Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business

Daily Archive: February 23, 2021

Interview, Part 1: Greg Baird, President And CEO, Breakthru Beverage Group

As the nation’s third-ranked spirits and wine distributor, with operations in 15 North American markets and 2020 revenues of approximately $6 billion, Breakthru Beverage has been at the forefront as the industry has adapted to unprecedented changes in the marketplace over the past year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

Whisky Advocate On The New Standards For Japanese Whisky

It’s been an open secret for years that some Japanese whiskies aren’t so Japanese—that is, they’re often made with imported whisky, blended or proofed down or simply bottled locally, and then labeled as “Product of Japan.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

News Briefs for February 23, 2021

•Constellation Brands executive Jim Sabia, previously executive vice president and chief marketing officer, has been named executive vice president and managing director, beer division, effective March 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 23, 2021

•For its fiscal fourth quarter 2020, the Boston Beer Company reported that depletions were up 26% for the quarter and 37% for the full year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

U.S. Cannabis Player Parallel To Go Public, Valued At $1.9 Billion

Atlanta, Georgia-based cannabis company Parallel is going public via a special purpose acquisitions company (SPAC).

Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

Murphy Signs Bills Officially Legalizing Cannabis in New Jersey

New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed the three bills yesterday that will collectively legalize recreational cannabis and establish its marketplace. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2021

← Older posts