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:

Exclusive: Cognac House D’Ussé to Release a Limited Edition Barrel in Honor of Jay-Z’s 50th Birthday

Cognac brand D'Usse is going to ring in Jay-Z's 50th birthday with a new, single barrel-aged limited edition called the D'Usse 1969 Anniversaire. → Read More

Anheuser-Busch's Deal With Craft Brew Alliance Was Years in the Making

AB InBev’s bigger bet on craft beer comes at a time when Americans are spending less on beer, with billions in market share ceded to liquor and winemakers. → Read More

The Unconventional Methods Liquor Makers Are Taking to Be More Sustainable

From the world’s first carbon-negative vodka to a distillery in Canada transforming unused milk sugar into vodka. → Read More

California Wildfires: The Wine Industry Is Reckoning With the Long-Term Effects of Climate Change

It is the second October in three years in which fires have raged across Sonoma County. → Read More

Hard Coffee: PBR, MillerCoors, and Jagermeister Are All Working on the Next Big Drink Trend

Jagermeister just launched a cold brew, MillerCoors is working with La Colombe, and Blue Moon has an iced coffee blonde beer blend. → Read More

The NFL’s Latest Top Pick? Instagram Sensation Babe Wine, Now Officially Endorsed to Be Sold at Football Games

The NFL's latest play to cater to its female fans is the addition of canned wines from Babe Wine, originally founded by Instagram influencer The Fat Jewish. → Read More

This Small Group of Women Master Blenders Are Reviving the Rum Industry

The Master Blender is an influential and respected role within the spirits industry. → Read More

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