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November 28, 2022

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11-28-2022

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Voters reject Question 3 and opt to keep rules for alcohol sellers the same

7 of the Biggest Gin Myths, Debunked

Five Ways to Gift Wrap a Wine Bottle

The Scientific Discovery That Changed The Art Of Wine Pairing Forever

Now, a “fifth sense” known as umami has become accepted by scientists, chefs, sommeliers, wine experts, and foodies across the board.

https://www.tastingtable.com/1083624/the-scientific-discovery-that-changed-the-art-of-wine-pairing-forever/?utm_campaign=clip

A Guide To The Northern Italy Wine Regions

If you have always wanted to know more about the most famous Northern Italy wine regions, keep reading.

https://glassofbubbly.com/a-guide-to-the-northern-italy-wine-regions/

6 Things You Should Know About Midori

With its vibrant, neon green hue, it’s no wonder Midori dominated in bars and nightclubs in the 1980s, when brilliantly colored cocktails were all the rage

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-midori-melon-liqueur-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7f47990874-November_7_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7f47990874-38937345&mc_cid=7f47990874&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The New Old Wine Bottle Technology

Conservative estimates say that glass bottles account for about 29 percent of a wine’s carbon pollution, but other estimates posit that the bottle is responsible for up to 70 percent of a wine’s impact.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2022/11/the-new-old-wine-bottle-technology

White Trumps Red for Wine Drinkers

The year might be heading towards winter, but people looking for wine on Wine-Searcher still have summer firmly on their minds.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2022/11/white-trumps-red-for-wine-drinkers

Tannins can make red wine undrinkable or delicious – what are they?

They can make your face pucker or add rich complexity – winemaker Jonathan Hesford explains their importance

https://www.connexionfrance.com/article/Mag/Food-and-Drink/Tannins-can-make-red-wine-undrinkable-or-delicious-what-are-they

Map of Etna DOC redrawn to include nine new territories

The map of the Etna DOC wine region has been updated to make it easier to identify the myriad contrade (districts or crus) on the slopes of the volcano, with nine new contrade identified as part of the process, taking the total to 142.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2022/11/map-of-etna-doc-redrawn-including-nine-new-territories/

The Urban Legend of Wade Boggs’ 107-Beer Flight

When Wade Boggs first took to the field at Fenway Park in 1982, he launched one of the most successful careers in baseball history.

https://vinepair.com/articles/wade-boggs-beer-flight/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=da157cc140-November_8_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-da157cc140-38937345&mc_cid=da157cc140&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Does Biodynamic Farming Improve Wine? Experts Weigh In

For decades, many wine lovers and producers discounted biodynamic farming as nothing more than pseudoscience.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/11/08/biodynamic-wine/

Prosecco Isn’t “Just Cheap Champagne” — Here’s the Difference

It can be confusing, given the ways these wines are talked about and marketed.

https://www.thekitchn.com/prosecco-vs-champagne-23458938

Question 3 fails, signaling a win for chain liquor retailers and a loss for package stores

Question 3 was a desperate measure by package stores to try to stop chain liquor retailers from edging them out of the market.

https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2022/11/09/question-3-massachusetts-liquor-retailers-package-stores/

AND

Voters reject Question 3 and opt to keep rules for alcohol sellers the same

The measure would have gradually doubled the total number of alcohol licenses a company can hold by 2031. It also would have tightened the cap on how many so-called “full” liquor licenses a business can own.

https://www.wbur.org/news/2022/11/09/massachusetts-ballot-question-3-alcohol-rules

What You Need to Know About the Santo di Montepulciano DOC

The DOC comes in several compositions, each of which leads to the creation of a sweet wine.

https://blog.xtrawine.com/en/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-santo-di-montepulciano-doc/

The 5 Red Wines You Absolutely Must Drink on Your Next Trip to Rome

Let’s explore all the wines you must try on your next trip to Rome, along with restaurants and wine bars to visit, ensuring you have the best Roman food and wine experience.

https://www.bighammerwines.com/blogs/news/the-5-red-wines-you-absolutely-must-drink-on-your-next-trip-to-rome

The 5 Enemies of Wine

These are the five enemies of wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/11/10/enemies-of-wine/

Coming of Age: Who was the real ‘Champagne Charlie’?

