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Monthly Archive: October 2011

Haute Cocktails: The Aviary, Chicago’s White Hot Drinks Venue, Thinks Outside The Bar

Chicago’s The Aviary, which has been called the hottest bar in the country, operates more like a restaurant. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2011

Pernod Ricard USA In Innovation Drive With Malibu Red, Jameson Black Barrel

Pernod Ricard USA has unveiled two spirits innovations in recent days: Malibu Red, and Jameson Black Barrel. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2011

News Briefs for October 31, 2011

•Beam Inc. is expanding its fast-growing Skinnygirl range with Skinnygirl White Cranberry Cosmo, a vodka-based RTD cocktail with 100 calories per 4-ounce serving. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2011

Total Wine & More Continues California Expansion With New Sacramento Location

Total Wine & More has opened a new location in Sacramento, continuing its aggressive West Coast expansion and ramping up competition with California’s BevMo. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2011

Patrón Secret Dining Society Attracts Tequila Enthusiasts And Foodies Alike

The Patrón Secret Dining Society is set to host its 17th members-only dining event tonight in New Orleans—but details on the event’s precise location won’t be revealed until this evening, when just a handful of Patrón Social Club members will receive the information by email. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2011

New York State Clarifies Legality of Groupon-Type Sites’ Alcohol Activities

As online deals site Groupon prepares for an initial public offering, The New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) has issued a declaratory ruling clarifying the legality of similar sites’ activities in the on-premise beverage alcohol arena. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2011

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