Buffalo Trace Unveils 2018 Antique Collection Whiskeys

Fall is upon us, which means Buffalo Trace Distillery will soon release its annual 2018 Antique Collection of whiskeys. The collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs, with...

Jack Daniel’s Opens Two New Tour Facilities As Part of 150th Anniversary

The Jack Daniel Distillery announced today the official opening of Barrel House 1-14 and the reconstructed Motlow House as part of its 150th anniversary celebration. Both facilities will be highlighted aspects of the guest...

Bulleit Adds 12-Year-Old Rye to Lineup

Diageo-owned Bulleit Distilling Co. has announced the launch of their new 12-year-old rye whiskey. The brand helped jumpstart the modern rye revival in 2011 with the launch of its Bulleit Rye. The popularity of this product...

Jameson Continues Craft Brewer-Collaboration Series With ‘Caskmates Drinking Buddies’

Jameson Irish Whiskey has announced the continuation of its series of cooperative projects with craft beer brewers. The 2016 Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies is a collaboration with seven American craft brewers. Returning breweries include Angel City Brewery...

Diageo’s ‘Whiskey 5’ Displays Educate Customers About Taste Profiles

The booming market for brown spirits has attracted numerous new consumers. A full 25% of whiskey purchases are now made by new entrants to the category, according to global drinks company Diageo. This does create potential...

Champagne Bollinger Names New General Manager

Société Jacques Bollinger (SJB) announced this week that the company has named Charles-Armand de Belenet as the general manager of Champagne Bollinger, effective Sept. 5. de Belenet, 46, brings with him 20 years of experience in...

Lagunitas Now Brews Newcastle Brown Ale — How’s it Taste?

Fans of Newcastle Brown Ale will notice a new flavor. That’s because production has moved from the Netherlands to the U.S., where Chicago’s Lagunitas Brewery will now make the beer under a new recipe. Both...

The State of Merlot, 15 Years After ‘Sideways’

It has now been 15 years since the release of the Alexander Payne hit film “Sideways.” Many credited this movie with killing merlot sales when Miles Raymond, played by actor Paul Giamatti, proclaimed “If...

Clase Azul Strikes Deal With Southern Glazer’s

Clase Azul Spirits, producers of the ultra-luxury Clase Azul Tequila, Clase Azul Mezcal and La Pinta Pomegranate Liqueur, has announced a five-year deal in all Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits markets, excluding New York.   Southern Glazer’s executive...

What is a Craft Spirit in 2019?

That the term “craft” has lost its meaning is nothing new. For years now the word has come to mean a broad swatch of things. Both the craft spirits and beer movements have expanded into...