Crafted using volcanic spring water from an inactive volcano near the city of Tequila, Mexico, Vida de Louie’s Tequila Blanco is distilled from agave that has been cooked for 32-36 hours in brick ovens and stainless-steel autoclaves.
For the fifth straight year, cognac exports continued to grow in 2018-2019, reaching their highest levels ever in both volume and value, the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) reports.
It can be rare in the increasingly competitive wine and spirits world to get a fresh start, but that’s exactly what happened three years ago when two family owned, multigenerational mega distributors of alcohol beverages — Southern Wine & Spirits and Glazer’s — joined forces to become Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (SGWS).
The new in-depth study examined state-level alcohol tax receipts and per capita alcohol sales in Colorado, Washington state and Oregon for the two years prior to recreational marijuana legalization and up to three to four years post-legalization.
Spirits-makers will collaborate to develop custom bourbon, whiskey
September 11, 2018
The Bardstown Bourbon Co. (BBCo), Bardstown, Ky., announced that Grain & Barrel Spirits, the maker of pre-prohibition brand Chicken Cock Whiskey, has joined BBCo’s Collaborative Distilling Program. Grain & Barrel will work with BBCo to produce custom bourbon and whiskey for the Chicken Cock brand, which dates back to 1856. BBCo and Grain & Barrel concluded their first distillation of 616 barrels at the end of August.
This competition will focus exclusively on the needs on the U.S. on-premise industry and is the only competition of its kind that is judged solely by bartenders, bar managers, bar owners and other professionals within the industry. Read More
Beverage Industry’s November issue highlights the 100-year advocacy of the American Beverage Association and what’s next for CEO Katherine Lugar and a new plastics initiative, Every Bottle Back. This issue includes a special report on craft beer, an Up Close With feature on PRESS hard cider and what is sparking innovation in natural colors. Read more about how protein is powering up beverages and how warehouses are using WMS and WCS systems to streamline operations. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted.
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