WX Brands Acquires Jelly Jar Wines

Jelly Jar Wines was established in 2008 by fourth-generation Napa Valley winemaker Andy Pestoni and his wife Shannon.  Terms weren’t disclosed. Continue reading

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Sagamore Spirit Enters 7 New Markets

Sagamore Spirit is now available in select restaurants, bars and liquor stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas, Wisconsin and Arizona. Sagamore Spirit will soon be Continue reading

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Top Bev/Al Lobbyists Urge Inclusion of Craft Bill in Tax Law

In a letter to the top members of the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, the Beer Institute, Brewers Association, Wine Institute, Wine America, Distilled Spirits Council and American Craft Spirits Association urged the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform provisions of the Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act be included in any final version of tax reform sent to President Trump for signature.  Continue reading

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Castle Brands Extends Jefferson’s Bourbon Line

Castle Brands Inc., a collection of bourbons made in small batches, has released nationally the newest expression to its Jefferson’s Bourbon portfolio of small-batch bourbons: Jefferson’s Presidential Select 16 Year Old. This exceptionally Continue reading

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Taste It, You’ll Like It

In big box stores, supermarkets, and even smaller grocers, food manufacturers’ representatives seem to lurk at the end of every aisle hawking their canape-size samples. But how effective are such Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Cuts Draft Line Costs with BeerBoard

BeerBoard’s SmartBar technology is tracking every ounce of beer poured in real time at 30 Twin Peaks corporate stores, allowing Twin Peaks Holdings to better-manage inventory, cut losses and make fact-based decisions from actual pour data and industry analytics.

“Since implementation, we have reduced our Cost of Sales, are selling five or more Twin Peaks ‘Man Size Beers’ per keg and will realize a significant ROI when rolled out across all of our Continue reading

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