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June 1, 2020

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06-01-2020

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

What Our Wine Choices Say About Our State Of Mind During COVID-19

8 Things You Should Know About Deep Eddy Vodka

The 10 Best Drinks Movies of All Time (and What to Sip While Watching)

 

 

Europe Moves on Wine Ingredient Labeling

European wine producer trade groups have to list wine ingredients, however, industry divisions have emerged over which substances used to make wine should be defined as ingredients, and whether they should be listed on labels, or off-label via QR bar codes.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2020/05/europe-moves-on-wine-ingredient-labeling

 

10 WRONG THINGS YOU PROBABLY ASSUMED ABOUT NATURAL WINE

An unpretentious look at what makes natural wine so special.

https://www.maxim.com/food-drink/10-natural-wine-facts-wine-unfiltered-book

 

The Sense of Smelling

Wine professionals are always sniffing and sampling and perhaps that might also be the reason why they are more alert to their loss of smell during Covid-19.

https://www.heinonwine.com/blog/the-sense-of-smelling/

 

How Bourbon Saved Rebecca Ruth, a 100-Year-Old Candy Store and Kentucky Treasure

Other than a few brands going strong, bourbon’s best domestic story of the late 1980s was Rebecca Ruth candy maker, who was making bourbon candies and appealing to the American sweet tooth.

https://vinepair.com/articles/rebecca-ruth-bourbon-balls/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7028e5fcde-MAY_19_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7028e5fcde-38937345&mc_cid=7028e5fcde&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

The Return of Mateus Rosé

This column’s title is a bit misleading. Mateus Rosé never really went away, so how can it return?

https://wineeconomist.com/2020/05/19/mateus/

 

Move Over Malbec, There’s A New Grape In Town

Although Malbec and Argentina are intertwined in the minds of many wine lovers, it is not the only grape grown in this South American country.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/theworldwineguys/2020/05/18/move-over-malbec-theres-a-new-grape-in-town/#2cece80fcf04

 

The 20 Best Vodka Brands of 2020

The TTB officially defined vodka as “neutral spirits distilled or treated after distillation with charcoal or other materials so as to be without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color.”

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/20-best-vodka-brands-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=41751c3eef-MAY_20_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-41751c3eef-38937345&mc_cid=41751c3eef&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

‘Camp Cocktails’ Offers Approachable Yet Sophisticated Sips for Outdoor Enthusiasts

It totally makes sense that you might not want to compromise that when you’re out in the woods.”

https://vinepair.com/articles/camp-cocktails-emily-vikre-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=41751c3eef-MAY_20_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-41751c3eef-38937345&mc_cid=41751c3eef&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

US MILITARY OFFICIALS TRACKED WITH BEER RATINGS ON UNTAPPD

Untappd users log hundreds, often thousands of time-stamped location data points,

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/05/us-military-officials-tracked-with-beer-ratings-on-untappd/

 

France Launches Official Natural Wine Certification. Does Anyone Really Want It?
There remains one problem. The term “natural” has no widely accepted definition in wine and, until this year, had no legal certification.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/05/19/natural-wine-definition-france/

 

The Booming Popularity of Instagram Live Wine Events

Of course, it’s not just wineries who are rushing to this platform. Pretty much everyone is hopping on the IG LIVE train from celebrities to chefs and musicians to regular folks just wanting to chat.

https://spitbucket.net/2020/05/19/the-booming-popularity-of-instagram-live-wine-events/

 

Rosé Water

Rosé Water, a canned beverage billed as a hybrid of rosé wine and sparkling water, has expanded to 15 states, including North Carolina, Maryland, Massachusetts, South Carolina, California, and Illinois, among others. The 4.9%-abv entry is made from Pinot Noir, Gamay, and Cabernet Franc sourced from France’s Loire Valley, blended with sparkling water from the Austrian Alps. It retails at $13-$17 a six-pack of 8.5-ounce cans, which are also sold individually at about $3 a can. Each can has 69 calories. The Wilmington, North Carolina-based company is aiming to be present in 48 states by the end of the year.

 

Why are bees important in the vineyard?

