Victorino Matus of the Free Beacon reports: “According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, supplier sales for all spirits in 2016 increased 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion. Volume grew 2.4 percent to 220 million cases. As aContinue readingThe Irish Whiskey Boom
The U.S. drinks business is booming, despite the finger-wagging by neo-prohibitionists. Last year’s liquor volume sales climbed 2.4 percent to 220 million cases, and the revenues were up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, according to data released by the DistilledContinue readingAmerica’s Spirits Business Is Booming
Fritz Hahn of the Washington Post reports: “For your average barfly, the Columbia Room’s prix fixe Tasting Room cocktail menu — which starts at $79 for three cocktails paired with small bites in the meticulous Blagden Alley lounge — isContinue readingWant a $950 Shot of Cognac?
The Economist reports on the Vinfusion, a marvelous machine made by Cambridge Consultants: To create a new wine the customer manipulates three sliders on a touch screen attached to the machine. One moves between the extremes of “light” and “full-bodied”.Continue readingMachine Lets You Blend Your Own Wine
Are we done with stuff like Pinnacle Chocolate Cookie Dough Vodka? The Wall Street Journal’s Saabira Chaudhuri has an engaging piece on drinks-makers’ flavored liquors and product-line extensions. To flavor or not to flavor: That is the question for booze makers.Continue readingInteresting News About the Flavored Liquor Craze