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NYSLSA Gears Up for Annual Celebration

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Tom Edwards, President of the New York State Liquor Store Association (NYSLSA), and its Board of Directors invite retailers, suppliers and wholesalers to attend the Annual Celebration, which is set to take place Thursday, May 1st at The Mansion on Delaware. The late Burt Notarius of Premier Wine and Spirits and WineDeals.com will be honored. ... read more>

Ste Michelle Wine Estates is now U.S. Importer for Miguel Torres S.A.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Ste Michelle Wine Estates is now U.S. importer for Miguel Torres ... read more>

E & J Gallo Winery Aquires U.S. Distribution Rights for Italian Brand, Allegrini Estates

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Gallo acquires U.S. distribution rights for ... read more>

Diageo Hosts “Liquid Cellar Lounge” to Celebrate the Big Game

Monday, January 27th, 2014

In celebration of the Super Bowl, Diageo is hosting “The Diageo Liquid Cellar” – an event space in New York City’s Chelsea Arts District that will play host to some of the largest events during the week leading up to the big game. Diageo has paired Delta Air Lines and Sports Illustrated with some of ... read more>

Iberian Sangria Takes an Official Step

Friday, January 17th, 2014

There’s sangria, and now there’s Sangria. The European Parliament passed legislation in January establishing that true sangria comes from Spain or Portugal. Moving forward, if packaged versions of this popular mix of wine, brandy, sugar, chopped fruits, etc. come from other nations, they will have to clearly state their origin, as in Australian Sangria. So ... read more>

Suntory Holdings Set to Acquire Beam

Monday, January 13th, 2014

This past weekend, Suntory Limited and Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM) jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Suntory shall acquire all outstanding shares of Beam for $83.50 per share in cash or total consideration of approximately $16 billion, including the assumption of Beam’s outstanding net debt. The transaction consideration represents ... read more>

Sean “Diddy” Combs and Diageo Announce New Joint Venture and Acquisition of Luxury Tequila Brand DeLeón

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, and Sean Combs today announced that they have furthered their relationship by creating a new joint venture that has purchased luxury tequila brand DeLeón. The joint venture, a 50/50 global partnership between Diageo and Combs Wine & Spirits, builds on a strategic alliance formed by Diageo and Combs ... read more>

The Passing of Edgar Bronfman, Sr. Former Seagram’s CEO

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Former Seagram Company chairman Edgar Bronfman Sr. passed away the weekend of December 21-22, 2013 at his home in New York. He was 84. His father Samuel Bronfman founded Seagram in 1924. Edgar’s career there began with a position as apprentice taster, and eventually he oversaw production at the main distillery. In 1953, he took ... read more>

Grey Goose “Night Vision” Limited-Edition Bottle for New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Grey Goose Vodka is releasing a limited-edition “Night Vision” bottle for top nightclubs in leading U.S. cities. The Grey Goose Night Vision bottle is coated in a blue lacquer with a goose in frosted glass that is illuminated by L.E.D. lights hidden in the bottle’s base. Pricing will vary by venue. Select clubs in New ... read more>

Millbrook Distillery Opens in the Hudson Valley

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Millbrook Distillery of Stanfordville, NY has just announced the release of its Millbrook Private Reserve 2013 Straight Bourbon whiskey.  Dutchess Private Reserve is described as a subtle and sophisticated bourbon that provides a beautiful bouquet of spice and honey, with gentle notes of vanilla to create a smooth finish.  Millbrook Distillery believes in developing the ... read more>
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