Newsletter Archive

Beverage Wholesaler is an email newsletter published weekly on Mondays.



January 4: Eco-Friendly Alcohol


December 21: The Top Beer Brands

December 14: Whiskey Trends & Holiday Cocktails

December 7: The Best Gifts of 2020 Holiday Season

November 23: Why RTDs are Booming

November 16: What’s Next for Hard Seltzer?

November 9: Marijuana Wins

November 2: No-Alcohol Beer

October 26: Wine and Donations

October 19: Best Beer Products and Marketing

October 12: Sampling in a Pandemic

October 5: Buying Alcohol Through TV

September 28: CBD Beverages

September 21: Whiskey and Beer Trends

September 14: Top Sparkling Wine Reviews

August 31: Vodka Trends in 2020

August 24: Appointments, Craft Distilling & Patron

August 17: Ecommerce Trends

August 10: Cocktails & Industry Appointments

August 3: Sparkling Wine Trends

July 27: Understanding Sparkling Wine

July 20: Why COVID is different for distributors

July 13: Tech and a New Podcast

July 6: Interview with Drizly on Changing Consumer Trends

June 29: What Distributors Want from New Brands

June 22: COVID and Alcohol Distribution

June 15: Consumer Trends During COVID-19

June 8: Hall of Fame Brands

June 1: Changes at Breakthru

May 18: Warehousing Best Practices

May 11: The Fastest-Growing Brands (Video)

May 4: Alcohol and COVID-19

April 27: The Fastest-Growing Wine Brands

April 20: The Fastest-Growing Spirits Brands

April 13: COVID-19 Support

April 6: Alcohol and COVID-19

March 30: How to Stop Employee Theft

March 23: Coronavirus Concerns

March 16: WSWA Convention Canceled

March 9: What’s New at Buffalo Trace & More

March 2: Rose Wine Reviews / RNDC Appointments

February 24: Five Scotch Trends for 2020

February 10: Seven Alcohol Trends in 2020

January 13: Does Terroir Matter in Whiskey?

January 6: What’s Hot in Tequila and Mezcal for 2020


December 23: How a Craft Distillery Captured the Flavor of Texas

December 16: RNDC Addresses Michigan Delays

December 9: Seven Emerging Mezcals and Tequilas

December 2: Here Comes Cannabis Beverages

November 25: Drizly, and the Best Wines of 2019

November 18: Craft Beverage Expo Returns to Louisville

November 4: Walmart Begins Alcohol Pickup

October 28: U.S. Beer Volume Continues to Decline

October 21: The Best Whiskey in the World

October 14: News on Pappy and Maker’s Mark

October 7: Craft Beer in 2019

September 30: Talking Whiskey with Eddie Russell

September 23: Organic vs. Biodynamic Wine

September 16: 2019 Beer Industry Trends

September 9: 7 Emerging Mezcals and Tequilas

August 26: U.S. Spirits Mobilize Politically

August 19: Previewing Napa/Sonoma’s 2019 Vintages

August 12: Craft Tequila Trends

August 5: Imported Whisky Trends

July 29: Distillers Urge Tax Cuts

July 22: American Wine Reviews

July 15: 11 Alcohol Trends to Watch

July 8: Three Emerging American Vodkas

July 1: Total Wine Wins in Supreme Court

June 24: Sparkling Wine Trends 2019

June 17: RNDC, Young’s Announce Partnership

June 10: Four Emerging Imported Spirits

June 3: Why Rum Will Take Off

May 20: Five Interesting New Products

May 13: The Fastest-Selling Spirits Brands

May 6: America’s Fastest-Growing Wine Brands

April 29: Seven Irish Whiskey Trends in 2019

April 22: Five Emerging Flavored Spirits

April 15: Twelve Interesting Products at the WSWA Convention

April 8: RNDC and Breakthru Cancel Merger

April 1: CBD Beverage Increases Distribution

March 25: What is a Craft Spirit in 2019?

March 18: Interview with Pernod CCO Julien Hemard

March 11: What’s the Next Rose?

March 4: Brandy Takes Off On-Premise

February 25: Eight Craft Beer Trends in 2019

February 11: Vodka Trends in 2019

February 4: 7 Alcohol Trends at SWFF

January 28: 8 American Whiskey Trends

January 14: Report: Legal Cannabis Doesn’t Affect Alcohol Sales

January 7: Sparkling Wine’s Growth by the Numbers


December 17: Diageo Announces New Kentucky Distillery

December 10: The Best Alcohol Advertising of 2018

December 3: The Best Wines of 2018

November 19: Canadian Craft Beer Eyes U.S. Growth

November 12: American Brandy Emerges

November 5: Six Sparkling Wine Trends in 2018

October 29: Judging Napa/Sonoma’s 2018 Vintages

October 22: Canadian Cannabis Roundup

October 15: Family Businesses and Successful Succession

October 8: Oklahoma Law Prompts New Distributorships

October 1: Is Craft Beer Approaching a Bubble?

