What’s on this weekend

High West Distillery Après Ski Utah-based High West Distillery partnered with Park City Mountain Resort to create a snow globe-inspired après ski offering. At the distillery’s Nelson Cottage outpost in Park City, High West has created heated snow globes that can accommodate up to eight people. The spaces offer panoramic views of the Wasatch mountains, which can be enjoyed alongside the High West Manhattan fondue, smoked Rocky Mountain trout, and the High West Hot Toddy.…

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Hottest bar openings in November 2020

From a geometric gin bar in Tasmania to a creative cocktail den in New York, inventive bar concepts have sprung up around the world. We round up the best drinking dens to visit this month. From Singapore to North Carolina, we’ve sought out the most creative new bars, including an intimate 1970s-themed bar in Melbourne and the latest project from US bartenders GN Chan and Faye Chen. Also included on our compilation is a drinking…

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Rums of Puerto Rico to tour the US

Government body Rums of Puerto Rico will tour four US cities next week to host tastings and pairing dinners to promote its local brands. The Taste of Rum festival will stop off at Boston, MA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; and Washington, DC. At each stop on the tour, 20 rum fans will be invited to a two- or three-course Caribbean meal, followed by a rum tasting led by Rums of Puerto Rico brand ambassador…

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Campari brings US distribution in-house

Italian drinks firm Campari Group has taken over the distribution and marketing of its brands in the US after ending its deal with Palm Bay International. Effective immediately, Cinzano vermouth and Mondoro sparkling wine brands will be imported and marketed by the group’s US arm, Campari America. Cinzano’s full vermouth range and Mondoro sparkling wines have now joined Campari America’s portfolio of 50 brands. The Cinzano collection includes Bianco, Rosso and Extra Dry, as well…

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Calvados sales surpass 5 million bottles in 2019

Sales of Calvados rose to 5.08 million bottles in 2019 boosted by double-digit growth in France. According to figures from the Interprofessional Association of Cider-Based Controlled Appellations (IDAC), total sales of Calvados grew 8.7% last year. In France, sales soared by 24% in 2019 and accounted for 50.5% of the category’s overall sales. Despite positive results in France, however, the IDAC figures found international sales dipped by 3.6% in 2019. The association reported that the…

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