GENTLEMAN-ADVENTURER, US CIVIL WAR SPY (MAYBE), RIDER OF WHITE STALLIONS AND INSPIRER OF JAZZ STANDARDS – AS CHARLES HEIDSIECK MARKS 200 YEARS SINCE THE BIRTH OF ITS FOUNDER, WHO WAS THE ORIGINAL ‘CHAMPAGNE CHARLIE’?

https://luxurylondon.co.uk/taste/drink/champagne-charlie-charles-heidsieck/

7 of the Biggest Gin Myths, Debunked

To set the record straight, we debunked seven of the most common gin myths.

https://vinepair.com/articles/gin-myths-debunked/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=54fc76a2cd-November_11_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-54fc76a2cd-38937345&mc_cid=54fc76a2cd&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Best Irish Whiskey for Every Type of Drinker

Although Irish whiskey had nearly been wiped from existence in the 1970s, when only a mere three distilleries remained, Ireland’s signature whiskey has recently been on the upswing.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/11/11/best-irish-whiskey/

Everything You Need To Know About Marsala Wine

Marsala has a nutty, brown sugar flavor with dried fruit flavors and can range from gently sweet (dry) to highly sweet.

https://www.slurrp.com/article/everything-you-need-to-know-about-marsala-wine-1668187359809

How does music affect wine?

It’s not so much a matter of music affecting the taste of wine as influencing our perception of it.

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/how-does-music-affect-the-taste-of-wine-20220922-p5bkaj.html

Five Ways to Gift Wrap a Wine Bottle

The following five gift wrap ideas give a wine bottle a festive and personalized touch.

https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-wrap-a-wine-bottle-6825913

A definition of wine aromas

The term “aroma” is pretty much self-evident: It is the smell of wine derived from grapes.

https://www.lodiwine.com/blog/A-definition-of-wine-aromas

Meet Victoria James—the Sunshine State’s Sommelier

Once the world’s youngest sommelier, Victoria James is now changing the culture of restaurants.

https://flamingomag.com/2022/11/16/meet-victoria-james-the-sunshine-states-sommelier/

QR Code Regulations in the Beverage Alcohol Industry

QR codes are a solid line of communication with consumers and even if consumers decide they do not like the product or agree with the information, at least they had the good intention of seeking it out and evaluating it. In Dr. Frankl’s view, the QR code is a stimulus that consumers, in turn, respond to in making their decisions. It expands their freedom of choice.

https://sovos.com/blog/ship/qr-code-regulations-in-the-beverage-alcohol-industry/

All the Different Styles of Rye, Explained

Rye has been produced in the United States since the 1800s, when Scottish and Irish immigrants settled on the land now known as Pennsylvania and Maryland.

https://vinepair.com/articles/styles-of-rye-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=3acd5dba2b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2022_11_17_01_59&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-3acd5dba2b-38937345&mc_cid=3acd5dba2b&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

What’s in a vière?

Every now and then, you come across an invention that makes you wonder: why did no one think of this before?

https://traveltomorrow.com/this-mix-between-wine-and-beer-is-the-new-it-drink/

Champagne: the significance of disgorgement

In the last of her reflections following the publication of her 2022 Champagne Report, Essi Avellan MW considers the importance of a complex but integral topic: disgorgement

https://cluboenologique.com/story/champagne-disgorgement-date-importance-explained/

Yuengling Launches New Bongo Fizz Premium Beer with Hint of Mango Flavor

Bongo Fizz embodies tropical relaxation, making it the ideal beer for adults of legal drinking-age looking for a flavorful and refreshing beer that is perfect for many of life’s occasions.

https://www.brewbound.com/news/yuengling-launches-new-bongo-fizz-premium-beer-with-hint-of-mango-flavor/

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 11-26-22 Liquor Industry News

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By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, IWS*, SWS, OWE, IWM*

11-14-2022

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

A Big NO for Big Y

The Complete History Of E. & J. Gallo Winery

5 of the Biggest Vodka Myths, Debunked

Why I let my kids drink wine

My Italian wife grew up with her father allowing her a sip of wine at the table.

