Booze News

Kroger to carry wine-cola in a can. Huh?

Kroger to carry wine-cola in a can. Huh?

Wine with cola in the same drink? Chardonnay mixed with vanilla? It’s coming soon to a Harris Teeter near you. Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., which entered the Washington region when it agreed to purchase Harris Teeter in 2013, has signed a deal with Sonoma County, California-based Truett-Hurst Inc. to exclusively sell its ready-to-drink craft wine beverages. […]

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Beer News

Russian brewer buys iconic American brand: Pabst Blue Ribbon

Russian brewer buys iconic American brand: Pabst Blue Ribbon

A Russian brewer is taking over American icon Pabst Blue Ribbon. Oasis Beverages, which is based in Russia, said on Friday it’s signed a deal to acquire Pabst Brewing Company, which is headquartered in Los Angeles. Pabst traces its roots to 1844 and owns a number of well-known American beer brands, including Pabst Blue Ribbon, […]

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Wine News

Ha! Poll shows French are clueless about wine

Ha! Poll shows French are clueless about wine

Seven out of 10 French people don’t know their Chablis from their Champagne according to a recent survey, a summation likely to ruffle a few feathers in a country known for its wine prowess. Wine is much more than just a tipple for the French, it’s officially part of the nation’s cultural heritage and part […]

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Spirits News

The Power of Good Thoughts Conjures AVIV 613 Vodka!

The Power of Good Thoughts Conjures AVIV 613 Vodka!

Perfect timing. The Jewish New Year and a kosher vodka from Israel, AVIV 613, equals a marriage made in heaven! Or marketing! The ‘bride’, in this case, is a beautiful bottle…heavy, triangular and even more lovely frosted right out of the freezer. An attention getter for sure. And AVIV has a great story. Here it […]

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Industry News

Diageo Looks to Pour New Tech Into Liquor With Venture Unit

Diageo Looks to Pour New Tech Into Liquor With Venture Unit

Will you be able to check your liquor consumption through an app on your smartwatch that talks to an chip embedded into a bottle of Scotch? Diageo wants to find out. The world’s No. 1 spirits maker is looking for new ways to use technology to boost its drinks business and says it is ready […]

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Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

Winter Cocktails: Recipes For Those Chilly Winter Days

When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Winter Cocktails, María del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, […]

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Events

Tasting Argentina! Wine tasting at the Peninsula BH Oct 22

Tasting Argentina! Wine tasting at the Peninsula BH Oct 22

Come and share the excitement, enjoy unlimited tasting, the music, appetizer foods and a robust silent auction. Learn about the wines of Argentina from the visiting producers, owners, and winemakers themselves at “Tasting Argentina”.  Visiting Wineries ACHAVAL FERRER ALAMOS WINERY ANTIGAL BODEGA ARGENTO BODEGA DEL FIN DEL MUNDO – PATAGONIA ARGENTINA BODEGA DOMINGO HERMANOS BODEGA […]

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