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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 03-11-19

March 11, 2019

Exploring all things wine with you!

03-11-19

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-11-18

October 11, 2018

Exploring all things wine with you!

10-11-18

Franklin Wine Club Exploring Joseph Carr And Josh Wines

September 14, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Joseph Carr And Josh Wines

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

Thursday September 13th 2018







Exploring Wines Of Joseph Carr And Josh

Host Adam Cataldo

Please join us for an immersive tasting experience as we weave through the story of Joseph Carr.

We will talk about how Joe discovered his passion for wine; what led him to starting his namesake label from the Napa Valley; and how the wine he made to honor his father, Josh, became one of America’s most beloved Cabernets.

You’ll have the opportunity to taste and discover how the Josh Cellars varietals compare with their Joseph Carr counterparts

Adams Bio

Adam Cataldo is a recovering history major, IT guy, and bartender who has spent the last 8 years in the wine and spirits industry. He can often be found spreading the good word of Josh Cellars throughout South Eastern Massachusetts as its District Manager for Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits, at least when he’s not complaining about the Boston Bruins.

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/254096004/

 

 

The Wines:

 

Wine #1

 

 2017 Josh Chardonnay

Regular Price: $14.99

 

Wine #2:

2016 Joseph Carr Chardonnay

Regular Price: $21.99

 

Wine #3

2015 Josh Paso Cabernet Sauvignon


 

Regular Price: $18.99

 

Wine #4:

2015 Joseph Carr Paso Cabernet Sauvignon



Regular Price $23.99

 

Wine #5

2015 Josh North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon

Regular Price $18.99

 

Wine #6

2015 Joseph Carr Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

750ml $29.99

 

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Michele Chiarlo Wines

August 1, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Michele Chiarlo Wines

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

Tuesday July 31st 2018






Exploring Michele Chiarlo Wines

Host: Adam Verona

Since 1956 Michele Chiarlo is synonym with the wines of Piemonte. At a very young age Michele started to travel to showcase with unlimited passion what Piemonte could produce. With Michele’s guidance now his sons Stefano and Alberto have taken over different roles and are carrying on their father’s passion. The story of Michele Chiarlo as a wine producer starts with Barbera and specifically from Asti but quickly moves to cover all the top areas of Piemonte, Gavi, Barolo, Barbaresco and more.

The philosophy at the winery is to produce classic wines of terroir with the most up to date know how and still vivid passion.

Adams Bio

As Michele Chiarlo’s North American Brand Ambassador, Adam makes regular trips to Piedmont, Italy and works closely with Michele’s sons Alberto (sales and marketing) and Stefano (winemaking and technical aspects).

Adam has had a passion for wine and food for as long as he can remember. He began his wine studies in his early twenties that included an internship on a Tuscan vineyard, gaining hands on experience in every phase of wine production.

After years of representing Chiarlo wines in wholesale, he was introduced to the Michele Chiarlo family. In 2016 he took the position with the winery and now travels the United States and Canada, proudly promoting the Chiarlo family wines. Adam lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his wife and son.

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/251988152/

 

 

The Wines:

 

Wine #1

 

2016 Nivole Moscato d’Asti

Regular Price: $19.99

 

Wine #2:

2016 Le Marne Gavi

Regular Price: $19.99

 

Wine #3

2014 Nizza Cipressi

 

Regular Price: $24.99

 

Wine #4:

2015 Il Principe Langhe Nebbiolo


Regular Price $19.99

 

Wine #5

2010 Barolo Tortoniano

Regular Price $49.99

 

Liquor #1

Grappa di Nivole Moscato

 

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Aged Wines

June 30, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Aged Wines

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

Thursday June 28th 2018

 

Exploring Aged Wines “Old vs New”

Hosts: Kim Simone, Mark Lenzi

“Like a fine wine, improving with age.” That old wine adage has been around for centuries, but is it true? Have you always wondered what’s so special about older wines? Join Mark and Kim as they open bottles from Mark’s “secret stash” of older vintages and compare them to the current releases of similar wines. If you’ve never had the opportunity to taste some older, well-aged bottles, this is the tasting for you.