There is a lot of existing research showing how bees help cover crops (and vice versa)

https://www.decanter.com/learn/why-are-bees-important-in-the-vineyard-438381/

Father’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Wines To Pair With BBQ And Grilled Foods

Father’s Day is often associated with distilled spirits, such as bourbon or cognac. But if your father really loves BBQ and grilled or smoked foods, there’s some wines perfect for everything from steaks to ribs.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alywalansky/2020/05/20/fathers-day-gift-guide-the-best-wines-to-pair-with-bbq-and-grilled-foods/#4c53f76ce21c

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE COMPLICATED WORLD OF NATURAL WINE

Whether you are enjoying a natural wine from an ancient Georgian vessel or a rather newer iteration of the fermented grape juice from Chile, you may be wondering what exactly constitutes wine being deemed as natural?

https://coveteur.com/2020/05/20/natural-wine-guide/

Take a Virtual Trip to California Wine Country with Zoom Backgrounds

Wine Institute is offering background photos for the Zoom video conference service that depict stunning vineyard and winery scenes across the Golden State.

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2020/05/20/virtual-trip-california-wine-country-with-zoom-backgrounds

Would You Drink Wine from A Can? Here’s Why You Should Consider It

Not only are canned wines more convenient to transport, but they are also eco-friendly and recyclable.

https://www.cookist.com/would-you-drink-wine-from-a-can-heres-why-you-should-consider-it/

The 10 Best Drinks Movies of All Time (and What to Sip While Watching)

Perhaps it’s no coincidence that many of the best movies of all time include a heavy focus on imbibing, from ongoing thematic references to entire booze-soaked plots

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-best-drinks-movies/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=42e62d9d0a-MAY_22_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-42e62d9d0a-38937345&mc_cid=42e62d9d0a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

8 Things You Should Know About Deep Eddy Vodka

Like another super-chill Texan export we know, the Austin-based vodka brand seems to straddle the divide between craft/indie culture (local-ish ingredients, brand cohesion) and a more relaxed, everyday drinking vibe.

https://vinepair.com/articles/deep-eddy-vodka-lemon-grapefruit-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=42e62d9d0a-MAY_22_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-42e62d9d0a-38937345&mc_cid=42e62d9d0a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Can you Cook with Red Sparkling Wine?

Sparkling Wines for cooking can take a varied presence from using some during marination to splashing some in during the last phase of cooking.

https://glassofbubbly.com/can-you-cook-with-red-sparkling-wine/

Which is the best Sparkling Wine to go with Creamy Cheese?

It is very true that not all wines pair with all cheeses, there will be clashes as well as those which are match made in heaven pairings.

https://glassofbubbly.com/which-is-the-best-sparkling-wine-to-go-with-creamy-cheese/

All systems go for pink Prosecco

Prosecco DOC Rosé has now been enshrined in Italian law, meaning the trade can expect to see the first official ‘pink Proseccos’ hitting shelves in 2021.

https://harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/27163/All_systems_go_for_pink_Prosecco.html

 

New Stella

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced Stella Artois Solstice Lager, a new summer seasonal from the Belgian brand. The 4.5% abv lager has 105 calories per serving and is brewed with citrus essences for a crisp, summer-friendly beer. Initially launching in Phoenix next week, Stella Artois Solstice Lager will roll out nationally beginning June 8 in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles through Labor Day.

 

 

How to taste wine when you’ve lost your senses

But now, loss of smell – and taste – are not only officially recognized by the World Health Organization as symptoms of the disease, but researchers also think that up to two-thirds of people who are infected by the coronavirus present with these symptoms.

https://www.afr.com/life-and-luxury/food-and-wine/how-to-taste-wine-when-you-ve-lost-your-senses-20200513-p54snu

 

How to Build Your Own Virtual Wine Tour on Google Earth

Stuck at home but armed with a Wi-Fi connection, we are still able to do a lot of virtual tours, even if it involves a lot more clicking than actual walking.

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/best-online-wine-tours-google-earth/

 

What Our Wine Choices Say About Our State Of Mind During COVID-19

What do your wine selections say about your state of mind?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2020/05/22/what-our-wine-choices-say-about-our-state-of-mind-during-covid-19/#630201621d7b

 

Yes, you should stick your nose in the wine glass before you taste it. Here’s why.

