Liquor Industry News 04-05-21

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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

04-05-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

9 of the Best Cheap Bourbons Under $30

It’s time we judged Italian wine on its own terms

BEER BRAND MILLER LITE RELEASES CANDLE THAT SMELLS LIKE A BAR

What is Rosso di Montalcino?

Once called ‘Vermiglio’ (vermilion), Rosso di Montalcino is a dry, fruity red wine produced in the village of Montalcino in Tuscany.

https://www.decanter.com/learn/what-is-rosso-di-montalcino-ask-decanter-454786/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20200320_XDC-X_NWL_NW_weekly

 

 

Sippd Launches AI-Powered Wine App Changing How Consumers Buy Wine

Rather than relying on expert opinions that may not be available in the digital world, Sippd is a one-stop-shop for selecting wine with confidence, expanding your wine knowledge and enjoying your experiences.”

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/03/19/sippd-launches-ai-powered-wine-app

 

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink White Wine

What happens to your body when you drink white wine?

https://www.eatthis.com/news-what-happens-body-drink-white-wine/

 

Five Tips to Get Customers Comfortable with Natural Wines

As the popularity of natural wine rises, consumers across the country are more interested than ever in seeking out these bottles at their local retailers

https://www.thenaturalwineschool.com/members/posts/39861-retail-focus-five-tips-to-get-customers-comfortable-with-natural-wines

 

One Surprising Side Effect of Drinking Red Wine for Women, Says New Study

One new study, which was published in the journal Nature, suggests that resveratrol could even slow the progression of a common, painful disorder that afflicts women.

https://www.eatthis.com/news-surprising-side-effect-drinking-red-wine-women/

 

Is there an impact of Sound Vibration on Grape Wine?

In addition to their focus on biodiversity and sustainable management in the vineyard, they use music to enhance grape health and wine taste.

https://www.ciencia-e-vinho.com/2021/03/21/is-there-an-impact-of-sound-vibration-on-grape-wine/

 

3 Reasons Why Cognac Is the Ultimate Espresso Martini Upgrade

While most wood-aged spirits lend themselves to varied styles of drinking, Cognac is one of the most versatile

https://vinepair.com/articles/cognac-ultimate-espresso-martini-upgrade/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=bdda5e760c-MAR_23_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-bdda5e760c-38937345&mc_cid=bdda5e760c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Do Column or Pot Stills Make Better Spirits?

Do they make different spirits, though? Yes, and that difference is what causes some producers to prefer column stills and others to prefer pot stills.

https://vinepair.com/articles/column-vs-pot-stills/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=bdda5e760c-MAR_23_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-bdda5e760c-38937345&mc_cid=bdda5e760c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

BEER BRAND MILLER LITE RELEASES CANDLE THAT SMELLS LIKE A BAR

The three scents – dive bar, beer garden and game day – are intended to conjure up memories of experiences that have been largely off the table over the past year.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/03/beer-brand-miller-lite-releases-candle-that-smells-like-a-bar/

Five of the Most Beautiful Chardonnay Regions Worldwide

One of the most planted varieties in the world, Chard takes root in vineyards with breathtaking vistas from Australia to Italy.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/03/24/chardonnay-wine-regions-world/

Drinking Wine is Risky and That’s One Reason We Drink It

The alcohol that is a natural byproduct of fermented grapes doesn’t get that much attention among those that work with wine.

https://fermentationwineblog.com/2021/03/drinking-wine-risky/

Where to Find the Best Natural Wines North of Boston

Find out what makes natural wine so special, and where to grab a bottle locally.

https://www.nshoremag.com/eat-drink/where-to-find-the-best-natural-wines-north-of-boston/

What Does ‘Extraction’ Mean in Wine?