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/why-i-let-my-kids-drink-wine-20221019-p5br43.html

Should You Decant Champagne? It Depends

One thing all parties can agree on, however, is that decanting is situational:

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/21/how-to-decant-champagne/

12 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Drinking Red Wine

When it comes to red wine, a survey conducted by National Today shows that it is the preferred choice for almost half of U.S. consumers.

https://www.mashed.com/1066715/mistakes-everyone-makes-when-drinking-red-wine/?utm_campaign=clip

The Winery Behind Trader Joe’s Wine

Two-Buck Chuck is just a nickname. The label is officially called Charles Shaw, made under the California vintner Bronco Wine Company.

https://www.thedailymeal.com/1064398/the-winery-behind-trader-joes-wine/?utm_campaign=clip

The Complete History Of E. & J. Gallo Winery

The history behind the family-owned E. & J. Gallo Winery can be likened to the depth and complexity of some of its many products.

https://www.mashed.com/1066819/the-complete-history-of-e-j-gallo-winery/?utm_campaign=clip

Commentary: Post-pandemic, we need strong liquor laws

Underage drinking is a serious problem.

https://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Commentary-Post-pandemic-we-need-strong-liquor-17523748.php

FTC penalises Drizly for data breach

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against alcohol e-commerce platform Drizly and its CEO for alleged security failures that resulted in the leak of the personal information of 2.5 million users.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2022/10/ftc-penalises-drizly-for-data-breach/

Sherry gets its newness made official

One of the biggest changes is that the “Sherry Triangle” is for all purposes, no more.

https://www.hudin.com/sherry-gets-its-newness-official/

“Mineral”, “fruity”, “feminine”… the language of wine sometimes doesn’t mean much anymore

The consumer, instead of finding help in these speeches, is more likely to plunge into some confusion.

https://lookcharms.com/mineral-fruity-feminine-the-language-of-wine-sometimes-doesnt-mean-much-anymore/

What are the health benefits and food industry applications of wine industry by-products?

The wine industry generates 20 million tons of by-products annually, corresponding to about 30% of the total quantity of vinified grapes.

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20221024/What-are-the-health-benefits-and-food-industry-applications-of-wine-industry-by-products.aspx

What Is Mead? A Guide to the World’s Oldest Alcoholic Beverage

Although mead may seem like a newcomer to the alcohol scene, it has ancient roots and even predates wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/24/what-is-mead/

The Highest-Rated Beer in Every State (2022)

It’s no secret that Americans love beer.

https://vinepair.com/articles/highest-rated-beer-states-map/

This is why wine was a warrior’s drink for most of history

The history of wine is mainly connected to warriors during the medieval days.

https://www.wearethemighty.com/mighty-history/wine-military-history/

New Tequila Sodas

The Boston Beer Company has entered the Tequila-based RTD market with Loma Vista, a new line of flavored Tequila sodas. The 5.5% abv drinks are made with Blanco Tequila, lime juice, soda water, and other flavors. The initial lineup comes in two flavors—Lime and Mango—both available in 4-packs of 12-ounce cans. Loma Vista is now available in select markets across the U.S. with expanded availability planned for near future.

5 of the Biggest Vodka Myths, Debunked

To separate fact from folklore, we debunked five of the most widely held vodka myths and even broke down the rationale behind a popular yet futile TikTok trend.

https://vinepair.com/articles/vodka-myths-debunked/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=e7b79c208a-October_25_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-e7b79c208a-38937345&mc_cid=e7b79c208a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Nebbiolo — A Guide to the Basics

Without it, there would be no Barolo or Barbaresco.

https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/red-wine/nebbiolo-wine-guide

The Top Beer Trends in 2022-23

Has the turmoil of the past few years led to more nostalgic beer styles, a harkening back to simpler times?

https://beveragedynamics.com/2022/10/24/the-top-beer-trends-for-2022-23/

The Best Tequilas for Every Kind of Drinker

Here’s everything you need to know about tequila.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/24/best-tequilas/

The Beginner’s Guide To California’s Paso Robles Wine

Napa and Sonoma might get the bulk of the attention when it comes to California wines, but that doesn’t mean they’re the only regions in the state with something to offer.

