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Check out the most relevant news and highlights in the current economic situation of the international market for alcohols and spirits in bulk. Do not miss the latest trends.
July 20, 2022

The bourbon industry, much like the entire spirits market, is amid an unprecedented expansion, one that seems to only be gathering speed as consumers seek out premium products. According to the Distilled Spirits Council, revenue from the super-premium category of American whiskey rose by 17.2% in 2021. Volumes increased by 15.6%. If you are looking […]

April 8, 2022

Bourbon bottlers around the world are trying to get their hands on KY Bourbon “new fill” but there is no availability in the market. In the last two years we have seen how the trend is obvious, we observed how it was speculated and became more and more expensive. In addition to being a product […]

April 1, 2022

On June 1, 2022, there will no longer be tariffs on American Whiskey and Bourbon entering the United Kingdom. The tariff on whiskey (25%) in the UK was put in place in response to Trump’s 2018 tariffs on aluminum (15%) and steel (25%) imports. The president cited “national security” and preservation of the U.S. manufacturing […]

December 2, 2021

At Vinos y Alcoholes we have always set ourselves the goal of offering the best selection of spirits and bulk alcohols to all our customers, both national and international. We know that a good connoisseur of the world of spirits recognizes the value of a premium product better than anyone else. On this occasion, thanks […]

December 7, 2020

According to U.S. Commercial Law, bourbon is a type of whiskey whose mashbill – the combination of the grains used to produce the whiskey – must contain at least 51% and can be up to 80% of corn. The remaining type of grain can be freely chosen by the producer and depending on the grain […]

May 19, 2020

From Bulk Wine & Spirits we’ve always set ourselves the goal to offer the best bulk spirits selection to all our national and international clients. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy our current offer of bourbon from different origins and ageing, with high quality and competitive prices (subject to availability). The increase with the Bourbon […]

January 30, 2020

Broadly speaking, whiskey is an alcoholic beverage that is obtained by the distillation of fermented malt (any germinated grain, mainly barley or rye, which has subsequently dried) which is acquired from a process called “malting.” The first legal record of this distillate dates back to the 17th century, although there are even older references in […]

October 8, 2019

Bourbon industry has experienced huge growth over the past decade. As time goes by, there are more and more producers of this product, so we have a wide range of ages and prices. But… how is it made? Whether you are just getting into bourbon or an expert on the matter, we can all use […]

September 19, 2019

It seems that the last decade has suffered a shortage on Bourbon production. But don’t panic since there are producers that are still manufacturing it! First of all, let’s tackle the problem of producing whiskey. As a consequence of the aging process, the estimation of the cases of whiskey the distiller needs to produce, is […]

November 23, 2016

During the years 2015 and 2016 in our company, we mark as objective to know in person to our customers and suppliers. A pending and much-desired trip was US, we wanted to meet the birthplace of Bourbon, meet in person the Whiskey manufacturers, so we put date for October 2016. During ours stay in the USA, we […]

February 23, 2016

Bourbon is the whiskey produced in United States at not exceeding 80% alcohol by volume from a fermented mash of not less than 51% corn and stored at not more than 62.5% alcohol by volume in charred new oak containers. Legislation does not mention the time that must be ageing to call it Bourbon but […]

May 20, 2015

The word Whisky (as it is written in England and Canada) or Whiskey (as they prefer in Ireland and U.S.), as most of you already know, refers to the alcoholic beverage that is distilled from a mash of fermented grains, mainly barley, corn, wheat and rye; after one or several distillations it is aged in wooden barrels, traditionally of […]