Liquor Industry News 04-06-20

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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


Is Beer Good for You?

‘Whiskey webs’ could spot fake spirits


What’s Trending? An Update on Today’s Wine Consumer and Product Trends

For both 2017 and 2019, 35% of wine consumers were “high frequency” drinkers as they consumed wine more than once a week

Virtual reality on wine tasting

In general, wines and their tasting environments are interrelated to constitute the overall sensory experience.


The Surprisingly Short History of French Wine Classification

There were basically two reasons France created the system of controlled appellations: phylloxera and fraud,



The findings of a five-year project to see whether there are benefits to sparkling wine from tirage performed under cork stoppers, as opposed to the much more widely used crown caps


Why Is it Safe to Drink Egg Whites in Cocktails?

While it’s never 100 percent safe to drink or consume any egg that’s raw, the risks of consuming egg whites in cocktails are extremely minimal.


Beeralytics — A Guide to Analyzing Beer Prices from Web Data

Using Bokeh to find the best priced Beers on Delivery Sites


A New Way To Buy Wine: The ‘Digital Shelf Is Different’

Wine pairing from Jackson Family Wines and other alcohol brands including AB InBev, Bacardi, Constellation Wines and Francis Ford Coppola Winery.


Why are grapes so much more popular for making wine than other fruits?

“Fruit wine” can be made from all kinds of fruits, from plums to cherries to peaches and more, but wine grapes are particularly well-suited to wine production.


What Is Custom Crush Winemaking?

Custom crush might be an unfamiliar term you’ve come across during your research.


The Perfect Wine to Pair With Your Favorite Pizza Toppings

The fun comes when taking into consideration the toppings, which can steer pairings in a slew of different red/white/bubbly directions.


Trinchero Enters Hard Seltzer Category

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) is the latest winery to enter the hard seltzer category with the launch of Del Mar wine seltzer, which is shipping next week. Packaged in 4-packs of 355-ml. cans ($9), in four different flavors at less than 100 calories a can, Del Mar is targeted at active, wellness-minded wine consumers.

TFE is “conservatively looking to reach 100,000-plus cases in our first year,” said senior vice president of marketing Dave Derby, who added that Del Mar will be available in on- and off-premise accounts nationally. “While hard seltzer has taken share from the broader alcohol beverage category, we’re not concerned that Del Mar will impact other Trinchero Family Estates brands,” Derby said. Following the launch, TFE plans to introduce a variety pack, a popular option for malt-based seltzers.

Del Mar will be supported by outdoor, national, and regional print, digital, and POS advertising. Its introduction follows TFE’s launch of Fre alcohol-removed wine in cans in January, and last month’s launch of Barefoot hard seltzer by rival E.&J. Gallo Winery.


A Crash Course in a Misunderstood Italian Grape

Montepulciano is one of the most planted grapes in Italy, yet a surprising amount of confusion surrounds the variety.


The Historic Italian Hillsides Producing Silky, Superior Prosecco

As Prosecco has become almost synonymous with cheap, cheerful bubbles, you’d be forgiven if you didn’t realize that they are not all the same.


France officially recognizes natural wine designation

The new denomination is defined by a quality production charter and marketed under the term, vin méthode nature.

Study shows wine’s effects on sex drive

The Italian researchers noted alcohol tends to arouse women more than men.

Is Beer Good for You?

This article explores the nutrition of beer, as well as its potential benefits and downsides.

Veuve Clicquot and Champagne’s Leading Lady, Barbe-Nicole

We can thank many for the Champagne we have today, but a woman stands out.

‘Whiskey webs’ could spot fake spirits

Scientists from the University of Louisville and North Carolina State University discovered that when whiskey dries on a surface it leaves behind a distinctive mark, which has been likened to the ring that forms from a spilled coffee.

The Differences Between Wine and Whiskey Barrels, Explained

Meant to impart flavor and complexity, wine and whiskey barrels generally serve the same function. However, producers employ markedly different techniques throughout their processes.


So, for those wishing social distancing also applied in the family home, here’s how a wine bottle can save you from going stir crazy.


Ending the Aesthetic Fallacy of Heavy Bottles

Thanks to their weight, these bottles (and their transportation around the world) represent the single largest portion of the wine industry’s carbon footprint and contribution to global warming.

5 Notable Women in American Wine

“The wine industry continues to be male-dominated and we hope to level the playing field and set an example for other hopeful future female leaders of wine.”

Sustainable Wine Is Less Damaging to the Environment, But How Can You Spot It?

Sustainability isn’t an absolute, meaning that wine and its agricultural counterparts can be sustainable in some ways, and not so much in other facets.

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