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The History of Rye Whiskey featuring Thirteenth Colony Distillery

With World Whiskey Day right around the corner on May 21st, it’s a great time to show some love to one of the best American innovations: Rye Whiskey. With the roots of rye whiskey dating back to Colonial times, we found it appropriate to reach out to one of the best rye whiskey producers in […]

Online Ordering Quick Start Guide

Empire Distributors’ online marketplace is now available to customers across the United States! Wholesale beverage buyers can now search and discover products, send online orders 24/7 for processing by their personal Empire sales representative and manage their orders all in one place. All of Empire Distributors’ retail and on-premise customers can join for free: follow […]

Recap: 2022 Augusta New Item Trade Tasting

On May 10th, 2022, Empire Distributors, Inc. of Georgia customers and trade members were invited to our annual New Item Trade Tasting for the Augusta area!  The 2022 Augusta New Items Trade Tasting brought together many of Empire’s newest brands with retail & on-premise beverage buyers from across the Augusta, GA area. Read on to […]

Tuning Into the History of Tequila

One of America’s favorite cocktails is the margarita and it would be almost impossible to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without one. Since the end of Prohibition, this drink has been popular and one of the best ways to make a respectable margarita is by using tequila. Considered to be the national drink of Mexico, it is […]

Recap: 2022 Knoxville Wine & Spirits Trade Tasting

On April 27th, 2022, Empire Distributors, Inc. of Tennessee customers and wine and spirits trade members were invited to our annual Wine and Spirits Trade Tasting for the Knoxville area! The Wine and Spirits Trade Tasting brought together many of Empire-distributed wineries, distilleries, and brands with retail & on-premise customers from across the Knoxville area […]

Recap: 2022 Nashville Wine Trade Tasting

On April 5th, 2022, Empire Distributors, Inc. of Tennessee customers and wine trade members were invited to our annual Wine Trade Tasting for the Nashville area! The Wine Trade Tasting brought together many of Empire-distributed wineries and brands with retail & on-premise customers from across the metro Nashville area and allowed trade members to learn […]

Wine Wednesday Wisdom: Discovering Italy’s Bolgheri Region

Italy has long been a “world power” in wine production. The country’s mild environment has made it the ideal place to produce winemaking grapes for the past 4,000 years. Italy’s Influence During the reign of the Roman Empire, Italy’s influence throughout Europe led to the planting of many vineyards. Italian wines made from Pinot Grigio […]

Recap: 2022 Savannah Trade Tasting

On February 22, 2022, Empire Distributors, Inc. customers and wine & spirits trade members were invited to our annual Trade Tasting for our Savannah market. The Trade Tasting brought together many of Empire’s suppliers with retail & on-premise customers from across the Savannah area. Read on to get recap the suppliers and the items available […]

11 Black-Owned Beverage Brands Available with Empire Distributors

The month of February was first established as Black History Month in 1970 to celebrate the accomplishments of the Black community and its history. In the wine and spirits industry, Black History Month is an opportunity to raise awareness and to celebrate Black-owned companies. Scroll through to explore these 11 Black-Owned beverage companies available at […]

Wine Wednesday: Wine and Chocolate Pairing

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, couples and singles alike will be looking to enjoy the decadence that is wine and chocolate. Read on for our tips on making the most out of your wine and chocolate pairings no matter the occasion. For pairing wines with sweet foods, there are a few “rules of […]

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