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2015 Bar Business Spirits Competition Winners Announced The winners of the 2015 Bar Business Spirits Competition have been announced. Held on Sunday August 16th in Austin, Texas, the Bar Business Spirits Competition featured a panel of three respected bartenders/mixologists — Annemarie Sagoi from Chicago, Lucinda Sterling from New York City, and Austin's own Travis Tober — who spent the day tasting spirits, liqueurs, and mixers from around the world. Winning brands were awarded Double Gold, Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals, based on pre-determined criteria and rules, and several spirits and companies received… Read More
AMI Partners with XTreme Video AMI Entertainment Network AMI Entertainment is happy to announce its recent partnership with XTreme Video to provide content for the Tap TV Excite Channel. AMI has obtained over thirty-seven hours of exciting and engaging videos from XTreme Video, featuring extreme sports from around the world. Many of these videos are now available for viewing on the Tap TV Excite Channel. AMI continues to edit the video content for the Tap TV audience and will continue updating units regularly. Since 1994, XTreme Video has been the… 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
RumChata® Raises $151K for Lone Survivor Foundation This year’s RumChata Freedom Bottle program generated $151,245 for Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF). The not-for-profit organization restores, empowers, and renews hope for wounded service members and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support. The total raised for LSF from the first two years of the RumChata Foundation’s program is $289,800. RumChata’s limited-time collection of red, white and blue logoed bottles were on shelves from Memorial Day through the Fourth of July. Each bottle sold benefitted and supported LSF.  In conjunction with the program, the… Read More
JACOB’S CREEK SETS UP TO SERVE AT THE US OPEN Jacob’s Creek® is proud to announce a partnership as Official Wine and Promotional Partner of the US Open Tennis Championships. The multi-year partnership will commence at this year’s championship which will take place August 31 to September 13. The world’s most awarded winery (2014*) will be serving up its famous wines to tennis fans at a number of on-site locations throughout the tournament. JACOB’S CREEK has a long-standing affiliation with professional tennis, particularly through the brand’s sponsorship of the Australian Open and the China Open.… Read More
New 12oz Tall and 14oz Short CapellaStack sizes Strahl polycarbonate beverageware is known by many as the world’s best alternative to glass, combining elegance and strength with versatility. Strahl is now adding two new sizes to their CapellaStack stackable tumbler range a 12oz tall and a 14oz short tumbler. These are ideal for serving anything from liquor on the rocks to iced tea, smoothies and juices. With storage space at a premium, Strahl CapellaStack Tumblers are the perfect solution. Designed specifically for hospitality this range is space efficient behind and on the bar,… Read More
BeMyDD Largest Free Designated Driver Program BeMyDD (Be My Designated Driver), the nation’s largest designated driver service, today announced the launch of a 12-month, nationwide program to provide free designated drivers in 24 cities across the United States. The program continues a long-term initiative from BeMyDD to lower the rate of drunk driving deaths and promote social responsibility throughout the markets it serves. Together with partners Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey and Total Wine & More, BeMyDD will launch The 24-City Designated Driver Tour on September 26 in BeMyDD’s… Read More

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August 26, 2015


The Jack Daniel’s Flavors team is excited to announce an official partnership with the award-winning cream liqueur brand, RumChata. The partnership of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and RumChata leverages the...
August 25, 2015

Suntory Sends Spirits into Space

According to a report by the Associated Press, the folks at the Suntory Global Innovation Center are thinking beyond global these days, announcing they have sent five different types of spirits into space to see how they age...
August 25, 2015


Building on the success of Tun 1401, The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky released the first batch of Tun 1509 in 2014, which quickly became another highly sought after whisky for collectors and connoisseurs around the world. From Scotch...
August 24, 2015


Narragansett Beer today announces the release of Town Beach IPA, a  new summer-fall brew that celebrates the beloved town beach of Narragansett, Rhode Island. Previously released as an Imperial IPA, Narragansett Town Beach IPA has been...
August 24, 2015

2015 Bar Business Spirits Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the 2015 Bar Business Spirits Competition have been announced. Held on Sunday August 16th in Austin, Texas, the Bar Business Spirits Competition featured a panel of three respected bartenders/mixologists — Annemarie Sagoi from...
August 24, 2015


Durham Distillery, a craft gin and liqueur distillery located in Durham, North Carolina, today announced the arrival of its products in the North Carolina ABC system. Owned by Melissa and Lee Katrincic, Durham Distillery launches with two...
August 24, 2015

AMI Sponsors Riot Fest Ticket Givewaway

AMI Entertainment Network has partnered with Riot Fest and Carnival to give five lucky fans a pair of tickets to the Chicago music festival. Available today through August 31st, AMI jukebox users in IN, MI, IA, IL, WI, OH, and MN can enter for...

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