Smelling your wine, or “nosing” it as some wine lovers say, is an important part of the tasting ritual.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/yes-you-should-stick-your-nose-in-the-wine-glass-before-you-taste-it-heres-why/2020/05/22/f211607e-99bf-11ea-a282-386f56d579e6_story.html

 

Ingredient Labeling May Soon Show Up On Your Favorite Wine

The only ingredient TTB now mandates to appear on a domestic or imported wine is added sulfites

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomaspellechia/2020/05/22/ingredient-labeling-may-soon-show-up-on-your-favorite-wine/#175ed5cf654c

 

Wine: supermarket special offers aren’t always what they’re cracked up to be

You need also to be cautious about “special offers”, which may not be quite as good as they look

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/may/22/wine-supermarket-special-offers-dont-always-mean-savings-fiona-beckett

 

What are wine tasters trying to communicate when they describe “texture”?

Describing wine’s flavors can be difficult. Describing its texture might be even more challenging

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/what-are-wine-tasters-trying-to-communicate-when-they-describe-texture

 

6 Women-Led Wine Startups You Need to Know

Here are six women-led wine startups that you need to know (and are sommelier-approved!).

https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/women-entrepreneurs-wine-startup-companies

 

 

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

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

As wine industry booms, craft beer is struggling

Tequila brands pushing the boundaries of sustainability

5 Subtle Signs You’re Drinking Too Much Wine

 

 

Multiple choice test reveals the types best suited to your tastes based on your choice of fruit, dinner and dessert

The experts behind wine app Pingza have shared a test that will help reveal the type of wine you are most likely to enjoy based on your love of other food and drink.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8269283/Palate-test-app-reveals-wine-youre-likely-enjoy-based-favourite-food.html

How to Make Limoncello at Home

Limoncello, an Italian classic made with just a few easy-to-obtain ingredients (and a healthy dose of patience).

https://www.winemag.com/recipe/limoncello-recipe-diy-homemade/

Are Moldy Corks and Bottles Bad for Wine?

Have you ever looked in your wine refrigerator or cellar and noticed a bit of mold? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, and your wine collection is not in trouble.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/02/24/can-mold-affect-wine/

Stocking your liquor cabinet like stocking a pantry

Whatever your goal, the trick to drawing out your inner bartender while staying home is to improvise and innovate, and above all, keep it simple.

https://www.nwaonline.com/news/2020/may/09/stocking-your-liquor-cabinet-like-stock/

11 Things You Should Know About Cruzan Rum

Its history spans the worlds of colonialism, Hurricane Maria, absurdly strong family ties, and some spicy competition with the aforementioned Captain.

https://vinepair.com/articles/cruzan-rum-flavors-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d5c329b779-MAY_11_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d5c329b779-38937345&mc_cid=d5c329b779&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The New Way to Aperitivo At Home

Whether you’ve experienced it in real time or have only seen it in movies, you know the vibe of a Aperitivo

https://vinepair.com/articles/the-new-way-to-aperitivo-at-home/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d5c329b779-MAY_11_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d5c329b779-38937345&mc_cid=d5c329b779&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

New Seltzer

Anheuser-Busch InBev is introducing Social Club Seltzer, a new brand of hard seltzers in classic cocktail flavors. Social Club is being distributed nationally in variety 12-packs and single-flavor 6-packs, with variants including an Old Fashioned, Sidecar, and Gimlet, all at 7% abv and with 150 calories a 12-ounce can. According to the company, “The alcohol comes from a cold-fermentation of sugar combined with purified water and cold-pressed fruits.” AB-InBev also markets hard seltzers under the Bon & Viv, Bud Light, and Natural Light brands.

11 Greatest Wine Movies & Documentaries Ever Made

Nothing can hold a candle to “Sideways,” the greatest wine movie ever made. Here’s my list.

https://www.masslive.com/entertainment/2020/05/wine-press-greatest-wine-movies-documentaries-ever-made.html

Augmented Reality From Every Australian Wine

Consumers with the Winerytale app will be able to scan almost any Australian wine to see the story of the wine and the winery come to life with stunning augmented reality.

