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Gin Trends in 2021 — Making a Comeback

What are the top gin trends this year? For one, signs point to a comeback. Considering all the interest in classic and craft cocktails, the gin category did not seem to catch fire with consumers...
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Interview: Talking Craft Beer Terpenes With Blue Point’s Adrian Hot

Craft beer terpenes are among the latest innovations in the brewing industry. These are aromatic compounds found in many plants, often associated with cannabis, which contain terpenes in high concentration. Obviously craft beer cannot contain...
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Podcast: Responsible Alcohol Practices in 2021

Responsible alcohol practices remain extremely important in the (hopefully) final leg of the Covid-19 pandemic in America. The 2020 health crisis completely changed the alcohol industry with cocktails to-go, direct-to-consumer shipping and alcohol ecommerce. These...
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The 2021 Wine Growth Brands Awards — Recognizing Top-Selling Brands

The 2021 Wine Growth Brands Awards from Beverage Dynamics magazine celebrate the fastest-growing and top-selling wine brands from the past year. These were bottles that attracted the most consumer attention while also defining category...
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How to Preserve Opened Wine

What's the best way to preserve opened wine? After all, the fun begins when wine is opened, but saving unfinished bottles for later enjoyment is tricky. When a cork is pulled and wine is poured,...
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9 Spring Cocktails Perfect for Porch Weather

Warmer weather is here, finally, and that means plenty of fresh spring cocktails with vibrant colors and flowery garnishes. We’ve gathered a few here that would go well with your backyard porch, weekend brunch...
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What’s Up with Sulfites in Wine?

The use of sulfur dioxide, or “sulfites,” in wine is a hot topic these days, and a topic with widespread misinformation. The confusion is partly due to misleading warning labels required for wines at far...
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How Alcohol Distribution Evolved with Covid-19

The 2020 pandemic greatly altered all tiers of the industry, including alcohol distribution. As Covid-19 first swept over the world, wholesalers, warehouses and shippers adapted rapidly. During this time of change, we spoke on the topic with...
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What’s the Future of Alcohol Ecommerce after Covid-19?

The pandemic has changed how people buy alcohol with the rise of alcohol ecommerce. When the health crisis first hit in early 2020 — sweeping suddenly over America like a bad dream — alcohol businesses...
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What’s Driving Rum Sales in 2021

A number of consumer trends have propelled rum sales this year. “Vacation in a glass” is how Todd Thrasher describes the rum and cocktails he serves at his bar Tiki TNT in Washington, D.C.’s District...