Buffalo Trace Distillery Old Fashioned Sour Mash

Buffalo Trace Distillery has released two Old Fashioned Sour Mash whiskeys as part of its long-running experimental whiskey program. Distilled in May of 2002, this recipe used Buffalo Trace’s proprietary mash, and the bourbon was cooked and cooled...

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...

Beverage Alcohol Retailers Conference Coming to Denver

The 2nd annual Beverage Alcohol Retailers Conference (BARC) will be held June 3-5 in Denver, CO at the Grand Hyatt Denver Tech Center. The conference will bring together top retailers, offering in-person education and...

Campari Acquires Bisquit Cognac

Campari Group continues to collect premium spirit brands. The global drinks company announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Bisquit Dubouché et Cie. from the South Africa-based Distell Group. This company, owner of...

Spiced and Flavored Rums Drive Growth

If you’re looking for liveliness and interest in rum these days, it’s probably happening in the flavored and spiced sector of the category. Rum’s overall woes are well known, and the general category was down...

How Imported Vodka Will Perform in 2018

Imported vodka brands face a challenging environment in the U.S. market. Overall growth remains fairly flat and imports face competition from domestic vodka and American craft brands. And of course, brown spirits (especially whiskey)...

Imported Whisky Trends in 2018

While all the talk the past few years has been about the astounding rebirth of the American whiskey category, producers of many of the world’s best- known imported whiskeys are similarly counting their lucky...

Orphan Barrel Unveils 25 Year Old Canadian Whisky, Entrapment

Orphan Barrel, Diageo's line of rare whiskeys, has unveiled its 11th release: Entrapment, a Canadian whiskey. Entrapment came to be in 1992, as part of a batch of Crown Royal Deluxe that was left in...

7 Whiskey Trends To Watch In 2017

What trends will drive whiskey in 2017? The brown-spirits boom shows little sign of decline, so this year will likely be defined by further growth. After all, increasing numbers of people are gaining interest in whiskey. Brands...

Blog: 3 Food Pairings With Mezcal

Mezcal is ready for its moment. As customers expand their palates and drink through whiskey and tequila, they will inevitably seek new categories to explore. Makers of premium rum are betting on, as are producers of mezcal. Mezcal...

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