Our Liquor Industry News/Links 05-23-15

Liquor Industry News/Links

05-23-15

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

 

Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Have A Great

Our Sale Newsletter

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Reminder……

MA STATE Law

NO Alcohol Can Be Sold In Stores

Memorial Day Monday 25th

We Will Be Closed.

 

Interesting Vote In Hopkinton

Attention Franklin Town Council!!!

Hopkinton selectmen decline beer/wine license.

Based on “Need does not exist” AND “with four other liquor stores already in plan within a two-mile stretch”

https://shar.es/1rlJlZ

 

Take Care

Franklin Liquors

Mike & Mark

 

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Winery Maps

What Beer Are You?

 

AND MORE!

10 great beers that you can find just about anywhere

They may not necessarily be the best of the best, but they’re the best that you can find at most liquor stores

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-great-beers-that-you-can-find-just-about-anywhere-2015-05-15

BEST BEER INSTAGRAMMERS

? Looking for some beer-obsessed photographers to follow on Instagram?

http://imbibemagazine.com/best-beer-instagrammers/

Red, white, rose, sparkling: Which wine is the healthiest?

Are there certain wine brands that are healthier than others?

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http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/red-white-rose-sparkling-which-wine-is-the-healthiest-10252984.html

Boston Wine Safaris

Tour the Neighborhood, Taste the Wine

http://www.wcvb.com/chronicle/tour-the-neighborhood-taste-the-wine/33032758

Buying wine at Costco

Many wine buyers feel as if Costco doesn’t have a true appreciation for the wine business and the products they sell.

http://nooga.com/169962/uncorked-buying-wine-at-costco/

8 Details About Wine That Will Cultivate You

Wine is the classiest beverage in the world. Here are 8 details about wine that will surprise and cultivate your knowledge.

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Industries Where Employees Drink The Most

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Wine Maps

Great website for wine map views

http://www.everyvine.com/wine-regions/

TOP 10 WAYS TO REUSE A WINE BOTTLE

Rather than being recycled, why not consider turning your empty bottles into a nifty gadget,

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/05/top-10-ways-to-reuse-a-wine-bottle/

THE MISTRAL – IT AIN’T JUST SOME SILLY BREEZE – IT’S WHAT MAKES FRENCH WINE AWESOME

Much has been made about the mythic wind of France known as the Mistral, so often cited as the reason many French wines are so delicious

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-mistral-it-aint-just-some-silly-breeze-its-what-makes-french-wine-awesome/

How Bourbon Became “America’s Native Spirit”

Forget small-batch producers carrying on family traditions. Cutthroat capitalism is what made bourbon “a distinctive product of the United States.

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/drink/2015/05/bourbon_empire_lewis_rosenstiel_and_how_bourbon_became_america_s_native.html

Barrel Aged Beers You Need To Try

Barrel-aging beer has been happening for centuries, yet it’s only recently that the concept has taken hold again with the new breed of extremely experimental craft brewers across the world.

http://chilledmagazine.com/barrel-aged-beer/

 

If You Place A Wine Glass Over A Candle, Something Magical Happens

Get ready for the grownup version of pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

http://boredomtherapy.com/wine-glass-candle-trick/?as=6027395807684

NEW 90+ Sangria

Boston-based Latitude Beverage Company, known for its 90+ Cellars wine brand, is introducing a new Sangria label, Mija. Latitude’s Mija Sangria is made with 100% real fruit juice—including pomegranate, açai and Mediterranean blood orange—and retails at around $11 a bottle. The 9.5%-abv entry is packaged in a 750-ml. bottle with a flip top. Mija Sangria is debuting this week at retail in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, New Hampshire, Maine, Maryland, Vermont and Washington, D.C

IN STOCK FIRST WEEK OF JUNE

Washington wine industry partners on U.S. Open corporate tent

Next month’s U.S. Open Golf Championship at Chambers Bay west of Tacoma is viewed as the most important sporting event ever staged in Washington state, and the Washington State Wine Commission has made sure many of its best wines will be poured near the 18th tee throughout the tournament.

http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2015/05/18/washington-wine-industry-partners-on-u-s-open-corporate-tent/

#DrinkPink: 18 Things Every Rosé Wine Fan Needs to Know

Because when the weather warms up, we like to see the world through Rosé-colored glasses.

