Liquor Industry News 02-01-21

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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02-01-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

How long does wine last unopened?

Can You Drink Beer While Breastfeeding?

The 3 Healthiest Types of Wine, According to Registered Dietitians

Is Wine Gluten-Free?

This article explains how wine is made and factors that may affect its gluten-free status.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/is-wine-gluten-free

 

The seven subzones of the Chianti DOCG

Here is some of what I learned about the subzones of Chianti

https://bubblyprofessor.com/2021/01/17/make-it-meaningful-to-make-it-memorable-ft-the-chianti-seven/

Can wine ever be good for you?

The idea that wine is not a vice but a kind of hedonistic medicine has been hardwired in the culture since the emergence of the French paradox in the 1980s, which was widely presented in the press as a doctor’s free pass for gourmandising.

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2021/jan/17/can-wine-ever-be-good-for-you-risks-pleasures

How soon is wine consumed after purchase?

We have repeatedly been told over the past few decades something like this: “95% of wine is drunk within 24 hours of purchase

https://winegourd.blogspot.com/2021/01/how-soon-is-wine-consumed-after-purchase.html

How Herbicides are developed for Vineyards

In the United States, both conventional and sustainable practices allow for the use of herbicides for controlling weeds.

http://www.academicwino.com/2019/10/herbicide-developed-for-vineyards.html/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost

HOW TO TALK ABOUT THE BODY OF A WINE

The body of a wine has four dimensions that can vary independently of each other.

https://foodandwineaesthetics.com/2021/01/18/how-to-talk-about-the-body-of-a-wine/

Are All Spirits Gluten-Free?

Yes, they are. All spirits, even those distilled from grains such as wheat, rye, and barley are gluten-free.

https://vinepair.com/articles/are-all-spirits-gluten-free/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c66ffd0dc7-JAN_19_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c66ffd0dc7-38937345&mc_cid=c66ffd0dc7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

10 Things You Should Know About Yellow Tail

Founded in 2001, Yellow Tail’s mission is to make easy-drinking, approachable wines that can be enjoyed by all. It has succeeded in some respects

https://vinepair.com/articles/yellow-tail-wine-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c66ffd0dc7-JAN_19_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c66ffd0dc7-38937345&mc_cid=c66ffd0dc7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Wine Made from Flowers?

handcraft small batches of wine using flowers instead of grape

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/california-live/wine-made-from-flowers/2508486/

 

Wine Pairing in a Meat-free World

With more people opting for a meat-free diet, where does that leave the art of wine matching?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/01/wine-pairing-in-a-meat-free-world

 

Could Coconut Water Be the Cocktail Ingredient You’re Sleeping On?

Coconut water is such an underrated ingredient in cocktails.

https://vinepair.com/articles/coconut-water-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2a3e8f952a-JAN_20_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2a3e8f952a-38937345&mc_cid=2a3e8f952a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Sweden is turning into a wine hotspot because of climate change

There are some 90 commercial vineyards in Denmark, 40 in Sweden, and a dozen in Norway, with more popping up each year.

https://www.businessinsider.com/sweden-wine-industry-climate-change-2021-1

 

Dry White Wine for Cooking

A poor-quality wine can ruin a great dish.

https://winefolly.com/wine-pairing/dry-white-wine-for-cooking/?utm_campaign=white-wine-adv-tasting-poster&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIlFkTlk0eSIsICJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQifQ%3D%3D

The Logo Evolution of Heineken Over Time

Heineken has made sure to keep things fresh in the brewhouse and on the bottle, often changing its logo to keep up with the times.

https://vinepair.com/articles/logo-evolution-heineken/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c6587f50c8-JAN_21_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c6587f50c8-38937345&mc_cid=c6587f50c8&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The 3 Healthiest Types of Wine, According to Registered Dietitians

The best and worst options in the wine aisle.

https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/shopping-storing/beverages/healthiest-wines

 

 

Gallo, Constellation and the Impact of Corporatization in Wine

“They exist in their own world with their own distributors that sell to the grocery stores and the chain restaurants.”

https://www.winemag.com/2021/01/15/gallo-wine-corporatization/

A Beginner’s Guide to Wines from Italy’s Piedmont

This unique geographical spot lends two key features that influence the region’s climate: the cool Alps and the balmy Mediterranean.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/02/12/beginners-guide-wines-from-italys-piedmont/

Can You Drink Beer While Breastfeeding?

Once your baby is born, you’re probably excited to return to eating lots of things you’ve been avoiding during pregnancy

https://www.healthline.com/health/breastfeeding/beer-and-breastfeeding#best-option

An Archeologist’s Guide to Beer Cans

A troubling shortage of foolproof guides for dating beer cans.

https://daily.jstor.org/an-archeologists-guide-to-beer-cans/

 

How long does wine last unopened?

While some high-end wines improve after years in storage, most wines are intended to be enjoyed a lot sooner.

https://www.baltimoresun.com/consumer-reviews/sns-bestreviews-unopened-wine-expiration-20210122-edxmrtcq3rd37cpobexrwwkasa-story.html

 

American Airlines opens at-home wine delivery service

American Airlines is hoping to sell and ship some of its excess wine directly to peoples’ homes.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/news/american-airlines-opens-at-home-wine-delivery-service/ar-BB1cYv3f

 

How to Describe a Wine

There are five areas to consider when describing a wine

https://www.grapegripe.org/wine-guide

 

A wine perspective from the US

The United States is Italy’s largest wine export market and probably also the top consumer for most luxury wines.

https://www.foodinfo.it/beverage/a-wine-perspective-from-the-us/

 

7 Red Wine Substitutes For When You Don’t Have a Bottle on Hand

Here are 7 red wine substitutes that will yield a delicious result.

https://www.wideopeneats.com/red-wine-substitute/

 

What’s in a name: Decoding Italian Wine

The nomenclature of the wine world can be confusing. Many times the words on a wine list are hard to pronounce and totally foreign – leaving prospective drinkers grasping at any word on the page that jumps out as familiar.

https://forgetburgundy.com/2011/03/11/whats-in-a-name-decoding-italian-wine/

 

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