves Ahead With $200M Expansion

Buffalo Trace Distillery is forging onward with its expansion plans announced last year, in response to the continued rise in popularity of bourbon whiskey. More than...

Strongbow Cider Unveils New Flavor

Strongbow Hard Apple Ciders has announced its newest flavor: Strongbow Artisanal Blend, which will receive the support of an extensive marketing campaign. An autumnal flavor, Artisanal Blend is made with...

Budweiser Unveils New State Packaging

Eleven states will see their namesake on Budweiser bottles and cans as part of the brand’s 2017 summer packaging.  The rollout will be specific to California (featuring...

The Best White Wines for Summer 2017

For our latest round of National Retailer Wine Panel reviews, we asked panelists to rate white wines perfect for Summer 2017. As always, these selections...
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