2024-05-23 5:17 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Dowd On Drinks: Diversity in a Glass

Product diversification is becoming more commonplace in the beverage world. And, we’re speaking not just of what’s in the bottle, but where it is produced.

Dowd on Drinks: The Great Tequila Flap Gets Hotter

I was spending a few relaxed hours with a group of people in an old cantina in dusty downtown Tequila, Mexico, discussing the explosion in the town’s namesake liquor among U.S. consumers and the merits of its various styles.

Dowd on Drinks: The International Ownership Game

As consumer preferences increasingly favor the spirits segment of the adult beverage industry, to the detriment of beer sales, there is increased interest in gaining control of quality brands that sell.