Mead Trends for On-Premise 2017

Editor's note: occasionally we bring you on-premise stories from our sister publication Cheers, since most alcohol trends begin at bars and restaurants.  Honey mead dates back to the dawn of civilization, but there is nothing antiquated...

Vision Wine & Spirits to Distribute South African Winery Glen Carlou

Vision Wine & Spirits, a division of Martignetti Companies, has signed an agreement with South African Winery Glen Carlou to act as its exclusive U.S. importer. Glen Carlou is located in the foothills of the...

The State of American Beer in 2017

In a globalized economy, what is an “American beer”? Clearly, if the manufacture, ownership and workforce are all located in the United States, you can select a brand and know you are “buying American.” But...

Left Hand Brewing Announces 2018 Beer Releases

Left Hand Brewing Company’s 2018 beer release calendar includes a variety of new seasonals, limited releases and perennial beers — including a new nitro seasonal can series, four new year-round beers and a 25th...

Imported Beer Trends in 2018

In recent years, the beer business has watched anxiously as wine and spirits siphon off market share and occasions. Among the explanations, it’s clear that the popular conception of beer—as a beverage that is...

Writers’ Tears Whiskey Increases U.S. Distribution

Walsh Whiskey Distillery has announced a major expansion of its Writers’ Tears - Copper Pot Irish whiskey to over 40 states. Writers’ Tears was first distributed in the U.S. late in 2015 and is already...

Talking Beer Trends with the Yuengling Sisters

Pictured atop from left: Sheryl, Jennifer, Wendy and Debbie Yuengling, sixth-generation decedents of David Gottlieb Jüngling, the founder of D. G. Yuengling & Son in 1829. Jennifer is VP of operations at Yuengling, while...

Clarice Turner Named President of Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Joseph Phelps Vineyards, a 390-acre site in Napa Valley founded in 1973, has announce the appointment of Clarice Turner as president. Turner’s leadership expertise and global experience in the food and beverage industry are an ideal...

Barton Releases Statement on Warehouse Collapse

Shocking, unfortunate images surfaced on social media last week that depicted a massive warehouse collapse at Barton 1792 Distillery. Barton, owned by Sazerac, has released a statement saying that the accident took place at Warehouse #30...

Video: How to Make a Macallan Maple Old Fashioned

The Macallan Scotch whisky was in Manhattan yesterday as part of an activation that highlights their new distillery and visitor experience. The activation placed people in a 4D experience that transported participants to the Scotland...