How To Sell Eco-Friendly Beverage Alcohol Products

Going green isn’t a new concept, but it continues to gain momentum in the beverage industry. Eco-conscious consumers seek out products that are both great tasting and also good for the environment. As a result,...

How Going Green Benefits Alcohol Brands

Everyone in the beverage business is going green — and no one has to ask why. The writing has been on the spreadsheets for a while now, and forward-looking brewers and distillers are delving...

6 Craft Beer Stats To Watch in 2017

What stats and trends will define craft beer in 2017? For the answer, look back at 2016, when the category faced a conundrum. On one hand, the craft beer business continued to expand in 2016....

Do Customers Care About Eco-Conscious Brands?

Do customers care about eco-conscious brands or sustainability when buying beer, wine or spirits? We invited retailers to write their opinions on the question. The results were split down the middle. Here’s what was reported from...

Should Wine Bottles Shrink Their Carbon Footprint?

When we visit our local wine shop searching for that perfect bottle for the dinner table or for a gift, many consumers care about the label and the overall appeal of the packaging. And...

Champagne And Sparkling Wine Trends At Bars And Restaurants

Editor's Note: Many trends in alcohol begin at bars and restaurants  That's why we occasionally cross-post content from our sister publication, Cheers magazine, when on-premise stories carry implications for the off-premise industry. Whether it’s prosecco or cava, Champagne or...

The 32nd Annual Advertising & Promotion Awards

Our annual Advertising & Promotion Awards recognize the best design and execution of branded content developed by the beverage alcohol industry. The awards are judged by editorial staff from The Beverage Information Group, parent company of...

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 —...

A Pre-Harvest Trip To The Heart Of Cognac

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) held its annual La Part des Ange (angels’ share) charity auction of fine Cognacs in September in Cognac, France. The BNIC hosted several journalists to experience the...

The Best Beers of 2016

As we enter the final months of 2016, our National Retailer Beer Panel looks back at the best brews they drank during this past year. These range from foreign beers produced by the likes of Cantillon or De Struise...