Liquor Industry News 04-26-21

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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

The science behind why wine goes bad

11 Essential and Popular Whiskey Cocktails for 2021

Animated chart reveals which countries drank the most beer over the last 50 years

The Three White Wine Grapes in Some of Croatia’s Best Bottles

Here are three grapes to keep an eye out for.


Is your wine really sustainable? Here’s how to tell.

As an environmentally conscious buyer, that bottle of booze could be labeled as organic, natural, or sustainable, but knowing what exactly those words mean for the planet can be tricky.


What Can You Tell From A Wine Label? An Expert Explains

Wine labels have a lot of information on them. Some of it is critical to understanding what is in the bottle, and some of it is nothing more than a swirling font and prestigious-looking logo.



How to Make Vinegar From Expired Wine

Even if there’s already plenty of cooking wine in the fridge, don’t dump that bottle down the kitchen sink. Make vinegar instead.


7 Things You Should Know About Basil Hayden’s

There’s no doubt you’ve heard of Jim Beam, but have you heard of its lesser-known family member Basil Hayden’s?


What’s a Super Tuscan and is the Term Still Relevant?

Super Tuscans arrived decades ago. It was a category born of frustration with Italy’s traditional wine production rules.


Animated chart reveals which countries drank the most beer over the last 50 years

This animated chart reveals the data, tracking the countries that drank the most beer per capita every year from 1961 to 2018.


How to Clean Wine Glasses, According to Six Wine Professionals

Stains and residue from soap or previous pours can alter the appearance and aromas of your wine, which will affect how you perceive its color, scent and taste.


White Claw is releasing higher ABV versions of popular hard seltzer

And talking of packing a considerable punch, that’s exactly what it’s newly-announced seltzers will be packing – as they contain a higher ABV than previous incarnations.


11 Essential and Popular Whiskey Cocktails for 2021

Here are 11 of the best and most essential whiskey cocktails that are both timeless and seasonless.



Look up any guide to food and wine matching and you’ll find a list of foods that are regarded as anathema to wine.


Do’s and Don’ts of Drinking Champagne

Bubbly Etiquette


How native grapes are putting Marche back on the map

Marche has 15 DOCs and five DOCGs, the most famous of which is Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Riserva, a citrus-fresh, faintly herbal wine once sold in amphora-shaped bottles that are now firmly out of fashion.


Decoy Is One of the First Wineries to Unveil a Voice Assistant Experience

Decoy is one of the first wineries to unveil a Voice Assistant experience to enhance and encourage consumer engagement


Diageo buys RTD brand Loyal 9

Founded in 2019 in Rhode Island, US, Loyal 9 Cocktails is made with vodka, 100% ‘real’ fruit and ‘high-quality’ ingredients.


Vino Nobile & Carmignano: Italy’s Forgotten Noble Reds

Vino Nobile and Carmignano are two wines with long, rich histories, deep connections to the land and much for the curious wine-lover to explore.


Introducing Roscato Gold

Made from a blend of native and international red grapes grown in beautiful northern Italy for centuries


North Carolina offers a great climate for wine pro­duction

Five distinct federally recognized American Viticultural Areas


A winemaker’s guide to choosing a good wine

The most important details are usually left off the label.


Real-Time Wine Talk: How Clubhouse Changes Industry Conversations

Clubhouse is an audio-based social media app where invited users can sign up for clubs that spark their interest.


Yeast Is Vital For Wine, But Does It Matter Where It Comes From?

Choosing which type of yeast to use for the fermentation, when making wine, is a crucial decision for winemakers.


Controversy as Gallo Seeks East Coast Foothold

E & J Gallo is offering South Carolina legislators a $400 million investment slated to create at least 300 new jobs and give the wine giant a retail outpost on the East Coast.


Seeing the light: how drinking outdoors affects wine

White wines and sparkling wines are especially susceptible, much more so if they’re actually in a wine glass or a clear-glass bottle


Frosts and freezing: a look at the science

Frost is an increasing problem in the wine world, with vineyards across many regions experiencing worse frosts as a result of climate chaos.

The science behind why wine goes bad

Although wine is known to age well there are things that can go wrong, just like with other food products.



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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