Liquor Industry News 08-02-21

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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

08-02-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

The Best Limoncello Recipe You’ll Ever Make

5 Mistakes You’re Making When Buying Beer

Is Wine Empty Calories?

 

This is the reason why wine tastes better with cheese

According to the study, snacking on cheese before sipping wine improves the flavors and aroma of both reds and whites.

https://www.standard.co.uk/reveller/foodanddrink/this-is-the-reason-why-wine-tastes-better-with-cheese-a3377416.html

10 scientific reasons you should drink more wine

It’s essentially MAGIC in a bottle

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/entertainment/a36707/10-scientific-reasons-you-should-drink-more-wine/

Couples That Drink Together Stay Together

Researchers found this result is particularly true when the female in the couple drinks and the male does not.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/research-couples-that-drink-together-stay-together/

 

9 Tricks To Find A Good, Cheap Bottle Of Wine

We’re not just talking about a wine that is drinkable, we’re talking about a wine that you genuinely enjoy drinking, and want to drink again and again.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/9-tricks-to-find-a-good-cheap-bottle-of-wine/

 

6 Facts About Chardonnay For Lovers And Haters

Chardonnay is still the most popular grape variety in the United States, and the most widely planted white wine grape across the world.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/6-facts-about-chardonnay-for-lovers-and-haters/

 

Judge Advances Class Action Over ‘Mislabeled’ Wine

To claim that a wine comes from a particular state, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Trade Bureau requires at least 75% of the wine be derived from fruit grown in that state.

https://www.courthousenews.com/judge-advances-class-action-over-mislabeled-wine/

 

A Wine Glass Shattering at 187,500 FPS Reveals the Destruction in Excruciating Detail

You can actually shatter a wine glass with sound, and in extreme slo-mo, it’s surprisingly beautiful.

https://gizmodo.com/a-wine-glass-shattering-at-187-500-fps-reveals-the-dest-1847305522

Martini Asti to Be Made from 100% Sustainable Grapes by End of 2021

The world’s number-one Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand, from family-owned Bacardi — announced that all of its Asti grape suppliers are on track to being certified sustainable in 2021

https://sustainablebrands.com/read/supply-chain/martini-asti-to-be-made-from-100-sustainable-grapes-by-end-of-2021

All the Grapes Used in Champagne, Explained

Did you know that there are actually seven permitted varieties that can be grown in Champagne?

https://www.winemag.com/2020/12/18/champagne-grapes-guide/

 

How to Slow Grape Ripening for Better Wine Using Chromatography

The secret is not only in the grapes, but also how they’re ripened.

https://www.chromatographytoday.com/news/hplc-uhplc/31/breaking-news/how-to-slow-grape-ripening-for-better-wine-using-chromatography/55712

 

Meet Italy’s top wine consultant, who counts the Pope as his client

Cotarella has a trove of stories to share: about his own family, about old vineyards that he looks after, rich clients, politicians like Massimo D’Alema, the Catholic Church and viticulture in Israel and the Palestinian Territories – which is a peace project for him.

https://www.thestar.com.my/lifestyle/people/2021/07/18/a-star-at-home-italy039s-top-wine-consultant-counts-the-pope-as-his-client

Confusing Sweetness and Fruitiness in Wine

While our brain naturally associates fruit aromas and flavors with sweetness, they are often not directly associated with each other when it comes to wine.

https://www.everwonderwine.com/blog/2021/7/16/confusing-sweetness-and-fruitiness-in-wine

 

 

Guide to Growing Your Own Wine Grapes

Starting a backyard vineyard is an involved—but not impossible—process.

https://modernfarmer.com/2021/07/a-beginners-guide-to-growing-your-own-wine-grapes/

 

 

A Beginner’s Guide to Chianti and Chianti Classico

Few Italian wines trigger nostalgia in American consumers like Chianti.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/01/29/beginners-guide-chianti-chianti-classico/

 

 

The Real Reason Why Corona Is Served With Lime

There are several versions of the origin story for this classic pairing, and it’s anybody’s guess which one is actually true.

https://vinepair.com/articles/why-corona-lime/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=297be559a4-JULY_19_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-297be559a4-38937345&mc_cid=297be559a4&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

9 Things You Should Know About Cutwater Spirits

Bought by Anheuser-Busch to capitalize on nationwide distribution and marketing. Its sales are reportedly up 640 percent since 2017.

