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Bacardi To Unveil New Rum In Collaboration With Major Lazer

Bacardi has named DJ and producer Jillionaire, of the group Major Lazer, as “Minister of Rum”—a hybrid of a brand ambassador, influencer and creative and cultural strategist—and is prepping the launch of an associated Bacardi Major Lazer rum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2017

Wine Spectator: Ernie Els Wines Co-Owner Buys Historic South African Winery Stellenzicht

The co-owner of Ernie Els Wines is expanding his Stellenbosch presence, buying the neighboring Stellenzicht winery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2017

News Briefs for May 24, 2017

•Total Wine & More is expanding in the Houston area with two new outposts, both slated to open in former Goody Goody liquor store locations. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 24, 2017

•San Francisco-based North Channel Distillery has introduced Frisco, a Pisco-inspired unaged brandy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2017

Constellation Reportedly Makes Offer For Brown-Forman

Constellation Brands has reportedly made an offer for Brown-Forman, in what would be a blockbuster industry deal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 23, 2017

American Brandy Is Enjoying A Renaissance

Spurred by the craft movement, domestic brandies are starting to catch fire in the marketplace. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 23, 2017

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