Spirits & Mixers

News from the spirits, craft spirits, cocktail mixers and other beverage alcohol categories.

New Riff Distilling to Release Bourbon Whiskey

New Riff Distilling, a Northern Kentucky distillery offering a new riff on American whiskey, today announces the release of its Bourbon that has been patiently aging for four years.

Champagne Laurent-Perrier US Announces Team Growth

Champagne Laurent-Perrier US, a subsidiary of the renowned, family-owned Laurent-Perrier House, announces new positions and team members to further bolster its growth and support its distribution partners.

Quaker City Mercantile and Diageo Launch Quaker City Shrubs

Spirits industry pioneer Steven Grasse, in partnership with Diageo, is pleased to announce the release of Quaker City Shrubs - a brand new line of sparkling, tart, and tangy canned alcoholic beverages made with apple cider vinegar.

Cuvaison Unveils New Branding and Website

Napa Valley’s acclaimed Cuvaison winery is excited to announce the unveiling of new branding, including new packaging for its entire portfolio of wines, and a new website designed to enhance consumer engagement.

A. Hardy USA Releases Amaro Dente Di Leone and Verney Vermouth

Vermouth connoisseurs will be pleased to learn that Verney Vermouth is now available in the United States courtesy of A. Hardy USA, Ltd. Vermouth was discovered in Turin, Italy in the mid-1800’s as a natural evolution of liqueur wine.

Hope Springs Distillery Opens in Georgia

Located just east of Atlanta in the heart of Lilburn, Hope Springs Distillery launched its first products in 2017 and produces premium, small batch spirits made for the discerning drinker. The distillery currently produces Top Hat Vodka and Jetty Absinthe, with plans for several types of gin to be produced this summer.

Seedlip Announces New U.S. Offices

On a mission to solve the ever-growing dilemma of “What To Drink When You’re Not Drinking” today, Seedlip operates in over 15 cities around the world, employs a team of 60 and has seen year-over-year growth of more than 1,000 percent. Their first international office & new Culver City space houses sales, marketing and operations and marks the next major step forward for the brand as the unprecedented demand for sophisticated non-alcoholic options continues to grow. 

Sazerac Company Purchases Former General Mills Pillsbury Plant

Upon purchasing the 34.5-acre property in late 2016, the JV quickly auctioned off General Mills' excess equipment assets in order to clear the building and make the property more marketable to the next user. Additionally, the JV sold an adjoining 25-acre parcel adjacent to I-265 to a local developer that has begun construction on a self-storage facility.