https://www.tastingtable.com/1074010/the-beginners-guide-to-californias-paso-robles-wine/?utm_campaign=clip

Beer Label Fundamentals

We’ve compiled the basic information required by both the federal and state levels to help maintain compliance as you begin the label design process.

https://sovos.com/blog/ship/beer-label-fundamentals/

Buttafuoco may be an obscure wine, but it is a wonderful red blend worth the search

The Fiamberti winery has been making wine in the Oltrepò Pavese for more than two centuries

https://thehub.ca/2022-10-28/malcolm-jolley-buttafuoco-may-be-an-obscure-wine-but-it-is-a-wonderful-red-blend-worth-the-price/

New Book Details How Climate Change Will Alter How Wines Are Made Worldwide. . . Sooner Than Later

More than most industries, the global wine community has recognized how climate change will radically affect their vineyards, grape growing and flavor of their wines.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnmariani/2022/10/28/new-book-details-how-climate-change-will-alter-how-wines-are-made-worldwide—sooner-than-later/?sh=340372b71469

Should alcohol ads face tighter rules?

The drinks industry is fighting its corner in the face of World Health Organization calls for tighter regulations on alcohol advertising.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2022/10/should-alcohol-ads-face-tighter-rules/

5m bottles of Spanish wine disguised as French in Bordeaux fraud scheme

Bordeaux investigators have discovered a fraud scheme which saw up to five million bottles of cheap Spanish wine disguised as French.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2022/10/5m-bottles-of-spanish-wine-disguised-as-french-in-bordeaux-fraud-scheme/

American Rye Whiskey Is Having a Moment

While rye itself—defined as a whiskey made with at least 51% rye grain—has been around for centuries,

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/28/american-rye-whiskey-is-having-a-moment/

A Beginner’s Guide to the Loire Valley and Its Iconic Wines

Located along France’s longest river of the same name, the Loire Valley—aka Centre-Loire—is a picturesque region known for its chateaus, royal abbeys and a rich winemaking history that stretches over 2,000 years.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/27/a-beginners-guide-to-the-loire-valley-and-its-iconic-wines/

This Small Missouri Town Will Change the Way You Think About Midwest Wines

Augusta, Missouri, has a surprising wine scene you should know about.

https://www.travelandleisure.com/augusta-missouri-wine-destination-6822193

Sulphur, so good? What it really means when wine ‘contains sulphites’

The debate around sulphur dioxide in wine is full of half-truths, hotly held opinions, and often tedious technicalities.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-drink/130301207/sulphur-so-good-what-it-really-means-when-wine-contains-sulphites

New Cutwater

Cutwater Spirits has announced a new line of bottled RTD cocktails, Cutwater Heaters. The line comes in three varieties—Vodka Apple Pie, Whiskey Hot Toddy, and Hot Buttered Rum—all packaged in 375-ml. bottles at 40% abv. The line is meant to be mixed with hot water to create warm cold-weather sippers. Cutwater Heaters is now available in California, Colorado, and Massachusetts, as well as online via SipWhiskey.com and ReupLiquor.com for a suggested price of $14 a 375-ml. Cutwater Spirits, part of AB InBev, was at just under two million cases in 2021, according to Impact Databank.

Recent trends in wine drinking in the USA

So, it seems to be inflation that is the current issue — wine prices are going up, but our incomes are not.

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2022/10/recent-trends-in-wine-drinking-in-usa.html

Why is blending such a key part of making wines in Bordeaux?

Bordeaux used to be a marginal grape-growing region – hence blending was key to achieving consistency in style

http://www.the-buyer.net/insight/bordeaux-blend-showcases-art-blending/

The 12 Best Chiantis for 2022

Chianti wines can be juicy and bright, or broody and dark, and they always have wonderful natural acidity.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/6-best-chiantis-2021/

Are corks about to make a comeback?

Cork oaks are harvested for their cork bark about once every nine years.

https://www.therealreview.com/2022/11/02/are-corks-about-to-make-a-comeback/

Holiday Wine-Buying Habits Uncorked: Online Ordering Continues to Grow

For many Americans, wine is an important part of holiday celebrations. It not only pairs well with holiday spreads, but it also makes guests merry and bright.

https://civicscience.com/holiday-wine-buying-habits-uncorked-online-ordering-continues-to-grow/

AND

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF GIVING GIFTS.

