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Liquor Industry News 10-11-21

October 11, 2021

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10-11-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Wine Acidity Can Be Good. Except When It’s Not

How to Drink Bourbon, According to a Kentucky Bartender

Travis Scott’s ‘agave spiked seltzer’ has been hit with class action lawsuit

 

 

Per capita US wine consumption, by state

We are often told about how much wine each of the people in any given geographical area drink,

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2021/09/per-capita-us-wine-consumption-by-state.html

 

American single malt whiskey to be legally defined

A new rule providing a legal definition for American single malt whiskey will be published this December,

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/american-single-malt-whiskey-to-be-legally-defined/

 

10 Things You Should Know About Old Grand-Dad

Old Grand-Dad is praised by bartenders and bourbon drinkers alike for being one of the best bottom-shelf bourbons on the market.

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-old-grand-dad-bourbon-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c278d8c29c-SEP_27_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c278d8c29c-38937345&mc_cid=c278d8c29c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Where Does the Word ‘Tequila’ Come From?

Get ready to take a tasty dive into the origins and development of tequila

https://vinepair.com/articles/where-does-the-word-tequila-come-from/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c278d8c29c-SEP_27_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c278d8c29c-38937345&mc_cid=c278d8c29c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Taking a New Look at Old Vines

The term “old vine” is nebulous at best, and does it have any meaning in the modern wine world?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/09/taking-a-new-look-at-old-vines

 

Rapper Cardi B to launch vodka-infused whipped cream

sSnger has created her own boozy whipped cream called ‘Whipshots’, with the product expected to hit shelves in December.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/rapper-cardi-b-to-launch-vodka-infused-whipped-cream/

New Yuengling

Yuengling is relaunching its Hershey’s Chocolate Porter in bottles and on draft late this month. Rolling out in 22 states, the 4.7% abv brew combines Yuengling’s dark brewed porter recipe with Hershey’s chocolate. According to Impact Databank, D.G. Yuengling & Son is the 10th-largest brewer in the U.S., with 2020 volume of 30.9 million (2.25-gallon) cases.

10 Spiced Cocktails for Fall

From baking spices to hardy herbs, these drinks have all the aromas of fall. Read on for 10 spiced and spicy cocktail recipes that will satisfy cool weather cravings.

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-spiced-cocktails-for-fall/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

6 Dos and Don’ts for Every Old Fashioned

When it comes to whiskey cocktails, there is really none more important than the one that launched a thousand other drinks: the Old Fashioned.

https://vinepair.com/articles/6-dos-and-donts-for-every-old-fashioned/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

A Comprehensive Guide to Blue Weber Agave

What is tequila made from?

https://vinepair.com/articles/guide-to-blue-weber-agave/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

What Does ‘Stemmy’ Mean in Wine?

Some remove them before they ferment their fruit because unripe stems can create overly acidic, green, bitter or harshly tannic notes in the finished wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/09/28/stemmy-meaning-wine/

 

Montecucco: A Virtuous Example of Environmental Sustainability in Tuscany

The hidden gem of the Maremma on the slopes of Monte Amiata has long been a champion of sustainability

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/09/28/montecucco-a-virtuous-example-of-environmental-sustainability-in-tuscany

 

Travis Scott’s ‘agave spiked seltzer’ has been hit with class action lawsuit

US rapper Travis Scott’s CACTI agave spiked seltzer brand has been handed a false advertising lawsuit for allegedly misleading consumers into believing the seltzer is made with agave spirits.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/travis-scotts-agave-spiked-seltzer-has-been-hit-with-class-action-lawsuit/

Port brand Sogrape joins experimental electronic labeling project

One of the first few companies to join U-label, a digital platform designed to increase access and transparency for drinks consumers.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/port-brand-sogrape-joins-experimental-electronic-labelling-project/

15 Italian Grapes Every Rosé Fan Should Know

Pink wine production is nothing new in Italy

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/23/best-italian-rose-grape-guide/

 

When is a glass of wine too much?

Is drinking a glass of wine at the end of the day, okay?  Or are we celebrating for the wrong the reason?

https://kemptonexpress.co.za/318929/when-is-a-glass-of-wine-too-much/

Wine Acidity Can Be Good. Except When It’s Not

Everything you ever wanted to know about wine acidity and how to taste it

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/know-acid-differences/

How to Drink Bourbon, According to a Kentucky Bartender

Kentucky is known as the bourbon capital of the world.

https://vinepair.com/articles/kentucky-bartender-drinking-bourbon/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=04ca02c375-OCT_1_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-04ca02c375-38937345&mc_cid=04ca02c375&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

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

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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

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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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Liquor Industry News 09-27-21

September 27, 2021

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

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09-27-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

More wine myths we have known

10 Fall Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Samuel Adams to release its 2021 Utopias beer

 

 

How to Buy Wine in Bulk for Your Wedding

How Much Wine Do I Buy and When?

https://www.brides.com/how-to-buy-wine-in-bulk-for-your-wedding-5200800

 

10 of the Best Bourbon Cocktails for Fall

Looking to add a little more bourbon into your fall cocktail lineup?

