Don Q Announces All New Packaging for Rum Lineup

Serralles has announced new packaging for Don Q rum in advance of the company's 150th anniversary. The new bottle and logo designs pay homage to the brand's heritage and its future. From the press...

Tanduay Announces Partnership with CNT

The makers of Tanduay are working with California National Trading to increase the Asian rum's distribution. From the press release:   Avon, CT (August 26, 2014)— Tanduay Distillers, Inc., makers of the second-largest-selling rum brand in...

Newcastle Werewolf Blood-Red Ale

Newcastle has brought back its limited-edition Werewolf Blood-Red Ale. Featuring sweet berry fruit and roasted caramel notes followed by Fuggle and Golding hops in the finish, according to the company, the beer is brewed...

Chivas 18 Wins Trophy at IWSC

The Pernod Ricard Scotch whisky won the Blended Scotch Whisky trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition. From the press release:   New York, NY (August 18, 2014) – Pernod Ricard USA and Chivas Brothers...

Major Personnel Changes at Bacardi

Robert Furniss-Roe, Regional President of North America for the company, is leaving Bacardi and will be replaced by Peter J. Carr. Carr was most recently Executive Vice President at Glazer's Distributors. Bacardi also announced that...

Constellation Brands Acquires Casa Noble Tequila

The deal is expected to close next month, and terms have not yet been publicly announced. From the press release:   VICTOR, N.Y., August 13, 2014 - Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage...

Former Industry Executives Launch New International Wine Company

The former executives from E&J Gallo and Constellation Brands came together to form Aspira, which is launching a brand portfolio of wines in Asia. From the press release:   SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2014)...

J.P. Wiser’s Sponsors ESPN Fantasy Football

The whisky brand is tying its sponsorship to a new marketing campaign, "Make the Wiser Call," which will include TV and online ads throughout the fall. From the press release:   NEW YORK (August 13, 2014)...

New Tasting Room for Madrigal Winery

The Napa Valley company recently opened a new tasting room in Sausalito, which will be open seven days a week. From the press release:   Sausalito, CA, August 6, 2014 On August 1st, the Madrigal Family...

Crowdsourced Wine from Columbia Crest

Washington-based Columbia Crest is asking internet users to help the company create a crowdsourced Cabernet Sauvignon. Over 18 months, interested participants can visit www.crowdsourcedcabernet to help make decisions in the winemaking process. From the...