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By: Mark C Lenzi CSW, CSS, CWAS, QCE*
This Week Our Franklin Wine Club Welcomed 90+ Cellars.
Our Thanksgiving Wine Pairing And Suggestions Newsletter Comes Out Next Week
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Liquor Industry Week In Review
This Weeks Highlights:
Thanksgiving Wine Picks
Best Tequilas In World
Wine book for beginners revised for the 22nd time
Author and educator Kevin Zraly did just that and included his discoveries in the 30th anniversary edition of his classic, “Windows on the World Complete Wine Course.”
What Does Your Beer Say About You?
With beer as our national drink, it’s only right that the beer we choose is the one that would choose us if it could.
America’s Top Imported Wine Sources
Fireball Cinnamon Whisky is hot
The flavored spirit has sparked a heated competition with Jim Beam’s Kentucky Fire and Jack Daniels’ Tennessee Fire
10 Winter Beers You Have To Drink Right Now
The month that breweries release their winter beers.
Free Flow Wines Presents the Winners of the First Annual Keggy Awards for Wine on Tap Sustainability Achievements
Free Flow Wines, the pioneer of premium wine on tap, announced the winners of their first annual Keggy Awards that recognize wineries for their sustainability achievements in wine on tap.
TOP FIVE WORLD WAR ONE DRINKS
As this week marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One, here we assemble five famous drinks associated with the conflict.
Dark Horse Wines: Great Finds in Odd Places
On a quest for terrific wines from anywhere but the places you might think they were made, Lettie Teague discovers delicious surprises and very good deals
How to pick the right wine for Thanksgiving (w/video)
There’s probably no more time that people stress out about pairing than Thanksgiving
Vine of the times: Wine region takes shape in South Jersey
South Jersey has 25 of those wineries in what has become a growing agricultural industry.
THE MOST AFFORDABLE ITALIAN WINES ON THE WINE LIST
here are the most delicious affordable Italian wines
Wine Spectator 2014 Top 100 Wines
This week started the release of top 100 wines in the world
HAILSTORM DESTROYS CROP OF ‘HOLY WINE’
A freak hailstorm has forced one of Tuscany’s biggest producers of “Holy Wine” – believed to have been used in Mass in the Middle Ages – to forgo production in 2014.
TOP 10 WARMING WINTER DRINKS
From hot toddies spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg to creamy treats laced with booze, this selection of winter warmers is sure to keep you toasty.
NFL PLAYER PENALISED FOR CAPTAIN POSE
A rookie player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers scored a touchdown last Sunday, but his Captain Morgan-inspired celebration incurred a penalty and an earful from his coach.
There are rules controlling the statement of appellation on the label, all of which are aimed at making sure that the label of the product accurately reflects what is inside the bottle.
5 Steps in Deciding How Long to Age a Wine
look at specific varietals and what to look for when aging wine
Top 10 Most Expensive Beers in the World
Here is Chilled Magazine’s list of Ten of the most expensive beers in the world.
EFFECTS OF BOURBON SHORTAGE NOW BEING FELT IN US
Liquor stores and bars across the US are now beginning to feel the effects of the Bourbon shortage “with no end in sight”, according to one producer.
Easy Thanksgiving wine pairings
As you start to plan your menu for the big day, remember to consider which wines you’ll offer as perfect pairings for your favorite dishes.
DREW BARRYMORE LAUNCHES NEW PINOT GRIGIO
Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has released a new Pinot Grigio under her Barrymore Wines label in partnership with California’s Carmel Road Winery.
HOW NOT TO MAKE SPARKLING WINE
Everyone in possession of a soda stream and a bottle of wine has had this thought cross their mind. This video proves that it’s a bad idea…
Top 10 Beer Brands Worldwide 2014
5 UNAVOIDABLE REALITIES YOU ENDURE AT WINE TASTINGS
Things at wine tastings I’ve learned to recognize and deal with.
Czech doctors: Moravian wine helps erectile dysfunction
Moderate drinking of red wine containing the resveratrol antioxidant that stimulates blood circulation may help diabetics who suffer from erectile dysfunction
The 3 Beers You Need For Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a holiday built around getting together with friends and family over a gluttonous feast and a few bottles of something tasty.
Australia’s Peter Lehmann Wines Sold to Casella, Maker of Yellow Tail
Casella hopes its marketing and distribution know-how can help iconic Barossa winery
Makes perfect sense
Before you open that bottle of pinot, make sure you have matching music on the stereo
HOW A RATINGS SYSTEM DESIGNED TO HELP CONSUMERS IS TEARING THE $40 BILLION DOLLAR WINE INDUSTRY APART
Walk into a wine shop and chances are you’ll encounter shelf talkers and displays touting the ratings of the wines in front of you
Selectmen Hand Down Suspensions for Liquor License Violations In Foxboro MA
nine failed on one night
The 15 Best Tequilas In The World
They ranked the brands based on reviews from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the International Wine and Spirit Competition, Wine Magazine Enthusiast, the Beverage Testing Institute, and Tequila.net.
ABCC examining brewers, others for law violations
Massachusetts regulators have launched an investigation into whether beer distributors, brewers, and retailers are violating state law by agreeing to promote certain beers at bars and liquor stores in exchange for payments that freeze out competitors.
New Canadian Whiskey Line
Diageo has officially launched Piehole, a new range of flavored Canadian whisky-based liqueurs. Debuting with a trio of Apple Pie, Cherry Pie and Pecan Pie expressions, Piehole is made with a blend of flavored whiskies aged between four and eight years and is bottled in Canada. The 35%-abv entries, which are targeted toward the shot occasion, will retail for around $14.99 a 750-ml. Piehole joins Crown Royal and Seagram’s V.O. in Diageo’s existing Canadian whisky stable.
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