Fine Wine Agency, @daddyissues_ partner for Fun Wine Co brand
July 19, 2016
Comedian and Internet personalityViolet Benson, known by her followers as @daddyissues_, has co-founded a new line of wine with Anthony Allport, chief executive officer of Fine Wine Agency, New York. Fun Wine Co is available online at funwine.com and at 40 retailers in New York, the company says.
As a child, I spent many happy afternoons and evenings watching the Chicago White Sox play at “old” Comiskey Park at 35th and Shields. Typically, our family of six sat in the left-field bleachers, and I vividly remember cheering on Harold Baines, Ron Kittle and the other “good guys in black” while drinking a cold soda and munching on peanuts and hot dogs
Knappogue Castle expressions feature new bottle and labels
July 15, 2016
Castle Brands released redesigned bottles and labels for its Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish Whiskey brand and its three core expressions: 12-year Single Malt Irish Whiskey, 14-year Twin Wood Single Malt Irish Whiskey and 16-year Twin Wood Single Malt Irish Whiskey.
Freedom Bottle donates to Lone Survivor Foundation
July 15, 2016
Continuing its support for the Lone Survivor Foundation, RumChata released its annual Freedom Bottle this summer. Since the program began in 2014, the RumChata Freedom Bottle has raised more than $485,000 for the foundation, it says.
Whether it’s wine or spirits, consumers are turning to specialty products for their alcohol beverages. These alcohol markets also are being impacted by key demographics, such as millennials and women, research notes.
Company names Beatz global chief creative for culture
July 11, 2016
Hamilton, Bermuda-based Bacardi Ltd. and multi-platform artist Swizz Beatz have joined forces to deliver events, marketing and social activations with industry influencers in exciting and new ways, the company says.
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