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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 07-04-18

July 4, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 07-03-18

July 3, 2018

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW) 07-02-18

July 2, 2018

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Liquor Industry News/Links 07-02-18

July 2, 2018

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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07-02-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

 

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PAIRING BEER WITH BBQ

Bourbon Producers Consider the Pros and Cons of Non-GMO Corn

FACT AND FICTION: SULFITES

 

AND MORE!

 

Charting the evolution of today’s wine consumer

Today’s food and beverage consumers are evolving at an increasingly rapid pace. They want multiple choices, interesting flavors, excellent customer service and, above all else, convenience. As it turns out, wine consumers are no exception.

http://smartbrief.com/original/2018/06/charting-evolution-today’s-wine-consumer

Gentlemen, it’s the year of the brosé

Versatile, unpretentious and – yes – gender-neutral, rosé has earned its moment in the sun, as these top-fight sommeliers attest

http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/this-is-the-year-of-rose-wine

Study Find That Drinking White Wine Makes You Happier! Cheers!

Apparently happiness pairs well with fish.

http://candy95.com/study-find-that-drinking-white-wine-makes-you-happier-cheers/

The Best Price Point for Wine, According to Someone Who Buys Wine for a Living

How much should you spend on wine to get a good bottle at a reasonable price point?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/beverages/the-best-price-point-for-wine-according-to-someone-who-buys-wine-for-a-living/ar-AAyJIf2

Why Is It So Hard to Be a Mom in the Wine Business?

The cards are stacked against us, but we can work toward change

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/why-is-it-so-hard-to-be-a-mom-in-the-wine-business/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=63843576&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8XbROf1XCmi_bBc3E5T4DqKzo2XZdE3cZYjuOlxYFGQ_NZ5B9OEZWCAIFDLN71NRcPAotECWdeCKZRPx_3vQxzGrgAt7FVXATItPBT_-yaCnj0Lbg&_hsmi=63844278

GOOSE ISLAND WINS LAWSUIT OVER BOURBON BARREL-AGED STOUT BEER

AB InBev-owned brewer Goose Island has won a lawsuit after two men sued the company for more compensation after purchasing bottles of its Bourbon County stout which had been contaminated with lactobacillus acetotolerans bacteria.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/goose-island-wins-lawsuit-over-bourbon-barrel-aged-stout-beer/

DRINKMOJIS: 11 ICONIC SPIRITS IN EMOJI FORM

Emojis. To know them is to love them.

https://vinepair.com/articles/liquor-emojis-brands/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a4c7154cf2-June_18_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a4c7154cf2-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-a4c7154cf2-38937345&mc_cid=a4c7154cf2&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

 

9 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HOEGAARDEN

Enjoyed in 70 countries. Misunderstood in ours. Crafty before craft was such a big deal. Started by a milkman and now owned by the biggest brewing company in the world.

https://vinepair.com/articles/hoegaarden-beer-hefeweizen-witbier/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=a4c7154cf2-June_18_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-a4c7154cf2-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-a4c7154cf2-38937345&mc_cid=a4c7154cf2&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Patrón extends Citrónge liqueur range

Bacardi-owned Tequila brand Patrón has expanded its Citrónge range of liqueurs with the launch of a pineapple-flavoured expression.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/06/patron-extends-citronge-liqueur-range/

7UP launches cocktail mixing app

Soft drink brand 7UP is encouraging consumers to experiment with cocktails at home with its new digital bartending app.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/06/7up-launches-cocktail-mixing-app/

Pouring A Beer The Wrong Way Can Lead To A Stomach Ache

Here’s how to get a perfect pour every time!

https://www.simplemost.com/pouring-a-beer-the-wrong-way-can-lead-to-a-stomach-ache/

Is Organic Wine Really Better for You (and Your Hangovers)?

It’s true that hangover-free mornings after wine-fueled nights are what originally caught my attention, but those aren’t the only reason people are opting for organic.

https://greatist.com/eat/is-organic-wine-really-better-for-you

Study Finds Drinkers Have Different Mouth Bacteria Than Nondrinkers

Research links drinking alcohol with disease-causing bacteria in the oral microbiome

Portrait of a beautiful young woman brushing teeth in the bathroom.

https://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/Study-Finds-Drinkers-Have-Different-Mouth-Bacteria-Than-Nondrinkers

 

Most in U.S. say consuming AlcBevs & cannabis OK (19% still say alcohol is immoral)

 

Prosecco Producers Debate Making A Rosé Version

There have been rumors, for several years, that select Prosecco producers might be interested in creating a rosé version of the sparkling wine made from Pinot Noir

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizazimmerman/2018/06/18/prosecco-producers-debate-making-a-rose-version/#664820567aef

 

RETAILER SPECIALISING IN MAGNUMS LAUNCHED

An online retailer that only sells magnums has been launched by two entrepreneurs who hope to capitalise on the current UK trend for upsizing wine.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/retalier-specialising-in-magnums-launched/

 

Can Italian wine succeed without strong brands

Italy Country Manager Pierpaolo Penco reflects on how the market success of many Italian wine brands seems to depend more on the ability to create categories that fill market gaps at every price point, rather than on developing corporate brands

http://www.wineintelligence.com/can-italian-wine-stand-without-strong-brands/

 

Four Ways to Drink More Wine With Your Tacos

Here’s the thing about drinking wine with tacos: you can’t be too serious about it. After all, when you’re hanging at your local taqueria or ordering Mexican takeout, you’re more likely to crack a beer or sip a Margarita.

