Liquor Industry News/Links 8-27-13

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Tuesday August 27th 2013

Todays Liquor Industry News/Links

By: Mark C Lenzi CSW

 

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Popular wine brands Banrock Station and Blossom Hill offer 5.5% alcohol versions of drink to the disgust of experts

  • Australian brands are releasing new low alcohol wines at 5.5% ABV
  • Under EU law wine required to have minimum alcohol level of 8.5%
  • Traditional wines have between 11% and 15% alcohol

By SEAN POULTER

Read All About It:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2401774/Popular-wine-brands-Banrock-Station-Blossom-Hill-offer-5-5-alcohol-versions-drink-disgust-experts.html

 

Chateau Montelena Recognized As Historic Place

Pioneering Napa estate now on national register.

By Diana Goodman

Read All About It:

http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2013/08/chateau-montelena-recognized-as-historic-place

Texas wines aren’t always made from Texas grapes

Source: Examiner

By RON SAIKOWSKI

Friday, August 23, 2013

Read All About It:

http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/ranch/living/wine-walk-texas-wines-aren-t-always-made-from-texas/article_f5b0484e-0b82-11e3-8972-001a4bcf887a.html

Labor Day Cocktail Line Up

Posted August 27, 2013 by Vicki Cruz

http://chilledmagazine.com/Whats_Chilling_Right_Now-detail/labor-day-cocktail-line-up/

WIDE WORLD OF ONLINE WINE

27th August, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt

While small online wine retailers struggle to survive, the big names surge ahead with new ideas to keep their web customers satisfied.

Read All About It:

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2013/08/wide-world-of-online-wine/?article-source=newsletter&source=664&date=2013-08-27

BAREFOOT WINE LAUNCHES BUBBLY PINK MOSCATO

27th August, 2013 by Andy Young

Californian wine brand, Barefoot is hoping to bring new customers in the sparkling wine category with the launch of Barefoot Bubbly Pink Moscato.

Read All About It:

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2013/08/barefoot-wine-launches-bubbly-pink-moscato/?article-source=newsletter&source=664&date=2013-08-27

 

Budweiser, Colt 45 among most popular alcohol brands with ER patients, finds study

Budweiser and Colt 45 are among the most popular alcohol brands consumed by US emergency room (ER) patients, a year-long study by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) has found.

http://www.beveragedaily.com/R-D/Budweiser-Colt-45-among-most-popular-alcohol-brands-with-ER-patients-finds-study

Diageo has officially launched the newest addition to Cîroc vodka’s flavor line, Amaretto. The extension hit the market in July and is now available nationwide (priced at $34.99 for a 750-ml. bottle). Cîroc’s flavor lineup was initially launched in 2010. Now also including Peach, Coconut and Red Berry, the flavor line has become the brand’s growth engine of late.

Boston Beer’s A&S Acquires Coney Island Craft Label

Boston Beer Co.-owned Alchemy & Science has acquired the Coney Island craft beer brand from Shmaltz Brewing. Under the terms of the deal, upstate New York-based Shmaltz will continue to brew Coney Island, which was launched in 2007. Additionally, Shmaltz founder Jeremy Cowan will join Alchemy & Science—a Vermont-based “craft beer incubator” created by Boston Beer—in an advisory capacity. Meanwhile, Cowan will retain his leadership of Shmaltz, whose flagship He’brew brand was not part of the deal with Alchemy & Science.

 

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