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-best-bourbon-cocktails-fall/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a86028519c-SEP_13_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a86028519c-38937345&mc_cid=a86028519c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Wineries Selling Up Doesn’t Mean Selling Out

When your favorite boutique winery gets gobbled up by a corporate giant, is it always a bad thing?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/09/wineries-selling-up-doesnt-mean-selling-out

 

How faithful are American value-wine drinkers?

In terms of wine production, E&J Gallo, Constellation, The Wine Group and Treasury Wine Estates (originally from Australia) are currently the major producers in the USA.

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2021/09/how-faithful-are-american-value-wine.html

 

How Bourbon Became a ‘Distinctive Product of the United States’

Bourbon: It’s about as American a drink as apple pie is a food.

https://vinepair.com/articles/bourbon-distinctive-product-united-states/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=0c22c0e4ba-SEP_14_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-0c22c0e4ba-38937345&mc_cid=0c22c0e4ba&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

6 Homemade Lemonade Cocktails to Make

So, how do you improve on this perfect summer drink?

https://vinepair.com/articles/homemade-lemonade-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=0c22c0e4ba-SEP_14_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-0c22c0e4ba-38937345&mc_cid=0c22c0e4ba&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Every Summer Cocktail You Need to Try With Tanqueray

There is something about summer that puts everyone in the mood for fresh, sun-kissed ingredients.

https://vinepair.com/articles/summer-cocktails-with-tanqueray/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=0c22c0e4ba-SEP_14_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-0c22c0e4ba-38937345&mc_cid=0c22c0e4ba&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

New Ciroc

Diageo has launched Cîroc Pomegranate, the newest seasonal flavor from the Sean “Diddy” Combs-backed vodka brand. The 35% abv flavored vodka follows Summer Citrus, the brand’s last limited release, and joins the main portfolio of Cîroc’s unflavored vodka plus flavors like mango, apple, and pineapple, among others. Last year, Cîroc was at 1.35 million cases in the U.S., according to Impact Databank.

The true story behind how Missouri saved the French wine industry

With the help of Missouri rootstock, French grapevines were nursed back from the brink of extinction.

https://www.saucemagazine.com/a/59484/the-true-story-behind-missouri-saving-the-french-wine-indust

 

17 Weird, Wondrous Places for Wine-Lovers Around the Globe

Society’s collective fascination with fermented grapes has led to some fascinating finds around the world

https://www.atlasobscura.com/lists/best-wineries-in-the-world

 

What does AVA mean in wine?

Do you know your Coombsville from your Russian River Valley or your Royal Slope? Welcome to the AVA system for US wine.

https://www.decanter.com/learn/advice/what-is-an-ava-51863/

 

Bottle Variation

If you pay strict attention to the wines you buy, you may notice that there often are slight differences between two bottles of the “same” wine.

https://www.creators.com/read/dan-berger-on-wine/09/21/bottle-variation

 

Waxsplaining – Let’s make enjoying wine harder!

There is the well-known somm trick of warming up the wax first with warm water.

https://spitbucket.net/2021/09/14/waxsplaining-lets-make-enjoying-wine-harder/

 

Shake Off the Chilly Autumn Weather With These Fall Cocktails

Fall is famous for its annual beer festivals, but there’s no need to get stuck in an Oktoberfest rut.

https://vinepair.com/articles/six-fall-cocktails-to-make/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=4459dd92db-SEP_15_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-4459dd92db-38937345&mc_cid=4459dd92db&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Historical Reason Bourbon Is Used in American Desserts

As America’s native spirit, bourbon has proven to be a multipurpose drink over the last two centuries.

https://vinepair.com/articles/bourbon-american-dessert-ingredient-history/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=4459dd92db-SEP_15_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-4459dd92db-38937345&mc_cid=4459dd92db&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

New whiskey brand celebrates Elvis Presley

South Carolina-based Grain & Barrel Spirits has created a whiskey brand that pays homage to the late musician Elvis Presley.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/new-whiskey-brand-celebrates-elvis-presley/

 

You can now buy a sparkling rosé sold in a penis-shaped bottle

If you’ve ever wondered how many novel ideas you can encapsulate in one phallic bottle, you may well be about to find out.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/you-can-now-buy-a-sparkling-rose-sold-in-a-penis-shaped-bottle/

Rapid authentication device detects fake whisky

Detection technology firm Eluceda has created a portable device that can rapidly identify whether a whisky is authentic.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/rapid-authentication-device-detects-fake-whisky/

 

 

