Spirits & Mixers

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

FitVine Wine Debuts A Low Sugar, Low Sulfite Prosecco

FitVine Wine, makers of clean tasting rich wines with less sugar and fewer sulfites, introduces their newest varietal, FitVine Prosecco. The delicate bubbly wine boasts scents of fruity tropical flowers, ripe pear, green apple and citrus. Finishing with a clean light and elegant crisp acidity, a 5oz. glass of this Prosecco contains, 0.7 grams of sugar, 92 calories and 3 grams of carbs at 11% alcohol.

Treasury Wine Estates introduces Cavaliere d’Oro

This new portfolio of Italian wines is steeped in 500 years of heritage and represents the evolution of the Gabbiano wine label, a premium Italian wine produced in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti Classico region at the iconic Castello di Gabbiano. Cavaliere d’Oro, which means “The Gold Knight,” blends the history of a property that has produced wines since 1480 with a range of wines designed to more simply and accessibly introduce consumers to the wines of Italian regions including Tuscany, Puglia and Sicily.

BeatBox Beverages Announces ‘World’s Tastiest Party Tour with GTA’

BeatBox Beverages, makers of the ‘World’s Tastiest Portable Party Punch,’ announces their first-ever national party tour with popular DJ group, GTA. The company first made history on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2014 by securing a $1M investment with Mark Cuban for 1⁄3 of their boxed party punch company.

Bluewater Organic Distilling Launches Wintersun Organic Aquavit

Bluewater Organic Distilling, the Pacific Northwest small-batch distillery known for it’s copper-distilled Bluewater Organic Vodka and Halcyon Organic Distilled Gin, is proud to announce the launch of Wintersun Organic Aquavit – The first certified organic Aquavit in America.

Tarnished Truth Distilling Co. Brings Virginia Made Bourbon to Market

Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, the Virginia-based distillery founded by locals Andrew Yancey and Josh Canada, releases its signature small batch bourbons to market on October 1. The finely crafted bourbons, helmed by veteran distiller Larry Ebersol, include Tarnished Truth 3 Year High Rye and Tarnished Truth 9 Year Single Barrel Bourbon.

Tom’s Town Distilling Co. Unveils Custom Deco Bottle and Updated Brand

The new bottle harkens back to Prohibition-era Kansas City when the wide-open town was controlled by political boss Tom Pendergast and was known as “Tom’s Town.” The iconic bottle calls to mind famous art deco buildings like the Kansas City Power and Light building and the Chrysler building in New York City.

Spirit Hound Distillers Launch Straight Malt Whiskey and Gin into Texas

Spirit Hound Distillers is distributing its small batch, Straight Malt Whisky and Spirit Hound Gin throughout the entire Lone Star State of Texas. The selectively distributed distillery made Texas an early priority with its award winning flagship spirits distributed by United, Wine & Spirits.

Pernod Ricard Renews Distribution Agreement with Republic National Distributing Company

Pernod Ricard USA, the U.S. unit of the world's 2nd largest wine and spirits company, announced today a renewed distribution agreement with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the nation's second largest distributor of wine and spirits. The contract, effective as of July 1, 2018 extending through June 2024, reaffirms the long-lasting partnership between the two companies.

CH Distillery Purchases Jeppson’s Malört

CH Distillery announced today that it has purchased the Carl Jeppson Company and its iconic Chicago brand, Jeppson’s Malört.  The Chicago company CH Distillery located in Pilsen will begin in-house production and bottling of the legendary spirit Malort, in 2019.

Glenrothes Announces “New Age” of Scotch Products

Award-winning Speyside Scotch distillery The Glenrothes has unveiled a striking new range celebrating the rich and colorful origins of the whisky-making journey and its most defining part, the sherry seasoning of the oak casks.

Old Forester Launches 1910 Old Fine Whisky

Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon, will release the fourth and final expression in the Whiskey Row Series this month: the double barreled, 1910 Old Fine Whisky.

Chicken Cock 10-Year-Old Double Barrel Bourbon

Grain & Barrel Spirits (“G&B”), an innovation-driven craft spirits company, brought Chicken Cock Whiskey back to its rightful place as a heritage-driven American Whiskey in 2012, when CEO Matti Anttila discovered the “Famous Old Brand.”

CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka Launches New Limited Edition CÎROC Black Raspberry

Sean "Diddy" Combs and the Makers of CÎROC Ultra-Premium Vodka have unveiled CÎROC Black Raspberry, the newest addition to the successful liquid portfolio. CÎROC Black Raspberry is a rich tasting spirit made with vodka five times distilled from fine French grapes, finished in a tailor - made copper pot still in Southern France.

Sonoma Distilling Company Looks Ahead with Evolution of Craft Brand

Now in its eighth year, Northern California grain-to-glass whiskey pioneer, Sonoma Distilling Company (formerly Sonoma County Distilling Co) announces several key company developments in the final quarter of the year, speaking to the brand’s continued growth and evolution in the national craft spirits arena.