September 24: Trends Driving Beer Sales

September 17: Announcing the Top 100 Retailers Awards

September 10: Five Emerging Tequila and Mezcal Brands

August 27: Brown-Forman’s Distributor of the Year Awards

August 20: FMB Category Continues to Expand

August 13: Why Have Scotch Sales Fallen Flat?

August 6: Gin Trends in 2018

July 30: How French Wine Labels Changed for U.S. Consumers

July 23: WSWA Appoints New President and CEO

July 16: WSWA Announces Support for Legal Cannabis

July 9: Our Favorite Wines for $20 and Under

July 2: Four Emerging Imported Whisky Brands

June 25: Southern Glazer’s: A History of Growth

June 18: Does Trump Support Legal Cannabis?

June 11: The 2018 Retailers of the Year Parts 2&3

June 4: The 2018 Retailers of the Year Part 1

May 21: Why Contract Brewing Helps the Industry

May 14: Five Emerging Whiskey Brands

May 7: 2018 Trends in Beer, Spirits and Wine Labels

April 30: Breakthru Beverage Acquires Majestic Wine and Spirits

April 23: Talking Beer Trends with the Yuengling Sisters

April 16: The Fastest Growing Wine Brands of 2017

April 9: The Fastest Growing Spirits Brands of 2017

April 2: Which Exotic Spirits will Trend in 2018?

March 26: What’s Next for Tequila in 2018

March 19: Can Legal Cannabis and Alcohol Coexist?

March 12: Retailer Chardonnay Reviews

March 5: Q&A With Woodford Reserve’s Elizabeth McCall

February 26: 7 Whiskey Trends for 2018

February 19: Jagermeister Aligns with Southern Glazers

February 12: Five Cocktail Trends for 2018

February 5: Imported Vodka Trends and Southern Hemisphere Wines

January 29: Craft Beer Trends and Bacardi Buys Patron

January 22: Imported Whisky Trends and Breakthru Talks Sales Collateral

January 17: Modernizing Rum and the Latest Industry News

January 8: Texas Beer Technology and Selling Organic Beverages


December 18: Interstate Shipping Rules Tightening

December 11: The Best Advertising and Promotion Programs of 2017

December 4: The Best Wines and Beers of 2017 Reviewed

November 20: RNDC and Breakthru Beverage to Merge

November 13: Holiday Merchandise and Mobile Storage Solutions

November 6: American Whiskey Trends & Barrel Aging

October 30: American Wine Trends and a TTB Interview

October 23: American Vodka Trends and a Guinness Anniversary

October 16: NBWA Convention Coverage Part 2

October 9: NBWA Convention Coverage Part 1

October 2: Is There a Craft Beer Slowdown?

September 25: The Fastest Growing Beer Brands

September 18: The Latest in CNG Trucks and On-Premise Whiskey Trends

September 11: Working in the Control States and Cordials Update

August 28: Strong Beer and Single-Vineyard Wines

August 21: Top Beverage Trends and On-Premise Innovation

August 14: Fall Trends and Warehouse Automation

August 7: Big Beer Eyes Craft Brands

July 31: Overcoming Transportation Logistics Challenges

July 24: Trends for the Summer

July 17: Four Ways Business Intelligence Can Increase Sales

July 10: Gin Trends and Women in the Industry

June 26: Tequila Category Sales and Acquisitions Heat Up

June 19: Proposals Chart California’s Cannabis Growth

June 12: Six Spirits Showing Long-Term Growth

June 5: Breakthru Beverage Expands North of the Border

May 22: Maximizing Warehouse Operations

May 15: Explaining Eco-Friendly Wine Classifications

May 8: Distributor Data Tools and New Fruit Juice Vodka

May 2: The Fastest-Growing Spirits in the Industry

April 24: Top Wine Brands and Trends, Plus WSWA Convention Coverage

April 17: Wine Education and Irish Innovation

April 10: Kansas Distributor Expansion and Wine Trends

April 3: ProWein Recap and Shark Tank Update

March 27: Grown in the Pacific Northwest

March 20: Innovation in the Middle Tier

March 13: Southern Glazer’s On-Premise Prowess

March 6: Welcome to Beverage Wholesaler