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News Briefs for July 28, 2022

July 28, 2022

•Stoli Group is launching Tulchan Gin globally. Taking its name from Tulchan Estate in Scotland, Tulchan is a small batch gin distilled in Speyside. The 45% abv gin includes botanicals like including sloe berries, elderflower and blackberry leaves which are found on the Tulchan Estate. One unusual botanical is asparagus, which provides the gin with a bitter edge and unusually long finish, according to the company. It joins Stoli Vodka, Elit Vodka, Bayou Rum, Kentucky Owl, Villa One, Gator Bite Rum Liqueurs, Cenote Tequila, and Se Busca Mezcal in Stoli’s spirits portfolio.

•Vino del Sol has announced Osmosis de-Light-ful Red Blend, the newest wine the company’s lower-calorie portfolio. The blend is made from Syrah, Bonarda, Malbec, and Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from high altitude vineyards in Agrelo and Alto Agrelo, Mendoza. The wine is at 10% abv and contains 90 calories per 5-ounce serving. Osmosis’ red blend is rolling out now for a suggested price of $15 a 750-ml.

•Cointreau liqueur has teamed with writer, actor, director, and producer Dan Levy to promote its place in the Margarita cocktail. Levy and chefs Nyesha Arrington and Sohla El-Waylly will show consumers how to create memorable at-home celebrations with Cointreau and their favorite variations of Margaritas through a three-part content series running on Entertainment Weekly and other channels. An Impact “Hot Brand,” Cointreau crossed the 400,000-case mark last year on 21% growth.

•Drinks e-commerce player ReserveBar has appointed Laura O’Shaughnessy as chief digital officer. A director of Vroom and Acuity Brands, O’Shaughnessy previously founded SocialCode, which provided brands with data-driven tools and teams to run marketing across social, digital, and e-commerce channels. Last year ReserveBar acquired fellow e-commerce company Minibar Delivery. Also in 2021, Southern Glazer’s took an undisclosed equity stake in ReserveBar.

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