[BND] Your Morning Briefing --

Good Morning, and Happy Thursday.  It's September, 28, 2023.

Washington State May OK Fingerprint Scans to Buy Alcohol, Cannabis

The Washington State Legislature is considering give the State Liquor and Cannabis Board rulemaking authority over the use of  biometric age verification by private entities to buy alcohol or cannabis. Biometric age verification is a process by which a person’s identity is confirmed online or in-person through fingerprints or

Kings County Distillery Enters Maryland, Delaware and DC

Kings County Distillery said it expanded its distribution footprint to Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. with a partnership with Lanterna Distributors. The agreement connects Kings County's most significant markets in the Northeast with the rest of the country. With this arrangement, Kings County is now available to retailers, bars,

Demeine Estates Announces New Import Partnership with Villa Sandi

Demeine Estates, a fine wine importer and marketer, said it  has been awarded the exclusive import partnership of Villa Sandi, Italy's leading Prosecco producer. Beginning in January 2024, Demeine Estates will manage the U.S. distribution and execute the marketing activities of Villa Sandi's renowned portfolio of Proseccos from DOC

Holistic Spirits Intros a Specialty Vodka and Harmony Gin

Both are all-natural and botanical ingredient-based products that "offer consumers a better way to drink." Using carefully crafted and certified green distilling methods, Origen and Harmony marry science, nature, and artisanal distillation. After four years of applied testing Holistic Spirits has a patent pending on its unique alcohol composition invention,

Sam Adams Intros 'Beer Fest, Beer Fear'

Thirty-eight percent (38%) of American beer drinkers admit that Cenosillicaphobia - the fear of an empty beer glass - is a relatable fear, according to a new survey1 commissioned by Samuel Adams and conducted online by The Harris Poll. In fact, 20% of American beer drinkers say they'd rather run

Murphy-Goode Winery Awards $25,000 to 3 Community Projects

Murphy-Goode Winery announced in April 2023 its new "Goode" campaign, A Really Goode Cause, that sought three non-profit organizations to each receive a $25,000 donation for supporting their local communities, all in the name of sharing some "goode." Following a three-month nomination-based search and submission review process, Murphy-Goode  selected

Glenglassaugh Relaunches Core Range with 3 Coastal Single Malts

Glenglassaugh Distillery relaunched its core range with three coastal single malt whiskies – 12 Year Old, Portsoy, and Sandend – along with a new bottle design for the full portfolio. The overall artistic direction of the brand has evolved, taking inspiration from the rippling sand tides at Sandend Bay, with touches of

Bacardi says It 'Took Over' 2023 Video Music Awards

In partnership with MTV, BACARDÍ launched a 360-degree campaign that celebrated the 50th anniversary of hip-hop and highlighted the brand’s longstanding roots within the genre. Leading up to and throughout the ceremony, BACARDÍ executed several VMA programs, including: ·       Bacardi x MTV Limited Edition Bottle: Featuring a specialty design that

Who & What--

Wilson Daniels promotes Shannon Coursey to executive vp-national sales and marketing. She's been senior vp-national sales since 2019.

What We're Reading --

How a Beloved Manga Helped a Berkeley Winery Blow Up in Japan There’s really no way to prepare yourself for the news that, for seemingly esoteric reasons, you’ve blown up in Japan. Bridget Leary, the general manager at Berkeley’s Broc Cellars, remembers the day she received the

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