Industry News

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.

Thousands of Craft Beer Enthusiasts Gather During 3rd Annual Downtown Brew Festival in Las Vegas

3,000 craft beer fanatics attend for the fest’s third consecutive year.

“Pink Your Drink” Finalists Selected

The upcoming final to be held at Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog in NYC on October 12th, 2014.

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.

The Top 15 Finalists Advance in the 2014 Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender Competition

15 finalists advanced to the national finals in Las Vegas.