Author Archives: Joel Whitaker

Michter’s Doubles Capacity, Puts All Its Product on Allocation

Michter’s Distillery said it won’t be releasing its Michter’s US*1 Toasted Barrel Bourbon during 2016. “The problem is every drop of our Toasted Barrel Bourbon that we release this year is one less drop of our Michter’s US*1 Bourbon that … Continue reading

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V2 Wine Group Expands Sales Organization

V2 Wine Group, Sonoma, added three Retail Chain Director positions were created to oversee all national retail chain business; Julie Agrella was hired as Retail Chain Director for the West Division, Brad Bartram has moved from his role as Region … Continue reading

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Bud Light Supports Equal Pay in New Spot

On average, women who work a 9 to 5 job only make 79 cents to every $1 men make. So shouldn’t they only have to work 79% of the time? That’s the theory behind Bud Light‘s newest spot, “Equal Pay.”   … Continue reading

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Bud to Deliver Up to $1 Million in Scholarships to Military Families

Budweiser is bringing Chris Stapleton to Fort Bragg, N.C., the most populated military post in the nation and will donate up to $1 million in scholarships to spouses and children of fallen and disabled service members. This year’s Fourth of … Continue reading

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Magrino to Rep Spain’s Marques de Riscal

Marqués de Riscal signed Magrino to handle public relations in the U.S. Not only is the pioneering Spanish producer responsible for putting Rioja winemaking on the map, but it also has a 158-year family history, a five-star hotel and Michelin-starred … Continue reading

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Barefoot Wine Marks 10 Years of Cleaning Beaches

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly proclaimed July 9th World Beach Rescue Day (WBRD) in honor of the 10th year of the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, an initiative that began in 2007 in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit grassroots … Continue reading

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