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Why Moms Are Ditching Wine for Weed

Guinness launches Bourbon barrel-aged Chocolate Mint Stout

The Best Gins for Martinis 

 

Boston is one of America’s best craft beer cities, according to Fodor’s Travel

Destinations north of Boston are also worth a toast.

https://www.boston.com/travel/beer/2021/11/12/boston-best-craft-beer-cities/

How Beaujolais Nouveau Won (And Lost) Generations of U.S. Drinkers

In the aftermath of the pandemic, industry experts project a 25% drop in Beaujolais Nouveau sales in the U.S., according to a 2020 Euronews report.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/07/06/beaujolais-nouveau-celebrated/

This vodka is made from Malbec and Merlot grapes too damaged by California fires to be used for wine

Last year’s Glass Fire in California wreaked havoc on the wine industry. But Hangar 1, a vodka producer in the state, put some of the affected grapes to good use.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-vodka-is-made-from-malbec-and-merlot-grapes-too-damaged-by-california-fires-to-be-used-for-wine-11636739333

140-year-old cattle ranch turns to wine to survive drought

“We get really hot days here but also really cold nights, and that’s ideal for wine grapes.”

https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/human-interest/2021/11/10/140-year-old-cattle-ranch-turns-to-wine-to-survive-the-drought

New study sheds light on how drinking red wine in a wine bar affects consciousness

Although the intoxicating effect of alcohol is common knowledge, little research has been conducted to examine how wine consumption is related to specific changes in consciousness.

https://www.psypost.org/2021/11/new-study-sheds-light-on-how-drinking-red-wine-in-a-wine-bar-affects-consciousness-62115

Let’s Discuss Lowering the Legal Drinking Age

It has been years since any state seriously considered raising the age at which it is legal to drink.

https://fermentationwineblog.com/2021/11/lets-discuss-lowering-the-legal-drinking-age/

Why It’s Worth Spending More on Prosecco Superiore DOCG

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a glass of Prosecco,

https://vinepair.com/articles/prosecco-superiore-docg/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9a79bba086-NOV_15_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9a79bba086-38937345&mc_cid=9a79bba086&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Difference Between London Dry and Plymouth Gin, Explained

Keep reading to learn more about how these two British-bred classics stack up.

https://vinepair.com/articles/london-dry-vs-plymouth-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9a79bba086-NOV_15_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9a79bba086-38937345&mc_cid=9a79bba086&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Are alcohol-free wines drinkable (by wine drinkers)?

We have recently been told that the biggest growth segment in the wine industry is low-alcohol and alcohol-free wines

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2021/11/are-alcohol-free-wines-drinkable-by.html

Twisted City of Vines: The Forgotten Role of Native Americans in LA Wine History

In researching Los Angeles’s wine history, journalist Frances Dinkelspiel discovered LA’s former status as “The City Of Vines” was due in large part to the exploitation of the Native American population.

https://knock-la.com/frances-dinkelspiel-twisted-city-of-wines-review/

CAVA’S DANGEROUS DALLIANCE WITH MANDATORY ORGANIC PRODUCTION

Cava DO (Denominaciones de Origen), the governing body for Cava wine, the most famous sparkling wine of Spain, has announced that, effective from 2025, the production of Cavas de Guarda Superior, a category of the highest quality that includes Cavas Reserva (minimum 18 months of ageing), Gran Reserva (minimum 30 months of ageing) and Cavas de Paraje Calificado (from a specific area and with a minimum of 36 months of ageing), will be 100% organic.

https://www.thechalkreport.com/post/cava-s-dangerous-dalliance-with-mandatory-organic-production

Kiss brings spirits range to US

American rock band Kiss has launched Drink It Up, a range of rums and gin, in the US.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/11/kiss-brings-spirits-range-to-us/

The Fantastic Four of Tuscan Merlot

In Tuscany, Merlot is taking centre stage as the following four wines go to show.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/11/the-fantastic-four-of-tuscan-merlot


Digging into the Soil and Terroir Diversity of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore

Local experts showcase how the unique soils of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG elevate it to the level of the best sparkling wines of Italy—and from around the globe

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/digging-into-the-soil-and-terroir-diversity-of-conegliano-valdobbiadene-prosecco-superiore/


Bonterra® Becomes World’s First Organically Farmed, Climate Neutral Certified Wine

In certifying as Climate Neutral, Bonterra disclosed that on average, a bottle of Bonterra wine (750ml) creates 3.4 pounds of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions (CO2E);[1] in comparison, an apple creates 0.09 lbs. CO2E, while a smartphone creates 131 lbs. CO2E.[2] Sharing this information builds on Bonterra’s legacy of responsible practices, now elevating and contextualizing the likes of regenerative farming, 100% green power use at the winery, and advanced water stewardship within the framework of a reputable, product-level certification that consumers understand.

https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=253402

Three Things I Learned About Wine Marketing from Kevin Zraly

Zraly’s book is organized around a restaurant wine list. Red wines, white wines, sparkling, Rosé, and so on.

https://wineeconomist.com/2021/11/16/zraly-2/

What Does ‘Austere’ Mean in Wine?

