John Kell, Fortune

John Kell

Fortune

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Fortune
Past:
  • People
  • VentureBeat
  • Entrepreneur
  • Wall Street Journal

Recent articles by John:

Bollinger Champagne Launching 007 Limited Edition Vintage to Celebrate Bond 25 'No Time to Die'

There's 'No Time to Die' while drinking good champagne. → Read More

The Guinness U.S. Brewery Just Unveiled Its First National Beer

Guinness is announcing the first new beer produced at its Maryland brewery: "Over the Moon Milk Stout." → Read More

The Celebrity-Branded Liquor Market Is Over-Saturated

Matthew McConaughey debuted a Wild Turkey bourbon with Campari Group, while Nick Jonas’ tequila with menswear designer John Varvatos is produced and marketed by Stoli Group. → Read More

Craft Breweries Are Going Hyper-Local to Source Ingredients

A recent Nielsen survey found that “made with local ingredients” was more important to craft drinkers than the terms organic, low carb, gluten free, or low-calorie. → Read More

Is Spiked Kombucha the New Hard Seltzer?

There have been “hard” variations of apple juice, iced tea, soda, seltzer–and now kombucha. → Read More

Is Spiked Kombucha the New Hard Seltzer?

There have been “hard” variations of apple juice, iced tea, soda, seltzer–and now kombucha. → Read More

Corona, Carlsberg, MillerCoors Experimenting With Eco-Friendly Six-Pack Designs

E6PR is working with brewers like Corona and Salt Water Brewery with the goal of developing sustainable, eco-friendly six-pack rings. → Read More

Nick Jonas Is Working With Vodka-Maker Stoli to Launch a New Tequila

Tequila is one of the liquor industry’s biggest hits—and singer Nick Jonas wants in. → Read More

Goodbye, Orange Creamsicle Vodka: Brands Like Absolut and Ketel One Want to Get In on the Wellness Movement

Vodka accounts for a third of the spirits industry in the U.S., but the category has been lagging behind American whiskey and tequila for a long time. → Read More

Diageo's Stake in Seedlip Proves Booze-Free Spirits Are Big Business

Three liquor behemoths have inked deals to buy up buzzy upstart brands in the last several weeks—but only two of the targets include alcohol. → Read More

Has Mezcal Become Too Big for Its Own Good?

If mezcal is now the cooler cousin of tequila, does it potentially hurt the category if too many big players jump in and throw their muscle around? → Read More

Inside the ‘Ultimate High-Performance Luxury Lifestyle’ Experience at the New Equinox Hotel

It seesaws between over-the-top and undeniable enticement. → Read More

Inside the ‘Ultimate High-Performance Luxury Lifestyle’ Experience at the New Equinox Hotel

It seesaws between over-the-top and undeniable enticement. → Read More

Millennials and Wine: They Like It—But Not So Much Anymore

Preferences are shifting toward premium spirits and craft beer, cannabis is also a threat, and financially, they have less purchasing power. → Read More

Millennials and Wine: They Like It—But Not So Much Anymore

And that could be a major problem for the wine industry within the next decade. → Read More

Sangria Sales Are Surging Thanks to Prosecco, Rosé Sparkling Wines

Sales of prepackaged sangria, especially, are exploding. → Read More

How Millennials' Wine Preferences Are Different From Boomers

And that could be a major problem for the wine industry within the next decade. → Read More

Prepackaged Sangria Is Having a Moment This Summer

Prepackaged sangria sales are exploding, climbing 15% in 2018 from the prior year. → Read More

Gin Sales Are Booming and It Could Be Thanks to the Growing Plant Craze

Gin makers are experimenting with surprising flavors like basil, rhubarb, orange and cinnamon, bringing new drinkers into the fold. → Read More

Move Over Bourbon: Premium Rum Wants Its Time in the Spotlight

As Americans have helped liquor makers reach historic high sales, rum remains a laggard. → Read More