At Least 7 Calif. Wineries Destroyed in Fire; Wine Community Rallies to Aid Victims

Those Northern California wildfires destroyed at least seven wineries, according to the San Jose Mercury News, which tallied the devastation.  The wineries lost include Helena View Johnston Vineyards, Signorello Estate Vineyards, VinRoc, White Rock Vineyards, Paradise Ridge Winery, Frey Vineyards, and Oster Wine Cellars. Continue reading

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Backpack Wine Intros New Variety, Hires Regional Sales Director

Backpack Wine, the premium canned wine blended from Washington State grapes and produced by Source Code Beverage, Oak Brook, Ill., is expanding its portfolio and its Continue reading

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Cooper Spirits Intros a $229.99 Whiskey

Lock Stock & Barrel 18-Year Straight Rye Whiskey is the third and newest release in Cooper Spirits’ celebrated Lock Stock & Barrel series.  It follows the 2016 introduction of the 16-year, Continue reading

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Sagamore to Launch New Limited Time Whiskies

Sagamore Spirit launched two limited-time offer whiskey selections under its Sagamore Reserve label: Double Oak and Moscatel Barrel Finish. The releases will be available next week in stores where Sagamore Spirit products are currently sold.

“We are excited to continue to spread the word about Sagamore Spirit,” said Brian Treacy, President of Sagamore Spirit. “We are Continue reading

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Grey Goose Intros 2 Limited-Edition Gifting Options

Grey Goose is introducing two limited-edition gifting options.

The Grey Goose Flour Tin hearkens back to the brand’s Continue reading

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Who & What –

TricorBraun WinePak, North America’s leading wine bottle distributor, hired David Jewell to be VP of WinePak Operations.  Jewell joins from Constellation Brands where he spent nine years in Continue reading

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