Costco to Add Four South Carolina Locations to Redneck Riviera Whiskey Trial

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Eastside Distilling, Inc. announced Redneck Riviera Whiskey will be available in four stores in South Carolina for “road show” market testing, adding to the two store test in Florida. The Redneck Riviera Whiskey limited release program will feature a value-add pack, which includes a bottle of Redneck Riviera and two Bags of Redneck Riviera Beef Jerky. The product will arrive in mid-December at the Myrtle Beach, Greenville, Mt. Pleasant and Charleston Costco locations.

Robert Manfredonia, VP of National Accounts for Eastside Distilling, said, "We are pleased with Redneck Riviera Whiskey’s performance in Florida last week and glad that Costco has decided to extend our trial into South Carolina."

Redneck Riviera Whiskey is a small batch whiskey with vanilla honey smoothness and a subtle finish that consumers are sure to love. Redneck Riviera Whiskey was crafted by the famed distilling team at Eastside, headed up by Mel Heim and Travis Schoney. The team painstakingly developed what Eastside and John Rich believe is a superb whiskey unlike any other on the market, working over many months, with input from John Rich and friends.

Launched in February 2018, Redneck Riviera Whiskey 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, Kansas, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, Indiana, Maryland, The District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Arkansas.