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Ensuring a Brighter Future Through Sustainability

Everywhere you look, companies are making changes to their business models in order to be more eco-friendly. Sustainability’s importance continues to grow in the industry, especially in the alcohol sector.  A survey conducted by Sanya...

Half Shell Vodka Expands to California and Colorado

Half Shell Vodka recently announced their expansion into California and Colorado via online wholesale distributor LibDib. The sustainably-made vodka will now be available for on-premise and off-premise accounts in both states.  Crafted in Florida using...

Trident Building the Next Generation of Spirit Brands

When considering which brands to support, today’s consumers are looking beyond form and function to choose brands that also align with their values. According to Deloitte’s 2022 Global Marketing Trends report, consumers want to support...

What Will Alcohol Retail Technology Look Like in 2022?

Alcohol retail technology boomed during the pandemic. Growth rates for these ecommerce companies spiked, with many reaching triple digits. Fueling this was a large number of consumers, stuck at home, who realized for the...

5 Trends in Beer and Hard Seltzer in 2020-21

The spread of COVID-19, as with elsewhere, has had a huge impact on the beer category. This was perhaps most true for craft. Emerging trends like the taproom boom, with the possibility that many microbreweries could...

Reviews: Our Favorite Sparkling Wines of 2020

For this latest round of Beverage Dynamics wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent wine professionals to rate sparkling wines. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a grade and the wine’s retail price (which...

7 Watermelon Cocktails for Summer 2020

Watermelon and summer go hand-in-hand. You can make these cocktails anytime you have a delicious watermelon around — or just a hankering for the fresh and fun flavor. The Walton Street 2 oz. Ketel One vodka¾...

Mixed Bubbles — Sparkling Wine Trends in 2020

Sparkling wine sales are up overall, but preferences vary by style. Consumers still love the bubbly. Champagne and sparkling wine volume consumption rose about 4% in 2019, according to the Beverage Information and Insights Group,...

New Podcast: Tech, Alcohol and Covid-19

Our new podcast is live! Beverage Wholesaler/Beverage Dynamics Editor Kyle Swartz and Cheers Editor Melissa Dowling have joined up to produce On & Off, which covers beverage alcohol industry trends, tips and news for both the on-premise and...

Everything You Need to Know About Genever

Genever is not Dutch gin. That is a common misconception about this distilled spirit, which boasts a wide variety of styles, and a long, influential history. In terms of flavor, all Genevers have a malt...