Are Single-Vineyard and Estate-Grown Wines Better?

What’s in a wine label? Loads of information. There’s a brand name or producer, of course, and a geographic description of origin. A year, if the wine is vintage-dated, and perhaps the name of a...

Why Sparkling Wine Sales Will Remain Strong in 2018

Corks are popping all over, filling flutes both on- and off-premise, as sparkling wine sales effervesce. “More people are drinking sparkling wines now, especially at the value price points,” observes Elizabeth Gregg, general manager at...

What’s Next for Tequila in 2018

When you can sell twice as much as you have, you can be sure what you’ve got is hot. That’s what happened recently at Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits in Annapolis, Maryland, when owner David...

Southern Glazer’s: A History of Growth

It’s been nearly two years since two of the most respected distribution companies in the alcohol beverage industry joined forces to become Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, the largest company of its kind in...

American Brandy Emerges With Unique Style

For years now, American brandy has been dominated by a few big brands at the value end, and by French (and French-inspired craft) brandies at the high end. Lately, however, a fresh breeze of...

10 Easter Cocktails to Spring For

Spring is here, the Easter Bunny is coming and so is summer. Here are a few fresh and fun cocktail ideas for the season. All Rabbits Go...

The Rise of Twin Liquors

Twin Liquors was named 2019 Retailer of the Year at the first annual Beverage Dynamics Top 100 Retailers. Below we look at what led to this Texas chain taking home the top...

How Bartenders Are Using No-alcohol Alcohol

Editor's Note: As so many beverage alcohol trends begin at bars and restaurants, we occasionally cross-post content from our on-premise sister magazine, Cheers. Mocktails. Non-alcoholic cocktails. Zero-proof libations....

Distilleries Seek Financial Relief from Federal Government

The alcohol industry has joined the growing list of industries seeking financial relief from Washington D.C. during the Coronavirus crisis. In a letter sent yesterday to Senate Majority Leader...

4 Alcohol Trends To Watch In 2017

The annual Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) New York holiday event is a window into what's currently hot in alcohol — and what's gaining steam. Brand reps from some of the world's biggest drinks companies —...