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By: Mark C Lenzi CSW, CWAS*
Liquor Industry Week In Review
St Patrick’s Day Edition
Is Green Beer Bad for You?
Some think artificial dyes are dangerous
How To Make Green Beer
Sounds simple and it is!
TOP 10 IRISH WHISKEYS
What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than with a tipple or two of some of the world’s best Irish whiskeys.
6 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes Using Baileys Irish Cream
Chocolate and wine make a delicious duo
Our April Wine Event Featured In Local Paper
MA STATE HOUSE NEWS: House okays bill to allow earlier retail alcohol sales on Sunday
The House last Wednesday approved a bill (H 228) that would legalize Sunday morning alcohol sales starting at 10 a.m. – two hours earlier than allowed under current law.
Prosecco replaces champagne as world’s favorite sparkling wine
prosecco sales soared by 11.5 percent in volume last year
Beer Cooler Blocks Phone Signals for More Mingles
Watch this video on new gadget you put beer in and it blocks
Cell phone signal 5ft around you.
10 Irish Cocktails For St. Patrick’s Day
time to expand our beverage repertoire to celebrate the holiday.
The Mr. Miyagi of Wine Sommeliers
Passing the Advanced Sommelier Exam isn’t easy, so many candidates trek to Aspen Mountain to train their palates with the best man in the business.
For older drivers ‘Just one, I’m driving,’ may be one drink too many
New study a single glass of wine for those aged 55 or more may affect the body’s metabolism
Emerging research reveals that beer has unique nutritional and health benefits
Plainville MA liquor store cited for storing wine off premises
storing “surplus” wine in an industrial building in violation of liquor rules.
WINE FOUND TO REDUCE DEATH BY DIABETES
11th March, 2014 by Lauren May
Moderate wine consumption has been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events and death in type 2 diabetes sufferers.
Worried about Drinking and Spring Break? Parents can use their strong influence even for college students!
Website offers many tips to help children with alcohol
Is Altria About to Pounce on Constellation Brands?
Will tobacco giant take over wine giant?
Liquor Company Diageo will send liquor, bartenders to your living room!
Diageo is going straight to the fun by shipping liquor and bartenders to clients’ living rooms. For $3,300!
10th March, 2014 by Ben Kennedy
We all know how biodynamics has become a global topic of interest in terms of making wine, but how important is the lunar calendar when tasting and enjoying the finished product? Why we post good days to drink or taste wine!
All About Piedmont Wine Region
This hilly region of northwestern Italy lies in the shadow of the Alps.
Water-to-wine Miracle Machine actually a publicity stunt
It sounded too good to be true, and it was. The Miracle Machine was supposed to make wine at home in just a few days, but it’s not real.
9 Mind-Blowing Liquor Myths Debunked
Kraft group, Foxboro MA seek more liquor permits
The Kraft Group and the town are taking steps toward asking the Massachusetts Legislature to create 12 new liquor pouring licenses.
List beer’s alcohol content? In Maine, that’s illegal
Maine brewers and taverns are puzzled by enforcement of an old law that bans the potency numbers from menus and signs.
PHARRELL’S HIT ‘HAPPY’ PLAYED ON WINE GLASSES
13th March, 2014 by Lauren May
A music producer has proven you don’t need instruments to make music by performing Pharrell William’s hit song ‘Happy‘ using just some wine glasses and cooking pans.
Dos Equis® Dos-A-Rita® to make debut in April
Premium, ready-to-serve Lager Margarita coming soon.
Shock Top Introduces Honey Bourbon Cask Wheat
An unfiltered Belgian-style wheat ale featuring the sweetness of honey and the boldness of bourbon
Jack Daniels Taking On Dr. Fireball
Brown-Forman has formally announced the test launch of a new cinnamon-flavored Jack Daniel’s offering beginning in April. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire will be available in Oregon, Pennsylvania and Tennessee for a suggested retail price of $22 a 750-ml. The 70-proof offering is crafted with Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 whiskey and infused with a proprietary cinnamon liqueur.
Red Robin rolls out wine shakes
Milkshake lovers now have an excuse to toast before slurping — the wine shake is in motion.
Tennessee whiskey changes?
Liquor giants battle over marketing, types of barrels
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