Diageo Launches DrinkIQ Digital Learning Tool

Diageo today announced a new DrinkIQ e-learning tool to provide consumers with info to make positive decisions about drinking responsibly and tackle myths about alcohol. The tool is available from today on DrinkIQ.com in the U.K., U.S. and Australia, with localized versions...

Breakthru Beverage Restructures United Team

Breakthru Beverage Group announced a new leadership structure for its United Division that is dedicated to the Diageo and Moët Hennessy USA portfolios. Effective immediately, Matt Wind will assume the role of Vice President, Business...

John Esposito Joins Real McCoy Spirits

MYReal McCoy Spirits, the makers of the award-winning rum inspired by legendary Prohibition rum runner Bill McCoy, announced the appointment of distinguished industry veteran John Esposito as the company’s new chairman. “With his significant leadership...

Craft Beer Growth Slowed by Corporate Acquisitions

Why has craft beer’s growth slowed? The Brewers Association is pointing a finger at Big Beer. After realizing a 15% growth in volume in 2015, the craft beer category grew only 6% in volume last year. In a report released this week, the...

Global Craft Beer Market Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025

The global craft beer market is expected to reach $502.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period due to the rising...

NBWA Recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month

Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month, as highlighted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about...

Martignetti Hosts 4th Annual Women’s Beverage Alcohol Symposium

Last week, I attended the Women's Beverage Alcohol Symposium at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. This is the fourth year that Martignetti Companies has held the event, which brings together women in leadership roles...

Stoli Group Announces New CEO

The SPI Group announced today the hiring of Hugues Pietrini as Global CEO of Stoli Group, its division responsible for the production, management and distribution of S.P.I. Group’s global spirits portfolio. The organization named for vodka has...

Mast-Jagermeister Appoints New CMO

Mast-Jägermeister US has named Chris Peddy as chief marketing officer. Peddy will oversee Jägermeister’s new brand identity launch, as well as all aspects of the U.S. marketing platforms, brand strategy and innovation, digital marketing, customer...

Cider for a Cause Partnership

2 Towns Ciderhouse and Columbia Distributing today announced their partnership to benefit two non-profit organizations throughout April – Friends of Trees in Oregon and Tilth Alliance in Washington. Throughout the month of April, for...