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Johnson Brothers Enters New York Market

Johnson Brothers is entering the New York market, shaking up a distribution tier that’s been dominated by two players—Empire Merchants and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits—for the past decade. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2017

New York Bar Owners Sue Southern Glazer’s For Fraud, But Distributor Says It Will Prevail In Court

Claiming that the country’s largest spirits and wine distributor defrauded them for years, four bars in Albany, New York are suing Southern Glazer’s. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 18, 2016

News Briefs for April 15, 2016

•Archway Publishing has released a new book by former CIA official and fourth-generation wine merchant Peter M. F. Sichel. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 15, 2016

News Briefs for November 10, 2015

•Beam Suntory posted sales up 36% for the first nine months of its fiscal year, ended in September, as the company’s stable of whisk(e)y brands prospered in North America. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 10, 2015

News Briefs for February 24, 2014

•Florida-based Imperial Brands, known for its Sobieski vodka brand, has assumed sales responsibility in the U.S. and Canada for Sammy Hagar’s Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum ($21.99 a 750-ml.) under a new agreement that took effect February 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2014

New York Legislators Fire Back On “At-Rest” Opposition

Following reports last week that New York’s proposed legislation to require in-state warehousing of wine and spirits would hurt small wholesalers who utilize warehouses in New Jersey, two New York assemblymen have issued a statement defending the proposal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2014

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