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January 18, 2019

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 01-14-19

January 14, 2019

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Liquor Industry News/Links 01-14-19

January 14, 2019

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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01-14-2019

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

 

New Products

 

Is 2019 the Year of Non-Alcoholic Beer?

 

How to match wine with your favorite Indian food

 

Learn about Whisky

AND MORE!

 

Go Inside Napa’s Oldest, Continuously Operating Sparkling Wine Producer

Frank Family Vineyards isn’t the most recognizable of Napa Valley’s sparkling wine producers.

https://vinepair.com/articles/photos-napa-sparkling-wine/

How to buy good wine on a budget

You are more likely to get better quality for the value if you choose certain kinds of wine.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/28/kevin-zraly-onhow-to-buy-good-wine-on-a-budget.html

 

4 Top-Performing Themes In Wine This Year, And 4 Other Ideas That Flopped

Here are four themes that we can expect to see more of in 2019, building on the traction they’ve already seen in 2018.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2018/12/31/4-top-performing-themes-in-wine-this-year-and-4-other-ideas-that-flopped/#5178114e3796

 

How to be a wine snob and not turn people off

A good wine snob has more wine knowledge than the average person, but just as important he or she has a desire to make people happy while talking about wine.

https://www.reporternews.com/story/life/2018/12/31/gus-clemens-how-wine-snob-and-not-turn-people-off/2427489002/

 

9 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT RÉMY MARTIN

Rémy Martin is, in many circles, synonymous with luxury.

https://vinepair.com/articles/guide-remy-martin-1738-vsop-xo/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=b363fe1995-Jan_02_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-b363fe1995-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-b363fe1995-38937345&mc_cid=b363fe1995&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

CAN CHAMPAGNE BE CORKED?

Each year a new study emerges with claims to the frequency of corked wine bottles. “Less than 1 percent,” some studies say, while others put that figure closer to 3 percent.

https://vinepair.com/articles/can-champagne-be-corked/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=b363fe1995-Jan_02_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-b363fe1995-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-b363fe1995-38937345&mc_cid=b363fe1995&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

How to match wine with your favorite Indian food

From a fiery curry to subtle seafood, here’s how to enjoy red, white and sparkling wine with Indian eats.

https://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2019/01/02/how-match-wine-your-favourite-indian-food

Prosecco Bursting the Champagne Bubble

With other bubblies sparkling bright, is Champagne’s star fizzing out?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2019/01/prosecco-bursting-the-champagne-bubble

Don’t Store Your Leftover Champagne in the Fridge

While keeping a bottle in the fridge for a few days is fine, leaving it in there for weeks or months on end can dry out the cork and ultimately lead to your wine losing its flavor and its bubbles

https://lifehacker.com/dont-store-your-leftover-champagne-in-the-fridge-1831405420

Monterey Wines Conjunctive Labeling Goes into Effect January 1, 2019

Starting January 1, 2019, all wines labeled with an American Viticultural Area (AVA) located entirely within Monterey County, must also include the term “Monterey County” on the label. An AVA is a federally designated wine grape growing region distinguishable by unique geographic features.

https://www.prweb.com/releases/monterey_wines_conjunctive_labeling_goes_into_effect_january_1_2019/prweb16008470.htm#!

Eight Ways You’re Drinking Champagne Wrong

A wine expert’s rules for getting the most bang for your bubbly

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-28/eight-ways-you-re-drinking-champagne-wrong

The Sound of Your Champagne Can Reveal How Good It Is

Generally speaking, sparkling wines get better with age, and as the years go by their bubbles shrink.

https://www.inverse.com/article/52147-new-year-s-eve-champagne-bubbles

 

Exploring Oregon’s Other White Wines

Pinot Gris is still Oregon’s signature white wine, but producers are creating unique bottlings from Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Blanc.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/01/02/exploring-oregon-white-wines/

 

The Official 2019 Wine Vintage Chart

Has your Pinot peaked? Is that Barolo still a baby? Our annual wine vintage chart shows if it’s time to open that prized Napa Cab, or wait for perfection.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/01/02/wine-vintage-chart-2019/

 

 

Not aModern Alchemy Offers DIY Classics

The idea of recreating wines in a laboratory offers opportunities and unintended consequences.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2019/01/modern-alchemy-offers-diy-classics

Is it safe to store wine in a cigar “coolidor”?

