Alcoholic drinks

Ranch Rider Spirits Co. Announces Direct-to-Consumer Retail Channel

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:03pm

Ranch Rider Spirits Co. - Texas number one premium spirit-based seltzer, announced today the launch of its direct-to-consumer online retail channel to further streamline product availability for consumers across the nation.

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  • Ranch Rider Spirits Co. - Texas number one premium spirit-based seltzer, announced today the launch of its direct-to-consumer online retail channel to further streamline product availability for consumers across the nation.
  • Ranch Rider Spirits being available for purchase in over 30 states through the new digital retail platform is a very exciting concept.
  • Founded in 2019 and born from a food truck in Austin, TX, Ranch Rider Spirits Co. is a premium spirit-based seltzer company.
  • Ranch Rider Spirits offers four products Ranch Water, Tequila Paloma, The Chilton and The Buck.

Wines of Germany Brings Attention to Dramatic Situation in German Wine Region Ahr- Help for Wine Producers

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 9:37pm

"We immediately offered our help to the wine industry organisations in the Ahr region."

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  • "We immediately offered our help to the wine industry organisations in the Ahr region."
  • In general, she is very impressed and very grateful for the overwhelming willingness to provide help and the solidarity from the entire wine industry.
  • External helpers are also on duty to help with any urgently needed vineyard work in order to secure the upcoming vintage.
  • Numerous wine donations have also been made, the sales of which will benefit the affected wine producers of the Ahr.

Innovation, Philanthropy and Giving Back Earn Glenn Fawcett the Award of Distinction from Wine Growers British Columbia

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:24pm

KELOWNA, BC, July 21, 2021 /CNW/ -Philanthropist, innovator, community leader, and wine ambassador Glenn Fawcett is recognized for his considerable contributions to the wine industry by the Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) with its highest honour the WGBC Award of Distinction.

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  • KELOWNA, BC, July 21, 2021 /CNW/ -Philanthropist, innovator, community leader, and wine ambassador Glenn Fawcett is recognized for his considerable contributions to the wine industry by the Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) with its highest honour the WGBC Award of Distinction.
  • The Award of Distinction recognizes a winery representative for their outstanding leadership, commitment and passion for the advancement of the British Columbia wine industry.
  • Previous winners of this prestigious award include wine industry luminaries such as Howard Soon, Sandhill (Andrew Peller); Harry McWatters, Time Winery; Tony Stewart, Quails' Gate Winery.
  • Fawcett is also a sought-after industry consultant under his company Vinequest Ltd.
    "Thank you to Miles Prodan and the team at Wine Growers BC for this," remarks Fawcett.

CALIROSA Tequila Debuts In The U.S. Market With A Line Of California Red Wine Barrel Aged Tequilas

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:05pm

CALIROSA is produced by the Real family within their Kosher-Certified facilities in Amatitn, Jalisco where they have been producing tequila since 1942.

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  • CALIROSA is produced by the Real family within their Kosher-Certified facilities in Amatitn, Jalisco where they have been producing tequila since 1942.
  • The team's vision is for CALIROSA to serve as an innovative fusion between Mexico's heritage and spirit and California's vibrant lifestyle.
  • The liquid is fermented for up to 50 hours, twice distilled, and then aged in California red wine barrels for additional infused flavor notes of cherry, red berries, and wood.
  • CALIROSA enters the market with their Rosa Blanco and Anejo tequila ranging from $49-$74, with product expansion plans imminent throughout 2021 and beyond.

De Négoce Named "Wine Company of the Year," Receives 53 Medals

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 1:12pm

Both wines received gold medals and 91-point scores and are sold for $16 and $14, respectively.

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  • Both wines received gold medals and 91-point scores and are sold for $16 and $14, respectively.
  • "We are thrilled to have received such accolades and high scores from this prestigious competition," says Cameron Hughes, founder of de Ngoce.
  • Since launching last spring, de Ngoce has shipped over 200 unique wines and well over 100,000 cases.
  • Founded by Cameron Hughes, de Ngoce offers the opportunity to pre-purchaseultra-premium wines from around the globebeforethey are bottled.

