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Forbes Names Bacardi Among World’s Top Companies for Women 2023

Bacardi is celebrating its recognition by Forbes on the list of World's Top Companies for Women 2023. Women in Leadership is among the key pillars of the company’s Belonging program, which strives to create...

The Beer Industry Transitions

Perhaps more so than any other alcohol category, beer has undergone the most change in the past five years. Pre-pandemic, a rise in microbrewery taprooms drove greater consumer experimentation, which in turn helped fuel a...

The Best Old World Wines to Drink in 2020

For this latest round of Beverage Wholesaler wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent experts to drink and rate Old World wines. The write-ups below represent a wide range of styles and countries,...

How Does Craft Beer Survive COVID-19?

The craft beer industry was growing steadily before COVID-19. Thanks to the rise of taprooms — allowing breweries of all sizes to generate consistent revenue — the category had found more room to expand. For many of...

Pernod Ricard Sees 14.5% Sales Decline Due to COVID-19

Global drinks giant Pernod Ricard has reported a 14.5% decrease in organic third-quarter sales, revealing financial damage already caused by COVID-19. A large chunk of this decline occurred in January and February in China and...

Interview: Our 2020 Spirits Supplier of the Year, Brown-Forman

Brown-Forman is the Spirits Supplier of the Year for our 2020 Growth Brands Awards. This honor reflects the bevy of beverage brands in their portfolio that grew impressively last year. The timing is apt, as this...

What Alcohol Consumers are Buying During the COVID-19 Crisis

Liquor stores nationwide have evolved with the coronavirus outbreak. While this crisis sadly decimated the on-premise industry, COVID-19 has sparked a sales boom for beverage alcohol retailers. Unable to visit bars and restaurants —...

How Brown-Forman is Handling the Coronavirus Crisis

Most if not all industries have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Mandatory lockdowns across the globe have ground economies to a near halt, while the spread of COVID-19 threatens the health of the entire...

How Can Craft Distilling Survive The Coronavirus?

The U.S. craft spirits industry was booming before COVID-19 gripped hold of the globe. Consumers flocked to distillery tasting rooms across the country. U.S. spirits sales grew 5.3% last year, reaching a record high of...

Pennsylvania Closes All Retail Liquor Stores to Control Coronavirus

In addition to restaurants and bars, the state of Pennsylvania has ordered all retail liquor stores closed in the fight against the spreading Coronavirus. “This was a tremendously difficult decision to make,” the Pennsylvania Liquor...