Liquor Industry News/Links 09-19-15

Liquor Industry News/Links

09-19-15

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Liquors Sales On Thanksgiving??

Harry Potter Bar

 

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When millennials go legal, wine is the choice

With a growing number of millennials reaching the legal drinking age, many are adopting wine as their go-to drink

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/life/food/2015/09/11/wine-offers-variety-experience-millennials/71937132/

Is My Rosé Habit Ruining My Teeth?

Unfortunately, pink and white varieties of wine can still discolor your incisors — just in a different way

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http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/09/my-rose-habit-ruining-my-teeth.html#

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO KOSHER WINE

The kosher wine world is ultimately not that different from the regular world of wine.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/kosher-wine-guide/

Top 10 US Wine/Spirit Wholesalers

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BEER BASICS & TASTING BEER

Learn the basics of beer, brewing, and the history of one of man’s favorite (and oldest!) beverages.

http://vinepair.com/beer-101/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=208df0e3d0-September_13_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-208df0e3d0-38937345

Thanksgiving Liquor Sales In MA??

Bill H.190

189th (Current)

An Act relative to the sale of alcoholic beverages. Allow Thanksgiving sales

https://malegislature.gov/Bills/189/House/H190

“Hare Today – Gone to Merlot” or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Shelf-Talkers

The real point of shelf talkers, as I see it is to give a candid, personal recommendation for the wine to the person who is reading it.

http://acevola.blogspot.com/2015/09/hare-today-gone-to-merlot-or-how-i.html

2014 Leading Domestic Wine Brands

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Sauvignon Blanc scandal explodes in Friuli as authorities investigate alleged use of prohibited additives

Accused by Italian authorities of using prohibited additives in the vinification of Sauvignon Blanc in the Collio and Colli Orientali appellations of Friuli.

http://dobianchi.com/2015/09/11/sauvignon-investigation-friuli-wineries/

Jose Cuervo tequilas mark Rolling Stones tour

Jose Cuervo will release two limited edition tequila bottlings of Especial and Reserva de la Familia – entitled Jose Cuervo The Rolling Stones Tour Pick

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http://www.thedrinksreport.com/news/2015/16235-jose-cuervo-tequilas-mark-rolling-stones-tour.html?utm_source=TDR_Newsletter_Sept_15&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TDR_Newsletter

NEW HARRY POTTER-THEMED BAR OPENS IN TORONTO

Designed to look like an apothecary with its exposed brick walls, the venue swaps cocktails for “potions”, some of which are served in glass cauldrons.

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2015/09/new-harry-potter-themed-bar-opens-in-toronto/?article-source=newsletter&source=515&date=2015-09-15

Making Wine Sense: Sight with Red Wine

Guide to sight with red wine

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http://winestarservices.com/making-wine-sense-sight-with-red-wine/

Like Grilling a Steak, but Much Slower: How the Maillard Reaction Affects the Aromas of Wine

The Maillard reaction is a chemical reaction between sugars and amino acids or other substances that results in browning of various sorts, notably caramelization and pyrolysis.

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http://www.nomacorc.com/blog/2015/09/like-grilling-a-steak-but-much-slower-how-the-maillard-reaction-affects-the-aromas-of-wine/?utm_source=Blog+Nomacorc+-+English&utm_campaign=d7fadb0bd7-English_Language_Blog_Newsletter10_29_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e041d5be31-d7fadb0bd7-299904425

Twelve important figures in the modern history of wine

Timeline that highlights twelve of the many important figures who have had a significant impact on the world of wine as we know it today

http://blog.oup.com/2015/09/great-names-history-wine/#sthash.HpgO9mcF.dpuf

 

Beer Distributors of Massachusetts Recognize Industry Workers

Beer Distributors of Massachusetts highlighted the tremendous work of the over 2,200 men and women directly employed by the beer distribution industry

http://www.brewbound.com/news/beer-distributors-of-massachusetts-recognize-industry-workers

METALLICA Teaming Up With BUDWEISER For Limited Edition Beer

The band will be giving out free cans of Metallica-branded Budweiser beer, brewed in Canada by Labatt.

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http://www.metalinjection.net/bands-and-booze/metallica-teaming-up-with-budweiser-for-limited-edition-beer

5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT PUMPKIN BEER

Here, five things you might not know:

http://www.foodandwine.com/fwx/drink/5-things-you-didn-t-know-about-pumpkin-beer

A GUIDE TO THE WINES OF LE MARCHE: ITALY’S HIDDEN COASTAL GEM

Welcome to the edge – the eastern edge of Central Italy, that is.

http://vinepair.com/wine-geekly/a-guide-to-the-wines-of-le-marche-italys-hidden-coastal-gem/

How to pair wine and cheese

Wine and cheese: two of life’s greatest pleasures! So what could be a more delicious endeavour than taking the time to find the perfect pairing?