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-taco-wine-pairing/

 

How to Pair Wine With General Tso’s Chicken

Thank the food gods for Chinese takeout.

http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/06/the-best-wine-to-drink-with-general-tsos-chicken.html

 

12 Underground Wine Caves Open for Tastings

In Wine Country, a cave is more than a cave: It’s a magical place where wine quietly chills out to age gracefully.

http://www.7×7.com/12-wine-cave-tastings-northern-california-2578395484.html#

How much do restaurants mark up wine prices?

It’s no secret that restaurants mark up their wine, but the question is how much? And, if you knew, would it change your dining habits?

https://www.kare11.com/article/money/how-much-do-restaurants-mark-up-wine-prices/89-565703710

Barefoot Wine’s Personalized Rainbow Labels For Pride Month Let You Write Sweet Messages & Support The LGTBQ Community

you can personalize, online, FOR FREE, and get them mailed to your house.

STRANGE MA Not on state pick list when you go to site.

https://www.bustle.com/p/barefoot-wines-personalized-rainbow-labels-for-pride-month-let-you-write-sweet-messages-support-the-lgtbq-community-9489895

7 Tips to Understanding French Wine

French wine is delicious, but way too complicated. Here’s our seven tips for a base understanding of French wines.

https://frenchly.us/frenchlys-easy-guide-to-french-wine/

What’s the Ideal Temperature for Beer?

For years, many of the biggest beer brands simply said “cold” — or to put it another way, as cold as possible

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/best-beer-temperature?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=61d64ce688-The+Daily+Brew%3A+January+11%2C+2018_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-61d64ce688-36686829

Everything You Need to Know about the Glera Grape & Prosecco Wine… and more.

Glera is the grape variety (the type of grapes) used to make the ultra-popular Prosecco sparkling wines.

Glera is essentially the synonym of Veneto’s Prosecco grape of northern Italy. The name by which it is now officially known.

http://socialvignerons.com/2018/06/21/the-glera-grape-behind-prosecco-wine-in-1000-words/

 

Is Originality Overpriced When it Comes to Wine?

Replica Wine, a Colorado company, is reverse-engineering famous wines to produce less expensive bottling’s.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/06/20/is-originality-overpriced-when-it-comes-to-wine/

 

10 OF THE MOST STUNNING WINE ESTATE LISTINGS ON AIRBNB

In the age of the internet no corner of the world is off limits, and it’s now easier than ever for a wine estate to offer up a slice of vinous paradise to the adventurous traveller

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/10-of-the-most-stunning-wine-estates-on-airbnb/

 

Wine-Infused Salt Set

Wine lovers around the world know the California wine brand Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi… Well now they’ve partnered with artisan salt purveyor Jacobsen Salt Co. to create a wine-infused salt set for summer entertaining

https://jacobsensalt.com/collections/summer-top-sellers/products/limited-edition-chardonnay-cabernet-sauvignon-salt-set

 

Red wine bathing is latest trend in detoxing – but does gallons of plonk make you feel younger?

Rachael Bletchly has tried out this ancient therapy of lying in a bath of booze but did it leave her feeling vine?

https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/health/red-wine-bathing-latest-trend-12752927

 

Tell It to Me Straight: Is Wine Ruining Me or Saving Me?

Why am I drinking something that slides down my throat like acid? And thus an investigation, born and bred on the internet and based on the moot information it delivers on the effects of wine consumption, ensues.

https://www.manrepeller.com/2018/06/is-wine-good-for-you.html

The Insider’s Guide to Chile’s Wine Renaissance

The essential producers, wines and methods behind the New Chile.

https://punchdrink.com/articles/new-chile-wines-insiders-guide-chilean-wine-renaissance-essential/

Is This New Wine Guessing Game the Most Elitist App Ever?

Not so, according to the creators of WineGame, which aims to bring the Master Somm experience—and joy of vino—to the masses.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-20/winegame-app-brings-the-master-somm-experience-to-the-masses

How Steven Spurrier enraged the French — and was never forgiven

Memories of the ‘Judgment of Paris’, his notorious blind wine tasting of 1976, still rankle in France to this day

https://www.spectator.co.uk/2018/06/how-steven-spurrier-enraged-the-french-and-was-never-forgiven/

LOW-TO-NO ABV: HOW TO SELL LOW ALCOHOL WINE, ACCORDING TO THESE PRODUCERS

With more low-and-no ABV drinks on the market than ever before, wine producers have told us what they’re doing to change the drink’s unpalatable reputation.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/low-to-no-abv-how-to-sell-non-alcoholic-wine-according-to-these-producers/

