Our Liquor Industry News/Links 03-14-15

Liquor Industry News/Links

03-14-15

By: Mark C Lenzi CSW, CSS, CWAS, QCE*

 

This Week We Hosted The Franklin Wine Club

Bota Box Tasting Event

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Our St Patricks Day Newsletter/Sale

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Shop Small Collaboration Efforts Getting into the Details, Rolling up the Sleeves

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Have A Safe St Patrick’s Day

Take Care

Franklin Liquors

Mike & Mark

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Whisky is healthy

First Target in MA to sell alcohol

AND MORE!

 

9 Craft Beers To Drink With Gourmet Pizza

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Enhance the flavor of cheap wine with the Oak Bottle

Oakbottle.com interesting way to improve taste of wine.

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http://the-gadgeteer.com/2015/03/07/enhance-the-flavor-of-cheap-wine-with-the-oak-bottle/

Wine 101

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The Best Beer & Wine Pairings for Girl Scout Cookies

Make this innocent treat a bit more naughty

http://observer.com/2015/03/the-best-beer-wine-pairings-for-girl-scout-cookies/

Aervana is Changing the Way the World Enjoys Wine

New wine accessory and the world’s first electric wine aerator.

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http://finance.yahoo.com/news/aervana-changing-way-world-enjoys-190100521.html

How to Pack Wine in Your Luggage

These handy tips will help you bring home your favorite pours and avoid any airport mishaps.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/wines/how-to-pack-wine-in-your-luggage/ar-BBibCG1

Wine pairing ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

What kinds of wines could go with Irish food?

http://www.macon.com/2015/03/09/3627763/wine-pairing-ideas-for-st-patricks.html

Our Pairing Ideas

http://www.franklinliquors.com/St_Patricks.htm

Wine Retailers Can Only Ship to 14 States

The number of states previously available to retailers since 2005 has declined from 18 to 14 states

http://shipcompliantblog.com/blog/2015/03/06/wine-retailers-can-only-ship-to-14-states/

More than Hot Air: A Few Words About Oxidation and Reduction

Oxidation and reduction—opposite but intimately related phenomena—are a central (and complex) part of winemaking.

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http://www.nomacorc.com/blog/2015/03/more-than-hot-air-a-few-words-about-oxidation-and-reduction/

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN WINE AROMAS AND MEMORY: IT’S SCIENCE!

The truth of the olfactory matter is that we all smell things differently, simply because we all possess our own memories linked to smell.

http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/connection-between-wine-aromas-memory-science/

7 Regions Define New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Learn the taste differences and tips to find value and quality New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from the 7 regions from a wine pro who lived and breathed Sauvignon Blanc on the South island.

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http://winefolly.com/review/new-zealand-sauvignon-blanc/

Wine Label Fools Master of Wine

Why would the winery want to hide the origin of the grapes?

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http://cravedfw.com/2015/03/06/fsito-wine-label-fools-master-of-wine/

GOOGLE ADDS COCKTAIL RECIPES TO SEARCH RESULTS

Cocktail recipes are now being offered on Google Search pages, eliminating the need for users to sift through results pages to find instructions.

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2015/03/google-adds-cocktail-recipes-to-search-results/?article-source=newsletter&source=377&date=2015-03-09

The 7 Wackiest Whiskey Flavors in Existence

There are so very many other crazily flavored whiskeys out there

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/liquorcom/the-7-wackiest-whiskey-fl_b_6819706.html

TOP 10 SEXED-UP ALCOHOL ADVERTS

From nude harvesters and foot fetishes to cherry-popping and body art – the alcohol industry has unleashed all manner of saucy ads over the years.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/03/top-10-sexed-up-alcohol-adverts/

BEST VALUE VIN DE FRANCE SELECTION: THE RESULTS

The silver and gold medal winning wines from the Best Value Vin de France Selection following a judging session in Paris last month.

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/03/best-value-vin-de-france-selection-the-results/

VILLA MARIA LIGHTENS UP

The Villa Maria Private Bin Lighter collection features a Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and rosé, each containing 25% less alcohol than their standard varietal counterpart.

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Kahlúa Salted Caramel

Release of its latest limited-edition offering

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Whiskey Is Healthy?