Winerytale – the leading augmented reality wine platform

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/augmented-reality-from-every-australian-wine-301056653.html

So You Think You Know Malo?

Malolactic fermentation is often explained by describing the buttery, creamy notes it contributes to many Chardonnays.

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/so-you-think-you-know-malo/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=87753173&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_xUiUw9m7dwQAN8e0E9mMaA6Ypw56UPtTGgV5NwmOiAs8TP6TwyBeePdLCTsFWmNpsfyUL6RogR4bObDGtf_is4gDGUkkbKFVFNnWRb2J877h-400&_hsmi=87753317

Wine & Medicine: An Enduring Historical Association

The story of wine is rife with pioneering winemaking doctors, and physicians over the millennia have made important contributions to wine writing and promotion, as consumers, producers, and prescribers.

https://www.guildsomm.com/public_content/features/articles/b/geoffrey-crawford/posts/wine-and-medicine

Most Americans claim to drink responsibly in lockdown

The Covid-19 crisis has not increased alcohol consumption during working hours for 84% of respondents.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/05/most-americans-claim-to-drink-responsibly-in-lockdown/

Post Malone Debuts New Rosé Wine, Maison No. 9

Newest project, Maison No. 9, a crisp French rosé that goes on sale next month.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/elvaramirez/2020/05/13/post-malone-debuts-new-ros-wine-maison-no-9/#5bb56a2c6e17

5 Subtle Signs You’re Drinking Too Much Wine

So if you’re experiencing any of these subtle signs you’re drinking too much wine, consider cutting back on your vino habits.

https://www.eatthis.com/drinking-too-much-wine/

Why Innovative Winemakers Are Adding Hops to Wine

Vintners are experimenting with dry-hopping their wines, creating exciting new wines that can exhibit the trademark aromas of many craft beers.

https://vinepair.com/articles/winemakers-adding-hops-to-wine/

Some Nifty Science to Help You Identify Wine Aromas

Behind those countless flavors we sniff is a molecule. It enters your nose, impacts your olfactory receptors, and generates a signal to your brain which tells us things like, “I’m smelling strawberry!”

https://winefolly.com/deep-dive/some-science-to-wine-aromas/?utm_campaign=weekly-science-of-aromas-4-steps-of-tasting-aroma-chart&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQiLCAia2xfY29tcGFueV9pZCI6ICJRZE5ZNHkifQ%3D%3D

The 30 Best Bourbon Whiskeys for Every Budget (2020)

There’s a compelling argument to be made that bourbon is America’s most important spirit.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/best-bourbon-whiskeys-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8b30804605-MAY_14_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8b30804605-38937345&mc_cid=8b30804605&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Anatomy of a Perfect Cheeseboard

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you cheese? It’s absolutely time for a cheeseboard.

https://vinepair.com/articles/infographic-how-to-build-perfect-cheeseboard/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8b30804605-MAY_14_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8b30804605-38937345&mc_cid=8b30804605&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

14 Things You Should Know About Stolichnaya Vodka

Stolichnaya (stow-LEECH-na-ya), better known simply as Stoli, is a familiar bottle on the liquor store shelf, and one of the top-selling spirits brands in the world.

https://vinepair.com/articles/stolichnaya-vodka-elit-stoli-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8b30804605-MAY_14_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8b30804605-38937345&mc_cid=8b30804605&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Millennials are Interested in Wine. Is Napa Interested in Them?

75% of millennials surveyed in 2019 said they would spend more money on wine if they had it

https://www.winemag.com/2020/05/13/millennials-wine-drink-napa/

The Best Wines to Pair with Sourdough Bread

Other drinks, too: bourbon works with sourdough, rum works with sourdough, mezcal works with sourdough… you get the picture.

https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/wine-editor-pair-wine-sourdough-bread

5 Sparkling Wine Cocktails to Make at Your Next Party

While sparkling wine can be enjoyed on its own in chilled champagne flutes, it’s also a great addition to a wide array of mixed cocktails.

https://www.masterclass.com/articles/sparkling-wine-cocktails-to-make-at-your-next-party

Ready-to-Drink Booze Is Winning the Stay-at-Home Drinking Game

While making a drink at a well-stocked home bar can be a joy for some, it turns out that others find happiness in popping open a single-serving can before the Zoom happy hour. And it’s cheaper, too.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-14/canned-wines-and-mixed-drinks-are-winning-stay-at-home-drinking

 

The World Is Thirsty For Sparkling Wines, But Which Are The Winners?

