Liquor Industry News 06-14-21

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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06-14-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

The 9 Best Mezcals for Cocktails

How to Understand a French Wine Label

Beer and poop — a foul cocktail that could clean up the farming industry

A Field Guide to the Latest Trends in Wine-Label Design

The wine market is now a Millennial-driven market, and there’s been a movement toward more modernity and the kind of avant-garde visual cues you associate with U.S. wines, and not so much with European wines

https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/wine-label-design-trends

 

The Most Extreme Wine Tastings Around the World

As rules on gatherings continue to shift, many tasting rooms have moved outdoors, but it’s not all wine patios and tasting igloos out there

https://www.foodandwine.com/travel/most-extreme-wine-tastings-around-the-world

 

Prosecco Leads The Italian Wine Market, But At What Cost?

The bubbly Prosecco seems to be the choice for many sparkling wine lovers who are ditching its more expensive cousin, the Champagne, in its favor.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/annalisagirardi/2019/04/16/prosecco-leads-the-italian-wine-market-at-high-environmental-costs/?sh=5ca4af9ec581

 

How to Train Your Wine Palate

Wine training is exactly what you’re likely thinking: Hours and lots of bottles dedicated to tasting wines

https://www.winemag.com/2018/08/21/train-wine-palate/

 

How Wine Bricks Saved The U.S. Wine Industry During Prohibition

U.S. law stipulated that grapes could be grown if and only if those grapes were used for non-alcoholic consumption.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/how-wine-bricks-saved-the-u-s-wine-industry-during-prohibition/

 

Bacardi unveils new canned cocktails

Bermuda-based rum producer Bacardi has added three new flavours to its range of ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/06/bacardi-unveils-new-canned-cocktails/

 

Digestifs: What They Are, How They Work, and How They Are Enjoyed

Digestifs are after-dinner drinks with purpose.

https://vinepair.com/articles/digestifs-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c316e0c46e-JUNE_1_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c316e0c46e-38937345&mc_cid=c316e0c46e&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

How To Test if Your Tequila Has Artificial Substances in Five Seconds

Unfortunately, it’s a practice that is all too common in the industry, with sweeteners, flavorings, and colorants regularly added to “improve” the agave distillate’s profile and cut corners during production.

https://vinepair.com/articles/how-to-test-if-your-tequila-for-additives-infographic-2/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c316e0c46e-JUNE_1_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c316e0c46e-38937345&mc_cid=c316e0c46e&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Difference Between Nikka and Suntory Whiskies, Explained

With just a century of production under its belt, Japanese whisky is still a relatively new category

https://vinepair.com/articles/nikka-vs-suntory-whisky-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c316e0c46e-JUNE_1_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c316e0c46e-38937345&mc_cid=c316e0c46e&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

What Does ‘Creamy’ Mean in Wine?

The term “creamy” crops up in a lot of wine tastings.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/06/01/creamy-wine-buttery-chardonnay/

 

What is Snake Wine and everything you should know about it

Imagine drinking a wine that has been poured straight from a bottle that has a snake in it. That is exactly what snake wine is.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/food-news/what-is-snake-wine-and-everything-you-should-know-about-it/photostory/83114903.cms

 

How vineyard soils affect the taste of your wine

Wine lovers rhapsodise about terroir, a romantic if imprecise term that explains a wine’s “sense of place”

https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/food-drink/drink/how-vineyard-soils-affect-the-taste-of-your-wine-26716090-1157-4962-8aa8-874963b116b6

 

 

If you’re counting calories, don’t count on a wine label

Many people think of the list of ingredients and nutrition labeling interchangeably.  FDA requires both for food products sold in the U.S.  But in fact, they’re different.  Both are voluntary for wine producers.

https://firstvine.wordpress.com/2021/05/29/if-youre-counting-calories-dont-count-on-a-wine-label/

 

 

Jim Beam unveils orange-flavoured Bourbon

Jim Beam Orange combines orange liqueur and Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/06/jim-beam-unveils-orange-flavoured-bourbon-liqueur/

 

Tequiza Sunset: A History of Anheuser-Busch’s Agave-Infused Corona Killer That Wasn’t

Introduced in 1997 to ride the first wave of American tequila curiosity and protect St. Louis’s flank from growing threats from imports and spirits,

https://vinepair.com/articles/tequiza-agave-infused-ber/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9545c413ad-JUNE_2_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9545c413ad-38937345&mc_cid=9545c413ad&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The 10 Best Tequilas for Margaritas

To help you make this all-important decision, here are the 10 best tequilas for Margaritas.

We Stock Most!

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/10-best-tequilas-margaritas/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9545c413ad-JUNE_2_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9545c413ad-38937345&mc_cid=9545c413ad&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

8 Things You Should Know About Teremana Tequila

Teremana is crushing its competition, in part because of how it resonates with consumers.

https://vinepair.com/articles/teremana-tequila-blanco-reposado-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=9545c413ad-JUNE_2_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-9545c413ad-38937345&mc_cid=9545c413ad&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Guide to Online Wine Courses

You essentially have two main types of courses to choose from: free and paid online wine courses. Each option comes with some pros and cons to consider

https://winefolly.com/deep-dive/guide-to-online-wine-courses/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=wine-course-wset&_ke=eyJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIlFkTlk0eSIsICJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQifQ%3D%3D

 

Beer and poop — a foul cocktail that could clean up the farming industry, study finds

A beer and poop cocktail sounds gross, but to farmers it can be a godsend.

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article251820518.html

 

How to Understand a French Wine Label

French wines carry a lot of information on their labels.

https://www.athosdumidi.com/understand-a-french-wine-label/1836

 

What to Know About Qvevri Right Now

The vessel in which Georgians make wine is intrinsically linked to the country’s identity—like Italians and pasta, except in this case, the qvevri was actually invented in Georgia

https://www.liquor.com/qvevri-wine-5186260

 

The Ancient Origins of Beer Geeks and Wine Snobs

If you’re into wine or beer, you’ve likely come across a few “wine snobs” or “beer geeks.”

https://www.winemag.com/2021/06/03/ancient-rome-history-ancient-greek-history-wine/

 

The 20 Best Vodka Brands of 2021

Here are the 20 best vodkas to drink right now.

Many in stock!

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/best-vodka-brands/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=bfea31216d-JUNE_4_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-bfea31216d-38937345&mc_cid=bfea31216d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Difference Between Bacardí and Havana Club, Explained

The stories behind BacardíHavana Club, and their ongoing trademark battle is more complicated than you might think.

https://vinepair.com/articles/bacardi-vs-havana-club-rum-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=bfea31216d-JUNE_4_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-bfea31216d-38937345&mc_cid=bfea31216d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The 9 Best Mezcals for Cocktails

Of all the clear spirits, unaged mezcal makes the strongest case for enjoying neat.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/9-best-mezcals-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=bfea31216d-JUNE_4_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-bfea31216d-38937345&mc_cid=bfea31216d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

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