Motivated by Consumer Trends, Jack Daniel’s and RumChata Team Up

Creative drinkers have themselves to thank for this new alcohol alliance. The Jack Daniel’s Flavors team has announced an official partnership with the cream liqueur brand, RumChata. The deal originated from the organic consumer trend of mixing RumChata with flavored whiskies...

NH Liquor Commission Purchases Record Quantity of Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel

Only one in 100 barrels of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey is hand-selected to mature and attain the highest designation of Single Barrel quality. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) recently purchased a record 15...

Gruppo Campari Acquires Grand Marnier

The Italian spirits company Campari has agreed to buy family-owned French company that makes Grand Marnier cognac, as well as wine and Armagnac. The acquisition price is reportedly $760 million. Campari also entered into agreement to become the global distributor...

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility Establishes Endowed Chair at Harvard

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) has committed $3.3 million to create an endowed chair at Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School. The announcement was made public yesterday. The first incumbent to the Morris...

Wyoming Whiskey Crowns Winner of 2015 Bartender Shootout

Wyoming Whiskey named bartender Chad Taylor, of Zinc Bar at the Amangani Hotel, the winner of its Wyoming Bartender Shootout. With his creation of a cocktail coined “22 Boulevard,” Taylor (pictured above) took home the...

Celebrate Super Bowl 50 with a Train Ride Through Napa with Former Football Greats

Idea for Super Bowl 50: celebrate the big game with a train ride through Napa Valley with former NFL players. The Napa Valley Wine Train will offer such a Super Bowl party with their Big Game Train. The train offer a...

Newly Formed Milestone Brands Acquires American Born Moonshine

The spirits company Milestone Brands LLC today announced the acquisition of American Born Moonshine from Windy Hill Spirits. Milestone Brands LLC, which also recently acquired Dulce Vida Tequila, was formed in February 2016 by Eric Dopkins, former CEO...

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers Acquires Robert Hall Winery

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers has announced the purchase of Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles, California. The sale includes the Robert Hall production facilities, hospitality center, inventory, vineyards and brands. Financial details of the sale were not disclosed. Robert...

Ultimate Spirits Challenge Announces 2016 Results, Top-Scoring Spirits

The Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC), a globally recognized standard for spirits competitions, has announced winners and full results for the just-completed 2016 Challenge. Now in its seventh year, USC celebrates 40 Chairman’s Trophy winners, USC’s highest award...

The Zen of Zin: 40 Zinfandels Graded By Our Wine Retailer Panel

This latest issue of Beverage Dynamics Magazine, we asked members of our panel to taste and evaluate Zinfandels. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and the wine’s retail price (which can...

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