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The Marfa Spirit Co. Launches First Product And Opens Tasting Room

The Marfa Spirit Co. announced the launch of their debut product, Chihuahuan Desert Sotol, and the opening of their tasting room in Marfa, Texas. The Marfa Spirit Co. is the first and only distillery in Marfa, the contemporary art mecca of the United States.

Rhythm CBD Seltzers Finds its Beat with First Distribution Partner

San Francisco-based Rhythm CBD Seltzers, is deepening its presence in its home market with the announcement of its first distribution partner, Bay Area distributor Danlies. In signing with Danline, Rhythm has landed with an early adopter of CBD products which also services brands like VYBES, Daytrip, Kickback, Proposition Cocktail Co. and Kefla Organics in over 900 accounts.

Don Julio’s Grandson Seeks to Start New Tequila Legacy with LALO

After learning the business from his grandfather, legendary tequilero Don Julio González-Frausto Estrada, Eduardo “Lalo” Gonzalez is seeking to establish his own legacy in the industry through his eponymous premium blanco tequila brand, LALO.

Don Ciccio & Figli Reintroduces Karkadé Hibiscus Aperitif

Don Ciccio & Figli, a Washington, D.C.-based amaro maker, reintroduces its Karkadé aperitivo, with a new formulation and label, inspired by Sudanese roselle flowers and crafted with 15 botanicals plus hibiscus flowers, chamomile, elderflowers, rose petals and bitter orange.

Taste Radio: In The Face Of Adversity, What Would ‘Buddha’ Do? Try Otherworldly Innovation.

From national distribution to failed innovation to keto-driven disruption, it’s all in a decade’s work for Buddha Brands’ co-founders Chris Magnone and Mark Cigos, who we profile in this episode of Taste Radio. We also sat down with Jen Ballen and Joe Magliano, the co-founders of Otherworld Foods, an upstart brand that aligns locally sourced and upcycled ingredients with nostalgia-inspired products.

Redemption Whiskey Launches Limited Edition Cognac Cask Finish With Ferrand Cognac

Redemption Whiskey released the latest addition to the brand’s Specialty Series: Redemption Cognac Cask Finish. To create this limited-edition offering, Redemption collaborated with Ferrand Cognac – one of the world’s most revered Cognac houses – to finish the award-winning High Rye Bourbon in Cognac casks.

Three Special Releases From 291 Colorado Whiskey

Just in time for whiskey weather and gift giving season, 291 Colorado Whiskey announces the return of three unique whiskeys - 291 Bad Guy Colorado Whiskey, 291 HR (High Rye) Colorado Bourbon Whiskey and 291 Colorado M (Maple) Whiskey.

Purpose Tea Hires CPG Brand Veteran Todd Allison As Chief Growth Officer

Purpose Tea announced the hiring of Todd Allison to join the executive team as the brand’s first Chief Growth Officer.  Allison, a military veteran and Air Force Academy graduate, brings more than 15 years of CPG sales and brand management leadership to Purpose Tea.