Constellation Brands has extended Kim Crawford with an RTD Iced Tea Wine Spritz. The new RTD is a blend of the brand’s New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with iced tea, flavoring, and seltzer. It’s available in Lemon and Peach flavors and comes in 4-packs of 12-ounce cans. Both new releases carry a suggested retail price of $15.
Prestige Beverage Group is releasing a new line of ready-to-serve 1.75-liter premixed cocktails under its Kinky brand. The lineup includes Kinky Aloha Breeze, Patio Punch, and Margarita, all bottled at 9.95% abv and retailing at $20 a 1.75-liter. Kinky’s new 1.75-liter cocktails are rolling out nationally.
Jack Daniels is rolling out its range of RTD cocktails nationally this month following a launch in select states last year. Made with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, the lineup includes Jack & Cola, Jack, Honey & Lemonade, and Jack Apple Fizz. The retail price for a 4-pack of 12-ounce Jack Daniel’s Canned Cocktails is $13 and single cans sell for $4.
Raleigh, North Carolina-based Next Century Spirits has partnered with golf great Greg Norman on a new brand of RTDs called Caddy Clubhouse Cocktails. Initially the brand includes two offerings: the Transfusion, a vodka-based, carbonated craft cocktail with natural grape, lime, and ginger flavors; and the Half & Half, made with vodka, iced tea, and lemon flavors. Caddy Clubhouse Cocktails ($12 a 4-pack of cans) will be available in limited markets starting April 1 with a nationwide rollout to follow.
Pernod Ricard has brought Jameson into the RTD market with Jameson Ginger & Lime. The new 6% abv RTD is made using Jameson’s flagship whiskey, lime and ginger flavoring, and sparkling water. The new release is set to hit shelves across the U.S. in 4-packs of 12-ounce cans in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Jameson Ginger & Lime marks the brand’s first RTD in the U.S. and carries a suggested retail price of $15 for a 4-pack.
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