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RNDC and Riboli Family Wines Announce National Partnership

Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) and Riboli Family Wines announce their national partnership, effective July 21. Riboli Family Wines is well known for crafting estate wine brands San Simeon, Maddalena, Highlands 41, and Opaque from the...

Danny Trejo Launches Zero Proof Tequila Alternative

As the trend of celebrity owned/backed-alcohol brands continues, actor Danny Trejo has launched Trejo's Spirits, a new line of alcohol-free spirits. Trejo recognizes the importance of sobriety, and has been sober for more than 50...

Our 2023 Spirits Supplier of the Year: Brown-Forman

Brown-Forman Corp. has seen a lot in 153 years, from World Wars, Prohibition and pandemics to what it calls "the dark ages for dark spirits.” That’s the period from 1965 to 2000, when sales...

Breakthru and Deutsch Family Renew Partnership

Breakthru Beverage Group and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits have announced that they have signed an agreement on a new five-year partnership, continuing their collaboration to support Deutsch’s portfolio. The agreement maintains Breakthru’s current,...

Revanche Cognac Expands Distribution

Revanche Cognac has announced its distribution expansion into North American retail markets, as well as new business endeavors in e-commerce and product sizing. Since October 2022, Revanche has expanded into five new U.S. markets, including...

Bacardi Rum Appoints Global SVP

Bacardi Rum welcomed back Roberto Ramirez Laverde as Global SVP. Roberto takes on an open role following the promotion of Ned Duggan to Global Chief Marketing Officer of Bacardi and President of Bacardi Global...

Podcast: The Importance of Mastermind Groups

On this minisode of our On & Off podcast, Beverage Dynamics Editor Kyle Swartz talks with small-business expert, author and BARC speaker Tom Shay about the importance of beverage alcohol retail mastermind groups. https://beverageinformationgroup.podbean.com/e/minisode-the-importance-of-mastermind-groups/

ACIA partners with DISCUS

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) has announced the Associated Cooperage Industries of America (ACIA) is joining Spirits United as a partner. “Barrels, staves and headings produced by our great cooperage industry partners are an...

DISCUS Updates Marketing Guidelines

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) issued updated buying guidelines for its Code of Responsible Practices to address the increasing use of podcasts and social media to advertise and market spirits...

Provi Names VP of Distributor Partnerships

Provi has announced it has promoted former McKinsey & Company consultant, Manali Patel, to VP, Head of Distributor Partnerships as part of the company’s larger initiative to strengthen its distributor offerings. Patel, who served...