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/251203352/

 

The Wines:

 

Pair #1

 

1996 Le Cloitre du Prieuré-Lichine Margaux

2005 Chateau Haut Sociondo Premieres Cotes De Blaye

 

2015 Chateau Roustaing Reserve Vieilles Vignes

Regular Price: $10.99

 

Pair #2:

2004 Catena Malbec

2005 Catena Malbec

2016 Aruma Malbec

Regular Price: $14.99

 

Pair #3

1995 Ste Michelle Indian Wells Merlot

2000 Robert Mondavi Napa Merlot

2014 Charles Krug Napa Merlot

Regular Price: $19.99

 

Pair# 4:

1995 Arrowwood Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

1997 B.R. Cohn Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon

1999 Clos Pegase Napa Cabernet

2014 Black Stallion Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

Regular Price $29.99

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Introducing Physical Web Technology

The Physical Web uses beacon technology to communicate to your phone.

Two ways your can explore this with us:

1.     Walk into the store and get current specials, our custom tasting notes and drink recommendations.

2.     Attend a education/tasting in our wine room and get product information, pricing and food pairings

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Rosé Wines

June 22, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Rosé Wines

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

 

Thursday June 21st 2018

 

 

June 21st

Exploring Rosé Wines

Hosts: Kim Simone, Mark Lenzi

Spring has sprung, and soon summer will be upon us. Get ready for the warmer weather with a tasting of our favorite seasonal wine style, rosé. We’ll taste through a selection of pink wines from around the world and made from many different grape varieties. Come find a new favorite for your summer parties, barbecues, and lazy afternoons in the sun.

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/251015634/

 

The Wines:

 

Wine #1

2016 A-Z Bubbles (USA OR)







750ml $16.99

 

Wine #2

2017 Arrumaco (Spain)


750ml $7.99

 

Wine #3

2017 Penya (France)

750ml $9.99

 

Wine #4

2017 IBY (Austria)

 

750ml $14.99

 

Wine #5

2017 Pasqua 11 Minutes (Italy)








750ml $17.99

 

Wine #6

2016 Brick & Mortar (USA CA)

 

750ml $11.99

 

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Introducing Physical Web Technology

The Physical Web uses beacon technology to communicate to your phone.

Two ways your can explore this with us:

1.     Walk into the store and get current specials, our custom tasting notes and drink recommendations.

2.     Attend a education/tasting in our wine room and get product information, pricing and food pairings

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Glen Moray Scotch

June 8, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Glen Moray Scotch

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

Thursday June 7th 2018

 

June 7th

Exploring Scotch With Glen Moray

Guest Host: Jordan Davis

Join us on June 7th for a exciting night of whisky 101 and tasting featuring several of Glen Moray Distillery offerings!

Located in the heart of Speyside, Scotland’s whisky capital, the Glen Moray distillery has been producing fine single malt since 1897.

Through the boom times of late 19th Century and enduring two World Wars, the consistency and care taken to produce spirits has ensured GLEN MORAY has always remained one of the most highly-regarded Speyside single malts.

About Jordan

Jordan Davis, Brand Ambassador, Glen Moray

For the past 10 years, Jordan Davis has held numerous positions in the liquor industry. He Began his career as a merchandiser and worked his way up to sales rep, district manager and was a part of a chain account management team.

His most impactful stop was in North Carolina where he helped develop a spirit brokerage from its inception. The brokerage started with 2 spirits and now currently represents 52 skus! During his tenure in North Carolina, Jordan earned his CSS credentials, paving the path for his current position.

In 2017, Jordan accepted the position of Brand Ambassador of Glen Moray. He now focuses on the education, marketing and promotion of this great scotch!

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/250842275/

 

The Scotches:

 

 #1

Chardonnay Cask







750ml $26.99

 

 #2

Sherry Cask


750ml $26.99

 

#3

Port Cask

750ml $26.99

 

 #4

Classic

 

750ml $24.99

 

 #5

12 YO








750ml $39.99

 

 #6

18 YO

 

750ml $102.99

 

#7

15 YO

750ml $64.99

 

 

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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Co Host

Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Introducing Physical Web Technology

The Physical Web uses beacon technology to communicate to your phone.