HOW TO TWEAK YOUR MESSAGING FOR MORE SALES THIS HOLIDAY.

https://www.wineglassmarketing.com/the-psychology-behind-gift-buying/

Sippd Debuts Wine Quiz to Enhance the Personalization of Consumer’s Wine Recommendations

The introduction of this seven-question quiz comes as an addition to the mobile app’s existing AI-based algorithm, assisting consumers in building and refining their unique wine taste preferences.

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/598933103/sippd-debuts-wine-quiz-to-enhance-the-personalization-of-consumer-s-wine-recommendations

6 New American Liqueurs To Try Now

These delicious, US-made liqueurs are designed not just for sipping, but for enhancing cocktails as well.

https://www.foodandwine.com/american-made-liqueurs-6754565

The 7 Best Amaretto Liqueurs

Amaretto, which translates to “a little bitter,” is an Italian liqueur with a distinct almond flavor.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/11/01/best-amaretto-liqueurs/

A Big NO for Big Y

When the roll call vote came, it was No, No, No, No, No, No, No, No, No. A resounding nine no votes and not a single yes.

https://franklinobserver.town.news/g/franklin-town-ma/n/129523/big-no-big-y

AND

License transfer from Franklin Village Liquors to Big Y

Town of Franklin MA says NO listen why

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/11/town-council-quarterbacking-with-tom.html

How To Successfully Store, Pour And Drink Champagne, According To An Expert

Mary Claire Boyd, fair director of the Spirit of Christmas Fair, is here to give her advice on how best to enjoy a glass of bubbly.

https://www.luxurylifestylemag.co.uk/food-and-drink/how-to-successfully-store-pour-and-drink-champagne-according-to-an-expert/

Wineries Embrace Worms in the Fight to Conserve Water

Feeding on the grape skins, seeds, sugars and other organic compounds in winery gray water, the worms generate nutrient-dense worm castings, a rich source of fertilizer.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/31/wineries-worms/

The Best Bottle Picks for a Delicious Mulled Wine

From the first bit of chill in the evening air, those of us who love the cozy season pull out all the stops to make home a bit more hygge.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/11/04/best-mulled-wine/

How neuroscience can make your wine taste better

Neuroscience and wine may not seem like immediate bedfellows, but some producers are putting the time in to find out how drinkers are affected by things like our surroundings and assumptions. This in turn offers some insights into how to make the wine you serve taste better.

https://www.cityam.com/how-neuroscience-can-make-your-wine-taste-better/

A practical definition of terroir

Let’s start with the premise that there is such a thing as terroir, and then afterwards, touch a little upon the perspectives of naysayers.

https://www.lodiwine.com/blog/A-practical-definition-of-terroir

The Beginner’s Guide To Italy’s South Tyrol Wine Region

South Tyrol (Alto Adige in Italian and Südtirol in German) boasts the northernmost location in the country, bordering Austria. For over 500 years

https://www.tastingtable.com/1084350/the-beginners-guide-to-italys-south-tyrol-wine-region/?utm_campaign=clip

Is Malt Beer The Same Thing As Malt Liquor?

Before we get into the differences between malt beer and malt liquor, it will be helpful to know what malt is

https://www.tastingtable.com/1079617/is-malt-beer-the-same-thing-as-malt-liquor/?utm_campaign=clip

Why You Should Reconsider Buying Cooking Wine At The Grocery Store

The rule of thumb for choosing a wine to cook with has always been to not cook with a wine that you wouldn’t drink.

https://www.tastingtable.com/1080599/why-you-should-reconsider-buying-cooking-wine-at-the-grocery-store/?utm_campaign=clip

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

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What Does ‘Complexity’ Mean in Wine?