The world now produces 2.5 billion bottles or sparkling wine. This is just under 8% of the world’s total wine production of 32.5 billion bottles.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/karlsson/2020/05/08/the-world-is-thirsty-for-sparkling-wines-but-which-are-the-winners/#62609e0e69c0

 

3 Fun & Easy Prosecco Cocktails

Making a Cocktail is an enjoyable experience, especially when you have a professional Cocktail Kit and a load of ingredients to experiment with.

https://new.glassofbubbly.com/3-fun-easy-prosecco-cocktails/

 

Tequila brands pushing the boundaries of sustainability

This past year, a number of Tequila brands have upped the ante when it comes to creating a more sustainable sector – which could prove to be crucial to the category’s long‐term success.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/05/the-tequila-brands-championing-sustainability/

 

The 20 Best Free Online Games You Can Turn Into Drinking Games

There’s a huge spectrum of games available, from classic board games and card games, to online versions of tried-and-true drinking games we all (vaguely) remember from our college days.

https://vinepair.com/articles/20-best-online-drinking-games/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=019e8d3338-MAY_15_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-019e8d3338-38937345&mc_cid=019e8d3338&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

New RTD

Martini & Rossi, part of the Bacardi portfolio, has launched two new frozen RTD cocktails, Frozé and Frosecco. The 6.5% abv wine cocktails come in 10-ounce packages and can be consumed right from the pouch or poured into glasses. Both are made from Italian wine with natural fruit flavors added and do not contain artificial sweeteners or high fructose corn syrup. Martini & Rossi Frozé and Frosecco are now available across the U.S. for $4 a pouch.

 

Understanding Wind, an Underappreciated Part of Wine

Whatever happens, you often can taste “the wind” in your glass.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/05/14/wind-wine-vineyard/

What Wine Tasting Rooms Will Be Like For the Foreseeable Future

When it finally happens, visiting a tasting room in wine country will look a lot different than it does today

https://www.vinography.com/2020/05/what-wine-tasting-rooms-will-be-like-for-the-foreseeable-future

 

Is there such a thing as bad wine?

Some wines are just not very well made : as with chefs, winemakers can be good or bad at their jobs.

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/may/15/bad-wine-good-wine-fiona-beckett

 

LET’S HEAR IT FOR OHIO: THE BUCKEYE STATE IS THE SIXTH LARGEST WINE PRODUCING STATE IN THE UNITED STATES.

The influx of German immigrants to the Ohio Valley guaranteed him success, as they liked his style of wines

http://www.spiritedbiz.com/lets-hear-it-for-ohio-the-buckeye-state-is-the-sixth-largest-wine-producing-state-in-the-united-states/

 

As wine industry booms, craft beer is struggling

Craft beer, particularly brews made by small, artisan producers, is often consumed in bars, restaurants, tap rooms and brew pubs — all of which have closed in many communities across the United States.

https://www.concordmonitor.com/Craft-brewers-upended-by-COVID-19-closure-of-tap-rooms-bars-34335645

 

Ten Myths About Wine That Waste Your Time And Maybe A Lot Of Your Money

Here are ten myths that will save you embarrassment and even some cash.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnmariani/2020/05/15/ten-myths-about-wine-that-waste-your-time-and-maybe-a-lot-of-your-money/#2e94024c4465

14 Of The Best Wine Subscriptions For Every Type Of Drinker

Here’s a look at the best wine subscriptions for everyone from the casual wine drinker to the serious collector.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-personal-shopper/2020/05/15/best-wine-subscriptions-for-2020/#5a56017878bf

I think there’s broken glass inside my wine bottle. How did that happen?

I’m guessing that it was not broken glass that you saw, but actually a harmless and naturally occurring tartrate crystal

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/i-think-there-s-broken-glass-inside-my-wine-bottle-how-did-that-happen

 

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