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http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/news/a3189/18-things-you-didnt-know-about-rose/

Liquor licenses can be liquid asset

According to the State House News Service, the Dracut Democrat floated legislation before a House committee this week

http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/editorial/ci_28137933/liquor-licenses

The ultimate test: what beer are you?

Sometimes, you know, there are questions that don’t let go of you your whole life long. Do I work hard enough? Am I good-looking enough? And, of course, the most important question of them all: what beer am I?

I was a Pilsner!

https://blog.krones.com/craftbeer/the-ultimate-test-what-beer-are-you/

BUFFALO TRACE UNVEILS EXPERIMENTAL BOURBONS

Buffalo Trace has released two 10-year-old French oak barrel aged Bourbons as part of the distillery’s exclusive Experimental Collection.

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http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2015/05/buffalo-trace-unveils-experimental-bourbons/?article-source=newsletter&source=430&date=2015-05-20

EXPLORING THE WINES OF BRAZIL

Brazil happens to be the fifth largest producer of wine in the southern hemisphere behind Chile, South Africa, Australia, and Argentina.

http://chilledmagazine.com/exploring-the-wines-of-brazil/

Can White Wine Give You Dandruff?

“Dandruff is caused by an overgrowth of a certain yeast on the scalp,” she says. “And drinking white wine triggers the overgrowth of that yeast in people who are prone to dandruff. It can also exacerbate too-fast skin-cell turnover, which can cause dandruff.”

http://www.allure.com/beauty-trends/blogs/daily-beauty-reporter/2015/05/white-wine-dandruff.html

Gin made with ants: Distillery adds new dimension to insect potential

A UK craft distiller and a Danish food lab have collaborated to produce Anty Gin: a product using the essence of red wood ants and botanicals.

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http://www.beveragedaily.com/Sectors/Beer-Wine-Spirits-Cider/Gin-made-with-ants-Distillery-adds-new-dimension-to-insect-potential

The Jaw-Dropping Wines of South Africa’s Stellenbosch District

Stellenbosch is to South African wine much like Napa is to Californian wine.

http://winefolly.com/review/wines-south-africas-stellenbosch-district/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=534da00b3d-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-534da00b3d-62472929&mc_cid=534da00b3d&mc_eid=d73340fcba

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Guess what’s happening this June in Franklin?

A small business scavenger hunt of course! The Ladybug Trek will occur between June 12th- June 30th and will include many local businesses including us!

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Participants will use a mobile app to follow clues throughout the participating businesses to complete the hunt. The grand prize will total over $1,000 in gift cards from local businesses. More to come on this event in coming weeks!

This event is sponsored by the Small Shop Co-Op.

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Upcoming Events

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Franklin Wine Club Meeting

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Wine Explorers wanted!

How To attend and join

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/

http://www.facebook.com/FranklinwineclubMA

June 9th

Wines From Chile

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/222638026/

June 16th

Beer Tasting

June 25th

Wines Of Languedoc France

Franklin Adult Education 2015 Classes

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Medway Community Education

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Tri-County Adult Education 2015

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

Next Classes Held In Our Wine Room

http://www.activityreg.com/ClientPage_t0.wcs?clientid=NRFLKMA&siteid=1

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California Wine Appellation Specialist-CWAS-San Francisco Wine School

Quini Certified Educator- QCE

We have great news for you!

We are partnering with ScanKart to bring Franklin Liquors to your phone. SIGNUP to get early access

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Find The Following for online ordering and in store pick up:

Franklin Wine Club Wines

New Craft Beers

Wines In Our Dispenser

Quini Reviewed Wines

Adult Education Wines

Vinitas Wineworks Selections

AND MORE!

 http://franklinliquors.scankart.com/

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!

Download The App

Find Them Online

www.vinobly.com

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Looking For Wine Maps?

The best wine maps in the business!!

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http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-maps#oid=1017_4

Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

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http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-tasting-notebooks#oid=1017_5

De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

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http://www.delongwine.com/products/wine-grape-varietal-table#oid=1017_3

All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

Every wine we taste and stock is on Quini.

Tell us what you think by rating the wines.

www.quiniwine.com

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