News from the spirits, craft spirits, and beverage alcohol categories.

Truro Vineyards and South Hollow Spirits Expand Advisory Board

The Roberts Family, owners of Cape Cod’s Truro Vineyards and South Hollow Spirits, today announce the addition of wine and spirits veteran Ed Gualtieri to their Advisory Board. With more than 40 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, Gualtieri brings a wealth of knowledge in sales, brand management and product development to the beloved New England vineyards and first distillery on Cape Cod since Prohibition.

Cape Cod Great White Rum Medals in First Spirits Competition

The 2015 New York International Spirits Competition has honored Astraluna Brands Distillery of Medfield, MA with the Bronze Award for it's Cape Cod Great White Rum. The smooth white rum rolled out in April 2015 and has made a big splash with customers on Cape Cod this summer at charity events and tastings in stores from Plymouth to Provincetown.

Ciroc Introduces Apple-Infused Vodka

CÎROC Apple is the sixth flavor in the line extension from the makers of CÎROC Ultra Premium. The newest variant joins the best-selling lineup, which includes CÎROC Ultra Premium, CÎROC Pineapple, CÎROC Peach, CÎROC Amaretto, CÎROC Red Berry and CÎROC Coconut.

Absolut Unveils The Absolut Electrik House

Inspired by Absolut Electrik, the vodka brand's latest limited edition bottles available in silver and electric blue, the Absolut Electrik House builds on the original mission of the Absolut Nights campaign to explore and push the boundaries of nightlife – whether at home or out on the town – beyond its limits.

BACARDI Gran Reserva Stirs It Up With Chef Ari Taymor

The Los Angeles-based chef adapted his culinary skills to the mixology world and created custom cocktails using BACARDÍ Gran Reserva rums to be served as the official cocktails of the James Beard Foundation Taste America, where the rums currently serve as a participating sponsor for the second consecutive year.