The descriptor could also indicate details about a wine’s origin or age.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/11/16/austere-wine-meaning/

The Best Gins for Martinis (2021)

If any doubts lingered over the Martini’s iconic status, one need only search Emojipedia where they’d find it used as the literal, illustrated synonym for “cocktail” itself.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/best-gins-for-martinis/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c953df2056-NOV_17_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c953df2056-38937345&mc_cid=c953df2056&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How to Spot Fake / Counterfeit Champagne

As with most expensive and desirable items, there is always the potential that counterfeits are floating about.

https://glassofbubbly.com/how-to-spot-fake-counterfeit-champagne/

How Pay-Per-Taste Technology Is Democratizing Wine Tasting

Not only do self-serve wine dispensers lack implicit bias, they also make rare wines more widely available

https://sf.eater.com/2021/11/16/22778941/self-serve-technology-wine-tasting-napa-sonoma

California Wine: Climate Change Could Decimate State’s Wine Industry

Here’s a tip for fans of the famously bold flavor of California wine: drink up now.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/california-wine-climate-change_n_3053438

Male, Female or Nonbinary? Who’s gendering wine?

Can or should a wine be ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’ or even ‘non binary’? Robert Joseph steps into the minefield of wine descriptors and categories.

https://www.wine-business-international.com/wine/analysis/male-female-or-nonbinary-whos-gendering-wine

As East Coast Wine Industry Grows, So Too Wine Education Programs

The East Coast wine industry is growing—and finding itself increasingly in need of educated workers

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/11/18/east-coast-wine-education

The Italian Winemaking Region That’s Uncorking Its Potential

During fall, the steep hills around the Abruzzo region of Italy buzz with activity as harvest begins throughout the swathes of vineyards.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccahughes/2021/11/18/the-italian-winemaking-region-thats-uncorking-its-potential/?sh=9bc57a772860

Ruchè’s Revival: Meet Piedmont’s Secret Darling

Among the tapestry of royal reds like BaroloBarbaresco and Barbera in Italy’s Piedmont region, a lesser-known jewel has been enjoyed for centuries in the gentle hillsides around the village of Castagnole Monferrato.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/11/17/ruche-wine-piedmont-italy/

The Two Elements of Vegan Food and Wine Pairings You Should Know

Wine pairings with vegan and vegetarian dishes have high potential to dazzle, if you keep a few key elements in mind.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/11/16/vegan-vegetarian-wine-pairing-tips/

Why Moms Are Ditching Wine for Weed: ‘I Don’t Worry About Stigma’

As the use of cannabis becomes more common around the country, many moms are ditching the “Mommy needs a drink” trope and instead kicking back to unwind with cannabis.

https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/2471030/moms-drinking-wine-smoking-weed-stigma/

Guinness launches Bourbon barrel-aged Chocolate Mint Stout for Christmas

With Christmas products already jockeying for position in the aisles, Guinness has entered the fray with a Kentucky Bourbon barrel-aged Chocolate Mint Stout ready to kick off your festive fun.

Guinness announces their new Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels from the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/11/guinness-launches-bourbon-barrel-aged-chocolate-mint-stout-for-christmas/

Moscato d’Asti Docg: prejudices at home, success in the U.S., the search for quality

Moscato is one of the most “bullied” grape varieties at home, in Italy, and one of the most exported in the world, especially in the States where the most appreciated version is the low-alcohol, sugary and effervescent one typical of the Asti area.

https://theitalianwinegirl.com/moscato-dasti-docg-prejudices-at-home-success-in-the-u-s-the-search-for-quality/

Franzia Unveils a Winter Wonderland of Boxed Wine-Loving Sweaters and Onesie With New Holiday Merchandise Collection

For next level holiday cheer, the collection includes a limited-edition collaboration sweater between Budweiser and Franzia that toasts to Buds and Franz

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211118005993/en/Franzia-Unveils-a-Winter-Wonderland-of-Boxed-Wine-Loving-Sweaters-and-Onesie-With-New-Holiday-Merchandise-Collection

WSU Tri‑Cities launches online certificate program to train winery, tasting room servers

Washington State University Tri-Cities has launched a new online Wine Tasting Room Certificate program that trains winery and tasting room servers on wine business customer service, knowledge of Washington wines, sensory attributes of wine, as well as suggestions for selling wine.

https://news.wsu.edu/news/2021/11/18/wsu-tri-cities-launches-online-certificate-program-to-train-winery-tasting-room-servers/

“Hard Seltzer Has Left the Building”

Wine Opinions ran a survey of 1,654 primarily high frequency wine drinkers, measuring their trial and usage of hard seltzers

https://wineopinions.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/November_2021_Wine_Opinions_Newsletter.pdf

Why to certify Washington vineyards

Washington state’s wine industry prepares to launch sustainable certification program.

https://www.goodfruit.com/why-to-certify-washington-vineyards/

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