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Madeira’s Pé de Cabra Will “Give You Power”

PUNCH

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Everything You Need To Know About The Yamazaki 18 Year Old Mizunara 100th Anniversary

The Whiskey Wash

As part of Suntory Whisky’s 100th anniversary celebrations in 2023, the House of Suntory unveiled the Yamazaki 18 Year Old Mizunara 100th Anniversary Limited Edition. Yamazaki is, perhaps, the most recognizable name in Japanese whisky. Established in 1923 – making it the oldest distillery in Japan – by Shinjiro Torii, the distillery played a pivotal role in the early Japanese whisky industry.

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Taplines: Why Brut IPA Never Hit It Big

VinePair

Over the past decade, IPAs have dominated the hearts, minds, and fridges of the beer drinking public. Some people joke that the acronym stands for “Immediate Profits Ahead” because of how much of a sure thing it is in the business, but today we’re going to discuss an IPA that sure wasn’t. At the end of the 2010s, Kim Sturdavant was brewing at Social Kitchen & Brewery in San Francisco when he developed a new kind of India Pale Ale.

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Review: Hatozaki Omakase Rye Third Edition Mizunara Cask Finish

Drinkhacker

Hatozaki Master Distiller & Blender Kimio Yonezawa is a fourth-generation shochu distiller who began producing Hatozaki’s whisky line in 2017. In addition to the brand’s core expressions , Yonezawa and his team produced limited runs of their “Omakase” line. The third such release — limited to under 3,000 bottles, and only sold in the U.S. market — is an American rye whiskey that was finished in Mizunara casks at the Kaikyo Distillery.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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Pinot Grigio Is Finally Cool Thanks to This Historic Winemaking Technique

VinePair

The wine industry often likes to categorize products into neat little boxes. Store shelves and restaurant lists get automatically separated into red, white, and rosé. Even the radical natural wine movement that broke drinkers’ preconceived notions of what wine can be depends on categorization to some degree — where would it be without “ orange wines ” and “ chillable reds ”?

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Industry Voices

Spiritz

ISWAI CEO, Nita Kapoor, reacts to the GST Council's decision to exempt ENA from GST for alcohol production, foreseeing a boost for Indian spirits exports. Satpal Chaudhry of Khoday India and others comment on state excise policies and industry expectations with the new government changes in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

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Odisha government debunks fake news on liquor ban

Spiritz

Odisha's Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department has debunked rumours of a liquor ban in the state of Odisha from 15th August. The fake news had gone viral on social media, misleading the public and drawing strong reactions. Reacting to the fake news, the Odisha government has clarified that the post about the ban on liquor sales across the state is completely false.

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Whyte & Mackay strikes to go ahead as pay offer partially rejected

Just Drinks

Strikes will go ahead on 24 June at Whyte & Mackay's Invergordon distillery, as well as the Tamnavulin and Dalmore production sites.

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Bacardi being honoured for habitat conservation

Spiritz

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has recognised Bacardi with an award for its work to protect the river running through its Bombay Sapphire gin distillery. The Bacardi team invests in conservation work to support local wildlife and biodiversity around the home of its Bombay Sapphire gin. On the banks of the River Test – an area which has held the Site of Special Scientific Interest status since 1991 wildflowers have been planted and fish and eel passes have also been constructed to allow

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Japan’s taste for low-and-no offers RTD opportunities

Just Drinks

More Japanese drinkers are, for health reasons, opting for non-alcoholic drinks, presenting openings for RTDs and spirits alternatives.

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The Venetian Spritz

VinePair

Despite the ubiquity of the Aperol Spritz, by most accounts, the Venetian Sprits is the drink that pioneered the sprits category.

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France’s Château Montrose owners scoop US-based RvD Vineyards

Just Drinks

The owners of France-based Château Montrose have acquired US wine estate RvD Vineyards, marking its first purchase abroad.

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Scotch Whisky Legends: Compass Box Flaming Heart (4th Release)

The Whiskey Wash

Despite being a relatively young company, having been established in 2000 by John Glaser (former marketing director at Johnnie Walker), Compass Box has truly made a name for itself in the whisky industry. The company prides itself on transparency regarding the component whiskies in its blends. However, this open approach has previously landed Compass Box in some hot water with the Scotch Whisky Association.

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What does Guinness Nigeria sale mean for Diageo’s beer business?

Just Drinks

Diageo’s Guinness Nigeria exit has created food for thought over its strategy in Africa and the future of its beer assets.

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New Japanese Whisky Brand, Sekk Sato Shiki, Launches In US

The Whiskey Wash

A new Japanese whisky brand will enter the market this month. Sekk Sato Shiki , is a new line of “100% authentic” single grain and single malt Japanese whiskies. The lineup consists of a no-age-statement single malt, a single grain, and both a 21 Year Old and a 41 Year Old single grain Japanese whisky. Arriving in Texas, California, Nevada, Arizona, New York, and New Jersey this month, the new Japanese whisky brand is, according to the brand press release, “dedicated to sharing the vibrant esse

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Whyte & Mackay says US “pivotal” for Scotch brands

Just Drinks

Whyte & Mackay has said the US market is “incredibly pivotal” for the success of Fettercairn and its other Scotch-whisky brands.

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Constellation Brands signs Topikos Spirit & Beverage to handle Canada distribution

Just Drinks

Constellation Brands has struck a distribution partnership with Topikos Spirit & Beverage to expand its portfolio across Canada.

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