Data Reports Off-Premise Sales Stay Strong

Data Reports Off-Premise Sales Stay Strong

May 23, 2020
Off-premise sales continued to surge. IRI reported the fourth week of the sector’s ...
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Litchfield Distillery Launches Two New Spirits Offerings

Litchfield Distillery Launches Two New Spirits Offerings

May 23, 2020
Litchfield Distillery launched two new products for distribution: Batchers’ Straight ...
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CDI Adds Full Book of Infinium Spirits to Offerings

CDI Adds Full Book of Infinium Spirits to Offerings

May 23, 2020
Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI), announced it has become a full-book partner ...
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Rhode Island to Allow Indoor 50% Capacity Dining June 1

Rhode Island to Allow Indoor 50% Capacity Dining June 1

May 22, 2020
Governor Gina Raimondo announced that the state’s Phase 2 reopening begins June ...
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CPSA Column: The Bottle Bill and the Reopening of Connecticut

CPSA Column: The Bottle Bill and the Reopening of Connecticut

May 22, 2020
By Sean Hughes, Connecticut Package Stores Association The COVID-19 pandemic has ...
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Coronavirus Updates & Resource Links

Coronavirus Updates & Resource Links

May 21, 2020
The Beverage Journal continues to closely monitor reports concerning the COVID-19 ...
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Trade Group Partners on Relief Fund as Breweries Struggle

Trade Group Partners on Relief Fund as Breweries Struggle

May 21, 2020
The Brewers Association partnered with fundraising nonprofit group Bottleshare to ...
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South African Wine Industry Responds to Ban on Exports

South African Wine Industry Responds to Ban on Exports

May 19, 2020
Wines of South Africa (WOSA), which represents South African producers, issued a call ...
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Gov. Lamont Signs New Executive Order: Dining, Drinks Addressed

Gov. Lamont Signs New Executive Order: Dining, Drinks Addressed

May 18, 2020
Among declining rates of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations combined with ...
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Governor Announces Rhode Island Restaurant Outdoor Dining Date

Governor Announces Rhode Island Restaurant Outdoor Dining Date

May 11, 2020
On May 11, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo announced the state will allow restaurants ...
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Governor Ned Lamont Announces Guidelines for Outdoor Dining

Governor Ned Lamont Announces Guidelines for Outdoor Dining

May 10, 2020
The office of Gov. Ned Lamont released specific guidelines on May 9 for restaurants ...
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Spirits Insight: Agave’s Growing Spectrum

Spirits Insight: Agave’s Growing Spectrum

May 10, 2020
Agave spirits are often made with unconventional equipment, like this raicilla still ...
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Rhode Island to Allow Takeout Cocktail Sales for Class B Licensees

Rhode Island to Allow Takeout Cocktail Sales for Class B Licensees

May 7, 2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced on May 7 that Class B permit restaurants were ...
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Connecticut DCP Offers Guidance on Outdoor Service

Connecticut DCP Offers Guidance on Outdoor Service

May 4, 2020
For Immediate Release From Director John Suchy, Director, Liquor Control Division May ...
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Category Focus: Tequila Today

Category Focus: Tequila Today

May 3, 2020
Margaritas still abound, but grapefruit-y Palomas like this one at St. Louis’s ...
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On Premise Advice: Lessons from Lockdown

On Premise Advice: Lessons from Lockdown

May 2, 2020
By Len Panaggio Well, this has certainly been an interesting and scary time in our ...
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New Products: May 2020 Edition

New Products: May 2020 Edition

May 1, 2020
1. Absolut Juice Pear & Elderflower Anticipating a reprise of last summer’s ...
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Highclere Castle Gin Partners with USBG Hartford in Local Aid Effort

Highclere Castle Gin Partners with USBG Hartford in Local Aid Effort

April 29, 2020
Highclere Castle Gin partnered with the United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) ...
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