A Guide to Apple Brandy, America’s Oldest Spirit

8 of the Biggest Tequila Myths, Debunked

Scientists Just Figured Out a Way to Make Beer Taste Even Better

Today’s tall cylindrical fermentation tanks that have replaced the shorter vats of breweries in the past have tended to negatively impact the taste of the resulting beer – but now scientists have stepped in to improve the taste of our booze.

https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-just-figured-out-a-way-to-make-beer-taste-even-better

Everything You Need to Know About Bock Beer

Whether your go-to brew is a classic lager or a full-bodied stout, it doesn’t hurt to switch things up and try a new beer style occasionally.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/07/what-is-bock-beer/

How to Hold a Wine Glass Properly, and Why It Matters

Perhaps the small screen isn’t the best resource for learning the ropes. Because yes, there is a proper way to hold a wine glass—and it matters.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/07/how-to-hold-a-wine-glass/

The Complete Guide to Marsala Wine

The enduring ubiquity of the Italian-American dish chicken Marsala ensures that, for many Americans, Marsala is a household name.

https://vinepair.com/articles/the-complete-guide-to-marsala-wine/

How to Drink Better: Why does drinking some wines give me a sore head?

John Wilson: Sulphites are often blamed, but they are unlikely to be the true culprit

https://www.irishtimes.com/food/drink/2022/10/09/john-wilson-why-does-drinking-wine-give-me-a-sore-head/

How to Draw a Wine Bottle

Learn how to draw a great looking Wine Bottle with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial. You can now easily create a beautiful Wine Bottle drawing.

https://easydrawingguides.com/how-to-draw-a-wine-bottle/

8 Things You Should Know About St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur

Launched in 2007 by third-generation distiller Robert J. Cooper, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur kickstarted an elderflower craze that would span the next decade and a half and revived a sleepy liqueur industry.

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-st-germain/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8c48b7d047-October_10_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8c48b7d047-38937345&mc_cid=8c48b7d047&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Six Reasons Why You Should Only Buy Wine at Independent Shops

Following are six benefits you’ll get from visiting your neighborhood, locally owned wine spot.

https://www.dallasobserver.com/restaurants/six-reasons-why-you-should-only-buy-wine-at-independent-shops-12114022

ARE SMALLER BUBBLES REALLY BETTER?

Larger bubbles may be more efficient than small ones to help release aromas.

https://winespeed.com/blog/2022/10/are-smaller-bubbles-really-better/

Mumm to launch Tasmanian sparkling wine

The escalating prestige of Tasmanian sparkling wine has prompted Maison Mumm to issue a Tasmanian non-vintage brut cuvée, the latest of its Mumm Terroir range sourced from regions outside of Champagne.

https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/mumm-to-launch-tasmanian-sparkling-wine-489130/

Constellation Brands sheds more of its winery portfolio

Constellation Brands Inc. has sold more of its portfolio as the nation’s fifth-largest wine company downsizes to focus on the premium market.

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/business/constellation-brands-sheds-more-of-its-winery-portfolio/

How to Pair Wine With Spicy Food (Beyond Riesling)

Acidity is also key. “High acid wines are what you want with food

https://mag.sommtv.com/2022/09/how-to-pair-wine-with-spicy-food/

From Eponymous to Anonymous: What Happens When Winemakers Sell Their Names?

Not only does this mean they no longer use their name commercially; the new owner might employ their birthright in embarrassing ways.

https://vinepair.com/articles/what-happens-when-winemakers-sell-their-names/?utm_source=AfternoonBrief&utm_medium=newsletter

The oenophile’s guide to visiting Argentina

Visiting a selection of wineries while touring Argentina has become a crucial part of understanding the country’s symbiosis with its unique environment as well as its heritage.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2022/10/the-oenophiles-guide-to-visiting-argentina/

The Weird Alcohol Emoji You Never Knew Existed

Added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015, the alembic emoji — a bulbous flask with a neck angled down sitting perched on a small stand — is designed to represent an ancient distilling tool that dates back to the 6th century.

https://vinepair.com/articles/weird-alcohol-emoji/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=43ea09db27-October_11_2022_&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-43ea09db27-38937345&mc_cid=43ea09db27&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

There’s an Italian Town Where Witches Waged War Over Wine

The hidden history of an Italian village where witches battled to determine if wine would spoil that season.e

https://www.fodors.com/world/europe/italy/experiences/news/inside-the-italian-town-where-witches-waged-war-over-wine

