To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Moët Impérial, Moët & Chandon unearthed a collection of never-before-seen photos. Through a Kickstarter campaign, Josh Wilbur started Steeped Coffee, a single-use coffee in a biodegradable steeping bag. The 2nd Annual Sebrig Soda Festival took place April 5-6, where soda companies introduced new creative flavors.
As consumers adjust to the post-holiday blues, their thirst for premium beverages carries on. In the Readers’ Choice: New Product poll for December, Beverage Industry readers’ selected Victorieux Champagne as their favorite new product release.
Upslope Brewing Co. hosted its fourth annual Backcountry Taproom experience, Abbeville Press released Tea Sommelier: A Step-by-Step Guide and Mama Lion introduced a Moët & Chandon Champagne vending machine.
Limited-edition bottle exclusive to awards ceremony, events
January 25, 2018
French Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, which is imported to the United States by Lake Bluff, Ill.-based Terlato Wines, announced its return as the sole Champagne to be served during the 90th Oscars awards season. To mark this milestone year, Piper-Heidsieck created a limited-edition magnum bottle commemorating the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Within the wine and spirits markets, dark spirits, sparkling wines and red blends are leading growth, according to analysts. The whiskey segment saw volume increase 6.8 percent to 21.8 million cases and revenues grow 7.7 percent to $3.1 billion in 2016, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Distilled Spirits Council.
Korbel California Champagne, a brand of Guerneville, Calif.-based Korbel Champagne Cellars, is celebrating the spirit of summer with the release of its new, limited-edition bottle wrap inspired by the season.
The 2017 Women’s March, International Women’s Day and Equal Pay Day are some of the recent national events that have highlighted women’s contributions to society. These events also got me thinking about diversity and women in the beverage industry.
Beverage Industry’s October issue features a cover story on our 2019 Executive of the Year, Jim Koch of the Boston Beer Co. This issue also features a category focus on bottled water and the innovations that abound in flavored, functional and sparkling waters. The issue also includes an ingredient spotlight on the beloved chocolate ingredient as well as voice-picking solutions aimed at streamlining beverage warehouses. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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