Beer

Leading Muralist Paints Unique Piece at Covet Lounge for  Singha TransPortraits Campaign

Leading Muralist Paints Unique Piece at Covet Lounge for Singha TransPortraits Campaign

A crowd of over 400art- and premium brew-savvy connoisseurs alike were treated to a live creation by artist Jeff Soto as Singha TransPortraits hit New York's Midtown gem, Covet Lounge, on Saturday, November 20, 2010. Read More ==>

Black Star Double Hopped Golden Lager Re-Launches in San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest

Black Star Double Hopped Golden Lager Re-Launches in San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest

Minott Wessinger, fifth-generation brewer and great-great-grandson of brewing pioneer Henry Weinhard, recently announced the re-introduction of the popular Black Star Double Hopped Golden Lager to the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.  First brewed in Montana in 1995, Wessinger has introduced it to select natural food stores and on-premise locations in Northern California, Oregon and Washington.
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Oro di Milano Voted Best Italian Beer at the Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition

Oro di Milano Voted Best Italian Beer at the Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition

Oro di Milano, the Italian beer exclusively imported by Bravo Beverage, Inc., has been voted Best Italian Beer at the 2010 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer competition. Oro di Milano "Puro Malto" European-Style Pilsener won a Gold Medal, while Ora di Milano "Doppio Malto" Golden/Blonde Ale took a Bronze Medal. Read More ==>

San Francisco's Anchor Brewery Sold

San Francisco's Anchor Brewery Sold

The Griffin Group, an investment and consulting company focused on beverage alcohol brands, has announced its acquisition of Anchor Brewing Company, which includes its portfolio of craft beers and artisan spirits, including the award winning Anchor Steam Beer. The Griffin Group is led by beverage alcohol veterans, Keith Greggor and Tony Foglio, two longtime San Francisco residents who have been working with Anchor Brewing Company's owner, Fritz Maytag, to maintain the iconic brewery and distillery in San Francisco. Read More ==>

News from Newcastle

News from Newcastle

Newcastle Brown Ale has announced the launch of the one and only Geordie Schooner. This unique glass will offer consumers an authentic beer drinking experience inspired by the brand’s English heritage. The Geordie Schooner will be used to serve the refreshing golden brown ale to its fans at pubs and bars nationwide (where legal). Read More ==>

GADD'S SIX-PACK - September 2006

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THE TASTING PANEL Magazine is the nation's fastest-growing and most widely read trade publication for the alcoholic beverage industry. We have a readership of 90,000+ beverage industry insiders, including mixologists and bartenders, hotel F&B personnel, restaurateurs and wine directors, wine and spirits producers, suppliers, importers, distributors and retailers.

Who writes for THE TASTING PANEL?

We have an international network of experienced editors and writers who cover all aspects of the beverage trade, with a focus on today's most happening brands and the people who produce and use them.  Our stable of writers and photographers can and do cover stories across the country and abroad.

Do you accept freelance pitches?

We are not accepting freelance pitches at this time. However, if you are an experienced wine and/or spirits writer and have an interest in being assigned stories, you may send an email query and published writing samples to mmay@tastingpanelmag.com and you may be considered for upcoming assignments in your area of expertise or geographic locale, depending on our editorial needs.

How can I have my spirits brand or wine reviewed or otherwise featured in THE TASTING PANEL?

We accept samples year-round for consideration for possible review in both Meridith May's "Publisher's Picks" column and Anthony Dias Blue's "Blue Reviews" column. Please see our Sample Submission Guidelines.

If you are interested in having your brand covered in a custom feature story, contact our VP of Marketing and Advertising, Bill Brandel (bill@tastingpanelmag.com).

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