Industry News

Brazil’s National Cachaça Day is September 13th, 2014

Cachaça is gaining popularity in the U.S. and has always been a staple of tradition at the Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão.

New York’s Leading Owner of Hospitality Venues Announces the Addition of Three New Properties

Three new properties added to the extensive roster of venues.

The FACUNDO Luxury Rum Collection’s First Expansion Since Successful Launches in 2013

The Bacardi collection of four rare sipping rums debuts in L.A and San Francisco this fall.

Tuaca Party Deck to Debut at Lambeau Field this Season

Party space to open to the public four hours prior to kickoff.

Sons of Essex: Old School in New York

The old school 'Bowery Boys' atmosphere and 'Gangs of New York' vibe pays homage to the history of the Lower East Side.

Vincenzo Cangemi: A Chance at the Title of “Nation’s Most Imaginative Bartender.”

Local Mixologist Will Head to Las Vegas in September to Vie for National Crown.

Angel’s Envy will Toast the Trees During National Bourbon Heritage Month

World’s highest-rated bourbon will plant a white oak tree for every picture posted this September with the hashtag #AE4THETREES.

Fall Cocktail Bliss at STEAK 954 Fort Lauderdale

Stephen Starr's STEAK 954 introducing 12 invigorating cocktails.

Delano Las Vegas Unveils Curated Cocktail Program at Franklin

The luxury hotel's centerpiece for socializing, sipping and sampling, Franklin will offer an ever-evolving atmosphere that appeals tall senses.

Ruinart Champagne Collaborates with Artist Georgia Russell

Russell’s Limited-Edition Ornaments Designed for Ruinart to be Displayed at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014.

Multiple Trophy Win for Chivas Brothers

Pernod Ricard USA and Chivas Brothers have won the prestigious ‘Blended Scotch Whisky’ trophy at this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

J.P. Wiser’s to be the Official Spirits Sponsor of ESPN Fantasy Football

J.P Wiser’s whiskey and ESPN fantasy football share a game plan that will help fans “make the Wiser call” this season.

Tanduay Asian Rum Participates in Bartenders Bash 2014

The multi-date, multi-venue affair featured a series of flair bartending and mixology competitions.

Southern Comfort Adopts a Shark

As mysterious as the deep blue sea, and just as unforgiving, this patron knows what she wants and there’s no doubt she’s going to get it.

Charles Joly From USA Named Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year

Beats 47 peers to be crowned the Diageo Reserve World Class™ Bartender of the Year 2014.

Belvedere Vodka “Know the Difference” New Campaign Videos Launched

The campaign allows consumers to rediscover the flavor and taste of a high quality vodka, while debunking myths that have previously surrounded the vodka category.

Tullamore D.E.W. Launches ‘Parting Glass’ Campaign to Celebrate New Distillery

The 'Parting Glass' campaign is a global online search for the best toasts to mark the beginning of life’s new chapters. Fans given a chance to win a once in a lifetime trip to Ireland.

Las Vegas Invaded Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans

Backbar USA brought more than 30 of Las Vegas’ top mixologists to invade Tales of the Cocktail® in New Orleans.

Patrón Releasing Higher-End Tequilas – Roca Patrón

Roca Patrón is made using what’s known as the tahona process, which employs a two-ton piece of volcanic rock (known as a tahona wheel) to crush the cooked agave.

Pernod Ricard USA Acquires Significant Majority Stake in Avión Spirits

Pernod Ricard USA has completed the acquisition of a significant majority stake in Avión Spirits LLC, owner of the ultra-premium tequila brand Avión, from its joint-venture partner Tequila Avión.

Caribe Hilton Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Original Piña Colada

Just in time to cheers National Piña Colada Day on Thursday, July 10th, Puerto Rico's Caribe Hilton is sharing their original recipe from 1954.

“Hey Bartender” the Film Comes to Netflix

William Grant & Sons and 4th Row Films are excited to announce that the cocktail culture film Hey Bartender will soon be available on Netflix.

Deep Eddy Vodka Exceeds the Quarter Million Case Milestone

Award-winning vodka brand continues expansion with state-of-the-art distillery.

Ardbeg Fuels World Cup Fever

Ardbeg - The ultimate Islay Single Malt Whisky, celebrates World Cup inspired Ardbeg Day with Miami United Soccer Team and hundreds of South Florida fans.