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Premium adult beverages are providing momentum to the on-premise channel, according to Chicago-based Technomic Inc.’s 2013 BarTAB Report. Although the channel is slowing overall as consumers control their spending, higher-priced spirits and beers are growing in restaurants and bars, Technomic reports. In 2012, the on-premise channel grew in 0.7 percent in total volume to reach 1.9 billion gallons, and sales rose 3.5 percent to $97.3 billion, it reports. However, Technomic projects there will be slight declines in volume but continued dollar growth in 2013 and 2014.
Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo introduced the Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka Celebration Edition bottle for the holidays.
Skyy Vodka, a brand of San Francisco-based Campari America, announced its official partnership with the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco, which will take place Oct. 19-20. The vodka brand will serve as the official vodka during the seventh annual progressive music event, which will host dance music and indie-rock groups including Atoms for Peace, Beck, Major Lazer and Animal Collective.
Independent Distillers added two flavors to its Naughty Cow liqueur brand: Raspberry and Cake.
Sweet wine varietals and indulgent flavored vodkas remain popular in the wine and spirits categories, according to experts.
Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc. launched High Rise Vodka, which uses winter wheat and limestone water from the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Beam Inc. added four new products to its Skinnygirl line of ready-to-serve cocktails, wines and vodkas.
Lovoka USA, a subsidiary of Next Level Spirits LLC, launched Lovoka caramel liqueur in aluminum bottles for fast chilling.
Imported from Sweden by Spirits Marque One LLC, Svedka Vodka added Svedka Orange Cream Pop and Svedka Strawberry Colada flavored vodkas to its portfolio.