Research suggests that consumers are more eager to participate in Dry January than Sober October. With an increasing number of non-alcohol offerings, brands and retailers will need to analyze their strategies as this peak season approaches.
Martha’s Chard is brand’s 1st California Chardonnay
January 25, 2022
Treasury Wine Estates’ 19 Crimes, Napa, Calif., added a new face to its lineup of boundary pushing and culture molding characters: Martha Stewart. An American businesswoman known for her entrepreneurial skills and ever evolving lifestyle, Stewart adds another bullet to her resume: winemaker.
The De Soi portfolio of non-alcohol botanic beverages launches in time for Dry January
January 10, 2022
Global pop superstar Katy Perry, in partnership with Los Angeles-based AMASS and its Master Distiller Morgan McLachlan, launched De Soi, a line of sparkling ready-to-drink non-alcoholic apéritifs with natural adaptogens.
Limited-edition releases available in Peppermint Mocha, Salted Caramel
December 14, 2021
Loverboy, New York, continues to expand its robust product roster of Sparkling Hard Teas, Spritzes and Canned Cocktails with the release of its limited-edition holiday Espresso Martinis in two festive flavors: Peppermint Mocha and Salted Caramel.
Limited-edition Roaming Man O.A.R. 25th anniversary gift packs available exclusively online
December 3, 2021
Sugarlands Distilling Co., Gatlinburg, Tenn., announced a multifaceted partnership with platinum-selling recording artists O.A.R. The collaboration will celebrate O.A.R.’s 25th anniversary and include two specialty products from Sugarlands bearing the band’s name.
The line of gin and rum draws inspiration from ‘The Hottest Band in the World’
November 16, 2021
Legendary rock band KISS debuted its award-winning spirits portfolio: Drink It Up by KISS, in the United States. Drink It Up by KISS is a collaboration between the legendary band, their licensing agent, Epic Rights, Santa Monica, Calif. and the Sweden-based spirits producer Brands for Fans.
Sponsorship activations to include launch of community-based initiative
November 9, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers named El Segundo, Calif.-based G.O.A.T. Fuel as the official energy drink of the team. G.O.A.T. Fuel is a health-focused energy drink, founded by NFL Hall of Famer and noted G.O.A.T. Jerry Rice, his daughter Jaqui Rice Gold and Trevion Gold.
Wild Turkey’s annual Give Back Campaign supports community-based music initiatives
October 29, 2021
Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey, a brand of New York-based Campari America, have teamed up to recognize individuals who kept their local music scenes alive with a series of $10,000 donations to community-based music initiatives of their choice.
Traveling tour set to host pop-up tastings and exclusive giveaways
October 21, 2021
INDOGGO Gin, a spirits brand developed by multi-faceted entertainer and hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg, in partnership with Princeton, Minn.-based Prestige Beverage Group and Trusted Spirits, New York, announced its first nationwide bus tour across the United States.