A look at the trends in new product launches seen at the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
As usual, a slew of new spirits hitting the market this spring.
Here are some new spirits and liqueurs launching lately.
A pot still shaped like a dragon and a scientific reinvention of the ancient dunder pit process? Only at Lost Spirits Distillery in California.
A bunch of new spirits hit the market before the end of the year.
Jessi "Mess" Lorraine of Reed & Greenough took home the prize for the first Papa's Pilar rum Pilar Cocktail Showdown, held at Woodbury in San Francisco. The competition was interesting in that not only did bartenders have 60 seconds to grab their ingredients in each round of competition, but after they had everything collected a secret ingredient was revealed to them that they also had to incorporate into the drink. Round 1: Blended Daiquiri All eight competitors went into the first round. They competed in pairs, with the secret ingredient changing every pair. The first two bartenders were Rick Dobbs...
The Facundo Rum Collection is a collection of four aged sipping rums from Bacardi. The Facundo Rum Collection is a tribute to Bacardi founder Don Facundo Bacardi Masso.
Selvarey Rum introduces Selvarey White and Selvarey Cacao Hailing from the jungles of Panama, Selvarey Rum is based in Los Angeles and co-founded by brothers Marc and Seth Gold, and Robert Herzig. Selvarey’s rums are distilled in the province of Herrera in copper column stills that date back to 1922. Master Blender Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez, a 35-year veteran of Havana Club rums, the former Cuban Minister of Rum, and a resident of Panama, collaborated with Selvarey to create the recipes for both spirits, and is involved throughout the production process, from planting and harvesting the sugar cane to aging...