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-cutwater-spirits-rtd-canned-cocktails-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=297be559a4-JULY_19_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-297be559a4-38937345&mc_cid=297be559a4&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

A Guide to Armenia, One of the World’s Oldest Wine Regions

Here’s what you need to know about Armenia’s vinous renaissance.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/07/19/armenia-wine-guide-grapes-regions/

 

Everything you need to know about vegan-friendly wines

If you’re a practicing vegan, you need to know what’s in your wine glass.

https://www.vogue.in/culture-and-living/content/vegan-friendly-wines-in-india-top-brands

 

Saliva and wine

If you’re sensible as well as squeamish, you will not have peered too closely into a winetaster’s spittoon.

https://winemag.co.za/wine/opinion/tim-james-saliva-and-wine/

 

 

This Is the Most Popular Liquor in Your State, According to Data

Americans have some strong opinions when it comes to what they like to drink, MA may surprise you!

https://bestlifeonline.com/news-most-popular-liquor-state/

The Difference Between Heineken and Stella Artois, Explained

Heineken and Stella Artois, two brands that swept Europe with their flagship pale lagers and iconic yet controversial green glass bottles, have become omnipresent in bars and restaurants around the globe.

https://vinepair.com/articles/heineken-vs-stella-artois-beers-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=22a5b85868-JULY_20_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-22a5b85868-38937345&mc_cid=22a5b85868&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

 

What Does ‘Linear’ Mean in Wine?

When it comes to descriptive wine words, the term “linear” can be confusing.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/07/20/linear-wine-definition/

Biden to Take on Big Wine

Anti-competitive practices in the wine trade are coming under the government microscope – so be warned.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/07/biden-to-take-on-big-wine

 

After the storms – do organic rules need to be rethought?

After a lengthy period of conversion, once you are accredited as farming organically, you have to keep to the rules, or give up your status.

https://www.wine-business-international.com/wine/analysis/after-storms-do-organic-rules-need-be-rethought

 

 

This Wine Is Infused with the Sound of More Than 500 Musicians

Wineries could soon be recommending Led Zeppelin for a zingier wine and Chopin for a more robust wine.

https://www.thomasnet.com/insights/this-wine-is-infused-with-the-sound-of-more-than-500-musicians/

 

Why Do People Fall In Love With One Particular Wine?

Brand loyalty is fostered through product features that satisfy consumer needs, brand reputation, and trust that the brand will continue to perform.

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/pyschology-of-wine/

What Rhode Island restaurants have the best wine selections?

Seventeen Rhode Island restaurants have been named to Wine Spectator’s 2021  Restaurant Awards which honors the world’s best wine lists.

https://www.providencejournal.com/story/entertainment/dining/2021/07/21/best-wine-lists-17-ri-restaurants-say-wine-spectator/7846469002/

 

The Best Italian Red Wines for Beginners

We’ve rounded up a short starter guide of Italian wines you must try – top to bottom, and east to west.

https://winefolly.com/tips/the-best-italian-red-wines-for-beginners/

 

Is Wine Empty Calories?

Nutrition expert presents evidence that shows polyphenols found in red wine might burn extra calories during meals

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/is-wine-empty-calories-a-spanish-researcher-argues-no

 

Why Canned Cocktails Are The Hottest Wedding Trend Of The Season

Single serves are effortless, requiring no mixing or cleanup.

 

https://www.brides.com/canned-cocktails-wedding-drink-trend-5193206

 

 

A 6-foot Easter Island statue, made out of wine corks?

Spoiler alert, he doesn’t drink. All that wine never touched his lips.

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/2021/07/22/louisville-man-makes-easter-island-moai-statue-with-wine-corks/7949032002/

Here’s to plants that make your beer taste great

Four ingredients are needed to produce beer: water, yeast, hops and barley or some other grain..

https://www.post-gazette.com/life/garden/2021/07/23/How-your-beer-was-grown-hops-barley-Penn-State-2021/stories/202107230003

 

5 Mistakes You’re Making When Buying Beer

Five most common mistakes people make when buying beer and how to fix them to upgrade your brews.

https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7911133/mistakes-youre-making-when-buying-beer/

 

Everything You Need to Know About Calvados

While Normandy, France, may invoke visuals of D-Day or the island abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, it should also conjure a few delicious images: creamy cheeses, dry cider and most prominently, Calvados.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/07/22/calvados-french-apple-brandy-guide/

 

To Attract More Drinkers, Wine Needs Clearer Labels

Every wine brand has its own exclusive communications medium, which is the packaging.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/08/14/clear-wine-labels/

 

The Best Limoncello Recipe You’ll Ever Make

Unlike many DIY projects, homemade limoncello provides maximum reward for minimal effort.

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-limoncello-recipe-infographic/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=f68afe5db7-July_23_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-f68afe5db7-38937345&mc_cid=f68afe5db7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

 

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