Industry News

National Geographic Launches TV’s First Kickstarter Funded Series: CHUG, with Zane Lamprey

Creator and Host Zane Lamprey Uncovers Drinking Traditions and Cultures around the Globe in a New Fan-Funded Series Premiering on Monday, Nov. 24, at 10:30 PM ET/PT.

Tuition Reimbursement Program Launched by the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society

The New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS) Tuition Reimbursement Program encourages and supports Cocktail Apprentice alumni who enroll in college, university, technical school courses, or hospitality co...

Martini Vermouth Infused with Sustainably Sourced Botanicals

Goal is net-zero environmental impact.

The Real McCoy Rum Meets Manhattan

The Real McCoy Rum reaches a significant milestone this month with its introduction into the major spirits market of metro New York.

‘Los Alamos’, NM’s First Co-Op Brewery Seeks 300 Member-Owners in Order to Open

New Mexico will soon be among only a handful of cities in the country to open the first cooperative craft brewery.

Sweet Revenge Night Out in Southside

Drink Pink to Benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer - October 11th, 2014.

Pernod Ricard USA Offering an Impressive 2014 Holiday Gift Pack

This year, Pernod Ricard USA is providing retailers with a range of premium, festive and convenient holiday gift options

The Copper & Kings Distillery Officially Opens in Louisville

Craft spirits makers to offer tours, host community events and produce untraditional brandy for the modern palate.

Roberto Rosa Wins NYC qualifying Round for the “Diplomatico World Tournament”

Rosa will move on to compete at the final competition against the winners from the Boston, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles qualifying rounds.

Legendary Provocateur Harvey Wallbanger Kicks Off Five-City U.S. Tour

Galliano L’Autentico announced today that the world famous party animal will continue to spread the cocktail legacy on a five-city U.S. tour.

Beer vs. Wine: Surprising Facts, Popular Brands, Market Trends and More

Do you know which country drinks the most wine in the world? You’ll be surprised.

Hudson Valley Distillers: The Newest Addition to the Region’s Craft Spirits Boom

A distillery opened in the pursuit of passion for craft spirits and commitment to family farms.

World’s Second Largest Cream Liqueur Launches Campaign To Educate American Consumers

The new media relations campaign is heavily focused on consumer media and the Amarula Cream consumer.

George Washington Whiskey Signed by Bill Clinton to be Auctioned at Gala on October 14th, 2014

A bottle of the first-ever limited edition will be the highlight of the live auction.

Ultimate Spirits Challenge Announces Call for Entries for 2015!

USC begins accepting entries today for all spirits categories.

Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Distilling and Cocktails from the World’s Hippest Borough

The first distillery-to-glass cocktail book written by Peter Thomas Fornatale and Chris Wertz.

5 Bars in Brooklyn & Manhattan Among America’s 60 Best Bourbon Bars

The Bourbon Review, has compiled a list of America’s 60 Best Bourbon Bars as part of the magazine’s sixth anniversary issue.

Top Female Bartenders Compete in Speed Bartending Competition’s Fourth Tour

The competition expands to Canada & France while raising funds for breast cancer research.

Event recap: “Sake: Unfiltered”

The multi-sensory, educational experience, held at the newly-opened KOA Restaurant in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

NYCB Launches a Ruinart Champagne Bar for Ballet-Goers in the David H. Koch Theater’s Promenade

Ruinart Champagne Announces Partnership with New York City Ballet, the First Official Champagne of the World-Renowned Dance Company.

Sobieksi Vodka Launches a New Promo to Raise Funds for the Fisher House Foundation

Just in time for the holidays, Sobieski will continue its successful “Save & Donate” program.

Pernod Ricard USA Opens Fall Certification Program for Registration with Revamped Website

Bartender Education Program boasts updated and more user-friendly BarSmarts website.

Climb Aboard the House on the Hudson, NYC’s First Floating Night Club

Infuse your weekend with live celebrity DJs, bottle service, and the hottest views of the glittering city.

Grey Goose® Vodka Announces Global Partnership with Virgin Galactic

Richard Branson’s pioneering commercial spaceflight will celebrate the first commercial spaceflight and the visionaries who made it possible.