New York

Winebow Vintner’s Harvest Celebrates Fall in New York

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Winebow held their 25th annual Vintner’s Harvest on September 10th and 11th at New York’s Metropolitan Pavilion for press and trade. More than 1,000 wines from Winebow’s large international portfolio were poured for ... read more>

Local USBG Members Attend Bols Bartending Academy

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Bols Bartending Academy on Tour hit New York to share some flair tricks with local USBG members. Under the guidance of Anthony Pullen, Bols National Brand Ambassador, this group of New York area bartenders learned to be ready to impress, not only with cocktails, but with service and ... read more>

Pernod Ricard’s Martin Crane Honored at Boys’ & Girls’ Towns of Italy International Dinner

Friday, October 24th, 2014

On September 11th, Boys’ and Girls’ Towns of Italy (BGTI) held their Wine and Spirits Annual International Dinner at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. This year’s honoree was Martin Crane, Senior VP, Spirits Sales at Pernod Ricard USA. Event proceeds went towards BGTI’s goal to fund child care centers in Italy and reach a ... read more>

Bulleit Ups Tailgaiting Game With ‘Woody’

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Atlantic Wines & Spirits and Bulleit Bourbon Showcase Bulleit Frontier Whiskey ‘Woody’ In September, Diageo and Atlantic Wines & Spirits, a division of Empire Merchants LLC, activated the Bulleit “Woody,” a custom promotional vehicle, with a variety of tastings and other events across Metro New York. The long weekend kicked off on Thursday with a ... read more>

Eye On The Prize

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Just two years old, M.S. Walker’s New York distribution business makes its mark In business over 80 years, Boston-based M.S. Walker is one of Massachusett’s most storied wine and spirits suppliers, selling over 4 million cases annually. The company has built leading distributor operations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. M.S. Walker opened for ... read more>

Great Wine, Greater Cause

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Tigner Family launches 4 Foxes Sonoma Chardonnay to support Parkinson’s research Describing his journey into the world of Parkinson’s Disease and the creation of his 4 Foxes wine brand, Rick Tigner recalls, “It all started with a tremor.” From 2003 to 2006, Tigner’s wife, Wendy, began experiencing slight tremors and frozen muscle sensations. Like many ... read more>

Publishers’ Page: November 2014 News & Views

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Easy To Get Complacent Governor Cuomo has unveiled a stepped-up marketing program including a variety of “Taste NY” point of sale pieces (see page 111 for more details). He also helped to recently orchestrate sold-out participation for New York wines and spirits at the NYSLSA Rochester show. I don’t believe that this is just another ... read more>

Frederick Wildman & Sons Holds 2014 Fall Portfolio Tasting

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

On September 10th, Frederick Wildman & Sons presented their Annual Fall Portfolio Tasting at Guastavino’s. Members of the trade were able to sample wines and spirits from Frederick Wildman’s global portfolio, including selections from Italy, France, Greece, Argentina, Washington State, California, New York and ... read more>

Memo From American Sommelier: Take The Time

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Achieving a balance between work, family and self belongs high on your list of goals This is the infamous time of year when evaluating every aspect of your program should be your primary concern. You have an opportunity to crunch numbers, correct errors, double-check pricing, etc. A review of my previous columns (online at beveragemedia.com) ... read more>

Jessie James Decker Hosts Smirnoff Ice Ladies With Game Tailgate

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

On September 3rd, Smirnoff ice celebrated the start of football season with the ladies With Game Tailgate at Hudson Mercantile. Event guests joined host singer and reality star Jessie James Decker and proved that ladies can cheer as loud for their favorite team as the guys as they enjoyed Smirnoff ice cocktails including Screwdriver Sangria ... read more>
 
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