Corbett Takes Helm at Newly Launched Zamora Company USA

Zamora Company USA — a new Dallas-based joint venture owned by Zamora Company and Old Nassau Imports — has appointed spirits industry veteran William “Bill” Corbett as CEO, effective immediately. Corbett joins the business from...

The State of Craft Beer, with Brewers Assoc.’s Julia Herz

Craft beer has entered a new phase. No longer a booming new trend, but now firmly established, the category has experienced some growing pains. But there’s still plenty of opportunity and innovation as new...

Pernod Ricard Invests $173M in Irish Whiskey

Irish Distillers, a unit of Pernod Ricard and among the largest global producers of Irish whiskey, has announced an investment of around $173 million in sites at Cork and Dublin. The investment is to help...

Canadian Craft Beer Eyes Growth in America

Canada is on many people’s minds these days for cannabis — and rightfully so. But the country also boasts a well-established and growing craft beer industry. Canadian breweries have increased from 10 in the...

Sazerac Partners with Casa San Matias on New Mezcal Line

In partnership with Casa San Matias and a group of mezcaleros in Oaxaca, Sazerac is launching a new family of mezcals called Los Vecinos del Campo. These spirits are produced by 10 families in the Valles...

On-premise Beverage Trends for 2019

Editor's note: As so many alcohol trends start at bars and restaurants, we occasionally cross-post content from our on-premise sister publication Cheers. New Year, new predictions for the beverage industry. The “trendologists” at AF &...

Woodford Reserves Unveils 2019 Kentucky Derby Bottle

Woodford Reserve, the presenting sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, will showcase “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” with the release of its 2019 commemorative bottle. This year marks the 20th anniversary for the Derby bottle,...

7 Bartending Pros Pick Their ‘Must Have’ Rums

Editor's note: As so many alcohol trends begin at bars and restaurants, we occasionally cross-post content from our on-premise sister publication, Cheers. If you could stock just a few rums, which three would you pick? Several...

Distilled Spirits Council Names Craft Advisory Council

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), an advocate for the distilled spirits industry, today announced a newly constituted Craft Advisory Council to represent craft distillers’ positions on policy issues. “DISCUS is fully...

Visit Napa Valley’s Best Restaurants

I have traveled to Napa Valley on business regularly for the past 20 years, and it has become a dining mecca with some of the best restaurants in the country. During my annual trips,...