Winner Revealed for 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau Artist Label Competition

Georges Duboeuf’s annual competition to find original artwork for its Beaujolais Nouveau label received 1,000 entries from emerging artists. From these hopefuls emerged the winner, Maeve Croghan, a Virginia native who lives...

Heineken Launches 15-Count Multi-Pack

Heineken this summer has unveiled a new 15-beer multi-pack. The pack includes 12 cans of Heineken Original Lager, plus three extra cans of Heineken 0.0.

On-premise Performance On The Upswing

It’s been a rough few months for full-service restaurants and bars, but things are starting to look up, according to the Nielsen CGA data. Among the states tracked, sales velocity in the...

Why Grape Ripeness Trumps Variety

Newcomers often latch onto grape varieties as though wine were like ice cream: the name of the flavor sums up how the product will taste. This is understandable. Grapes...

Jack Daniel’s Launches New Canned Cocktails

The Jack Daniel Distillery has introduced Jack Daniel’s Canned Cocktails. This line of ready-to-drink cocktails includes Jack & Seltzer, Jack & Cola, and Jack, Honey & Lemonade. The new...

Everything You Need to Know About Genever

Genever is not Dutch gin. That is a common misconception about this distilled spirit, which boasts a wide variety of styles, and a long, influential history. In terms of...

Fundraiser Started for Distillery Damaged in Minneapolis Protests

Minneapolis protests over the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of local police have severely damaged Du Nord Craft Spirits, despite the business being labeled as black owned. In response...

How Ruffino and Grand Marnier Became Hall of Fame Brands

Our 2020 Growth Brands Awards recognize the fastest-growing wine and spirits in America. In our last issue we highlighted the many winners across multiple categories. Now, we zero in on a select...

WSET Offers Online Exams

In the COVID-19 era, more of the world is moving online. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) — the world’s largest global provider of wine, spirits and sake...

Interview: Craft Distilling in a Time of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus challenged craft producers around the world to react and adapt. In Pilot Point, TX, Western Son Distillery — a 2020 Growth Brand Winner — was surprised by the sudden...