Beer Institute Names Danelle Kosmal as Vice President of Research

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Beer Institutea national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and beer industry suppliersannounced it named Danelle Kosmal as vice president of research.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Beer Institutea national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and beer industry suppliersannounced it named Danelle Kosmal as vice president of research.
  • Kosmal currently leads NielsenIQs beverage alcohol practice and brings expertise in the beer industry developed through decades of working in marketing and consumer research.
  • We are very excited to welcome Danelle to the Beer Institute team and look forward to drawing on her knowledge and capability to provide valuable insights for our members, the beer industry, and the many parties who rely on Beer Institute data.
  • For additional updates from the Beer Institute, visit our website , follow @BeerInstitute on Twitter, like the Beer Institute on Facebook , and follow the Beer Institute on Instagram .

Igloo Releases New Varietals of Playmate Coolers for Perfectly Chilled Barefoot Wine-To-Go

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 4:58pm

Igloo products made the family outdoor recreation movement of the 20th century possible.

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  • Igloo products made the family outdoor recreation movement of the 20th century possible.
  • Suddenly, taking your kids camping on the weekend became easy and cross-country road trips became a summer vacation staple.
  • Barefoot Bubbly sparkling wine offers 11 different styles of bubbly and special packaging collections, with an SRP of $9.
  • Barefoot also offers wine-based spritzer cans made in a fizzy and light wine style with added hints of fruit flavor.

MARTINI® Asti Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Sustainability Milestone

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:04pm

As Bacardi celebrates this major sustainability milestone, its also celebrating 150 years since Martini & Rossi produced its first samples of moscato spumante dAsti to meet demand from customers around the world back in 1871.

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  • As Bacardi celebrates this major sustainability milestone, its also celebrating 150 years since Martini & Rossi produced its first samples of moscato spumante dAsti to meet demand from customers around the world back in 1871.
  • It was back in 1987 that, in true pioneering style, MARTINI established a center dedicated to sustainable business practices called L'Osservatorio MARTINI the MARTINI Observatory.
  • Victoria Morris, Global VP MARTINI, added: Being a family-owned company genuinely makes a difference to the way Bacardi approaches sustainability.
  • First created in 1863 in Turin, Italy, the MARTINI portfolio today includes: MARTINI Fiero, MARTINI Riserva Speciale Rubino, MARTINI Riserva Speciale Ambrato, MARTINI Riserva Speciale Bitter, MARTINI Bianco, MARTINI Rosato, MARTINI Rosso, MARTINI Extra Dry, MARTINI Asti, MARTINI Prosecco and MARTINI Ros Extra Dry.

Introducing VOSA: The Ultimate Alternative to Malt-Based Hard Seltzer

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:43pm

Brought to life by a team of people with a diverse set of skills and expertise who sought to raise the bar in the market of hard seltzer and canned cocktail drinks.

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  • Brought to life by a team of people with a diverse set of skills and expertise who sought to raise the bar in the market of hard seltzer and canned cocktail drinks.
  • Over the last five years, consumers around America have purchased malt-based hard seltzers (that derive their alcohol from fermented cane sugar) at rapidly increasing rates.
  • The "hard seltzer" phenomenon started to gain momentum when large companies looked to diversify their product offerings away from beer.
  • Malt-based seltzers allowed these companies to use their beer supply chains to attempt the taste of a cocktail in a can.

Consumer Study by Drizly Paints Picture of How Americans will Buy and Enjoy Alcoholic Beverages as "New Normal" Takes Hold

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:35pm

The study also found that e-commerce, which experienced rapid growth during the pandemic, has become a mainstream way to purchase alcohol in adult shoppers' minds.

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  • The study also found that e-commerce, which experienced rapid growth during the pandemic, has become a mainstream way to purchase alcohol in adult shoppers' minds.
  • The findings came from a nationwide survey of 1,000 Americans of legal drinking age, independent from Drizly's customer base, conducted in June 2021.
  • Among the study's highlights:
    What hard seltzer actually is eludes many adults, likely blurring the lines with red-hot, ready-to-drink cocktails (RTDs).
  • The correct definition carbonated water with alcohol made from malt or sugar was known to only 32% of respondents.