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  • Sherlock’s, On the Case

    For those who have been active in wine and spirits retailing over the past few decades, the recent rate of change has presented both problems and opportunities. The men...

  • All for Rum and Rum for All

    Mojitos. Caipirinhas. Mai Tais. Cachacas. Rum is a spirit as popular in cocktails as it is on the shelf, conjuring the tropics, beaches, summer and tiki bars regardless of...

  • A Place in the Crowd

    Americans are rediscovering the affordable elegance and unrivaled complexity of premium gin. Crafted according to a secret blend of aromatics, every brand is endowed with an engaging personality as...

  • Crafting Profits

    This spring, Garrett Oliver, the brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, received the James Beard Award for “Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional.” Although Oliver and others from the craft beer...

  • Sherlock’s, On the Case

    For those who have been active in wine and spirits retailing over the past few decades, the recent rate of change has presented both problems and opportunities. The men behind Atlanta, GA, area beverage alcohol retailing powerhouse Sherlock’s and...
  • Growth Brands at WSWA

    The Beverage Information Group honors the suppliers whose wine and spirits brands won Growth Brand Awards this year at the recent WSWA Convention. Click BD-growth-brands to link to a PDF displaying photos from the awards ceremony complete with the...
  • Another Opening, a Bigger Show

    It takes something special to top the success of the Haskell’s chain of wine, beer and spirit stores operating in the Minneapolis-St-Paul area, but owner and retailing legend John F. (Jack) Farrell, Jr., chairman and ceo of Haskell’s Inc.,...

Industry Calendar

Sep
21
Sun
all-day Long Beach Wine, Beer & Spirits Festival
Long Beach Wine, Beer & Spirits …
Sep 21 – Sep 27 all-day
Ready to Be Shaken AND Stirred? Then raise a glass to Long Beach’s inaugural Wine, Beer and Spirits Week.  DATES:   September 21 – 27, [...]
Sep
28
Sun
all-day NBWA Annual Convention @ Hyatt Regency New Orleans
NBWA Annual Convention @ Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day
NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention will take place September 28 – October 1, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. HOTEL RESERVATIONS [...]
Oct
11
Sat
all-day World Beer Festival – Durham
World Beer Festival – Durham
Oct 11 all-day
World Beer Festival - Durham @ Durham | North Carolina | United States
A chance to sample from over 200 craft and specialty beers from around the world. Tickets on sale now! General Admission: $55  Tasting glass with [...]
Oct
24
Fri
all-day Great American Distillers Festival
Great American Distillers Festival
Oct 24 all-day
Because we take classes so seriously, we’ve developed a number of ways for you to participate in Portland Cocktail Week. The first is as a [...]

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Beverage Stock Index

BrandSymbolPriceChange
Diageo plc CommonDEO118.91(+0.76)
BEAMBEAM0.00(+0)
Ambev S.A. AmericABEV7.30(+0.06)
Molson Coors BrewTAP73.6033(-0.16)
Boston Beer CompaSAM226.495(-1.33)
Castle Brands, InROX1.081(-0.03)
Anheuser-Busch InBUD112.13(+0.12)
Craft Brew AllianBREW13.18(+0.04)
Brown Forman IncBF-B91.88(-0.36)
Data was last updated 12:09 PM, 08/27/2014
  • New Tasting Room for Madrigal Winery

    The Napa Valley company recently opened a new tasting room in Sausalito, which will be open seven days a week. From the press release:   Sausalito, CA, August 6,...
  • Crowdsourced Wine from Columbia Crest

    Washington-based Columbia Crest is asking internet users to help the company create a crowdsourced Cabernet Sauvignon. Over 18 months, interested participants can visit www.crowdsourcedcabernet to help make decisions in...
  • New President for Clos Du Val Winery

    Steve Tamburelli will serve as the new president of the winery located in Napa Valley. From the press release:   Napa, Calif—Clos Du Val Winery has appointed industry veteran...
  • Cider Scramble

    How’s the state of the hard cider market these days? Well, as a cider maker might say, it’s mostly sweet and a little bit sour. There’s a lot of...
  • Crafting Profits

    This spring, Garrett Oliver, the brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, received the James Beard Award for “Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional.” Although Oliver and others from the craft beer...
  • New Light Beer Campaign from Heineken

    The brewer is working with Neil Patrick Harris on the campaign, which includes TV commercials, online videos and content on the company’s BestTastingLight.com website. From the press release:  ...
  • Sam Adams Brewing a Wedding Ale for Charity

    The brewer is releasing its Brewlywed Ale for one day later this month, and offering one couple a chance to homebrew a wedding beer with help from Bob Cannon....

Growth Brands

  • Growth Brands at WSWA

    The Beverage Information Group honors the suppliers whose wine and spirits brands won Growth Brand Awards this year at the recent WSWA Convention. Click BD-growth-brands to link to a PDF displaying photos from the awards ceremony complete with the winners’ names.

  • 2014 Growth Brand Awards Gala

    The 2014 Growth Brands The four Growth Brand categories are designed to organize wine, spirits and beer brands that have demonstrated notable growth so that operators, retailers and the industry at large can discern the existing and emerging trends and tap the opportunities available. Our Growth Brand criteria remain...

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