Mass. voters to decide who can sell beer and wine

Massachusetts voters will be asked a simple question on this year’s ballot: whether to expand the number of locations where retail, grocery and convenience store chains are allowed to sell alcohol.

https://www.axios.com/local/boston/2022/10/11/massachusetts-voters-decide-sell-beer-wine

The Real Difference Between Bubbly Faves Prosecco And Champagne

Watching the gold-colored liquid foam over a flute glass is one of the most luxurious sights, whether it’s Champagne or Prosecco. But do you know the difference between the two? Because not all sparkling wine is created equal.

https://www.glam.com/1046415/the-real-difference-between-bubbly-faves-prosecco-and-champagne/?utm_campaign=clip

Decanter bookmarks: Things to read, watch and listen to for wine lovers

Every month the Decanter team selects the best books, podcasts, films and shows for wine lovers.

https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/opinion/the-editors-blog/decanter-bookmarks-what-to-read-watch-and-listen-to-this-month-459552/

NEW LABEL TO ENCOURAGE RECYCLING

This is a major step for consumers who love our brands and will now have even more information about how to best recycle wine containers.

https://wbmonline.com.au/new-label-to-encourage-recycling/

Who Cares About Wine Ratings

Are ratings the be all end all? No.

https://www.northwestwinereport.com/2022/10/who-cares-about-wine-ratings.html

9 Women Who Changed the Wine World

In an industry long dominated by men, women are making meaningful inroads, but their journey is far from over. Here are nine women who’ve changed the world of wine—and are boosting the female leaders to come.

https://www.worth.com/9-women-changed-wine-world/

Prosecco’s Identity

Is it an Italian thing? For most of the world, yes. Australia begs to differ

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/prosecco-s-identity

8 of the Biggest Tequila Myths, Debunked

Tequila is undeniably one of the world’s most popular spirits, with last year’s annual revenue amounting to over $5.2 billion.

https://vinepair.com/articles/tequila-myths-debunked/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8abe99fc1d-October_13_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8abe99fc1d-38937345&mc_cid=8abe99fc1d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

‘Olfactometer’ brings smells to VR worlds for wine-sniffing game

Smells could be introduced to virtual-reality (VR) worlds through the development of an odour machine or ‘olfactometer’.

https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2022/10/olfactometer-brings-smells-to-vr-worlds-for-wine-sniffing-game/

VOTE YES ON 3 In MA

2022 Massachusetts State Election- Yes on Question 3, Expanded Availability of Alcohol Licenses

https://youtu.be/pxwWnCdsbME

Alcoholic Fermentation: What Is It, and Why Is It Important?

Alcoholic fermentation is the chemical process that creates alcohol.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/14/alcoholic-fermentation/

Fruit Wines: What Is Elderberry Wine And Its Flavor Profile

Elderberries are the fruit of the bushy shrub Sambucus, of which there are numerous species.

https://www.slurrp.com/article/fruit-wines-what-is-elderberry-wine-and-its-flavour-profile-1665769199202

The Italian town with a boozy secret

It’s super strong, fennel-flavored, as transparent as water — and in many households across Sardinia it’s still produced illegally.

https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/47486816/the-italian-town-with-a-boozy-secret

Is There Actually Any Truth to ‘Beer Before Liquor, Never Been Sicker’?

You’ve probably heard this phrase dozens of times.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/20/beer-before-liquor-myth-debunked/

Do Agglomerate Corks Make Wines Astringent?

A ‘potentially flavour-active contaminant’ called suberic acid may be creating an astringent effect in wines sealed with micro-agglomerate corks.

https://www.wine-business-international.com/wine/academic-papers/do-agglomerate-corks-make-wines-astringent

Kings of Leon creates whiskey line

American rock band Kings of Leon has partnered with Kentucky-based Willett Distillery to launch a limited edition Bourbon and rye whiskey collection.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2022/10/kings-of-leon-creates-whiskey-line/

How much wine is in… wine

It may seem funny, but the definition of wine is once again beginning to elude all interpretation.