For those not familiar with the term, a “coolidor,” or cigar cooler-humidor, is a temperature- and humidity-controlled unit for storing cigars, similar—but not identical!—to a wine fridge.

https://www.winespectator.com/drvinny/show/id/Is-it-safe-to-store-wine-in-cigar-humidor-cooler-coolidor-57383

TERROIR IN WHISKEY ‘DOES EXIST’, DISTILLERY STUDY FINDS

Defining terroir as “the 3D influence between microclimate, soil and place on a plant”, the study aims to understand the influence of the environment on whiskey produced from barley.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2019/01/terroir-in-whiskey-does-exist-distillery-study-finds/

TOP 10 NON-ALCOHOLIC BEERS FOR DRY JANUARY

We have rounded up some of the best, and most popular, non alcoholic beers on the market.

We Have 2 In Stock!

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2019/01/top-10-non-alcoholic-beers-for-dry-january/

TOP 10 SPANISH WINE TRENDS

From Rosé to Sangria

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2019/01/top-10-spanish-wine-trends/10/

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: HOW WINE PRODUCERS ARE PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

Wine producers from around the world about what initiatives they have put in place to ensure their wineries are run sustainably.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2019/01/sense-and-sustainability-how-wine-producers-are-protecting-the-environment/

Wine and Moderation: What’s Healthy?

Is Wine Healthy?

To really answer the question of whether or not wine is healthy, you need to look at what’s inside a glass of wine.

https://winefolly.com/update/wine-and-moderation-whats-healthy/?utm_campaign=1%2F4%2F19+-+Weekly%3A+What+is+Moderation+in+2019%3F+%7C+Natural%3A+Yay+or+Nay%3F+%28QuNALF%29&utm_medium=email&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQiLCAia2xfY29tcGFueV9pZCI6ICJRZE5ZNHkifQ%3D%3D&utm_source=Wine+Folly+Newsletter

The Best Cruises for Wine Lovers

From mega-ships to yachts, cruises are upgrading their culinary options as well as offering more wine-focused on-board activities and off-ship excursions.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/01/03/best-cruises-wine-lovers/

Wine and Scuba Diving Fans Can Now Attend Underwater Tastings

Many people can say they’ve been to a wine tasting, but how many can say they’ve been to an underwater wine tasting? Probably not many, as this is the very first initiative of its kind, now available to oenophiles and diving fanatics.

https://www.foodswinesfromspain.com/spanishfoodwine/global/whats-new/news/new-detail/wine-diving-canary-islands.html

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT RHONE VALLEY

For America wine drinkers, the Rhône Valley tends to be a place of mystery and intrigue. Most can tell you that Châteauneuf-du-Pape is in the Rhône and that the area is a source of great value wines. True. But there is so much more.

https://napavalleywineacademy.com/five-things-you-didnt-know-about-rhone-valley/

Learn about Whisky

As a spirits category whisky is incredibly diverse with several sub-divisions of style, flavour and general appeal, based on the method and country or specific region of manufacture. We take a closer look at whisky, how it’s made and the essential facts…

https://www.decanter.com/spirits/learn-about-whisky-402138/?_ga=2.154620920.1738112101.1546702582-681483886.1409742819

MAN IN COMA AFTER CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE EXPLODES BETWEEN LEGS

The man was injured on New Year’s Eve when a bottle exploded between his legs and a shattered shard of glass cut through an artery in his leg, causing him significant loss of blood,

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/01/man-in-coma-after-champagne-bottle-explodes-between-legs/?fbclid=IwAR2S5Hx6DnJuFxo1B7cb6_Lm5PbcNXAA03iv77_rHrR2-hnrI32Hd87EaUg

Yes, Miller Lite is better than Bud Light, but not because of ‘more taste’ — it’s because of less taste

In recent weeks, the National Advertising Division ruled that MillerCoors provided “a reasonable basis” to say Miller Lite has “more taste” than either of Anheuser-Busch’s two leading light beers, Bud Light and Michelob Ultra:

https://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/drink/beer/ct-food-miller-lite-bud-light-more-taste-20190102-story.html

Is 2019 the Year of Non-Alcoholic Beer?

Why the beer industry is betting big on zero ABV.

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/non-alcoholic-beer-trend-heineken-leffe-peroni

You Can Now Buy ‘Unicorn Tears’ Wine

This sounds magical!

https://www.simplemost.com/unicorn-tears-wine-is-bright-pink-looks-delicious/

 

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