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

Sazerac Company Buys Tennessee Distillery

The Sazerac Company has purchased a distillery located in Newport, Tenn. The purchase is of the Distillery only, not any brands. All employees at the Distillery will be retained, including Master Distiller John Lunn and Master Blender Allisa Henley.

Stoli Group to Distribute KAH Tequila

Stoli Group USA, LLC announced that it will hold the importation, distribution, sales and marketing rights for the KAH Tequila brand, effective immediately.

Greenhook Ginsmiths Discovery Set Released for Christmas

Greenhook Ginsmiths invites gin lovers to toast the holiday season and beyond with its new Discovery Set, available just in time for the holidays at major retailers in the tri-state New York area.

Sazerac Co. Plans to Open Alcohol Museum

The company plans to rehabilitate the nearly 200 year-old buildings into The Sazerac House visitor attraction and beverage alcohol museum.

G.K. Skaggs Named Exclusive Importer of Emperador Brandy

Irvine, CA – 12/1//2016 – EDI – Emperador Distillers, Inc. based in The Philippines has recently appointed Irvine California based, G.K. Skaggs to import and market Emperador Brandy throughout the…

Jose Cuervo Launches $4k Rolling Stones Special Edition

Jose Cuervo announces the newest addition to its high-end offerings: 250 Aniversario The Rolling Stones Special Edition. Jose Cuervo 250 Aniversario expertly blends 100 year-old tequila in an exceptionally rare extra añejo, making it one of the most sought after tequilas in the world.

Jameson & Gary Clark Jr. Support Artists with ‘Jameson Music’ Launch

Jameson Irish Whiskey announces the formation of “Jameson Music.” The effort will offer musicians who possess a shared passion for pursuing their dreams a national stage to be seen and heard through live performances, music distribution, financial support and access to established musicians.

Deep Eddy Vodka Adds Austin-Area Distillery

AUSTIN, Texas (December 7, 2016) — Deep Eddy Vodka, the fastest-growing spirits brand in the U.S., today announced its expansion with the purchase of a 194,000-square foot facility located just…

Pernod Ricard N.A. to Invest in Smooth Ambler

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 8, 2016 — NBV Investments Inc., a subsidiary of Austin, Nichols & Co. Incorporated and an affiliate of New York-based Pernod Ricard USA LLC, today announced…