"America's native spirit," bourbon whiskey is booming in popularity.
Brandy is distilled from wine and other fermented fruit products.
Cordials and liqueurs are the largest and most diverse category of spirits.
Gin is a grain spirit flavored with juniper berries and other botanicals.
Mixers are nonalcoholic cocktail ingredients for mixing with distilled spirits.
Rum is distilled from a mash of sugarcane products, such as molasses.
Schnapps is a spirit with fruit or spice flavors, imparted through mixing or distillation.
Scotch whiskey is a distinctive product of Scotland, popular across the world.
A product of Mexico, tequila is distilled from the juice of the blue agave plant.
Vermouth is a fortified, apertif wine, infused with aromatic herbs and spices.
Usually distilled from grain or potatoes, vodka is a neutral spirit great for mixing.
Whiskey is distilled from grains and often aged. There are many different styles.
Virginia is the fifth largest wine-producing state in the country. With seven distinct grape-growing regions and over 200 wineries, fine wines now come from all over the state. Virginia ABC is proud to feature many Virginia wines on its shelves, providing a great way for consumers to explore these world-class products.
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