Whiskey-ophiles can rejoice — that single malt scotch on the rocks that you love so dearly is actually good for you

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/whiskey-is-healthy.html

The Age At Which We Drink The Most Alcohol

According to Science Probably Won’t Surprise You

According to a new study published in the journal BMC Medicine, the age at which we booze the most is… drum roll, please… 25!

http://www.bustle.com/articles/68701-the-age-at-which-we-drink-the-most-alcohol-according-to-science-probably-wont-surprise-you

THE STORY OF HOW BRAILLE WOUND UP ON WINE LABELS

Have you ever picked up a bottle of wine, especially one from the Côtes-du-Rhône region of France, felt Braille on the label, and wonder how it got there?

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-story-of-how-braille-wound-up-on-wine-labels/

Wilmington MA Target to Soon Sell Alcohol

Will be FIRST Target in MA to sell alcohol

http://patch.com/massachusetts/wilmington/wilmington-target-soon-sell-alcohol-0

“Flavor Scalping” is Why Your Wine-in-a-Box Tastes Bad

Certain materials cause a process called “flavor scalping,” which draws certain chemicals right out of the food.

http://io9.com/flavor-scalping-is-why-your-wine-in-a-box-tastes-bad-1690477602

Top 5 Best St. Patrick’s Day Beer Glasses

If you want the perfect beer glass for your at-home St. Patrick’s Day festivities

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http://heavy.com/social/2015/03/top-best-st-patricks-day-beer-glasses-deals/

U.S. beer label formats determined by product’s ingredients

Surprisingly, required information on labels of beer sold in the U.S. depends on what ingredients are used to make the beer, not the alcohol level.

http://www.packagingdigest.com/beverage-packaging/us-beer-label-formats-determined-by-products-ingredients150310

Bad Weather In Italy

The River Misa flooded and roofs have been blown off buildings in Liguria, Abruzzo and Marche, while in Tuscany the bad weather caused power cuts.

http://www.euronews.com/2015/03/05/severe-weather-kills-at-least-2-in-italy/

The Perception of Minerality in Wines: A Scientific Perspective

One of the most controversial aspects of the wine tasting note is arguably the concept of minerality.

http://www.academicwino.com/2015/03/perception-of-minerality-in-wine.html/

Monterey Wants Conjunctive Wine Labels

Winery and grower stakeholders on board with plan to grow regional recognition

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http://www.winesandvines.com/template.cfm?section=news&content=147652

Malolactic Simplified

Malolactic fermentation:

A + B = C

Acid + Bacteria = Cream.

http://www.wine-blog.org/index.php/2015/03/11/malolactic/

THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN IRISH WHISKEY

As  the world prepares to toast St Patrick with a dram of Irish whiskey next week, we pay homage to some of the most influential figures in the booming spirit sector.

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2015/03/the-most-influential-people-in-irish-whiskey/?article-source=newsletter&source=379&date=2015-03-11

Popular beer commercial actor dies at 36

Actor Windell Middlebrooks, who is best known as the straight talking beer delivery man in Miller High Life commercials, has died at the age of 36.

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http://wtnh.com/2015/03/11/tv-popular-beer-commercial-actor-dies-at-36/

Sonoma-Cutrer® Voted Most Popular Chardonnay

Wine & Spirits Magazine names Sonoma-Cutrer top Chardonnay as voted by restaurants

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sonoma-cutrer-voted-most-popular-chardonnay-300049136.html

Champagne vs Prosecco: The Real Differences

Champagne is from France and Prosecco is from Italy, but there are some other things to know about both wines –especially if you like bubbly wine.

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http://winefolly.com/review/champagne-vs-prosecco/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=a9205fb3aa-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-a9205fb3aa-62472929&mc_cid=a9205fb3aa&mc_eid=d73340fcba

White Burgundy Wine Map

White Burgundy (Bourgogne) wine, the ultimate French Chardonnay.

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Upcoming Events

Franklin Wine Club Meeting

Wine Explorers wanted!

How To attend and join

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April 28th Pedroncelli Winery

Franklin Adult Education 2015 Classes

Tuesday March 31st All About Green Wines

Tuesday April 14th Wine Tasting Using Quini

Tuesday May 5th How To Read A Wine Label

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Medway Community Education 2015 Winter Classes

Courses

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Tri-County Adult Education 2015

Franklin, MA

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Our Wines Are On Vinobly

In The Mood To Try Something New, Or Want A Little Personalized Help In Navigating Our Aisles? Check Out The New Free Vinobly App Which Makes Personalized Recommendations From Wines In Our Store. You Can Find Wine To Pair With Your Meal, Or Take Their Fun 3-Question Palate Profiler Quiz To Get Started

We Are Proud To Now Partner With Vinobly!

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Find Them Online

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Looking For Wine Maps?

The best wine maps in the business!!

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Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

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De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

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All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

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