Liquor Industry News 04-13-20

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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04-13-2020

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

10 WINE FILMS TO WATCH DURING QUARANTINE

How to Maintain Healthy Drinking Habits During Quarantine

Just How Natural Are ‘Natural’ Flavorings?

 

AUSTRALIAN COURT RULES ON AU$1M ‘WILL’ WRITTEN ON BEER CARTON

His latest ‘will’ was written on scraps of paper, including a coaster and part of an old beer carton.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/03/australian-court-rules-on-au1m-will-written-on-beer-carton/

How to make wine in your Instant Pot

All you need is supermarket grape juice, proper yeast and sugar, and you’re all set. That’s the theory anyway. And now the time has come to put this crazy idea to the test.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-make-wine-in-your-instant-pot-a-step-by-step-guide-to-brewing-at-home/

4 Global Wine Trends To Take Note of in 2020

A wide-sweeping report on global wine trends reveals how wellness, Millennials and gender preferences are reshaping consumption patterns around the world.

https://ph.asiatatler.com/dining/4-global-wine-trends-in-2020

A Guide to Wine Phenolics

Polyphenols (phenols, phenolics) describes a diverse group of compounds that share a phenol ring incorporated into their chemical structure.

https://www.guildsomm.com/public_content/features/articles/b/jennifer-angelosante/posts/phenolics

How Franco’s 40-Year Rule Changed the Course of Spanish Wine and Cheese

His destruction of vineyards, particularly those producing white wine grapes; push for bulk red wine and quantity over quality; and outlawing artisanal cheese are all effects that can still be felt today.

https://vinepair.com/articles/how-francos-40-year-rule-changed-the-course-of-spanish-wine-and-cheese/

What to Drink with a Majorly Misunderstood Cheese

Gouda is a misunderstood cheese here are wines for it

https://www-winemag-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.winemag.com/2019/12/19/gouda-wine-cheese-pairing-tips/amp/

6 Ways to Explore New Beers at Home During Self-Isolation

Simply put, if you drink beer, you’re probably drinking a lot more beer at home right now due to the coronavirus pandemic

https://www.foodandwine.com/beer/how-drink-craft-beer-collection-during-coronavirus-isolation

Dry Your Eyes: ‘Wine Tears’ Finally Explained by Science

Surely you’ve noticed the slow-dripping streaks encircling the inside of your wineglass after swirling a Port or a hearty Cab

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/dry-your-eyes-wine-tears-finally-explained-by-science-unfiltered

 

 

The Right Glass Could Make Your Wine Taste Better

All the parts of a wineglass — including its shape, material, stem and base — play a role in the wine-tasting process.

https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food-facts/wineglass-shapes.htm

Chianti’s Top Tier Grows Up

Chianti Classico still has an envy problem, but it no longer has a classification problem: Gran Selezione has grown up.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2020/03/chiantis-top-tier-grows-up

Which grapes are used in the sparkling wine Blanquette de Limoux?

Blanquette de Limoux is a sparkling wine from the Languedoc region in southern France.

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/which-grapes-are-used-in-the-sparkling-wine-blanquette-de-limoux

9 Food and Wine Pairings for Quarantine

This is quarantine time, which increasingly translates to less in the way of fresh goods and more in the way of non-perishable grub.

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/quarantine-food-and-wine-pairings/

You’ve Heard Of Tannins In Red Wine—But Do You Know What They Are?

Here’s a quick rundown so you can taste-to-impress the next time you throw back a bottle or two.

https://www.delish.com/entertaining/wine/a31958487/tannins-in-wine/

Here’s How the Wine Industry Is Answering Seltzer Mania

Wine sales in the United States fell last year for the first time in 25 years.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2020/03/31/heres-how-the-wine-industry-is-answering-seltzer-m.aspx

30 Easy Cocktail Recipes Everyone Should Know

A well-stocked home bar is worthless if you don’t know your way around a jigger, shaker, and bar spoon and can’t remember the difference between a Manhattan and a Martini.

https://vinepair.com/articles/30-best-easy-cocktail-recipes/

BEST DRINKS-BASED APRIL FOOLS OF 2020

April fools in the beverage industry

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/04/best-drinks-based-april-fools-of-2020/

MA News

On-premise outlets in Massachusetts will be permitted to sell beer and wine to go under a new law that’s set be signed by Governor Charlie Baker. Similar rules have been instituted across many states that, like Massachusetts, have shut down their on-premise markets during the COVID-19 crisis. The Massachusetts measure allows on-premise operators to sell up to 1.5 liters of wine to go in its original sealed container per transaction, and up to 192 ounces of malt beverage in a sealed container. All orders must also include food.

An Introduction to Morellino di Scansano

Read on for our guide to Tuscan beauty Morellino di Scansano.

https://www.jjbuckley.com/wine-knowledge/blog/an-introduction-to-morellino-di-scansano/1078

 

12 Celebrity Wines—and How We Scored Them

So, how successful are these celebrity wine ventures? Here are 12 bottles from well-known stars, and how we rated them.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/04/01/12-best-celebrity-wines-ratings/

 

Just How Natural Are ‘Natural’ Flavorings?

Head to the liquor store, too, and you’ll find natural flavors listed on the labels of many distilled spirits, including flavored vodkarumginbrandy, and even whiskey.

https://vinepair.com/articles/natural-flavor-meaning-ingredients/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a43c1f41c3-APRIL_2_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a43c1f41c3-38937345&mc_cid=a43c1f41c3&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

5 things you might not know about Prosecco

Last year, 560 million bottles of Prosecco were exported from Italy, making Britain their number one market.

https://www.glassofbubbly.com/5-things-you-might-not-know-about-prosecco/

 

Health warning labels on alcohol and snacks may reduce consumption

Image-and-text health warning labels, similar to those on cigarette boxes, show potential for reducing the consumption of alcoholic drinks and energy-dense snacks, such as chocolate bars, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-04/bc-hwl033020.php

The Story Behind Champagne’s Most Exclusive Label, ‘Special Club’

The Club Trésors de Champagne is one of the wine world’s most prestigious organizations.

https://vinepair.com/articles/special-club-champagne-history/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d613034459-APRIL_3_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d613034459-38937345&mc_cid=d613034459&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How to Maintain Healthy Drinking Habits During Quarantine

General anxiety about, well, everything, is pervasive in this new normal, and drinking has become an accepted method of stress relief. After all, it’s something many can do at home to take the edge off during a very difficult time.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/04/02/drinking-coronavirus-quarantine-guide/

Introducing Virtual Labels for Wine Bottles

The “labels” could be projected onto a bottle from a table top or a bar top on another display. The labels could appear on any shaped bottle or size,

https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=228668

The Many Flavors of Sauvignon Blanc

While Sauvignon Blanc has some of the most undeniable notes across the board, it is impressive how different it can taste depending on where it comes from and the method of production that it undergoes

https://www.winetraveler.com/grape-varieties/sauvignon-blanc/

 

10 WINE FILMS TO WATCH DURING QUARANTINE

List of wine theme movies

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/04/10-wine-films-to-watch-during-quarantine/

10 Wines from a Tuscan Region Ripe for Experimentation

Few American wine lovers realize that located south of Bolgheri is the area’s third-largest Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC), Maremma Toscana DOC.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/04/03/maremma-tuscan-red-wines/

 

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Join a Wine Club

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A well-chosen selection of wines delivered right to your door.

Sounds pretty good these days.

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