Thanksgiving Cocktail: Hot Toddy

Thanksgiving cocktail made with Uptown Cocktails Ruby Red Grapefruit

Though it may be a tradition in your home to have a glass of wine or a cold cocktail on Thanksgiving, it’s always good to switch up the monotony. This year, opt for a hot toddy for your Thanksgiving cocktail — no matter you have it as you cook, during your meal, or as you […]

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What Foods Pair With Chocolate Martinis

men drinking chocolate martinis

Treat your guests to an indulgent evening of Uptown Cocktails Chocolatinis and great company. Since the star of the show is chocolate martinis, go simple with the food that accompanies it. Though it may be tempting to try to get fancy with the food pairings and introduce your guests to a savory dish that they […]

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Uptown Wine Cocktails Celebrates 2021 Product of the Year Win

On Feb. 17, it was announced that Carrollton’s own Uptown Wine Cocktails, a premium, ready-to-drink cocktail within the BuzzBallz, LLC/Southern Champion family, has been named Alcoholic Beverage Product of the Year for 2021. Product of the Year is the largest consumer-voted award for innovation, chosen by 40,000 American shoppers in a national survey conducted by […]

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Uptown Wine Cocktails wins Growth Brand Award

Despite the tumultuous year 2020 was, BuzzBallz, LLC/Southern Champion was able to continue making an impact. Five of the company’s brands amassed awards for their performance last year. Nielsen, a world-renowned market research firm, presented BuzzBallz with a Silver Growth Award. This honor was given to brands that saw a 100,000 to 750,000 case growth […]

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Uptown Cocktails Expands Presence in Target Chains

Though Uptown Cocktails was just launched last April, it has quickly gained lots of notoriety, winning several industry awards. Today, Uptown Cocktails are quickly becoming one of the best-selling large format wines in Target. Recently, the brand secured placement for Chocolatini, Margarita, Mango Margarita, Strawberry Margarita and Lemon Tea in the following states: AK, AL, […]

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Uptown Cocktails wins awards in major trade outlets

Just months after Uptown Wine Cocktails’ initial launch, the line was named an Editor’s Pick in Progressive Grocer and our Chocolatini flavor was declared the winner in the “wine” category of Convenience Store News 2020 Best New Products Awards . This is a major feat as we join the ranks of many major contenders less […]

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Uptown Cocktails: On shelves!

During the Uptown Wine Cocktails soft launch, several stores in Texas – including Target – have started displaying the full range of cocktails. Look for them on shelves near you soon! […]

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