[BND] Your Breakfast Briefing --

Good Morning and Happy Thursday. It's August 3, 2023

Heaven Hill Celebrates Filling of 10 Millionth Barrel of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Heaven Hill Distillery, the world’s 2nd largest holder of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, celebrated the filling of its 10 millionth barrel. Company leaders and staff welcomed Gov. Andy Beshear, local Bardstown officials and community members for the celebration. Heaven Hill is the only family-owned and led company in the

Paulaner USA Ships 85% of Orders Before Oktoberfest Season

Paulaner USA, the U.S. importer of the Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr brands, said it has exceeded order expectations ahead of Oktoberfest season, with an unprecedented 85% of its orders shipped prior to Aug. 1. The exceptional appetite for both the Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr brands can be attributed to the remarkable

Starco Exceeds 3M Whipshots Sold, Expands Again

After selling more than 3 million Whipshots in 17 months since its retail launch, Starco Brands Inc. added 10 more states to its distribution footprint. The brand is now available in 36 states plus the District of Columbia. The new markets recently added include: New York, Massachusetts, Virginia, New Mexico,

Great Jones' Basquiat Estate Campaign Includes New Whiskey

Great Jones Distilling Co., New York City’s first distillery since Prohibition, has partnered with the Basquiat Estate to bring his artwork back to Great Jones Street, just down the block from the site of his apartment and art studio in Noho. The full collection includes the release of three

Highclere Castle Gin Achieves Unprecedented Perfect 100-Point from Major League Spirits Association

Highclere Castle Gin has been awarded a perfect 100-point score by Major League Spirits Association.  It is the first gin ever to receive this prestigious rating. "If you're looking for a gin that epitomizes excellence, Highclere Castle Gin is the one. A paragon of perfection in the world of spirits,

Blue Moon Sets Intro of Non-Al Belgian White

Blue Moon Brewing Co. plans to introduce a non-alcoholic version of its flagship beer later this year. Blue Moon Non-Alcoholic Belgian White, a Belgian-style Wheat Brew that comes as the non-alc segment continues to grow and consumers seek out more low- and no-alc options. The new brew is poised to

Wyoming Whiskey Releases 'Integrity' a Tribute to Alan K. Simpson

Retired Sen. Alan K. Simpson (R-Wyo.) is being honored by Wyoming Whiskey with a new, limited-release Bourbon, Integrity. Every drop of this bourbon is 100% Wyoming, and Wyoming Whiskey prides itself on doing things the right way, not the easy way. This authentic bourbon and whiskey is as proud and

EPA Offers Tool to Help Distilleries Check Energy Performance

Environmental Protection Administration is offering U.S. and Canadian tools a handy tool to compare their energy efficiency to other distilleries with similar characteristics. It can be used to help distilleries benchmark, improve their energy efficiency, and seek special Energy Star certification recognizing distilleries that are best in class for

Who & What --

Winebow promotes Michael Manzo to executive vp & chief financial officer. He has been senior vp-finance & strategy. Winebow said Aileen Sevier has joined the company as Director of Marketing for its Upper Left Campaign. The program is intended to bring sales and recognition to Washington and Oregon wines and to signal

What We're Reading --

Why ‘regenerative viticulture’ is gaining ground among major wine producers Moët Hennessy, Jackson Family Wines and Torres are adopting a ‘regenerative’ approach to viticulture – but what does it involve, and why are these famous producers making the move. (The Drinks Business) Future climate and the impact on wine: Predictable or

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