Liquor Industry News 12-07-20

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, IWS, SWS, OWE*

12-07-2020

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Four in Ten Americans Admit to Drunk Online Holiday Shopping

Supreme Court Opens Another Case of Wine

When It’s OK to Add Ice to Your Wine, According to Experts

The Riesling crossword

Test your knowledge of this popular grape…

https://www.decanter.com/learn/crosswords/the-riesling-crossword-447882/

 

James Suckling: “I definitely think that online tastings can replace physical ones”

The key to managing a video tasting conference is to plan in advance and make sure everything is thought of just like a physical tasting.

https://www.vitisphere.com/news-92882-James-Suckling-I-definitely-think-that-online-tastings-can-replace-physical-ones.htm

 

Walmart wants to sell liquor in Texas. The U.S. Supreme Court said no.

Walmart Inc. argued that the 1995 state law banning liquor sales by publicly owned companies is discriminatory to out-of-state retailers,

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/walmart-texas-liquor-laws-supreme-court-15748361.php

 

The Wonderfully Weird History of Kalimotxo — and Why Bartenders Love It

Kalimotxo (pronounced and sometimes styled calimocho), is a two-ingredient “cocktail” consisting of a one-to-one ratio of red wine and Coke over ice.

https://vinepair.com/articles/kalimotxo-cocktail-history/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a7050fcca5-NOV_24_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a7050fcca5-38937345&mc_cid=a7050fcca5&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Time to Ruchè

A comeback for one of Piedmont’s oddest grapes

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/time-to-ruche-a-comeback-for-one-of-piedmonts-oddest-wine-grapes

 

Did Jesus Drink Wine, and Should We?

The Bible has much to say regarding alcohol and wine.

https://www.biblestudytools.com/bible-study/topical-studies/did-jesus-drink-wine-and-should-we.html

Prank-O Releases New Prank Wine Labels for the Holiday Season and New Year’s Celebrations

Prank-O helps you deliver even more laughs this holiday season during a time when everybody could use a few extra laughs.

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2020/11/23/prank-o-new-prank-wine-labels

 

All The Secrets To Wine Shopping Like A Certifiable “Wine Person”

But, know this: In reality, the staff at your local wine shop (probably) doesn’t think you’re a sham. They love wine — a lot — and they want to talk to you about it, whether or not you identify as a self-proclaimed grape scholar. So do yourself a favor and allow them to guide you.

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/wine-buying-tips-advice

 

Supreme Court Opens Another Case of Wine

Whether a state can allow its own retail stores to ship to its residents, but forbid stores in other states from doing so.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2020/11/supreme-court-opens-another-case-of-wine

 

HOW MUCH TO SPEND ON A BOTTLE OF WINE

77.9% of respondents said they usually spend $10-20.

https://blog.brightcellars.com/how-much-money-do-you-usually-spend-on-a-bottle-of-wine/

 

When It’s OK to Add Ice to Your Wine, According to Experts

We have to ask: Is it really such a sin? Or is this outdated, misinterpreted advice from some wine-snob rule book that needs to be tossed out?

https://vinepair.com/articles/ice-in-wine-guide-experts/

STUDY SHOWS CLINGFILM CAN REMOVE CORK TAINT

Unfortunately, the type of plastic used has to be very specific,

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/11/study-shows-clingfilm-can-remove-cork-taint/

Four in Ten Americans Admit to Drunk Online Holiday Shopping

41 percent admitted to having shopped online under the influence in the past.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/drunk-online-holiday-shopping/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8f43897815-NOV_27_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8f43897815-38937345&mc_cid=8f43897815&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Wine industry falling behind other sectors on creating a global sustainable standard

At a global level, we need some degree of consistency

https://harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/28124/Wine_industry_falling_behind_other_sectors_on_creating_a_global_sustainable_standard.html

 

GIFT SETS FOR EVERY OCCASION

Franklin Wine Club

ONLINE ONLY

Its that time of year and here are some gift ideas!

All of our gift sets arrive in our luxurious packaging
for the ultimate unboxing experience.

https://my.boissetcollection.com/franklin_wine_club/products/catalog/gift-sets-879

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

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

Sounds pretty good these days.

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