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Southern Comfort Marketing Campaign Extends "Whatever's Comfortable" Attitude

Southern Comfort Marketing Campaign Extends "Whatever's Comfortable" Attitude

Southern Comfort has launched the next chapter of its"Whatever's Comfortable" campaign with a new television spot entitled "Shampoo." Read More ==>

Terlato Wines International Awarded by Wine.com

Terlato Wines International Awarded by Wine.com

Wine.com honored Terlato Wines International at its third annual Wine Industry Summit on February 26.
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House Spirits Distillery Signs National Distribution Agreement with Southern Wine & Spirit

House Spirits Distillery Signs National Distribution Agreement with Southern Wine & Spirit

House Spirits Distillery has announced a national distribution agreement with Southern Wine & Spirits (Southern), the nation's leading distributor of wine and spirits.
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Robert Oatley Vineyards USA and WineSource International            Merge to Become Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits

Robert Oatley Vineyards USA and WineSource International Merge to Become Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits

Robert Oatley Vineyards USA and WineSource International recently merged into a single unit that yields a broader market reach for their complementary portfolios.
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Serrallés USA Promotes John Eason to Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Serrallés USA Promotes John Eason to Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Serrallés USA has announced that John Eason has been appointed effective immediately to the position of Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President at Serrallés USA, the U.S. operations of Destilería Serrallés of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Read More ==>

Voli Light Vodka Raises Cellphone Minutes for Soldiers

Voli Light Vodka Raises Cellphone Minutes for Soldiers

Voli Light Vodkas is raising up to 500,000 minutes for Cellphones for Soldiers this holiday season. Read More ==>

Pernod Ricard USA Responds to Hurricane Sandy with Monetary and In-Kind Contributions

Pernod Ricard USA Responds to Hurricane Sandy with Monetary and In-Kind Contributions

Pernod Ricard USA has announced a $100,000 contribution to the American Red Cross to fund donations for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Read More ==>

Wirtz Beverage Illinois Recognized by Diageo as Industry Leader

Wirtz Beverage Illinois Recognized by Diageo as Industry Leader

A recognized leader in the beverage alcohol industry, Wirtz Beverage Illinois was recently honored with an unprecedented six Diageo Golden Bar Awards.

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Heineken Adds Strongbow Cider to Its Portfolio

Heineken Adds Strongbow Cider to Its Portfolio

Heineken USA has announced the addition of Strongbow Cider to its portfolio beginning January 1, 2013. Heineken N.V. is the global leader in cider, with nearly 25% market share and products available in 20 markets. The Strongbow brand will further complement the leading upscale beer company’s already diverse product portfolio, which includes Heineken, Dos Equis, Newcastle, Amstel Light and more. Read More ==>

Spirits of Mexico Festival Comes to San Diego Sept. 9-16

Spirits of Mexico Festival Comes to San Diego Sept. 9-16

The Spirits of Mexico Festival will showcase hundreds of the world's finest, rarest and most expensive agave spirits when it returns to Old Town San Diego Sept. 9 through 16. Celebrating its ninth year, the Spirits of Mexico Festival has grown to become the largest and most prestigious tasting event for agave spirits in North America. Read More ==>

Trialto Wine Group and Lapostolle & Château de Sancerre Announce Partnership in Eastern Canada

Trialto Wine Group and Lapostolle & Château de Sancerre Announce Partnership in Eastern Canada

Adding to its world-class international fine wine portfolio, Trialto Wine Group has announced a long-term agreement with Marnier-Lapostolle, Inc. to represent, in Eastern Canada, the renowned Lapostolle wines from Chile, and Château de Sancerre from the Loire Valley. Read More ==>

Distilled Spirits Council Reports Industry Growth Returns

Distilled Spirits Council Reports Industry Growth Returns

The distilled spirits industry experienced growth in 2011 while taking more market share again from beer, reported Distilled Spirits Council President and CEO Peter Cressy at the industry's annual briefing for Wall Street analysts and reporters. But, he warned, uncertainty about the economic recovery and the impact of new taxes could derail future growth. Read More ==>

PROWEIN 2012: Additional Hall Used For Prowein 2012  Due to Increased Exhibitor Requests

PROWEIN 2012: Additional Hall Used For Prowein 2012 Due to Increased Exhibitor Requests

Due to the further increase of exhibitor requests from all internationally relevant wine growing nations, an additional hall will be used for ProWein 2012, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits. The event will be held at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany, from March 4 – 6, 2012. Hans Werner Reinhard, Deputy Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf, commented: “This growing demand impressively underlines the leading position of ProWein. The international wine and spirits sector wants to present a comprehensive overview because ProWein is the only trade fair attracting international decision-makers from retail worldwide.” Read More ==>

Howell Mountain's Arkenstone Vineyards Opens

Howell Mountain's Arkenstone Vineyards Opens

Arkenstone Vineyards today announced that it will open the just completed winery and by-appointment-only tasting room November 1. In 1988, Arkenstone proprietors Ron and Susan Krausz purchased 42 acres of undeveloped land on Howell Mountain. Committed to excellence from the start, the Krausz family took their time with the planning and development of the property and winery, literally building it stone by stone in a series of phases that spanned more than 20 years. The result is a true family owned and operated winery, with a visually stunning property built for both form and function.

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Anthony Dias Blue Launches New Nationally Syndicated Two-Hour Rado Show

Anthony Dias Blue Launches New Nationally Syndicated Two-Hour Rado Show

Anthony Dias Blue, THE TASTING PANEL's Editor in Chief and one of the world's most respected wine, spirits and lifestyle writers, will be launching a nationally syndicated, two-hour radio show this spring, called Blue Lifestyle with Anthony Dias Blue. Read More ==>

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