SGWS Donates Backpacks to Nonprofit

Southern Glazer's announced that it has donated 3,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS), Florida’s largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. The backpack drive, sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Florida-based VolunCheers...

Jägermeister Aligns with Southern Glazer’s Across Entire U.S. Footprint

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company, has expanded distribution agreements with Mast-Jägermeister US in 13 additional open markets and 11 additional control markets. With this expansion, Southern...

Here’s How Much The Light Beer Category Has Declined

Light beer remains in an awkward spot. While still dominating the overall beer industry with a whopping 43.7% of sales, it also remains in perpetual decline. Case sales of light beer were down 3.1% in...

Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head to Merge

Two major craft beer producers and pioneers will become one. The Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Brewery announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement. The combined company will maintain its status as...

What the 2019 Yakima Hop Harvest Says About Craft Beer

Want to know what’s next in craft beer? Look first to Yakima. About 75% of America’s annual hop harvest comes from this fertile, sundrenched valley in south central Washington. Every September, mechanized systems on huge farms...

What’s New at Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Barton 1792 and Michter’s

As part of the Bourbon Classic 2020 festival last week, media visited four of the leading distilleries in Kentucky: Buffalo Trace, Bulleit, Barton 1792 and Michter’s. At each stop we caught up in with the distillery teams....

Announcing the Top 100 Beverage Alcohol Retailers in America

Our second-annual Top 100 Retailers announcement was originally scheduled for June 10, before it was rescheduled to September 16. That’s a long time for retailers to find out whether or not they won, so...

How Important is Sustainable Alcohol?

Given the current concerns about health brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and growing interest in protecting the environment from climate change, sustainability has become a hot topic. Some suppliers may be quick to...

Podcast: Vodka Trends in 2021

What are the top vodka trends in 2021? While not endlessly talked about like whiskey, vodka is still by far the largest alcohol category. Since we last discussed vodka nearly a year ago, the category's...

The Best Alcohol Gifts for 2021

Every year, Beverage Wholesaler publishes our guide of the best alcohol gifts for the coming holiday season. This year’s list of 27 items includes limited-edition offerings, value-added packs, seasonal treats, stocking stuffers and all-around specialty items...