Spirits & Mixers

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

Milestone Brands Acquires Brand Rights of Naranja

Milestone Brands LLC, premium spirits company formed in early 2016, continues to achieve portfolio growth with the acquisition of Naranja, re-launching in January 2018.

LEAF Vodka Expands Distribution in Chicago

LEAF Organic Vodka, distributed locally by Legacy Spirits Team, a division of Heritage Wine Cellars, Ltd., can now be found at all Whole Foods locations, Target on Larabee Street, as well as Mariano’s Supermarkets in Arlington Heights and Harwood Heights.

Southern Grace Distilleries Releases First Bourbon

Southern Grace Distilleries, the first distillery in the United States to be located in a former prison, has released their first bourbon after opening their doors three and a half years ago: Conviction Small Batch Bourbon.

SomruS Cream Liqueur Closes First Round of Funding Led by Cleveland Avenue

SomruS, the world’s first line of liqueurs inspired by the tastes and flavors of India, announced today that it has completed its first round of growth funding of $3.6 million, led by Cleveland Avenue, a venture capital firm that consults and accelerates restaurant, food and beverage concepts, and emerging brands.