We asked industry professionals to shed some light on this oft-confusing term.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/03/23/extraction-mean-wine/

 

Edinburgh Whisky Academy unveils Irish whiskey course

The new course was developed with the help of Irish whiskey experts Fionnán O’Connor and Matt Healy, with an aim to provide comprehensive online education for whisky fans and industry professionals in the UK, Ireland, the US, Europe and beyond.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/03/edinburgh-whisky-academy-unveils-irish-whiskey-course/

 

The Wine Mom Phenomenon Speaks Volumes

Wine mom memes are everywhere.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/03/23/wine-mom-phenomenon-memes/

 

The secret to a successful wine pairing? Fats have an affinity for tannins

Wine aficionados know that a well-paired wine enhances the flavors of whatever foods one consumes, while a poorly paired wine does the opposite.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/03/study-examines-molecular-basis-for-why-wine-goes-so-well-with-fatty-foods/

 

How Basic Wine Characteristics Help You Find Favorites

By understanding the 5 basics characteristics below, you’ll have a better chance of choosing great wines.

https://winefolly.com/deep-dive/wine-characteristics/?utm_campaign=wine-characteristics-tasting-walla-tasting-course&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIlFkTlk0eSIsICJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQifQ%3D%3D

 

QUINI DATA Integrates Net Promoter Score

Instant view of NPS within the QUINI DATA analytics interface is designed to help wine marketers to instantly identify and prioritize optimal target audiences and geographic markets for a wine product, based on consumer loyalty indications captured using Quini.

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/03/24/quini-data-integrates-net-promoter-score

Yep, Cheap Wine Really Does Taste Better if You Increase The Price Tag

One of the first studies to explicitly manipulate the price of wine in a realistic tasting session has found a cheap glass becomes far more pleasant when participants are told it has a higher price.

https://www.sciencealert.com/psychologists-find-cheap-wine-tastes-better-when-it-s-sold-as-expensive

JUMILLA WINES GET NEW CERTIFYING BACK LABEL

The new certifying back label includes an illustration of Monastrell vine roots in a hat tip to the region’s flagship grape; the word ‘Jumilla’ in braille and Roman lettering; a pair of 4th century Iberian gold earrings in the shape of a grape cluster; a map of Spain pinpointing where the region resides; and a stamp from the DOP.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/03/jumilla-wines-get-new-certifying-back-label/

 

Hornitos Tequila moves into hard seltzers

Hornitos Tequila Seltzer is available in two 5% ABV flavours – lime and mango. The 12oz canned variants contains fewer than 115 calories and ‘natural’ ingredients.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/03/hornitos-tequila-moves-into-hard-seltzers/

 

It’s time we judged Italian wine on its own terms

For many years, the wine world has had an Italian problem

https://cluboenologique.com/story/sarah-heller-mw-its-time-we-judged-italian-wine-on-its-own-terms/

 

Clubhouse: what it is & why you should sign up

Clubhouse is an audio-based iPhone-only social app and a small group of wine lovers and communicators have embraced the idea to start even smaller conversations via what are known as ‘rooms’

http://www.the-buyer.net/opinion/what-is-clubhouse-and-how-does-it-work/

 

Toasty Levels in Sparkling Wines

Both in aromas and flavors a sparkling wine can express this character, from those slices of bread lightly toasted either side on the lowest setting of the toaster to those you’ve forgotten you’d put under the grill and your smoke alarm was needed to remind you.

https://glassofbubbly.com/toasty-levels-in-sparkling-wines/

 

9 of the Best Cheap Bourbons Under $30

Here are nine of the best bourbons under $30.

We have 5 in stock!

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/9-best-cheap-bourbons-under-30-2021/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=582d57d5b1-MAR_26_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-582d57d5b1-38937345&mc_cid=582d57d5b1&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Ecosystems Behind Three Common Wine Descriptors

When it comes to tasting and describing wine, some regions’ combined environs have such a distinct impact on the final product that they are more commonly considered together, grouped under a single term that refers to their joint influence on aroma or flavor.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/03/26/most-common-wine-descriptors/

 

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