https://weekly.tvp.pl/63923173/how-much-wine-is-in-wine

Snoop Dogg Launches Exclusive Limited-Edition Death Row Records Red Wine

Entertainment Icon, Snoop Dogg continues to take the wine industry by storm,

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2022/10/20/snoop-dogg-launches-exclusive-limited-edition-death-row-records-red-wine

Does Sound Affect Our Perception of Taste? These Wine Experts Think So

The brain is constantly influenced by any number of stimuli. For the last two decades, researchers have studied the cognitive and perceptual factors that affect how we perceive wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/19/sound-and-wine/

You can now buy a Napa Valley-themed version of Monopoly

If you’ve always fancied yourself as something of a wine tycoon, you can now pass ‘Go’ and embark on a journey through some of Napa Valley’s most iconic wineries.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2022/10/you-can-now-buy-a-napa-valley-themed-version-of-monopoly/

Crumbled Cork Wine Bottle

Does this mean the wine is bad? Or worse, can the cork pieces make you sick?

https://winevore.com/crumbled-cork-wine-bottle/

A Guide to Apple Brandy, America’s Oldest Spirit

Whether you call it applejack, Calvados or bätzi, at its core, apple brandy is any liquor made from fermented and distilled apples.

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/18/apple-brandy-applejack-calvados-guide/

Wine pairing for zombies: Which wines go best with human flesh?

But what wines would go best with a dinner of human meat?

https://gizmodo.com/wine-pairing-for-zombies-which-wines-go-best-with-huma-5918888

“Blind Ambition” Is the Wine Movie the World Needs Right Now

A couple of years ago, the wine world was treated to its own version of such an underdog story, as a group of Zimbabwean sommeliers competed in the World Wine Tasting Championships in Burgundy.

https://www.vinography.com/2022/10/blind-ambition-is-the-wine-movie-the-world-needs-right-now

Italian agri-food exports are breaking historical records: wine is the most exported product

A record pace with wine acting as the locomotive. It is held by Italian agri-food exports, which, if current growth rates continue, will exceed 60 billion in 2022

https://winenews.it/en/italian-agri-food-exports-are-breaking-historical-records-wine-is-the-most-exported-product_480662/

Boston Globe: “Liquor store giant Total Wine enters fray on Question 3”

“The mom-and-pop package stores in Massachusetts now can identify an enemy in their Question 3 ballot campaign: retail giant Total Wine & More.

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/10/boston-globe-liquor-store-giant-total.html

A long overlooked Italian grape—Nebbiolo—has found its place in Lodi hillsides

Among the many wine grapes commercially grown in Lodi—over 125 of them, at last count—there is one that has remained an obscurity in the region and throughout California, despite its supremacy in its native Italy.

https://www.lodiwine.com/blog/A-long-overlooked-Italian-grape-Nebbiolo-has-found-its-place-in-Lodi-hillsides

What’s the Difference Between an Apéritif and a Digestif?

As two cornerstones of European drinking culture, apéritifs and digestifs have long enhanced the dining experience.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/difference-aperitif-digestif/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7bd1cb028c-October_19_2022&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7bd1cb028c-38937345&mc_cid=7bd1cb028c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How Prosecco Became The World’s Most Popular Sparkling Wine: With A Name Change

Prosecco used to be the name of a grape mainly grown in north-eastern Italy, in the Veneto region, but not only

https://www.forbes.com/sites/karlsson/2022/10/18/how-prosecco-became-the-worlds-most-popular-sparkling-wine-with-a-name-change/?sh=1fa18b382315

The New Wine Game GRAPES Is Available on Amazon Now

GRAPES is the first wine card game that doesn’t need you to taste wine while playing, but is intended to expand its audience beyond just wine connoisseurs via the playing process.

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2022/10/17/the-new-wine-game-grapes-is-available-on-amazon-now

Top 5 Reasons Glass Bottles Are Best For Wine

Before you head to the wine aisle next, here are some the reasons glass bottles have endured the test of time.

https://www.o-i.com/news/glass-optimal-packaging-material-for-wine/

What Does ‘Complexity’ Mean in Wine?

What makes wine complex?

https://www.winemag.com/2022/10/17/what-does-complexity-mean-in-wine/

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