http://www.thesocial.ca/Food/Beverages/How-to-pair-wine-and-cheese

Vinebox Offers Wine By The Glass As A Monthly Subscription

There are plenty of subscription services out there that will hit you with a box of various wine bottles, but none offer subscription tastings by the glass

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http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/16/vinebox-offers-wine-by-the-glass-as-a-monthly-subscription/

Jacques Pepin, Martha Stewart headlining Newport wine and food bash

The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival returns for its 10th year Sept 25–27.

http://www.providencejournal.com/article/20150916/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/150919558

DRINKS BY DRAM ADDS £1,000 CALENDAR TO RANGE

The fifth instalment of the Drinks by the Dram advent calendars also sees the launch of a Tequila, Absinthe, Mezcal and Vodka edition.

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http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2015/09/drinks-by-dram-adds-1000-calendar-to-range/?article-source=newsletter&source=517&date=2015-09-17

A Beautiful Breakdown of Nero d’Avola Wine

If you love full-bodied dry reds like Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah then Nero d’Avola (“nair-oh davo-la”) is your buddy

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http://winefolly.com/review/guide-to-nero-davola-wine/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=8095bb12d6-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-8095bb12d6-62472929&mc_cid=8095bb12d6&mc_eid=d73340fcba

Wine Technology of the Future: The Device For Accelerated Aging of Wine

The patent was filed on December 29th, 2014, and was recently granted and published on July 2nd, 2015.

http://www.academicwino.com/2015/09/wine-technology-device-accelerated-aging-wine.html/

Two decades of agri-tourism celebrated at Alfalfa Winery in Topsfield MA

For three centuries, Alfalfa Farm in Topsfield has been an agricultural mainstay.

http://boxford.wickedlocal.com/article/20150916/NEWS/150916897

YES, THERE’S WHOPPER WINE, AND YOU DON’T GET TO HAVE ANY

To celebrate the anniversary of the opening of its first location in Spain, Burger King has decided to unveil its latest product: Whopper wine.

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http://vinepair.com/booze-news/yes-theres-whopper-wine-and-you-dont-get-to-have-any/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7cab566cea-September_18_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7cab566cea-38937345

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Upcoming Events

Franklin Wine Club Meeting

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Wine Explorers wanted!

Join Our 260 Club Members!

How To attend and join

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October 8th

Summerland Winery Tasting

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/225375661/

 

Franklin Adult Education 2015 Classes

Wine Glass Painting Night

October 22nd

http://cfweb.smartedu.net/lll/LSDOofferingsDetail.cfm?ID=1490&tbl=course

 

Natural Food/Wine Tasting

November 5th

Franklin TV, 23 Hutchinson Street, Franklin

http://cfweb.smartedu.net/lll/LSDOofferingsDetail.cfm?ID=1488&tbl=course

Holiday Cookie Swap & Wine Tasting

November 17th

http://cfweb.smartedu.net/lll/LSDOofferingsDetail.cfm?ID=1486&tbl=course

Prosecco and Pastries

December 8th

http://cfweb.smartedu.net/lll/LSDOofferingsDetail.cfm?ID=1489&tbl=course

Medway Community Education

 

September 29th

All About Pinot Noir Adventure

http://www.medwayschools.org/sites/medwayps/files/file/file/fall_2015_brochure_final_9-2_v2.pdf

 

Tri-County Adult Education

 

October 20th

Exploring French Wines

http://www.tri-county.us/drupal/sites/default/files/documents/images/continuing_education/tricounty-conted-brochure-2015.pdf

 

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

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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

Upcoming Classes Held In Our Wine Room

 

Not Your Father’s Wine 101-an unconventional approach to wine education

Thursday, October 15, 2015; 7-8:30pm

Cost: $25 per person, please register by emailing kim@vinitaswineworks.com

Love to drink wine but think you “don’t know enough about it?” Join us for an evening of wine education like no other. Bring all your wine questions to a casual learning environment where we’ll taste 6 wines and engage in great conversation. You’ll discover what styles and flavors you like best and leave with more wine-buying confidence.

Thanksgiving Wines Class Thursday, November 19, 2015 7pm

When it comes to serving wine for Thanksgiving, did you know it’s more about matching the wine to the side dishes than to the turkey? We’ll taste through a variety of whites and reds, all of which would make a great addition to your Thanksgiving Day table. Cheese and crackers will be provided.

Great Holiday Gift Wines Class Thursday, December 3, 2015 7pm

Are you thinking of buying a bottle of wine as a holiday gift for that wine lover on your list? We can help! We’ll taste through six wines in different styles, all of which will make fantastic, stress-free gift giving. We’ll also explore other wine-related gift giving ideas. Cheese and crackers will be provided.

Sign ups are now open online or visit the Norfolk Recreation office at 1 Liberty Lane, Norfolk, MA 02056 Telephone: (508)520-1315, recreation@virtualnorfolk.org

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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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