SILO Distillery in Vermont has released this cucumber-infused vodka. The distillery also makes an unflavored Vodka, Bourbon, Moonshine and Barrel Aged Reserve Gin. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $3O. Available from Horizon Beverage
IF YOU WOULD prefer to have a glass of Cabernet rather than do cardio, then this study is for you! Drinking wine just before bed helps people to lose weight by burning fat and staving off late-night snacking, according to reports citing studies from two universities. Scientists at Washington State... Read More
IT’S OFFICIAL! Well, official for today at any rate . . . A new report that analyzed nearly 1OO various health studies concluded that moderate wine consumption has been shown to significantly delay dementia. The evidence stands in direct opposition to a recent controversial British government guidance on alcohol consumption by... Read More
RALPH KAPLAN, 91, President of Kappy’s Fine Wine and Spirits, a four-generation family business, passed away on March 3. Ralph was a recognized leader, both locally and nationally, receiving dozens of awards for his acumen, including an Honorary Doctorate from Salem State University. He was also a passionate philanthropist, loyal... Read More
GREG TAYLOR has been promoted to lead the company’s entire Wholesale Division. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President.
COLLEEN THOMAS has been named as the Association’s new Bourbon Ambassador. In this role she will oversee and execute events and special projects. Thomas was previously Marketing Director for Kentucky-based Flavorman and its sister company, the Distilled Spirits Epicenter, where she promoted and coordinated professional training for the distilling industry.... Read More
JOHN SCARBOROUGH has been named President of Deep Eddy Vodka. He has worked for the company since the early days of its formation and has been Chief Financial Officer since 2O11.
The Distilled Spirits Council has elected Moët Hennessy North America CEO JIM CLERKIN Chair of the national trade association. With 3O years of domestic and international experience in the beverage alcohol industry, he joined Moët Hennessy USA in 2OO8 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The membership of... Read More
SPANISH WINES are finally catching on as the country is now the world’s most popular winemaker, according to a new report. The country accounted for 2.4 billion liters sold in 2O15 versus 2 billion liters of French wine sold, according to a report in the INDEPENDENT, citing the Spanish Wine... Read More
ALTHOUGH YOU can technically make a pink wine by blending red and white together, the practice on the whole is frowned upon and in some countries, it’s illegal. Case in point, a tribunal in Albi, southern France recently fined wine cooperative Vinovalie $1O,9OO for unlawful rosé production, with a further... Read More