Wine Spectator: Earthquake Strikes Napa Valley

Wine Spectator: Earthquake Strikes Napa Valley

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook Napa Valley and Sonoma County awake early on Sunday morning, August 24, injuring at least 87 people and inflicting considerable damage on downtown Napa and nearby wineries, Wine Spectator reports.

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Labor Day Cocktails

Labor Day Cocktails

Ketel One Vodka recommends to toast the end of summer with simple, flavorful drinks that do not require much labor.

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Features

Sip, Taste & Savor

Sip, Taste & Savor

This is not your grandmother’s white wine spritzer. No, the term “spritzer” as it relates to adult beverages has been elevated in recent years.

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An American in Tuscany

An American in Tuscany

While there is no doubt that several historical personalities have played a key role in the evolution of Brunello di Montalcino’s worldwide reputation, arguably none has been as significant as John Mariani, though his modesty would preclude such affirmation.

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Val du Charron

Val du Charron

A Rising Star of South African Winemakers

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Some of Our Favorite Sipping Rums

Some of Our Favorite Sipping Rums

Some New and Some You May Not Have Experienced Lately

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Designing Bars Forward

Designing Bars Forward

One of the more interesting cultural accelerations that is perhaps most affecting bar design today has been the shift to “place matters.” “Where do you live” replaced “what do you do” as the most asked question among young adults. Rather than moving up and out, 20- and 30-somethings want to put down roots, connect to family and embrace local culture.

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Power of the Garnish

Power of the Garnish

Elements to consider for your garnish program.

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Trends

GuestMetrics

GuestMetrics

Spirits volume rebound strongly in latest 4 weeks in on-premise channel.

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Technology

Stadium Technology Takes Another Giant Leap Forward

Stadium Technology Takes  Another Giant Leap Forward

There are several factors that have consistently led to guest frustration when it comes to catching a live performance. None of them is more important than connectivity, which also happens to solve a few problems we never knew existed.

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Spotlight On

Charlie Maas

Charlie Maas

Global Branding Officer, RumChata

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On-Premise

Restaurant Sales Continue to Trend Upward

Restaurant Sales Continue to Trend Upward

Eating and drinking place sales totaled $47.3 billion in July, the strongest monthly volume on record. Steady job growth and improving consumer confidence points toward continued sales gains in the months ahead, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy.

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Video

Guinness

Guinness

“Empty Chair”

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Press Release

Wild Turkey® Partners With United States Bartenders’ Guild To Launch “Behind The Barrel” Distillery Experience

Wild Turkey® Partners With United States Bartenders’ Guild To Launch “Behind The Barrel” Distillery Experience

Led by Legendary Distillers Jimmy and Eddie Russell, Bartender Educational Program to Focus on Traditional Bourbon-Making Methods

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