Author Archives: Joel Whitaker

Barnes & Noble to Sell Wine, Beer in 4 Stores

Barnes & Noble said it will open four concept stores in the next year that will feature restaurants with “an expanded menu along with a beer and wine offering.”  The first store will be in Eastchester, N.Y., and will open … Continue reading

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Could Scotland Veto Britain’s Withdrawal from EU?

The drama surrounding last week’s Brexit vote gets stranger and stranger. Yesterday, Scotland’s first minister said Scotland may veto Brexit altogether.  Under devolution rules, the parliaments of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales must consent to any EU divorce, a report … Continue reading

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Indiana Craft Distillers to Sell Carryout 7 Days a Week

Come Friday, July 1, Indiana’s craft distillers will be able to settle their products to take home on Sunday. That’s a big deal.  It puts the state’s handful of craft distillers on an even playing field with craft brewers and … Continue reading

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NABI’s Bill Earle: Short Term, U.S. Importers Can Make Quick Profit; NABI Will Support TTB Proposal

Bill Earle, president, National Association of Beverage Importers, while noting that it is far to early to see the full impact of the vote, told Kane’s Beverage News Daily one immediate impact is that beverage importers will, at least for … Continue reading

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Southern, Glazer’s Name Supplier Management Team

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (“Southern”) and Glazer’s, Inc. (“Glazer’s”) named leaders of their new combined entity, Southern Glazer’s, Supplier Management and Business Development—Corporate team. These appointments will be effective following the close of the transaction between the … Continue reading

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Pelican Brewing Releases Latin-Inspired Lager

Pelican Brewing Co. releases the ultra refreshing summer beer, Pelicano EXTRA! Previously available as draft-only brew, Pelicano EXTRA! will be available starting in July on draft, in 6-packs, 22 oz. bottles and as part of Pelican’s new mixed 12-pack.

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