Liquor Industry News 12-28-20

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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

Prosecco vs. Champagne: The Differences

Does Craft Beer Snobbery Start and End with Lagers?

10 Hot Toddy Recipes That Don’t Use Whiskey


Police recovered cases of some of France’s most prestigious wines, including Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Cheval Blanc, Petrus and Yquem among others, after what has been a year-long inquiry.



A glass of wine earned participants one point, while higher consumption was considered disadvantageous. “Moderate alcohol consumption, between 5 to 15 grams per day, along with a healthy diet, might be beneficial for future cardiometabolic health


Making Sure of Your Wine Insurance

If you think your home insurance policy covers your wine collection, you better take a closer look.

This Is How Long an Open Bottle of Wine Lasts, and How to Make It Last Longer

There are a few things you can do to preserve the shelf life of your wine

You don’t have to quit drinking after getting COVID vaccine

The vaccine’s developer, who said moderate drinking, would not impair the body’s ability to develop immunity

Self-Driving Farm Tractor Rolls Into Service at California Vineyard

The developer says the company’s medium size tractor is one of only two in the world.

As the Wine Industry Grapples with Change, Its Educational Institutions Evolve

As the Court of Master Sommeliers-Americas (CMS-A) reels from scandals, some members of the wine world question the significance and longevity of wine education institutions. But not all certification programs are created equal.


Wine Spectators Top 100 2020

Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement.


Franklin Wine Club Wines


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12 Things You Should Know About Schramsberg Vineyards

With four different vineyards and over 30 varieties of wine, Schramsberg is a force in the Napa Valley wine world.


10 Hot Toddy Recipes That Don’t Use Whiskey

The traditional hot toddy, a steamy mixed drink made with whiskey, hot water, and honey and clove,


The Countries That Drank the Most French Wine in 2019

Countries that imported the most French wine in 2019.


Five great wine games

Try out one of these great games for wine lovers…


Does Craft Beer Snobbery Start and End with Lagers?

Instead of transforming from one species to another, the beer snob evolves from drinking lager, to IPA, “big stouts,” sours, and then, finally, back to lager.


Slow Cooker Red Wine Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Red Wine Pot Roast is simple, rustic food at its finest.



It always feels very celebratory, and the best part is that it’s actually so easy to make.



Nobody drinks as much fizz as the Germans. Clearly, the affordability and availability of mass-produced, high-volume, tank-fermented Sekt drive this market.


Prosecco vs. Champagne: The Differences

From origins and grapes, to production methods and prices, Champagne and Prosecco have their own stories to tell.


New Non Alcoholic Wine

Cava producer Freixenet has added alcohol-removed white and rosé sparklers to its portfolio. Capitalizing on the trend toward low- and no-alcohol beverages, the new sparkling wines are produced in Spain’s Penedès DO and contain less than 0.05% alcohol. Both wines are rolling out nationwide from Freixenet Mionetto USA, retail priced at $12 a 750-ml. Freixenet Mionetto USA is the U.S. subsidiary of European sparkling wine giant Henkell Freixenet.


Wine in the U.S. in 2020 — The Top Takeaways

The most important takeaways for wine in the U.S. in 2020 that can guide us in looking forward.


Quarterback-Turned-Winery Owner Drew Bledsoe’s Favorite Things

Celebrity wine and spirit brands are now so ubiquitous they seem to be almost a rite of passage. For some, though, the stereotype of a vanity project doesn’t quite fit.


10 Drinks Trends for 2021, According to Bar Pros

Here are 10 trends to keep an eye on in 2021.

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

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