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Category Archives: Spirits

The ways in which spirits have moved him

Written on September 25, 2012 at 10:33 am, by

haven’t had a drop of alcohol in over six months. I miss it. I’m not an alcoholic, and I wasn’t afraid of becoming one. My intake has been pretty moderate for the past decade. Maybe too moderate. A beer a day is supposed to be good for the kidneys. By that standard, I wasn’t drinking […]

Badcock Vodka Heats Up Cool Portland Microdistillery Scene

Written on June 8, 2012 at 10:02 am, by

The legend of Portland’s unparalleled microdistillery scene is spreading far and wide. Between the hot bed of creativity that is Distillery Row and the delectable brandies emerging from the Northwest industrial area, Badcock Vodka is pecking out a name for itself as Portland’s newest spirit to crow about. “There are so many innovative spirits coming […]

Michigan International Women’s Show Opens Thursday, May 3 in Novi

Written on May 2, 2012 at 10:09 am, by

The 17th annual Michigan International Women’s Show opens Thursday, May 3 and runs through Sunday, May 6, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi featuring hundreds of exhibitors displaying cosmetics, fragrances, lingerie, purses, shoes, gifts, décor items, food, fashion, accessories, arts and crafts, and more. “The first 100 show attendees will receive gifts,” said Beth […]

Master of Malt Named Global Online Retailer of the Year

Written on April 16, 2012 at 10:15 am, by

Master of Malt has thanked customers and staff after being named Global Online Retailer of the Year at the prestigious Icons of Whisky event in London last week. The company, which has grown from a humble shop in Tunbridge Wells to become a leading global spirit retailer, also took home the trophy for Best Innovation, […]

Golf and Wine Adventures

Written on April 9, 2012 at 11:40 am, by

Kris Moe Golf announces new packages from training like a PGA Tour player in Scottsdale to traveling with golf buddies and renting a house at Augusta for the Master’s. Each year in addition to his regular golf school programs in Sonoma, Napa, Scottsdale, Oahu and Maui PGA golfer, Kris Moe offers some “over-the-top” packages […]

Rums of the World Unite in Tampa

Written on April 6, 2012 at 11:18 am, by

The largest and most comprehensive Rum Festival & Rum Competition in the US celebrated its third year, where 150 of the world’s finest brands competed for recognition and honors in one of the fastest growing categories of the industry. With a 200% growth in entries over the inaugural year, the diverse competition held at the […]

Constellation Leads Industry Innovation with Location-Based Wine Recommendations on Mobile Devices

Written on December 29, 2011 at 11:40 am, by

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ), the world’s leading premium wine company, whose brands include Robert Mondavi Winery, Kim Crawford, Clos du Bois and Ravenswood, has launched the first-ever mobile marketing campaign to serve wine recommendations based on individual store inventory. Partnering with Hello Vino Inc. and utilizing the location-based services within their mobile apps, Constellation […]

Izzy Gold Records to Host Ed Hardy Vodka Pajama Party

Written on November 14, 2011 at 2:04 pm, by

Izzy Gold Records will host the first annual Ed Hardy Vodka Pajama Party at its 95 Morton Street, New York City headquarters. An exclusive list of celebrities, socialites and New York City elite will be invited to this fun and exciting event. Music will be provided by Izzy Gold and DJ Baya Voce from MTV’s […]

Georgia Craft Distillery Awarded Gold Medal from International SIP Awards

Written on October 31, 2011 at 5:39 pm, by

Thirteenth Colony Distilleries’ Southern Gin is awarded a gold medal by The Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards competition in San Diego, California. Southern Gin is the South Georgia based distilleries’ third and most recent small batch product, released in February 2010 (summary).

Alcoholism Resources Releases Guide to Staying Sober During the Holidays

Written on October 17, 2011 at 7:02 am, by

The holidays are a time of fun and frivolity for many, but for recovering alcoholics they are also a time of danger. The AcloholismResources Guide to Staying Sober During the Holidays offers alcoholics and family members assistance in making sure that they come through the holidays healthy and in a state of continued sobriety.