The 30 Best Rye Whiskey Brands (2021)

Rye is essential in these drinks but the drinks themselves are just as important in the whiskey’s modern history.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/20-best-rye-whiskey-brands-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=ef832bef62-SEP_16_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-ef832bef62-38937345&mc_cid=ef832bef62&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

9 Things You Should Know About Booker’s Bourbon

Booker’s Bourbon had several things going for it when it broke onto the scene in 1988

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-bookers-bourbon-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=ef832bef62-SEP_16_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-ef832bef62-38937345&mc_cid=ef832bef62&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Seven Delicious Things to Do with Leftover Champagne

These eight resourceful recipes are the thinking drinker’s guide to resourcefulness.

https://vinepair.com/articles/leftover-champagne/?utm_source=facebook&utm_content=52017&utm_campaign=pagepost&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR0cfxwZqL2NK0czaQb3CqoQYIb1Uu1VRXfugG3a5DobQYTYSZN-PymQu-4

 

New Bud

Anheuser-Busch has launched Nütrl, a new vodka based RTD, in 11 states across the U.S. The 4.5% abv seltzers are made from vodka, sparkling water, and fruit juice. Nütrl has no added sugar and each 12-ounce serving comes in at 100 calories. Initially, the brand will launch with three flavors—Raspberry, Watermelon, and Pineapple—packaged in a 6-can variety pack alongside individual flavor 4-packs for Raspberry and Pineapple. While the initial launch is focusing on 11 markets, AB is planning to increase distribution throughout the rest of the year.

 

What’s the Difference Between Crosses, Clones, Mutations & Hybrids?

In the world of wine grape varieties, not all fruit is created equal – and in fact, the breakdown may actually be a bit more complicated than you think.

https://www.decanter.com/learn/whats-the-difference-between-crosses-clones-mutations-hybrids-ask-decanter-464926/

Samuel Adams to release its 2021 Utopias beer i

Utopias beer, which weighs in at 28% alcohol by volume – a strength that makes it illegal in 15 states.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2021/09/16/beer-sam-adams-utopias-2021/8365884002/

 

Buffalo Trace takes legal action against scams

Kentucky-based Buffalo Trace has taken legal action following a spate of online whiskey fraudsters.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/buffalo-trace-takes-legal-action-against-scams/

 

10 Fall Tequila Cocktail Recipes

But there’s more to tequila than the Margarita.

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-fall-tequila-cocktail-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=f725a93619-SEP_17_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-f725a93619-38937345&mc_cid=f725a93619&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

What’s the Difference Between Oxidized and Oxidative?

Oxygen has such a big impact on wine, that winemakers both embrace it and fear it

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/oxidized-versus-oxidative-wine/

 

Value-Driven Millennials Have Abandoned Classic Wines, But They Could Be Their Saviors

But not all classic wines are expensive, and just as their parents eventually shifted from wine coolers to first growths, millennials won’t be crushing canned wine forever.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/04/02/millennial-classic-wines-value/

 

More wine myths we have known

Do wine bottles need to be stored on their side or upright? We explore this and other common wine “myths.”

https://www.lodiwine.com/blog/More-wine-myths-we-have-known

 

 

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8 White Russians to Drink After Labor Day

The Complete Guide to the Most Popular Types of Beer

Why Does It Cost So Much to Ship a Box of Wine?

 

 

This Is the Most Popular Cheap Beer in America, According to Data

Google Trends search interest over the last one-year period for all 50 U.S. states and Washington D.C. to see which beer was searched for the most in each state.

beer in plastic cup

https://bestlifeonline.com/most-popular-cheap-beer-news/

 

 

Whisky sales boosted by ‘perceived health benefits’, says study

Perceived health benefits of whiskey have made it a preferred drink among those aiming at weight management

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/whisky-sales-boosted-by-obese-consumers/

 

Biden could be about to shake up an 88-year-old system

Over the past quarter of a century there has been an enormous consolidation of the alcohol sector, particularly within the producer and wholesale tiers.

https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/biden-could-abolish-the-post-prohibition-bottlenecks-in-the-us-liquor-industry-20210906-p58p6h.html

 

Truly’s New Holiday Pack Includes a Sangria Style Seltzer

The Truly Holiday Party Pack features four cocktail-inspired flavors including Cran Orange Sparkler, Pom Ginger Fizz, Holiday Sangria Style, and Spiked Apple Juice.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/truly-holiday-party-variety-pack-details/

 

How Oktoberfest Became a Worldwide Sensation

Oktoberfest was once a strictly provincial event and beer was hardly the main focus.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/09/07/oktoberfest-history-beer-german/

 

How to Taste the Fermentation Vessel in Your Wine

Oak, clay, concrete, and stainless steel all impact the aromas, flavors, and textures in a wine

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/fermentation-vessels-tasting/

 

How Much of the World’s Bourbon Is Actually Made in Kentucky?

