Liquor Industry News/Links 01-15-18

 

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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01-15-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

 

This Weeks Highlights:

 

New Products

 

Tell Me Your New Year’s Resolution; I’ll Give You a Wine to Try

THE WAY A MAN SMELLS CAN MAKE WOMEN DRINK MORE, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

Wines for a broken heart

 

  AND MORE!

Do Celebrity Wines Sell?

Industry professionals discuss how fame affects the retail sales of wines associated with actors, musicians, and sports stars

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/do-celebrity-wines-sell/

Merlot makes a comeback

Attitudes toward merlot suffered after Miles Raymond proclaimed, “I’m not drinking any f—ing merlot!” in the film, “Sideways.” Need we be reminded that merlot is a major grape in the famed Bordeaux blends, adding flavor and texture that is pleasing to most palates.

http://www.sfexaminer.com/merlot-makes-comeback/

What Exactly Is Cooking Wine… and Is it OK to Use It?

A sommelier and a wine expert reveal the truth.

http://www.bravotv.com/the-feast/what-is-cooking-wine

Basic breakdown of wine quality by price

While hard-edge rules about wine have not applied for 6,000 years, the following breaks down what wine price segments vaguely mean.

http://www.gosanangelo.com/story/life/columnists/gus-clemens/2018/01/03/basic-breakdown-wine-quality-price/990662001/

Scientists Warn Winemakers to Rethink Everything They Know About Grapes

The days of your favorite varietals are numbered.

https://www.inverse.com/article/39862-climate-change-wine-grapes-varietals

Wines for a broken heart

Let’s begin 2018 with renewed hope and a discussion of what wines pair best with broken hearts.

http://www.sonomawest.com/the_healdsburg_tribune/opinion/columns/wine-words-wines-for-a-broken-heart/article_ffad2f5c-f00b-11e7-ba32-1b8efde4a987.html

What your favorite cravings are REALLY doing to your skin

We may love a glass of an evening, but wine can cause lines and redness, droopy eyelids, enlarge pores, deep folds around the nose and dehydrated skin.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/5254801/wine-sugar-what-your-favourite-cravings-are-really-doing-to-your-skin/

MAN IN COMA AFTER CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE EXPLODES BETWEEN LEGS

A Danish man has been left in a coma after a bottle of Champagne exploded between his legs as he tried to open it.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/man-in-coma-after-champagne-bottle-explodes-between-legs/

NFL TEAM TO OFFER FANS ‘TEAL-COLORED’ BEER

The Jacksonville Jaguars are to offer fans beer that has been dyed teal during their playoff game against the Buffalo Bills

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/nfl-team-to-offer-fans-teal-coloured-beer/

How Sound Affects Taste—and How to Design Around It

New research is causing restaurant and bar owners to rethink noise control in their venues

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/how-sound-affects-taste-and-how-to-design-around-it/

Wines Share Of Alcohol Consumption In The World

Pruning Grapes in The Vineyard: Just The Basics

To produce healthy wine grape clusters… pruning is a critical component in the growing process.

http://siponthisjuice.com/pruning-grapes-in-the-vineyard-just-the-basics/

Great choices for pairing beer and snacks for the Super Bowl

Not just any old beer will do when it comes to Super Bowl parties. You’ll need super beer choices — and here they are.

http://www.startribune.com/great-choices-for-pairing-beer-and-snacks-for-the-super-bowl/467888673/

How to get the most out of your wine-drinking experiences in 2018

Below are some reminders on how to get the most out of your wine-drinking experiences — from serving at the proper temperatures and partnering with a simpatico acquisition adviser, to calibrating your mind for optimal bliss and BYO-ing like a certified PRO.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/sc-food-drink-better-guide-wine-0105-story.html

How to Conquer a Wine Shop (and Tips for Finding the Best Deals)

Curious about how to find hidden gems and get best bargains the next time you’re shopping for wine or spirits? Let an insider be your guide to retail therapy.

http://www.winemag.com/2018/01/03/wine-shopping-tips/

Rock n’ Roll Wine Updates

Rock n’ Roll Timeline of wines

http://www.wine-blog.org/index.php/2018/01/02/rock-n-roll-wine-updates/

THE WAY A MAN SMELLS CAN MAKE WOMEN DRINK MORE, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH

Women drink more around sweaty men, according to new research.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/the-way-a-man-smells-can-make-women-drink-more-according-to-new-research/

HOW MANY WINE WRITING SUBSCRIPTION WEBSITES ARE THERE?

