Ready-To-Drink Alcohol Innovation: What’s Next

Seltzers and Beyond The ready-to-drink alcohol segment is undeniably exciting, incredibly fast-paced, and unquestionably innovative. Recently, a new wave of hard seltzers hit the scene with lemonades, teas, and punches. However, the million-dollar question is, what will be next? There have been many recent publications around the seltzer bubble bursting— leading us to ask, is…

Not Your Mother’s Wine Coolers

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Do you remember the wine cooler fad in the late 1980s and early 90s? Well, these wine coolers were all the rage, but recently they have had an exciting makeover. We reinvented our traditional wine and cheese night by trying some of these modern-day 'wine cooler' entrants to see if they can hold up next…

Yoga, Wine, and Lions’ Mane… My COVID Essentials

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This past year was definitely one for the books. We all had to adopt new routines to find sanity over the past 14 months. Recently during a call with my colleagues, we were talking about our COVID essentials... what was in our survival kit? In a previous blog, Natalie Taake talked about her go-to products:…

Savory Social Senses Q3 2020

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Welcome to our social listening series: Social Senses! These posts are created in partnership with Tastewise, who monitors social media activity in the food and beverage world. This post includes listening dates: July 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020. Grilled Stays Hot Grilling was gaining popularity in the warmer months, as Kyle mentioned in the Q2 report,…

It’s Chai Time

It is that time of year, FALL!!! In my opinion, it's the best time of the year. The leaves are changing, the temperature is perfect, and I can wear over-sized sweaters that hide all the weight I am about to put on during the holidays. I look forward to eating copious amounts of comforting food,…