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Maker's Mark Unveils Art Installation by Renowned Artist Dale Chihuly in Honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Bourbon Revolution

Maker's Mark Unveils Art Installation by Renowned Artist Dale Chihuly in Honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Bourbon Revolution

Maker’s Mark, the pioneer of handcrafted bourbon, is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Bourbon Revolution by paying tribute to the vision of the founders of Maker’s Mark bourbon, Bill Samuels, Sr., and his wife Margie Samuels, with the unveiling of an original artwork, The Spirit of the Maker. Created especially for Maker’s Mark by renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, it is the first of Chihuly’s work to be on public display in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.The Spirit of the Maker will be on permanent view at the Maker’s Mark Distillery beginning March 27. Read More ==>

Organic, Biodynamic, Sustainable Wines Take Center Stage at Prowein 2014

Organic, Biodynamic, Sustainable Wines Take Center Stage at Prowein 2014

ProWein 2014, the International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits (March 23 – 25, 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany) will feature more biodynamic, organic and sustainable wines than ever this year. Read More ==>

Del Maguey Appoints Misty Kalkofen as Director of Vino de Mezcal Series

Del Maguey Appoints Misty Kalkofen as Director of Vino de Mezcal Series

Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal has created the new position of   Director of Vino de Mezcal Series for Misty Kalkofen. Kalkofen joined the Del Maguey team in 2013 as East Coast Juez with the role of five-state market manager, and of educating trade and consumers on the history, philosophy and customs of the Del Maguey portfolio. Read More ==>

New Wine-Related Film "Cement Suitcase" Has Won Five Awards, Including “Director’s Choice Award” and “Best Narrative Feature”

New Wine-Related Film "Cement Suitcase" Has Won Five Awards, Including “Director’s Choice Award” and “Best Narrative Feature”

Franklin, the best wine salesman in the Yakima Valley, hates his life. His girlfriend is cheating on him, and he doesn’t even have the self-respect to tell her that he knows. When he meets the “other guy” – who turns out to be a terrific person – he decides it’s time to let go of some baggage.
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Krug Announces US Brand Ambassadors

Krug Announces US Brand Ambassadors

Krug Champagne, the world’s first luxury Champagne house, has announced the appointment of its two US Brand Ambassadors, Garth Hodgdon and Nicole Burke, representing the West and East Coast regions respectively.  Read More ==>

The Balvenie Announces Winner of the American Craft Council Rare Craft Fellowship Award

The Balvenie Announces Winner of the American Craft Council Rare Craft Fellowship Award

The American Craft Council along with The Balvenie, a unique range of handcrafted single malt Scotch whiskies, has announced Douglas Brooks, Vermont Boat Builder, as the winner of the American Craft Council Rare Craft Fellowship Award in association with The Balvenie at an exclusive luncheon at Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York City.

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Vision Wine & Spirits Is New Exclusive USA Importer for The Bitter Truth and Berg & Hauck

Vision Wine & Spirits Is New Exclusive USA Importer for The Bitter Truth and Berg & Hauck

Vision Wine & Spirits, LLC has announced that it has signed an agreement with Haromex Development, the exclusive worldwide distributor for The Bitter Truth and Berg & Hauck, to become the exclusive U.S importer for the two brands.

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Dancing with Diablo

Dancing with Diablo

Cabo Wabo Tequila adds a new liqueur to their lineup.
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Del Maguey Mezcal and Chef José Andrés Debut Unique Mezcal Made with Iberico Ham

Del Maguey Mezcal and Chef José Andrés Debut Unique Mezcal Made with Iberico Ham

Del Maguey Mezcal and renowned Chef José Andrés have teamed up to launch a unique mezcal made with Iberico ham.

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Stella Artois Cidre Is Brought to the States

Stella Artois Cidre Is Brought to the States

Stella Artois Cidre hopes to liven up the US cider market
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For all the Sriracha lovers: UV Sriracha

For all the Sriracha lovers: UV Sriracha

UV Vodka introduces a new flavor that has quite the kick!
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It’s Pimm’s O’Clock: Special Edition Flavor – Blackberry & Elderflower

It’s Pimm’s O’Clock: Special Edition Flavor – Blackberry & Elderflower

A worldwide favorite, Pimm's adds a new refreshing flavor.
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Citadelle Gin Slips into a New Bottle

Citadelle Gin Slips into a New Bottle

The house of Cognac Ferrand has introduced new packaging for its award-winning Citadelle Gin.
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Vinitaly International Importer Connect  to Announce Progress on Feb. 3 in NYC

Vinitaly International Importer Connect to Announce Progress on Feb. 3 in NYC

Vinitaly International reasserts its resolution to bridge the gap between Italian wine producers and key players of international wine markets by launching Vinitaly International Importer Connect (VIIC). Read More ==>

Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, Dies in New York

Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, Dies in New York

The death has just been announced of Charles Gordon, Life President of William Grant & Sons, who died in New York at the weekend.
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