An established tequila expert, Van Flandern will craft Baron signature cocktails and lead the brand’s initiative to further educate the mixology, bar and restaurant community as to the qualities and characteristics of both tequila in general and the superiority of Baron in particular.
Barrel stave seasoning and barrel char levels are the latest variables Buffalo Trace Distillery attempts to examine with the release of its fourteenth round of the Single Oak Project Bourbon.
The Greylock Gin & Tonic is produced using Berkshire Mountain Distillers’ award-winning Greylock Gin and house-made tonic. BMD’s Greylock Gin is handcrafted in small batches with a proprietary blend of seven botanicals, which is then combined with its house tonic – made from cinchona bark and a unique blend of spices.
Belvedere’s Know The Difference campaign will educate consumers to take a stand and enable vodka drinkers to make an informed decision through the campaign’s extension of Unlearn / Relearn, the company said in a statement.
After a successful U.S. introduction that began in February this year, the brand has opened distribution to select retail and on-premise accounts in Manhattan through Park Street Imports. A targeted sales and marketing campaign—including public relations, social media and the appointment of a dedicated brand sales representative—will support Brockmans’ NYC entry.
The SMIRNOFF brand adds two new items to the summer-beach bag essentials list with the release of new vodka specialties SMIRNOFF SORBET Light Summer Strawberry and White Peach – the newest additions to its reduced-calorie SMIRNOFF SORBET Light portfolio.
Griffin’s career with Brown-Forman, a leading global wine and spirits company with annual sales of approximately $4 billion, spanned 24 years. Griffin most recently spent a year as executive vice president of marketing for Next Level Spirits, a northern California-based producer, importer and distributor of premium wine and spirits brands.
This latest creation from Beam Suntory offers a full-bodied almond flavor with undertones of cherry and a smooth, lingering cocoa finish to meet consumer demand for a premium Amaretto Vodka product with an exceptional taste, according to the company.
Matured for up to two years in French oak casks, Avuá Cachaça Oak is a single-sourced cachaça made in the rolling hills near Carmo, Rio de Janeiro. The spirit will be available in the United States beginning in October, 2014 for $49.99.
Diageo announces the appointment of Nicola Mendelsohn as a Non-Executive Director effective September 1, 2014. She will also join the Audit, the Nomination and the Remuneration Committees on appointment.
Tempus Fugit Spirits has selecting Anchor Distilling Company as importer of its portfolio of small-batch absinthes, vintage-style liqueurs, and historic Abbott’s bitters.
Elijah Craig Barrel Proof, originally released last year as a limited-edition companion to the mainline Elijah Craig Small Batch 12-Year-Old, will become a recurring but still highly allocated item in Heaven Hill’s American Whiskey Collection portfolio, all drawn from Heaven Hill’s vast inventory of aging barrels, the second largest in the world.
To celebrate its launch, Jim Beam announced that it’s giving fans across the U.S. the opportunity to take part in the craft-making process with the introduction of the Jim Beam “Single Barrel, Single Statement” Contest.
Unveiled at Tales of the Cocktail, the world’s premier cocktail festival held annually in New Orleans, this is the first time in the company’s history to enter an entirely new category of spirits. Amaro di Angostura® will be available nationwide in Fall 2014.