Distribution company runs operations in 44 states, District of Columbia, Carribean, Canada
August 15, 2016
Miami-based Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC announced the completion of the business combination between Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., Miami, and Glazer's Inc., Dallas, forming Southern Glazer's. Southern and Glazer's announced Jan. 11 the signing of a definitive agreement to combine their businesses, the company says.
New York-based Breakthru Beverage Group has acquired full ownership of Alliance Beverage Distributing Co. Alliance now will operate as Breakthru Beverage Arizona, joining the national distributor as the 14th state of the company’s U.S. operations, it says.
Local vintners Jason and Janu Goelz of Silicon Valley’s Jason-Stephens Winery announced relocation plans for their tasting room and production facility from its current site on Watsonville Road to their new “The Stomping Ground” development, off Highway 101 in Gilroy.
Although a tidal wave of new flavors have been flooding the market, staple flavors, like citrus, have held their ground, according to experts. The two most popular citrus options, lemon and orange, remain solid competitors against newer fruit entrants in the market.
Glen Moray, a brand of Prestige Beverage Group, added a second expansion in the Glen Moray’s Classic Range, which celebrates Master Distiller Graham Coull’s spirit of tradition and innovation, the company says.
Castle Brands Inc., New York, reported financial results for the first quarter of its 2017 fiscal calendar, which ended June 30, 2016. Among the highlights were that net sales increased 1.4 percent to $16.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2017.