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More Than Meets the Eye As an all-encompassing music and entertainment platform for your on-premise needs, TouchTunes offers bar owners and their customers much more than meets the eye. With the TouchTunes Mobile Loyalty program, the more your customers play, the more they earn. With Mobile Check-In Message, venue staff can create a message that mobile users see when they check in to the venue on the TouchTunes mobile app. Social sharing features on the TouchTunes mobile app allow users to easily share their location and what song they’re playing… Read More
New Orleans Bartender Wins Whiskey Contest Earlier this year, whiskey brand PIEHOLE set out to celebrate the everyday celebrities behind the bar by giving them a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be the inspiration behind the label of the next PIEHOLE flavor, launching in 2016. In August, bartenders in select markets around the country were invited to participate in vintage-style photo shoots, and 9 were selected as finalists. After thousands of adult consumers nationwide cast their vote at for their favorite bartender, Brooke Flaherty from New Orleans bar Cosimo’s was officially declared the… Read More
Cocktail Kingdom Reserve Collection Barware Seven years after Cocktail Kingdom introduced the world to premium barware based on historic designs, the leading manufacturer and distributor of professional bartending tools presents the Cocktail Kingdom Reserve Collection of high-end barware that takes cocktail creation to a whole new level of elegance. Composed of the finest materials – from lead-free crystal, to nickel silver-plated brass – and featuring both a black-diamond crusted barspoon for $2,750 and a limited-edition, leather-bound copy of the bartender’s bible, How to Mix Drinks by Jerry Thomas and signed by… Read More
Biggest Advertising & Marketing Breakthrough Imagine this: What if you could eliminate ever dealing with a local ad rep again and seeing your marketing dollars go down the drain? What if you could only advertise to new customers who you are 100% positive are buying beer, wine, liquor, or meals at other bars and restaurants? Do you think you’d get better results then advertising to everyone under the sun in your area? Facebook has just recently released the biggest marketing & advertising breakthrough our industry has ever seen and there… Read More
DOS EQUIS’ VARIETY PACK APPEALS TO ADVENTUROUS SIDE Dos Equis, one of the fastest growing premium Mexican beer brands in the U.S., announces the debut of its new, limited edition Exploration variety pack designed to appeal to today’s consumers who seek more interesting and legendary experiences. The new Exploration pack, available in a 24-bottle pack, offers 6 bottles each of favorites Dos Equis Lager and Ambar along with Dos Equis Roja and Invierno, two unique Dos Equis Mexican beer styles that together, will satisfy consumers’ thirst for variety and adventure. “Variety packs are… Read More
Let Us Give Thanks, For Cocktails It's time for some seasonal cocktails for your Thanksgiving tables. As you prepare for a memorable Thanksgiving dinner with loved ones (and your customers), let Cruzan Rum, Basil Hayden’s, Knob Creek, Laphroaig, and Midori take the stress of planning the cocktail menu off your plate. With a variety of recipes and flavor profiles to choose from, these cocktails are sure to please every person (and personality!) seated at your tables.       Read More
The Road to Swartland via Vouvray Cape Classics bridges its range of French wines and legacy South African business with its latest label—Terre Brûlée—hailing from the Swartland region. The premier importer welcomes the new flagship wine brand through its partnership with Loire Valley producer Vincent Carême. A Chenin Blanc artisan, Carême makes several different styles of the varietal and brings his expertise from his own winery in Vouvray to the vineyards of the Swartland region. “Vincent Carême is one of our leading partners and is a major influence in France,” commented… Read More

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November 24, 2015

Cherry Heering 2015 Sling Award Lands in Sweden

Via several worldwide semifinals, and with a last stop at the global finals held in Singapore in November, Cherry Heering’s 2015 Sling Award has finally landed in Sweden, firmly in the hands of winning bartender and native son Christoffer...
November 24, 2015


Cori O’Connor from House of Q (Denver, CO), Tom Dufek from Merchant (Milwaukee, WI), and Noah Roberts from Chicago Distilling Company (Chicago, IL) all won bragging rights and a golden pineapple trophy in their respective cities during the...
November 24, 2015

Post-Turkey Day Detox with Dirty Lemon

Thanksgiving is just three days away, kicking off a month of eating, drinking and full on indulging. Once the feast is over, instead of feeling guilty, why not reset and cleanse without any of the hassle? Dirty Lemon Detox helps you...
November 24, 2015


Starting in early January, visitors to Las Vegas can enjoy a bird’s eye view and an ice cold brew at the new Beer Park by Budweiser at Paris Las Vegas, the city’s first rooftop bar and grill.  Located on a 10,000-square-foot deck...
November 23, 2015


The Bronx Brewery, New York City-based maker of exceptional pale ales, has released its newest limited edition beer to the greater NYC market. Available on draft in select accounts across NYC, New Jersey, Connecticut and Westchester locations,...
November 23, 2015

Hiro Sake Expansion, Now in 20 U.S. States

Hiro Sake from Japan announces its expansion into Mexico in January 2016 as well as adding Ohio as a new market as of now, bringing the total count of U.S. states that distributes Hiro to 20.  In a recent article in USA Today (11/19/15;...
November 23, 2015

BeMyDD & JD Free Designated Drivers for Holidays

BeMyDD (Be My Designated Driver), the nation’s largest designated driver service, today announced a partnership with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Total Wine & More in a program designed to encourage responsible drinking and sober...

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