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Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 2024 Liquid Insights Tour.

The SGWS Liquid Insights Tour Returns with New Cities

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's) just announced that its six-city Liquid Insights Tour is returning in 2024. The extensive, coast-to-coast educational initiative, led by the company’s National Accounts on-premise team, explores and identifies the latest...
Bright Cellar's wine subscription.

Full Glass Wine Acquires Bright Cellars

Brand acquisition and management firm Full Glass Wine Co. just announced two significant milestones: the successful closing of their Series A funding round for $14 million, led by Shea Ventures, and the strategic acquisition...
Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart, owner and president of KOVAL.

KOVAL: The First Chicago Craft Distillery Since the 1800’s

In lieu of Women’s History Month, Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart is a great example of how important women leadership is in the beverage alcohol industry.  After giving up tenure as a full professor, Sonat has...
warehouse

Building Warehouses of the Future

Looking at the world around us, technology is being utilized to improve just about everything. From implementing AI in the consumer shopping experience to data collection to grab-and-go shops, it is quite literally impacting...
tequila

How Long Can Tequila’s Growth Last?

Tequila has been an industry darling in recent time. Double-digit growth in this category has helped lead the overall spirits market higher for years now. How much longer can the boom times continue for...
Snow Capped Cider product line.

Family Farm Business Turned Hard Cider Entrepreneurs

With only 25% of executive roles held by women in the beverage industry, Kari Williams' journey from a rich family legacy in orchards, dating back to the 1800s, to pioneering Snow Capped Cider, offers...
RTDs

RTDs Get Some Spirit

Hard seltzer may have hogged the spotlight of the ready-to-drink beverage alcohol market in recent years, but spirit-based RTDs and canned cocktails are providing the buzz today. The U.S. RTD market grew 1.3% in 2022,...
2024

2024 Beverage Alcohol Predictions

The beverage alcohol industry has experienced an unprecedented last four years. We had a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic which accelerated online shopping and caused a massive spike in alcohol sales. As the pandemic surge slowly comes off...
The Harmony Gin & Tonic at Valerie in NY.

Gin’s Time to Shine

Once the star of the cocktail scene, gin has never regained momentum since vodka took off in recent decades. But based on the number of new craft gins and unique expressions hitting the market,...
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Promotes Lewis Kenrick to President, West Region

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits just announced that it has promoted Lewis Kenrick to the role of President, West Region, effective March 1, 2024. In his most recent role, Kenrick served as Executive Vice President, General...