False Expertise and Humble Connoisseurs: The Dunning-Kruger Effect in Wine

Many studies related to consumer choice in wine rely on self-reported level of understanding

http://www.academicwino.com/2018/06/dunning-kruger-effect-wine.html/

27 celebrity wines ranked worst to best

The latest status symbol for many stars is launching (or buying) their own winery. But how do the wines actually stack up?

https://napavalleyregister.com/news/state-and-regional/celebrity-wines-ranked-worst-to-best-from-madonna-s-chardonnay/article_6e017ce4-2515-51b0-95d0-b8005bd7d150.html

FACT AND FICTION: SULFITES

You’re gonna need the facts in order to combat the fiction coming from your Sulfite Allergy Friend

https://www.thebacklabel.com/fact-and-fiction-sulfites/?mc_cid=666e36beda&mc_eid=307f1bbe08#.WyvI46kpBAa?utm_campaign=engagement&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=newsletter-thursday-06-21-18

FROZEN PROSECCO IS THE BEST PROSECCO

Vino versatility makes these special bubbles incredible for cocktails of all kinds.  But we’re going to take it up a notch a la Emeril Lagasse! We’re thinking frozen, boozy, and fruity!

https://www.thebacklabel.com/frozen-prosecco-is-the-best-prosecco/#.Wy5dlq2ZN8c

The 10 best beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across America

For the second year in a row, Bell’s Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts

WE HAVE BELLS IN STOCK!

http://www.businessinsider.com/best-beers-in-america-chosen-by-enthusiasts-2018-6?utm_source=Daily%20Brew&utm_campaign=d34bb9fd78-The%20Daily%20Brew%3A%20January%2011%2C%202018_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-d34bb9fd78-36686829

 

 

VERY MAJOR TYPE OF RED WINE, EXPLAINED

We’re here to give you a judgment-free, non-pretentious explainer on every major red wine varietal,

https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/red-wine-types-explained

What Is Dark Rose Wine? Millennial Pink Isn’t The Only Hue This Wine Can Be

Why have we been hearing so little about dark rosés lately?

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-is-dark-rose-wine-millennial-pink-isnt-the-only-hue-this-wine-can-be-9544750

Spanish Wine 101

What to look for on a Spanish wine bottle, and which ones might be best for you.

https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/spanish-wine-101/

We Can Learn from Europe and Natural Wines

They also talk about natural wine and what separates wine from even organic and biodynamic wines.

https://wellnessmama.com/podcast/europe/

12 celebrity-owned liquor brands, ranked by the price of a bottle

What do George Clooney, David Beckham, Ryan Reynolds, and Angelina Jolie have in common — apart from being incredibly famous?

They’re all making money from your liquor cabinet.

http://www.businessinsider.com/celebrities-with-liquor-brands-ranked-by-price-2018-6

GISCOURS TO APPEAL GUILTY VERDICT ON CHAPTALISATION

Bordeaux third growth Château Giscours has said it will appeal a decision by a French court after its managing director was handed a suspended prison sentence for chaptalising a portion of its 2016 vintage due to an unfortunately mistimed communication.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/06/giscours-to-appeal-guilty-verdict-on-chaptalisation/

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WINE CORKSCREW

The corkscrew, like so many other inventions, was borne out of necessity.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/history-of-the-wine-corkscrew/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=ef246448f7-June_22_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-ef246448f7-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-ef246448f7-38937345&mc_cid=ef246448f7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Bourbon Producers Consider the Pros and Cons of Non-GMO Corn

Why some whiskey brands are choosing to use non-genetically modified corn

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/bourbon-producers-consider-the-pros-and-cons-of-non-gmo-corn/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=63955326&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_yFN_WHcIUi89EDCNHjj6-tuxUPpoqPVCqyHtF_TiII6C3A2SSeRWxa9fMcqLShfH-30tVWdWrnOphuwPAPh-pl3FZyk5QJM5VwUhm3-JXZkf8j7w&_hsmi=63955392

France eases rules on wine stocks to temper weather threat

French vineyards will be allowed under new rules to hold back more of their production each year to protect them in case harvests are damaged by extreme weather including storms and drought.

https://www.thelocal.fr/20180622/france-eases-rules-on-wine-stocks-to-temper-weather-risks

 

Making the Case for Age-Worthy Sauvignon Blanc. Yes, Sauvignon Blanc.

With machine harvesting and stainless-steel fermentation, the oft-imitated style is easy to make inexpensively. Aromatic and fruit-driven with crisp, mouthwatering acidity, these wines are designed to be consumed on release.

https://vinepair.com/articles/aging-sauvignon-blanc/

 

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PAIRING BEER WITH BBQ

Perfect beer pairings for 12 of the country’s top barbecue dishes.

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-bbq-beer-pairing-guide-infographic/

 

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 06-30-18

June 30, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 06-29-18

June 29, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 06-28-18

June 28, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 06-27-18

June 27, 2018

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June 26, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 06-25-18

June 25, 2018

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