Liquor Industry News 05-31-21

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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05-31-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Second-Cheapest Wine May Not Be a Bad Choice After All, Study Says

The 10 Best Celebrity Tequilas, Tasted and Ranked

New data reveals the best cities for beer in the United States

The Italian Volcanic Red Wine Called ‘The Barolo of the South’

The late-ripening Aglianico grape is undoubtedly one of Italy’s great red varieties alongside Sangiovese and Nebbiolo.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/04/14/volcanic-wine-italy-aglianico-guide/

New data reveals the best cities for beer in the United States

The best cities for beer in the United States have been revealed thanks to new research that determined its findings based on a number of relevant brewery-based metrics.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/05/new-data-reveals-the-best-cities-for-beer-in-the-united-states/

How to Taste Whiskey

Ever wanted to learn more about whiskey? Here are eight pointers for tasting like a pro.

https://www.winemag.com/2017/05/18/how-to-taste-whiskey/

Why High Noon’s Tropical Seltzers Should Be in Your Beach Bag

High Noon Hard Seltzer, a crisp, refreshing, vodka-based, flavor-forward hard seltzer that’s already stolen hearts and lots of cooler space.

https://vinepair.com/articles/high-noon-summer-to-go-seltzer/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8254cf0ce8-MAY_17_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8254cf0ce8-38937345&mc_cid=8254cf0ce8&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Difference Between Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot, Explained

Two prized Champagne houses, Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot, have enjoyed immense success across the world.

https://vinepair.com/articles/moet-chandon-vs-veuve-clicquot-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8254cf0ce8-MAY_17_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8254cf0ce8-38937345&mc_cid=8254cf0ce8&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Why the moves of Sebastiani, Clos du Bois brands aren’t uncommon in wine business

The recent closures of the Sebastiani Vineyards and Clos du Bois wineries and relocation of the brands to other production facilities came as a shock for those who have associated the names with their locations over decades — or a century, in Sebastiani’s case.

https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/why-the-moves-of-sebastiani-clos-du-bois-brands-is-not-uncommon-in-wine-bu/

Liars Lied and Killed the Postal Service Wine Shipping Bill?

So, the Amendment to allow USPS shipping of alcohol was pulled by its sponsor, Representative Jackie Speier of California.

https://fermentationwineblog.com/2021/05/liars-lied-and-killed-the-postal-service-wine-shipping-bill/

What’s your tolerance?

Label alcohol tolerance by market

https://www.wineaustralia.com/news/articles/label-alcohol-tolerance-by-market

BIODYNAMIC FARMING IN WINE

Biodynamics is the first known ecological farming system to develop a “grassroots alternative” to chemical (now called “conventional”) agriculture.

https://napavalleywineacademy.com/biodynamic-farming-in-wine/

 

What Is Tequila Called When It’s Made Outside Mexico?

Tequila can only be called tequila if it is made from 100 percent Blue Weber agave and produced in the state of Jalisco, Mexico, as well as some municipalities in Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas.

https://vinepair.com/articles/tequila-made-outside-of-mexico/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8c035e5dd0-MAY_18_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8c035e5dd0-38937345&mc_cid=8c035e5dd0&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

 

Five Facts About the Wine Industry’s and Success In the Wine Industry

The five facts that follow are among the most important clear-eyed views of the wine industry that should be kept in mind by anyone concerned with the health of the wine industry, the future of the wine industry and their own success within the wine industry.

https://fermentationwineblog.com/2021/05/five-facts-about-the-wine-industrys-and-success-in-the-wine-industry/

What’s the Matter with Drizly? It’s Telling Consumers Wines are Organically Grown When They’re NOT

The article then proceeds to list Drizly’s data on its top 5 natural, organic and biodynamic brands.

http://winecountrygeographic.blogspot.com/2021/05/whats-matter-with-drizly-its-telling.html

Is Being ‘Wine Drunk’ Really a Thing?

Your wine-drinking friends may slur on about it on Wine Wednesdays, but there’s no evidence that being “wine drunk” is any different than being any other kind of drunk.

https://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol/wine-drunk

The Difference Between Casamigos and Teremana, Explained

Love it or hate it, celebrity-backed tequila is here to stay.

https://vinepair.com/articles/casamigos-vs-teremana-tequila-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9da6144e4d-MAY_20_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9da6144e4d-38937345&mc_cid=9da6144e4d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Why Wineries Should Consider Making More Sweet Wine, According To New E&J Gallo Study

Do you remember the first wine you tasted? Was it dry, semi-sweet, or sweet?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizthach/2021/05/20/why-wineries-should-consider-making-more-sweet-wine-according-to-new-ej-gallo-study/?sh=249f6b1a7983

The 10 Best Celebrity Tequilas, Tasted and Ranked

VinePair put them to the test to find out. Here are 10 of the best celebrity tequilas, tasted and ranked.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/10-best-celebrity-tequilas/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=570a620953-MAY_21_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-570a620953-38937345&mc_cid=570a620953&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Story of the OG Celebrity Tequila, Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo

You can mock all you want, but Sammy Hagar was ahead of his time in many ways.

https://vinepair.com/articles/sammy-hagar-cabo-wabo-tequila/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=570a620953-MAY_21_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-570a620953-38937345&mc_cid=570a620953&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Chinese wine explained

It’s time to get better acquainted with the history and the current landscape of Chinese winemaking,

https://cluboenologique.com/story/chinese-wine-explained/

 

I Took These Wine Drops To 4 Wineries And Was Totally Hangover-Free

The description explains that the drops work in just 20 seconds and help to remove some of the sulfites and tannins from your wine.

https://www.delish.com/food-news/a36489937/amazon-drop-it-wine-drops-review/

 

You Should Absolutely Age Your Own Wine. Here’s How to Do It

Whether you want to commemorate a big day or just have a hankering for a different taste, vintage wines are delicious to explore

https://www.eater.com/22442472/guide-to-aging-wine-best-bottles-to-age

 

Second-Cheapest Wine May Not Be a Bad Choice After All, Study Says

The problem is that restaurants know this, and it’s long been believed that markups on these bottles are typically the highest.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/second-cheapest-wine-list/

 

What you need to know about the Wines of the Orvieto DOC

I’ll focus on Orvieto and the Umbria region along with the grapes that make up Orvieto and the regulations that producers must follow to be part of the Orvieto DOC.

http://www.vinotravelsitaly.com/2021/05/Wines-of-the-Orvieto-DOC.html?utm_source=Vino+Travels+Email+Members&utm_campaign=3ae0fd32b1-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_670bd5443a-3ae0fd32b1-294676161

 

3 Tips to Achieve the Perfect Serving Temperature

Here are some guidelines on serving temperatures for different wines, as well as quick fixes for chilling down or warming up a bottle.

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/how-to-serve-wine-temperature

 

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