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7 Whiskey Trends in 2018

Whiskey is amidst a new golden age. American whiskey grew 6.4% in volume in 2017 to reach 23.2 million 9-liter cases. Bourbon's volume increased 6.7% last...

Why The 2015 Beaujolais Vintage Could Be The Best Since 1947

The King of Beaujolais liked what he tasted from 2015. Legendary French winemaker and merchant Georges Duboeuf was on hand Wednesday to present his company’s...

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

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....

8 American Whiskey Trends in 2019

No question about it: American whiskey is in a new golden era. Category sales have reached heights unseen since the 1960s, the last time brown...

Spiced and Flavored Rums Drive Growth

If you’re looking for liveliness and interest in rum these days, it’s probably happening in the flavored and spiced sector of the category. Rum’s overall...

What is a Craft Spirit in 2019?

That the term “craft” has lost its meaning is nothing new. For years now the word has come to mean a broad swatch of things....

The State of Merlot, 15 Years After ‘Sideways’

It has now been 15 years since the release of the Alexander Payne hit film “Sideways.” Many credited this movie with killing merlot sales...

Training a Scotch Sales Team

Although dwarfed by the relative size of the Bourbon and Canadian whisky markets, Scotch remains one of the standard bearers of the urban consumerism....

6 Key Selling Points for Portuguese Wine

For a country the size of Indiana, Portugal sure makes a lot of wine. Despite its relatively small size, the country boasts the ninth largest...

Wine Tasting: Ruca Malen’s Food-Friendly Argentina Malbecs And More

Argentina’s wine industry, suffice to say, is no longer a sleeping giant. Poised for global breakout at the dawn of the 21st century, the country has...
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