A LIST OF WINE WRITING SUBSCRIPTION WEBSITES

https://www.richardhemmingmw.com/blog/how-many-wine-writing-subscription-sites-are-there

 

TUNISIAN WINE: THE DOCUMENTARY

Wine writer Amanda Barnes has produced a documentary film about the wine harvest in Tunisia which tells the story of the culture through the prism of wine.

https://grapecollective.com/articles/tunisian-wine-the-documentary

 

Most U.S. Wineries are small or even Tiny. Number of U.S. Wineries by Production Size

 

This is why tilting a beer glass to avoid foam actually makes you bloated

Beer bloat is actually the result of pouring a beer incorrectly – or pouring a beer with minimal foam.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/beer-foam-tilt-bloated-explanation-a8142506.html

Creating the Market for Organic Wine: Sulfites, Certification, and Green Values

Certified organic wine remains a tiny percentage of the global wine market. This paper provides a case study of failed new category creation, analyzing the challenges for the organic wine market over time, including overcoming an initial reputation for quality, wines being labeled with multiple names (“organic,” “biodynamic,” “natural”), and competing certification schemes.

https://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/creating-the-market-for-organic-wine-sulfites-certification-and-green-values

Cinnamon Red Wine Punch

Repurposing leftover food and drink is a great way to save money – and discover something new and delicious.


http://www.cheaprecipeblog.com/2018/01/cinnamon-red-wine-punch-3/#X5vBJs7WxUHPeJqV.99

FRENCH COUNT SUES CHAMPAGNE BRAND OVER HIRING OF EX-PORN STAR

A descendent of the Charles de Cazanove Champagne dynasty is preparing to take the owner of his family’s former Champagne house to court over its decision to hire an ex-porn star as its newest ambassador.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/french-count-sues-champagne-brand-over-hiring-of-ex-porn-star/

GHOSTHUNTERS TO INVESTIGATE SPIRITS AT JIM BEAM

The Jim Beam American Stillhouse will be the subject of a paranormal investigation by ghosthunters in an episode of Paranormal Lockdown, set to air on Destination America later this year.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/ghosthunters-to-investigate-spirits-at-jim-beam/

New Henrys Hard Soda

MillerCoors is extending its Henry’s Hard Soda brand with a new Lemon Lime flavor. Launching nationally next week in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles, Henry’s Hard Lemon Lime is a new year-round offering in the brand portfolio alongside the existing Orange and Grape flavors. The 4.2%-abv extension joins the lineup as Henry’s Ginger Ale and Cherry Cola expressions are set to depart. The launch of Lemon Lime will be backed by a national ad campaign including TV, digital and out-of-home components.

 

Bogle Requires Certification

Winery says grapegrowers must abide by Lodi Rules

Bogle Vineyards produces 2.5 million cases of wine annually, sourcing many of its grapes from independent growers.

https://www.winesandvines.com/news/article/194002/Bogle-Requires-Certification

Contrasting the New and Old Worlds

The terminology or the stylistic inferences when referring to the New and Old Worlds.

http://napavalleyregister.com/wine/columnists/allen-balik/allen-balik-s-the-wine-exchange-contrasting-the-new-and/article_945bddf8-d3a1-5dc2-b04b-d54a43a9599e.html

Why we should put red wines in the fridge and take white wines out

We should drink white wines cold from the fridge and reds at room temperature, right?

Not so fast …

http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-01-06/white-red-wine-temperature-fridge/9268526

 

Tell Me Your New Year’s Resolution; I’ll Give You a Wine to Try

An easy guide to discovering new wines while bettering your 2018 self

Your resolution: Do more for your community. No matter where you are, drink local. You’ll be supporting the small businesses and farms in your area while also discovering a product you might not have gravitated toward otherwise. This goes for wine, but also beer, cider, spirits and much more.

http://www.winespectator.com/blogs/show/id/2018-New-Year-Resolutions-Wine-Recommendations

Nutritional Value of Red Table Wine. More Details at USDA

 

Why Beer Professionals Are Becoming Cicerones

Beer experts discuss the certification process and their motivations for pursuing the title

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/why-beer-professionals-are-becoming-cicerones/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=59853180&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9xoooxkAaKi0Ux3rL8Rv3AGImokcjPaFQzqPWsVlkk6XjFz-CT3fos-tqpsg20YuOXCslnE48-bjiDQpfyOSpOMOqFGgq8LDVct4UHY4mTtUNhyWg&_hsmi=59853764

 

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