Little Black Dress Rosé

Excelsior Wine Company has introduced the newest addition to the Little Black Dress (LBD) Wines portfolio: LBD Rosé. On the heels of the debut of LBD Wines’ newly refined packaging, the brand offers a flavorful...

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...

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...

Don And Sons Custard Chardonnay

Don and Sons has announced a new wine, their 2013 Custard Chardonnay. This "comfort wine" is rich and creamy on the nose, according to the company, with flavors of toasted almond and vanilla derived from six months of French-oak aging. Predominant tasting notes...

Red Spot Irish Whiskey to Return

Irish Distillers, producers of Jameson, have announced the return of Red Spot Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey. Red Spot was discontinued in the mid-1960s. The expression now rejoins a line of super-premium Irish whiskeys that includes...

Shock Top Hits the Road this Summer to Help Cities Forget About Winter

Shock Top is helping Boston and other cities recover from a historically snowy winter. In unveiling its summer seasonal beer, the Lemon Shandy, the brand recently kicked off its ‘72° & Shock Top’ campaign. From now through May 7,...

Newport Storm Rhode Trip New England IPA

Newport Storm Brewery this June will release the first batch of its New England IPA: Rhode Trip. This hazy, unfiltered, yellow-orange IPA has juicy hop flavors, the company says, and aromas of pineapple and tropical fruit. Oats give...

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...

6 Trends in Scotch Seen By Jim Beveridge, Johnnie Walker Master Blender

Jim Beveridge has seen a few trends come and go in the Scotch category. He’s worked for Johnnie Walker for more than 36 years. In 2001 he became the brand’s master blender. Beveridge (pictured...

By the Glass: Unlucky in Love but Lucky in Wine

Verona is home to many things, like an authentic ancient Roman arena that’s still hosting events after two thousand years and a not-so-authentic Juliet’s balcony, modeled after Shakespeare’s tragic heroine. The city is also...