How West Cork Is Innovating Irish Whiskey

Irish whiskey is traditionally smoother than its bolder cousin, Bourbon. But that doesn’t mean the spirit is less flavorful — or less innovative. A new...

Innis & Gunn Unveils New Look

The U.K. craft brewer Innis & Gunn has unveiled a new look with a unifying packaging rebrand across its core barrel-aged and craft-brewed beers...

Ultimate Spirits Challenge Announces 2016 Results, Top-Scoring Spirits

The Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC), a globally recognized standard for spirits competitions, has announced winners and full results for the just-completed 2016 Challenge. Now in its seventh...

Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head to Merge

Two major craft beer producers and pioneers will become one. The Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Brewery announced...

Interview: Cheech Marin on the Mezcal Movement

Mezcal is having a moment. Premium takes on this smoky Mexican spirit are hitting the market in higher numbers. Behind this trend are mixologists...

Meet the Retailers Who Sell Wine By Weight and Mouthfeel, Rather...

In Boston's South End there is a retailer who sells wine differently. The Urban Grape does not focus at first on flavor or varietal when its...

What’s Behind the Rise of Heavy Beers

Back in the days when mainstream lager owned the beer market, a persistent urban myth held that Canadian beer—if you could get it—wasn’t like...

12 Innovative Products At WSWA 2017

The annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of American conference gives opportunity for producers to show their lineups and innovations to wholesalers and distributors. Walking...

Should Wine Bottles Shrink Their Carbon Footprint?

When we visit our local wine shop searching for that perfect bottle for the dinner table or for a gift, many consumers care about...

Meet Marc Farrell, Who’s Reimagining Craft Rum

Craft rum is a tricky space. As craft whiskey, beer and tequila take off — and even small-batch gins...
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