Spirits & Mixers

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

Kimo Sabe Mezcal Names New VP of Sales

Mike Kelton has been named Vice President of Sales for Kimo Sabe Mezcal, it was announced today by Jim Walsh, CEO and Ashley Walsh Kvamme, COO and co-founders of Kimo Sabe.

Flaviar Acquires Caskers.com

Flaviar, the leading members club for fine spirits enthusiasts, has announced the acquisition of Caskers.com for an undisclosed sum.

Root Out Whisky Expands Distribution

Root Out Root Beer Flavored Whisky, a new and up and coming whisky is expanding its growth in the U.S. to the NY, NJ, MA, and FL market.

Rebecca Creek Distillery Expands to Florida

Texas-based Rebecca Creek Distillery, one of the largest craft distilleries in North America, has expanded to the Sunshine State, and its award-winning spirits can now be found on shelves and in bars and restaurants throughout the state of Florida.

Pernod Ricard Acquires Remaining Stake in Avión Tequila

Pernod Ricard USA is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake in Avión Spirits LLC, owner of the ultra-premium tequila brand Avión, from its joint-venture partner Tequila Avión.

Drake’s Virginia Black Whiskey Intends to Launch IPO

Grammy-award winning and certified platinum-selling recording artist, Drake, in collaboration with acclaimed spirits producer and entrepreneur Brent Hocking, today announced the intention to file an initial public offering that will allow any investor the opportunity to invest in the Company’s vision to redefine whiskey.

Bols Liqueurs Unveils New Packaging

Lucas Bols, the legendary Dutch spirits distiller, today announces that its extensive line of quality Bols liqueurs will be wrapped in new, premium labels beginning in 2018.

Johnnie Walker Releases Blenders’ Batch Sherry Cask Finish

This New Year, the team behind the world's number one Scotch Whisky brand, has released a special edition whisky exclusive to travelers: Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch Sherry Cask Finish - available now in duty free stores worldwide.

Spirit Works Distillery Taps Henry Wine Group as California Distribution Partner

California grain-to-glass craft spirits pioneer Spirit Works Distillery announced today that it has tapped fine wine and spirits distributor, The Henry Wine Group (part of the national distribution group, The Winebow Group) as its distribution partner in California, effective this month, January 2018.