Sparkling Waters Rise From the South

This article originally appeared on BevNET.com on Feb. 14, 2018. Savannah Distributing Co. represents Montane Sparkling Spring Water and features that portion of the story. To read the entire article, click here. By Martin Caballero, Assistant Editor, BevNET Sparkling water’s next wave has a Southern feel to it. While recent news in the category has been dominated by major moves by PepsiCo …


To rotate taps — or not? Balance may be the key

  Deciding which beers to put on tap — or rotate into the mix — is a regular challenge for beer retailers. Beyond navigating the vast selection of beers is also trying to be a mind reader: What beers are your customers wanting to drink?   A poll of more than 5,000 on-premise consumers by Nielsen/CGA turned up some interesting results. The …


Old World Beers for Holiday Gift-Giving — or Enjoying!

There’s no question that if you’re reading this, you’re already a raving fan of American craft beers. Bold IPAs, rich and decadent stouts and thirst-quenching sours are staples in out beer coolers. But don’t’ forget about the original craft beers – finely crafted, historically prominent Old World beers. The holidays are a great time to visit – or revisit – …


Savannah warehouse going solar

The beverage industry has been out front on adoption of solar power. Many of our brewers and winemakers have successfully converted part, if not all, of their electric consumption to solar. We’ve joined the move to clean energy and installed these panels on the rooftop of the Savannah offices and warehouse just over a month ago. For now, the array …


IPA, Cider Show Strong in Q3

Brewbound.com writer Chris Furnan blows the horn for craft beer – IPAs and cider most decidedly – despite a GuestMetrics report on declining on-premise beer sales. According to the GuestMetrics report: “The only two with beer segments with positive volume growth in 3Q compared to the prior year are craft at +3.4% and cider at +52% (both growing significantly slower …