Constellation Brands Acquires Copper & Kings

Constellation Brands is back to buying leading U.S. craft producers with the purchase, announced today, of Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. The Louisville-based Copper & Kings is known...

Yuengling and Molson Coors Partner to Expand Yuengling Distribution

One of the oldest breweries in America has formed a joint venture with one of the largest beer corporations on the planet. D.G. Yuengling & Son and Molson Coors...

Garrison Brothers Releases 2020 Cowboy Bourbon

Bourbon Hunting Season heads to Texas as Garrison Brothers Distillery announces their 2020 Cowboy Bourbon. This is uncut, unfiltered cask strength bourbon, clocking in at 133.9 proof this year....

5 Trends in Beer and Hard Seltzer in 2020-21

The spread of COVID-19, as with elsewhere, has had a huge impact on the beer category. This was perhaps most true for craft. Emerging trends like the taproom boom, with the possibility...

Templeton Rye Creates Caribbean Rum Cask Finish

Templeton Rye Whiskey has launched Caribbean Rum Cask Finish, the 2020 release in their annual Barrel Finish Series. This American straight rye whiskey originally matured for five years in...

Balcones Distilling Expands Single Barrel Program

As single barrel private select programs rise in popularity, Balcones Distilling has expanded their own. For the first time, this Texas-based distillery will offer single barrels of Texas High Plains Single Malt,...

WSET Candidate Figures Hit By Covid, Buoyed By Online Classes

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has reported that in the last academic year, a total of 96,845 candidates took a WSET qualification. This represents an 11% decrease versus last year’s record-breaking...

Benriach Reveals New Core Scotch Range, Revamped Packaging

Benriach Distillery, of Speyside, has unveiled four new Scotch whiskies, plus a new look inspired by the producer's heritage. Four unpeated and peated expressions of the core range...

The Balvenie Bottles 50-year-old Scotch Whisky

The Balvenie has released The Balvenie Fifty: Marriage 0614 — a whisky half a century in the making. The bottling is comprised of liquids from American and European oak casks aged...

Heaven Hill Unveils 2020 Parker’s Heritage Collection Bourbon

As Bourbon Hunting Season 2020 rolls along, Heaven Hill Distillery today announced the 2020 limited-edition release of Parker’s Heritage Collection 10 Year Old Heavy Char Bourbon. The 14th edition...