Liquor Industry News 08-12-19

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi





Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Wine Water

What’s the Difference Between Beer Pong and Beirut?

How To Enjoy Alcohol Without Ruining Your Diet


When will a wine label backfire?

Tank Garage Winery caused a small storm on social media this week, when they released a wine with a pornographic label. Is there a place for such labels?


Tequila Can Be Made Sustainably, but That Doesn’t Mean It Necessarily Is

As agave prices oscillate, farmers may be forced to cut corners with less sustainable practices, such as using agrochemicals and harvesting agave plants years early.

Bacon Shot Glasses Are Real And They Are Glorious

All you need to do is create your molds, wrap bacon around them, and then bake.


Separating Acidity and Freshness in Wine

The terms are often used interchangeably


Red Wine Compound for Treating Depression and Anxiety?

A nice, relaxing glass of Bordeaux or Cabernet might easily seem like the perfect treatment for an anxious or slightly depressed state


How To Enjoy Alcohol Without Ruining Your Diet

Much like dessert, alcohol, when consumed responsibly, can be a part of your healthy diet plan



The institution is suing Sports Beer for trademark infringement, unfair competition and trademark dilution, claiming that the company has “engaged in a brazen, wilful effort to exploit and trade on the fame and goodwill associated with Penn State’s rights in the famous Penn State and Nittany Lions trademarks”.


I’m a bartender — here are 7 brands you’re spending way too much money on, and what you should be ordering instead

But if you’re taking a hard look at quality for price, there are some booze brands you order that leave us scratching our heads: Why do so many people shell out so much money to drink them?

A Push-Button Device for Aerating Wine

This just-launched contraption lets you aerate wines to your preference with the turn of a dial and the push of a button.


Do you buy wine based on the label? Look past the design to these features

First of all, there are significant legal requirements as to what must appear on a wine label.


How to Turn a Beer Can Into a Camp Stove

Watch the video above and see how your beer can save the day.



The first bottles of Marlborough Sauvignon from American actress Sarah Jessica Parker’s new wine range – Invivo X – will go on sale in the US this September.


Star Trek connoisseurs can now sip Chateau Picard wine for real

Skip the Earl Grey tea and pour yourself a real glass of wine from a fictional Starfleet captain.


What Somms Miss When They Aren’t Familiar With ‘Big Wine’

There’s a decent chance that you, reader, might be more familiar with some of the most widely distributed wines in the market than the majority of sommeliers.


What’s the Difference Between Beer Pong and Beirut?

Beirut — a game with a similar outcome (drunkenness) but different rules — came about in the 1980s, at either Bucknell or Lehigh


This Certified Beer Server Says These Are The Top Trends To Watch For

From local brews to original flavors, craft beer brewers are continuing to give imbibers what they want — a unique sipping experience.


New Cider

Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company has debuted a new City Roots Cider brand with three releases. The initial lineup consists of Original Dry, Rosé, and Pumpkin cider, and the company says more flavors are forthcoming. Original is available in 12-ounce cans, 16-ounce cans, and on draft. Rosé and Pumpkin are available in 16-ounce cans and on draft. City Roots is now being distributed in New England, with further expansion planned for the near future. Boston-based Massachusetts Bay Brewing’s portfolio also includes Harpoon Brewery, UFO Beers, Clown Shoes, and Arctic Summer.



New York-based wine critic-turned media mogul Gary Vaynerchuk has re-entered the wine business with a disruptive new direct to consumer wine company called Empathy.

9 Drinks That Only People Who Grew Up In The ’70s Will Understand

One thing we can’t imagine reviving from the Me Decade: the cocktail culture.

Joseph Wagner Unveils Böen Wines

A Return to His Iconic Style That Brought California Pinot Noir to the Masses



Cannabis-interested adults likely to be tobacco-smoking beer drinkers: Nielsen



Wine Water

O.Vine, with its beautifully designed glass bottles, seems appropriately celebratory for a dinner party or a special occasion


Crémant d’Alsace: The French Sparkling Wine You Should Be Drinking More Of

Champagne may still be king, but France produces plenty of great sparkling wine beyond the Champagne region too, and for a fraction of the price.

Discovery of dye stains image of Corsica’s ‘naturally blue’ wine

It appears the curious blue “wine of the sea” may be less natural than it says on the box,

Zonin: An Insider Look at Italy’s Largest Family-Owned Winery

As Italy’s largest family-owned wine company, the brand Zonin 1821 has always had a certain savvy when it came to marketing the wines from their many Italian estates.

A Wine Geek’s Guide to Sake, for Beginners

Here are a few basics for decrypting them:

How Technology Is Changing The Way We Drink Wine

Technology has come so far that it has become possible to predict whether you’ll like a wine before you even open the bottle and taste it.


Food and Wine Pairing in Less Than 500 Words



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