The Balvenie unveils The Rare Marriages collection in honor of its longest-serving Malt Master

William Grant & Sons has unveiled The Balvenie Rare Marriages line, a range of premium single malt whiskies that pays tribute to The Balvenie Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE’s six decade whisky career. The Rare Marriages range is a tribute to David Stewart’s dedication to designing and building exceptional flavor, through the marriage of […]

Amazon-inspired Canaïma Gin launches with Penha Duty Free in the Caribbean

Amazon-inspired Canaïma Gin, in partnership with Penha Duty Free (via Innotri Limited), has launched in multiple locations across the Penha Duty Free retail footprint. After a successful introduction in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Denmark, Sweden, Germany and the United States, the brand – which pursues honoring and improving the quality of life of indigenous tribes […]

Edrington Americas appoints Distribution Spirits Company LLC (DISC) as new strategic partner for key Caribbean markets

Edrington Americas has announced a new route to market in the Caribbean with the start of a new strategic partnership with Distribution Spirits Company LLC (DISC), led by Juan Gentile. Effective July 1, all of Edrington’s brands will be distributed by DISC in all Caribbean markets with the exception of Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic. […]

Gosling – Castle Partners and MONARQ Group expand distribution partnership to USA Duty Free

MONARQ Group and Gosling-Castle Partners have expanded their distribution partnership to USA Duty Free. MONARQ has been distributing the Goslings portfolio for the past six years in the Caribbean and Latin America. As of July 1, MONARQ will also be the exclusive distributor for its portfolio in USA Duty Free, including the cruise ship channel. […]

Amber Beverage Group appoints Huber Brands to expand distribution in U.S. TR/DF channel

Global producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages, Amber Beverage Group (ABG), has appointed Huber Brands to expand distribution in the U.S. Huber Brands will represent and distribute all of ABG core brands in the U.S. Travel Retail and Duty Free markets, including KAH Tequila, Moskovskaya Vodka, Rooster Rojo tequila, Cosmopolitan Diva sparkling wine, Riga Black Balsam and Cross […]

Sliabh Liag’s double gold winning Silkie Irish Whiskey launching in channel through EM+P

Silkie, The Legendary Dark Irish Whiskey from Sliabh Liag Distillery was awarded a Double Gold as the Best Blended Irish Whiskey at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition in April. Earl Meyers, of EM+P, is Sliabh Liag’s Caribbean, Travel Retail, Cruise Line and Diplomatic agent. He comments: “We’re not surprised because the response for […]

LeVecke Corporation partners with MONARQ to drive strategic growth in Caribbean, Latin America and USA Duty Free

Drinks distributor MONARQ Group, and LeVecke Corporation, a leading beer, wine, and spirits producer, have announced a partnership in which MONARQ Group will be the exclusive Latin American and Caribbean domestic and duty free plus USA Duty Free distributor for the LeVecke Corporation’s line of spirits and RTD’s. Robert de Monchy, founder and CEO of […]

InnoTRI opens in new Brazilian Cell Shop Duty Free on Brazilian border in Iguaçu

Miami-based specialist distribution company InnoTRI has partnered with Cell Shop Duty Free for the opening of the largest land-based free shop in Brazil this month. Christoph Henkel, InnoTRI co-founder and manager, tells TMI the collaboration with the Brazilian land border operator for its new 2,000 sqm store located in the Catuaí Palladium Shopping Mall in […]

Bottega produces gold bottles for two Francis Ford Coppola limited-edition “Awards” wines

Bottega S.p.A. is going to the Oscars! Travel retail’s favorite winery has created two exclusive golden bottles for the Francis Ford Coppola Winery, which has produced two limited-edition wines in honor of “Hollywood’s most prestigious cinema awards.” The Northern California winery has created a Chardonnay and a Cabernet Sauvignon, both from 2019, made from grapes […]