Ninety-five percent. The amount of bourbon made in Kentucky is an easy enough number to come by with a simple Google search.

https://vinepair.com/articles/how-much-bourbon-is-made-in-kentucky/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=66d8f713f9-SEP_8_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-66d8f713f9-38937345&mc_cid=66d8f713f9&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

10 Things You Should Know About Everclear Grain Alcohol

According to The New York Times, it’s currently illegal in 11 states.

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-everclear-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=66d8f713f9-SEP_8_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-66d8f713f9-38937345&mc_cid=66d8f713f9&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Bud Light Seltzer’s Flannel Pack Features Four Fall Flavors, Including Pumpkin Spice

With Autumn quickly approaching, Bud Light Seltzer announced the launch of its Fall Flannel Variety pack.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/bud-light-seltzer-flannel-variety-pack-details/

 

French winegrowers state sulphite content on their labels

Each analysis is conducted by a laboratory before bottling then the results are displayed on an extra label on each back label

https://www.vitisphere.com/news-94748-French-winegrowers-state-sulphite-content-on-their-labels.htm

 

When Should Coravins Actually Be Used In Restaurants?

When the Coravin was released nearly a decade ago, it changed the wine game.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/09/08/coravin-restaurant-pros-cons/

 

 

Alcohol-free wine ‘has same heart health benefits’ as the real thing, study says

The benefits are thanks to the polyphenols in the wine rather than the alcohol,

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/alcohol-free-wine-has-same-heart-health-benefits-as-the-real-thing-study-says/

 

Chocolate Bourbon Balls Are the Boozy Treat

Bourbon and chocolate make for a timeless combination.

https://vinepair.com/articles/chocolate-bourbon-balls-recipe/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=08c026a401-SEP_9_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-08c026a401-38937345&mc_cid=08c026a401&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

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Select from ready-made customizable templates using our online

Label-Maker Pro tool or simply upload your own artwork!

Choose from a selection of different wine styles and price points…

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https://my.boissetcollection.com/franklin_wine_club/products/catalog/custom-label-851?utm_source=Web&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=customLabel21

 

The Differences Between the Margarita and Daiquiri, Explained

Two beloved classics forever inscribed in the hearts of cocktail lovers,

https://vinepair.com/articles/margarita-vs-daiquiri-cocktails-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=08c026a401-SEP_9_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-08c026a401-38937345&mc_cid=08c026a401&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Surprising Overlap Between the Worlds of Golf and Wine

Multiple professional golfers have their own vineyards and wines, and special wines are created for some of the world’s biggest tournaments.

https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/eat-and-drink/2021/09/golf-wine

 

Why Does It Cost So Much to Ship a Box of Wine?

American consumers can buy computers, dog food, and even motor oil online, and get free shipping. Those packages show up at the front door every time and no one gives it a second thought. But not wine.

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/wine-shipping-costs/

Top 5 Russian wine grape varieties

Experts explain which of the many local varieties have the most potential.

https://www.rbth.com/russian-kitchen/334182-top-5-grape-varieties-russian-wine

 

Extreme weather causes 60% drop in Champagne crop for 2021

This means that the estimated natural yield on average across the entire region is 7,000kg/ha, making it an even smaller harvest than 2003 –

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/extreme-weather-causes-60-drop-in-champagne-crop-for-2021/

 

Stella Artois launches new 0.0% ABV beer

Rather than suggest consumers abstain from alcohol altogether, or zero in on the health and wellbeing benefits of going alcohol-free,

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/stella-artois-launches-new-0-0-abv-beer/

 

 

The Complete Guide to the Most Popular Types of Beer

The world of beer can be overwhelming and confusing.

https://vinepair.com/articles/types-of-beer-styles-complete-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a210e49835-SEP_10_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a210e49835-38937345&mc_cid=a210e49835&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

8 White Russians to Drink After Labor Day

The White Russian, a coffee-scented cocktail made with vodka, cream, and Kahlúa, is the ideal beverage for ringing in fall weather.

https://vinepair.com/articles/white-russian-cocktail-recipes-labor-day/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a210e49835-SEP_10_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a210e49835-38937345&mc_cid=a210e49835&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Your complete and detailed info graphic guide and explanations to the color of wine.

What makes the color of the wine?

http://socialvignerons.com/2017/12/08/wine-color-complete-visual-guide/

 

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

A well-chosen selection of wines delivered right to your door.

Sounds pretty good these days.

Shop Here

We’ve Got Your Holidays Covered: Custom Label Wines

Select from ready-made customizable templates using our online

Label-Maker Pro tool or simply upload your own artwork!

Choose from a selection of different wine styles and price points…

12 BOTTLE MINIMUM PER WINE – CASES STARTING UNDER $290

Holiday Shop Here

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