Top Fives

Top Five Breakfast Cocktails

Breakfast, as they say, is the most important meal of the day. So why not pair the most important meal of the day with a tasty beverage?

Top Five Whiskey Sour Recipes

Here are five great whiskey sour recipes from five great bartenders from New York and Los Angeles.

Five Over-The-Top Bloody Marys

Bloody Mary’s aren’t just for sipping anymore.
 
 Drinks

Chilled Drink of the Week: Astropop

GEM Restaurant & Lounge in Boston has a new specialty cocktail, the Astropop.

The LUCKYRICE 5TH Anniversary Moon Festival Cocktail Feast – September 12th, 2014

For one night only, guests will revel in the majesty of the full moon while enjoying a field of innovative elixirs from the city’s finest drinking establishments.
 
 Featured Brands

ABSOLUT® Launches Limited Edition Andy Warhol Bottle

Absolut honors iconic collaboration with legendary artist in time to make the Holidays “Pop”.

Southern Comfort® Holiday Gingerbread Spice

Try the limited-edition flavor that debuts in October.

Warm Up Crisp Fall Nights with Spicy Pumpkin

Lucas Bols debuts pumpkin spice liqueur.
 
 Mixologists

Featured Mixologist Gerson Flores

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.

Featured Mixologist Jeremy LeBlanc

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.

Featured Mixologist Marco J. Balza

Check out this weeks featured mixologist and see how you can become a featured mixologist.
 
 Celebrities

ZD Wines and Patrick Dempsey Host Napa Valley Fundraiser Benefiting Cancer Charities October 18th, 2014

Amgen presents inaugural Crush Challenge bringing together wine, cycling and charity.

Hennessy & NBA’s Chris Bosh Celebrate the Launch of Neckwear Line “Mr. Nice Tie”

Hennessy & NBA’s Chris Bosh Celebrate the Launch of Neckwear Line “Mr. Nice Tie”.
 
 Cool Products

The Dash Box: Create Your Own Blend of Bitters from Home

The innovative product comes with the spices and tools to make two unique varieties of bitters.

B-Bag: The Fashionable, High-Quality Bag for the Bartender On-the-Go

Seattle-based craft bartenders pursue new venture.

Oxidize with VinOair

Aerate and oxidize your wine for maximum flavor and quality.
 
 Upcoming Events

Absolut® Challenges Convention by Infusing Nightlife with Creativity – September 12th – October 3rd, 2014

The “Nights by Absolut” Series of Global Events Uses the Night as a Creative Canvas to Push Boundaries of Traditional Nightlife, Beginning with the City that Never Sleeps.

America’s Oktoberfest in Cincinnati September 19th – 21st, 2014

More than a half million visitors expected to visit Oktoberfest Zinzinnati.

The Downtown Brew Festival at Clark County Amphitheater – September 20th, 2014

Join more than 3,000 enthusiasts and enjoy more than 200 craft brews in Las Vegas.
 
 Industry News

Tullamore D.E.W. Toasts the Opening of Their New Distillery

A $50 million investment sees production return home after 60 years.

Party In A Pod 550 Feet Above Vegas

The High Roller is the world’s tallest observation wheel and has become the go-to destination in Vegas.

Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day with Captain Morgan Rum

To celebrate this year, Captain Morgan is challenging adult consumers 21 and older to channel their inner buccaneer, raise a glass of Captain & Colaaarr and talk like a pirate – all for a good cause.
 
 Beer

CraftBeer.com’s 2014 Great American Beer Bars

CraftBeer.com/the Brewers Association surveyed its audience for its annual Great American Beer Bars competition.

Saint Arnold’s Ale Wagger, is a Beer with a Purpose

Saint Arnold’s teams with Houston's BARC along with other animal welfare initiatives.

Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Completes Brewhouse Expansion

Installation of Fourth Vessel Adds Efficiency, Speeds Up Brewing.
 
 Wine

Exports of Provence Rosé to the U.S. Climb Another 20% by Mid-Year

Nielsen data shows imported premium rosé sales at record highs.

Industry Growth Seen in Low-Calorie, Low-Alcohol Wines

Industry giants are noticing the trend and are moving to capitalize.

Chile Grows to #4 Global Wine Exporter

Rankings released from the International Organization of Vine and Wine.
 
 Contests

Van Gogh Vodka Partners for “Cocktails Without Prejudice” Sweepstakes

Win a trip to New York City and attend the Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays Concert.

Vote on The Perfect Purée Flavor Your Way Cocktail Recipes

The Perfect Purée is challenging bartenders nationally to show off their creativity. Create the best cocktail and take home $5,000!