PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now available in the state of Kansas. Worldwide Beverage Group, a leading distributor of fine spirits, wine and beer in the state of Kansas, will provide product to retail, restaurant and bar accounts throughout the state. Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a joint collaboration between Eastside and John Rich, the multi-platinum country-music artist and one-half of the award-winning duo Big & Rich.
Jarrett Catalani, Senior Vice President of Sales for Eastside Distilling, said, “We look forward to working with Worldwide Beverage Group to establish the Redneck Riviera Whiskey brand in the state of Kansas. This marks the 25th state in which the brand is distributed and means we are already halfway in to our ultimate goal of being distributed in every state.”
Redneck Riviera Whiskey was launched in February of 2018 and is now distributed in Texas, California, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kentucky, Missouri, Washington, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Alaska, Illinois, Michigan and Kansas.
About Worldwide Beverage Group
Founded in 2000, Worldwide continually aspires to be a premier distribution partner to our suppliers and customers. We take a progressive approach to the industry and our market by presenting products of quality and value that meet the demands of our customers. Built on a cornerstone of hard work, great service, and unwavering integrity, our cohesive culture allows us to exceed our suppliers’ expectations and to identify and strive to meet our customers’ needs. Our portfolio of Wine, Spirits, and Beer has been carefully selected by our dedicated and talented team and is distributed throughout the state of Kansas.
About Redneck Riviera
Redneck Riviera is a privately held lifestyle brand that celebrates America’s hard-working men and women. Built for people who live to turn up the music and have fun with friends and family, Redneck Riviera is America’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” brand that offers something for everyone who likes to rock the red, white and blue all year long. Launched in 2014, the brand brings these values to life through footwear, apparel, hospitality, food, spirits and licensed products in a variety of categories. Redneck Riviera has expanded its reach with the opening of honky-tonk bar Redneck Riviera Las Vegas and a Nashville location opening in 2018. More information can be found here.
About Eastside Distilling
Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) has been producing high-quality, award-winning craft spirits in Portland, Oregon since 2008. The company is distinguished by its highly decorated product lineup that includes Burnside Bourbon, West End American Whiskey, Goose Hollow Reserve, Below Deck Rums, Portland Potato Vodka, Hue-Hue Coffee Rum and a distinctive line of fruit infused spirits. Eastside Distilling is majority owner of Big Bottom Distilling (makers of The Ninety One Gin, Navy Strength Gin and Delta Rye whiskey) and the Redneck Riviera Whiskey Co. All Eastside, Big Bottom and Redneck Riviera spirits are crafted from natural ingredients for quality and taste. Eastside’s MotherLode Bottling subsidiary is one of the Northwest’s leading independent spirit bottlers and ready-to-drink canners. For more information visit: www.eastsidedistilling.com or follow the company on Twitter and Facebook.
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