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Buffalo Trace Announces 2020 Antique Collection

It wouldn't be Bourbon Hunting Season without the annual Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. The industry's marquee release this time of year, the 2020 Buffalo Trace Antique Collection — also...

What’s Behind the Beer Can Shortage?

Why have beer cans become the new toilet paper? As though this year weren’t challenging enough, now alcohol retailers must also contend against product shortages caused by a lack...

Reviews: Our Favorite Sparkling Wines of 2020

For this latest round of Beverage Dynamics wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent wine professionals to rate sparkling wines. As always, these selections include brief tasting...

Podcast: Vodka Trends in 2020

In our latest podcast about the on- and off-premise alcohol industries, we discuss the top vodka trends of 2020. How has the pandemic affected vodka sales? Why have American...

New York International Spirits Competition Reveals 2020 Winners

Not even a pandemic could keep the 11th Annual New York International Spirits Competition from judging and selecting the finest spirits in the world. Though the Covid-19 crisis certainly did not make...

Tequila Sales Are Rising on Drizly in 2020. Why?

The tequila boom has gained momentum during the pandemic. Sales continue to impress at retail and ecommerce platforms like Drizly — while celebrities including The Rock and Pitbull have gotten into the...

DISCUS Study Paints Grim Picture of U.S. Distilling Amidst Pandemic

No doubt, 2020 will go down as one of the most difficult years for all U.S. businesses, including craft distilling. A new study from the Distilled Spirits Council of...

Meet David Rodriguez, Patrón’s New Master Distiller

The tequila world saw a living legend retire last month with former Patrón Master Distiller Francisco Alcaraz officially announced that he was stepping down. His replacement is his protégé of many years:...

You Can Now Shop Alcohol on Your TV

Other than the pandemic, alcohol ecommerce has been the dominant trend of 2020. Customers forced home by lockdowns — and then later by fear of catching the virus — have increasingly embraced...

Interview: Bacardi NA’s VP of Digital Commerce Talks Alcohol Ecommerce Trends

The COVID-19 crisis has fast-forwarded many emerging trends. This includes ecommerce, which was expanding into newer terrain like spirits sales at the beginning of this year. Now, with so many people hesitant...