Amazon Isn't Developing Its Own Wines...Yet →
Much confusion seems to have arisen from a press release by King Estate that implied that it had collaborated with Amazon to launch a new wine brand, “Next.” What is notable about this new wine brand is that it will be sold directly on Amazon Wine and otherwise is only available by going directly to the winery.
Potential Fast Track For Smaller Wineries In Napa County →
Napa County officials are proposing that wineries producing no more than 30,000 gallons annually will have a faster path to approval. It would save between four and eight weeks of time in the approval process.
Alcohol Delivery Service Expands Across Texas →
Postmates, a service that connects customers with a courier service to deliver from nearby businesses, has launched its DRINKS delivery service in Texas. As with its rollout in California the service seems to be growing in popularity across Texas.
Romanian Producer Plans Expensive Distillery Project In New York →
One of Romania’s largest spirits producers, the Alexandrion ‘Grup’ Romania, has plans to begin construction on a new distillery in New York. It is rumored they will invest $100 million in the project.