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Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention Returns to Orlando April 18-21

  Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Convention and Exposition returns to Orlando this year April 18 through 21. This year’s convention features hundreds of new products, hospitality suites, seminars, cocktail competitions, spirits and wine competitions… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner and Cocktails at Searsucker

  On the first night I was in Las Vegas for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention, we checked out Searsucker at Caesar’s Palace. We started off with a round of drinks.… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Snacks and Tequila at El Segundo Sol

  The last time I was in Las Vegas, I checked out El Segundo Sol. I was in town for Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention and I love it when it’s… Continue reading

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention Returns to Las Vegas April 18-21

  The 73rd Annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention and Exposition returns to Las Vegas April 18 to 21 this year. Held at Caesar’s, the four-day convention features hospitality suites, cocktail… Continue reading

Orlando: Dinner at Highball and Harvest at the Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes

  One of the best meals I had at the Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes was at Highball and Harvest for the Tasting Panel Magazine judges who were judging wine and spirits at Wine… Continue reading

WSWA: Tasting Panel Magazine Judges Dinner at Highball and Harvest

The day before I judged spirits with Tasting Panel Magazine at Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, I got to meet the other judges at a special dinner. Hosted at Highball and Harvest… Continue reading

Orlando: Italian Food at Primo at the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes

When you are at a convention located at the Grand Lakes with the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton for 5 nights, you get to know every restaurant on the property. On our first… Continue reading

Orlando: Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen at JW Marriott, Grande Lakes

On our first night in Orlando for WSWA, we went for a drink and snacks at Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen in the lobby of the JW Marriott, Grand Lakes. Farm to table was… Continue reading

WSWA: What’s it like to Judge 100+ Spirits

When Tasting Panel Magazine asked me to judge spirits at this year’s Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, I of course agreed right away. I had wondered how spirits were awarded double gold,… Continue reading

WSWA: Understanding the Three-Tier System with St. Petersburg Distillery

  Recently I attended the annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America conference in Orlando. This was my third year in attendance and I’m always excited to see new products at WSWA. These wines… Continue reading