Liquor Industry News 10-04-21

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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10-04-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

What Does It Mean for a Wine To Be Alive?

5 Surprising Effects of Drinking Craft Beer

Botanicals in Gin

 

 

Do you really know what’s in your wine?

It’s all a bit of a minefield, but let’s try to unscramble things.

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2021/sep/17/do-you-really-know-whats-in-your-wine-fiona-beckett

 

 

Yes, You Should Insure Your Wine Collection. Here’s How.

If you have a wine collection worth $200,000 or more—and you haven’t taken out an insurance policy—your investment may be in jeopardy.

https://robbreport.com/lifestyle/finance/wine-collection-insurance-1234633955/

Pairing Champagne and Chocolate

Pairing Champagne and sparkling wine with chocolate is tricky business.

https://www.winebutler.ca/pairing-champa-and-chocolate/

 

The Differences Between Bourbon and Whiskey, Explained

Just as Scotch whisky can only hail from Scotland, bourbon is a type of whiskey made only in the United States.

https://vinepair.com/articles/bourbon-vs-whiskey-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=05d30c2b8b-SEP_20_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-05d30c2b8b-38937345&mc_cid=05d30c2b8b&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Fireball Introduces the 5-Liter, 115-Shot ‘FireKeg’

Dropping this month, FireKegs will retail nationwide for $75.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/fireball-115-shot-firekeg/

 

Cîroc creates pomegranate vodka

Diageo has expanded its Cîroc vodka range with a new limited edition flavor – pomegranate.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/ciroc-creates-pomegranate-vodka/

 

TOP 100 BEST BUYS OF 2021

Discovering a tasty bottle of wine that delivers immense bang for its measly price is nothing short of transcendent.

MANY IN STOCK

https://www.winemag.com/toplists/top-100-best-buys-2021/

 

Franklin TV: Wine & Blues – Because, hey! Wine & Blues

Our Podcast The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/09/franklin-tv-wine-blues-because-hey-wine.html

Before It Became a Unicorn, Pappy Van Winkle Was Sold by the Barrel

By the 2010s or so, Pappy would be a veritable ‘unicorn,” mostly impossible to find at retail

https://vinepair.com/articles/pappy-van-winkle-sold-by-barrel/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8fab7144ee-SEP_21_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8fab7144ee-38937345&mc_cid=8fab7144ee&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Class action lawsuit alleges Molson Coors falsely promoted hard seltzer health benefits

A class action lawsuit filed against Molson Coors alleges that the company mislead consumers over the health benefits of its Vizzy hard seltzer.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/class-action-lawsuit-alleges-molson-coors-falsely-promoted-hard-seltzer-health-benefits/

Hard seltzers with ‘added benefits’ are a success with consumers

Hard seltzers marketed with ‘added benefits’ such as CBD or a ‘refreshing taste’ are more attractive to consumers, according to a new study.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/hard-seltzers-with-added-benefits-are-a-success-with-consumers/

The 7 Most Creative Beers You Can Drink This Fall

Here, seven of the tastiest and most inventive beers to sip this season.

https://www.5280.com/2021/09/the-7-most-creative-beers-you-can-drink-this-fall/

 

 

10 of the Best Vodka Cocktail Recipes for Fall

Read on for 10 of the best vodka cocktails to make this fall.

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-fall-vodka-cocktail-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7f058bb488-SEP_22_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7f058bb488-38937345&mc_cid=7f058bb488&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Apple Picking Cocktail Recipes to Make With Bulleit

This happens to be the perfect confluence of flavors, as whiskey, specifically bourbon, is particularly well suited to pairing with the sweet, tart, and fruity notes that are at the core of an apple’s palate

https://vinepair.com/articles/apple-picking-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7f058bb488-SEP_22_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7f058bb488-38937345&mc_cid=7f058bb488&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How different types of barrels and wood impact beer

If you went out looking for craft beer a decade ago, your options would be limited to finding imperial stout or bourbon-aged barley wine.

https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/featured/how-different-types-of-barrels-and-wood-impact-beer/

Peyton Manning is making cold calls to Indy liquor stores to put his bourbon on shelves

Sweetens Cove bourbon, it’s also very dear to Manning

https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nfl/colts/2021/09/22/peyton-manning-calls-indy-liquor-stores-his-bourbon/5754887001/

 

Texas Wine 101

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEXAS WINE REGIONS AND GRAPES

https://austin.eater.com/22671850/texas-wine-regions-grapes-guide

MIND diet linked to sharper brain and it includes wine every day

A specific diet called the MIND diet, which includes a glass of wine,

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/09/22/mind-diet-linked-to-sharper-brain-and-it-includes-wine-every-day/

New ‘smoothie sour’ beer trend takes off

A new epicurean-influenced beer style called the ‘smoothie sour’ has started trending in the US and has been predicted to expand more broadly.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/new-smoothie-sour-beer-trend-takes-off-in-the-us/

Why Liquor Shortages Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic Persist In Some States

A fair warning for your next trip to the liquor store: Several states across the U.S. are still experiencing booze shortages related to COVID-19, and it’s unclear when supply will be able to meet demand.

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/22/1039600464/liquor-shortages-covid-19-pennsylvania-virginia-ration-alcohol?ft=nprml&f=1039600464

 

Corsica’s Pink Wines Share a History With Napoleon, Its Conquering Hero

As the elegant rosés from the French island of Corsica continue to favorably draw comparisons to those of its close neighbor on the Mediterranean mainland,

https://vinepair.com/articles/corsica-rose-wine-napoleon/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=e15efb1c06-SEP_23_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-e15efb1c06-38937345&mc_cid=e15efb1c06&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Botanicals in Gin

What gives gin its distinctive flavour, and what makes the seemingly infinite number of gins so different from one another?

https://www.decanter.com/spirits/gin-botanicals-plus-ten-to-try-441137/

 

La Palma volcano causes trouble for wine producers

Sixty of La Palma’s 871ha of vineyards have been damaged by the lava flow and ash caused by La Palma volcano eruption

https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/la-palma-volcano-causes-trouble-for-wine-producers-465632/

 

Everything You Need to Know About Nonalcoholic Beer

They taste better than they did in the past, but are they healthier for you? See what experts say.

https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/everything-you-need-to-know-about-non-alcoholic-beer/

 

5 Surprising Effects of Drinking Craft Beer, Says Science

Research has found “significantly higher levels” of some nutrients, when compared to traditional brands.

https://www.eatthis.com/news-surprising-effects-drinking-craft-beer-science/

California’s Copper Cane pays $50K to settle Oregon label fight

The long fight between Oregon and winemaker Joe Wagner appears to be over.

https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2021/09/23/copper-cane-olcc-settlement.html

 

Is Wine Vegan? The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Cruelty-Free Wine

Most wine is not vegan, which may come as a devastating surprise. After all, isn’t wine just fermented grapes?

https://www.treehugger.com/is-wine-vegan-5200989


What Does It Mean for a Wine To Be Alive?

A whole microbial ecosystem lives inside a bottle

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/is-wine-alive/

Three must-know grapes from southern Italy

From “Nebbiolo of the South” to age-worthy Fiano, southern Italy’s Campania and Basilicata have more to offer than ancient ruins of mythical Pompeii and cerulean blue waters in Capri.

https://vino-joy.com/2021/09/24/three-must-know-grapes-from-southern-italy/

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Join a Wine Club

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