Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention hits Orlando this week

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This week, I’m heading to Orlando for the annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Convention, which has become the premier event for scoping out the latest innovations in beverage alcohol.

The convention features a two-day trade show highlighting new whiskey, gin, tequila, brandy, Cognac, liqueur and wine products, as well as beverage supplier hospitality suites, a mixology competition and general session with a keynote by veteran newsman Chris Wallace.

It culminates on Friday with the Beverage Alcohol Forum, an all-day conference exploring the major trends driving the industry this year.

Here’s a look at last year’s event in Las Vegas:

About Jeff Cioletti

I’m Jeff Cioletti and The Drinkable Globe marries my two greatest passions: fine drink and travel. The search for the former usually drives the latter. I'm the author of The Year of Drinking Adventurously. When I’m not traveling and drinking— aww, hell, who am I kidding, even when I am—I'm editor-at-large of Beverage World magazine and its companion site, beverageworld.com. I’ve been at Beverage World since January 2003. I’ve been interviewed on beverage-related topics for CNN, Fox Business News, CNBC, Beer Sessions Radio, Canada's ROB TV, NPR, BBC World, BBC Radio, The Associated Press, The New York Post, Financial Times, Investors Business Daily, Advertising Age, WCBS-TV and several other media outlets. Beyond the journalism gig, I’m also a filmmaker; I wrote, produced and co-directed the feature film, “Beerituality,” a comedy set in the world of craft beer. The film is available on at http://www.storenvy.com/products/510365-beerituality-dvd and can be streamed and downloaded at amazon.com

Posted on April 18, 2017, in news, spirits, Uncategorized, wine and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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