The indispensable tool for the Massachusetts adult beverage trade.

HOME

In Memory

Michelle Moore 1966 – 2O23 In Memory of a beloved member of our family at Massachusetts Beverage Business. We’ll miss you, dear friend. Joyce, PJ and Ben Stone, Nick Lucki, Jim Silva, Jr., Maia Merrill Gosselin, and Patrick Miller  

MARTIGNETTI COMPANIES TO ACQUIRE QUALITY BEVERAGE

Martignetti Companies has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quality Beverage LP. Quality Beverage is a leading distributor of beer and alternative beverages in Massachusetts, representing the Anheuser-Busch InBev and Constellation portfolios in addition to a variety of other domestic and imported brands. Owned by the...
Read More

THE PRIDE OF SPAIN

By Seema Tikare When anyone talks about visiting Spain, it conjures up flamboyant and over-the-top images in my mind: Flamenco dancers, the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, the sunny, sexy beaches of the Costa del Sol, and the gorgeous Moorish palaces of Sevilla. Even the Camino de Santiago, the...
Read More

ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH -THE WHITE LADY

By Pink Lady Since 2OO7 I’ve gone by Pink Lady as my cocktail moniker, but there’s another great “lady” style cocktail worth trying if you can’t get your mitts on fresh grenadine: the White Lady. It’s a light, dry, and refreshing number made with gin, Cointreau and lemon juice, and...
Read More

THE HANKY PANKY-ADA COLEMAN’S BLACK MAGIC

By Kirsten Amann Every month is Women’s History Month in my corner of the cocktail world, but since March bears the official title, it is a perfect time to raise a glass to the first celebrity female bartender, Ada Coleman. Known to friends and regulars as Coley, she looms large...
Read More

ZINFANDEL & PRIMITIVO

by SEEMA TIKARE If there is a chameleon among wines, it is Zinfandel. Whether it is the rather sweet, alcoholic, old-school White Zinfandel from our college days or the elegant, refined red Zinfandels from Ridge’s East Bench or Paso Robles, it spans every taste and preference. It can be candy-like...
Read More

THE MIGHTY MARTINI

by KIRSTEN AMANN January for many people is the season of restriction. New Year’s Resolutions, Dry January, diets, punishing workouts, and restraint in all its forms will be the main topic of water cooler conversations for the next 2-3 weeks. If that sounds like an absolute bore, I invite you...
Read More