Author Archives: Joel Whitaker

Sokol Blosser Extends Evolution Line with Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

Sokol Blosser Winery expanded its Evolution line with the launch of a fourth nationally available offering, Evolution Pinot Noir. Evolution 2014 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir (SRP: $20) is the first nationally-distributed, single-varietal wine under the Evolution label. This wine is … Continue reading

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Bulldog Gin Creates Americas Division, Names Chester Brandes Head

Bulldog London Dry Gin, which is believed to be the world’s fastest growing gin, created a new business unit responsible for the development and execution of the brand’s commercial strategy in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean, … Continue reading

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Penna. Legislators Send Privatization Compromise to Governor

The Pennsylvania House passed, 157-31, and sent to Gov. Tom Wolf a partial privatization bill that makes sweeping changes in the way beer and wine are sold in the state.  But legislators were calling the measure “liquor modernization” to signal … Continue reading

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Sailor Jerry Launches a Black Bottle with Pin-Up Art

 Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum launches a limited-edition black bottle.  The rollout begins this month and will be available nationally by July 4.  Retail: $15.99. Steeped in the patriotic history authentic to the rum, the bottle features iconic artwork from the … Continue reading

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Coors Light Hosts Autograph Party with Top Colombian Soccer Player

Coors Light will give New York City soccer fans exclusive access to Juan Pablo Angel, one of Colombia’s most renowned soccer players. Angel, known for his unmatched resilience, will share his inspirational story, sign autographs and take photographs with soccer … Continue reading

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Macallan Releases ‘Peerless Spirit’ Decanter with 65-Year-Old Whisky

It’s all part of The Macallan in Lalique Six Pillars Collection.  The decanter was designed and created by the legendary French crystal house Lalique.  The ‘Peerless Spirit’ release will be limited to only 450 individually numbered decanters. Raul Gonzalez, Macallanbrand … Continue reading

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