Two ways your can explore this with us:

1.     Walk into the store and get current specials, our custom tasting notes and drink recommendations.

2.     Attend a education/tasting in our wine room and get product information, pricing and food pairings

Stop in and try and be rewarded with a special gift for using.

 

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Gagliardo Wines

May 25, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Gagliardo Wines

An Education And Tasting 

CLUB

Thursday May 24th 2018

 

Exploring Poderi Gianni Gagliardo Wines

Host: Vito Candela

Franklin Wine Club Event Held in the Franklin Liquors wine room.

The Gagliardo family has been deeply rooted in the history of cultivating grapes and producing wines in Piemonte, one of the most prestigious wine regions, since 1848. The Gagliardo ancestors, the Colla family, initially began producing Moscato from Santo Stefano Belbo. Then the next generation of the family moved to Diano d’Alba producing Dolcetto, and finally Paolo Colla bought a small farm and vineyard in La Morra in the Barolo region and started producing Barolo wine with the care and attention that only a great passion and respect for the land can provide.

We will explore:

Favorita, Barbera, Dolcetto, Barolo and Brachetto

Vito Bio:

Born in 1960 and brought up in Bari, Puglia.

Vito Candela came the first time to the USA in 1982 to study Business Administration at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.

In 1990 while on vacation in Cartagena, Colombia he decided to move there and start his own import business in the food and wine industry in which he had worked in while going to school in the states.

Some of the top Italian producers where part of his company’s portfolio which became shortly one of the largest in South America.

While in Bogotá on a business trip he met his wife Claudia with whom he has two children Vincenzo and Maria Josè.

In 1998 after an interesting experience with the Colombian guerrilla, he moved his family to the United States where a Tuscan winery offered him the positions of North America Export Director.

Intrigued by the challenge he accepted the position.

In 2005 he was promoted to Vice President North America.

In July 2013 he joined a large Italian Wine Group as VP North Americas until September 2017 when he decided to start his own company and to work with Top family owned wineries like Poderi Gianni Gagliardo in Barolo and Barbera.

Among his hobbies, racing Ducati Superbikes, working out, fishing and of course tasting great wines from all over the world.

https://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/250337949/

The Wines:

 

Wine #1

2016 Favorita (Vermentino) Fallegro





750ml $17.99

 

Wine #2

2016 Dolcetto Paulin


750ml $19.99

 

Wine #3

2016 Barbera Madama

750ml $19.99

 

Wine #4

2012 GG Barolo

 

750ml $55.99

 

Wine #5

2013 Castelletto Barolo






750ml $107.99

 

Wine #6

Villa M Rosso

 

750ml $17.99

 

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Franklin Liquors Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

333 East Central St

Franklin, Ma 02038

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New Card Back 2016

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Co Host

Kim Simone Vinitas Wineworks

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Introducing Physical Web Technology

The Physical Web uses beacon technology to communicate to your phone.

Two ways your can explore this with us:

1.     Walk into the store and get current specials, our custom tasting notes and drink recommendations.

2.     Attend a education/tasting in our wine room and get product information, pricing and food pairings

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Liquor Industry News/Links 05-14-18

May 14, 2018

Franklin Liquors

Liquor Industry News/Links

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, IWS*

 

05-14-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

 

New Products

 

Why Are Alcoholic Drinks Called ‘Booze’?

Here Are America’s Most Popular Beer Brands

Busting Common Myths About Rosé Wine

 

AND MORE!

 

New UFO Beer

The Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company has launched UFO Pink Lemonade Shandy, the brewery’s newest summer seasonal. The 4.4%-abv wheat ale is brewed with citrus flavor and will be available though August. UFO Pink Lemonade has launched nationally in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans and bottles, as well as on draft. This is the third release of 2018 for UFO, which has taken advantage of the growing popularity of fruit beers by releasing UFO Apricadabra and UFO Pineapple in January and February, respectively.

IN STOCK!

 

Budweiser Debuts a New Patriotic Beer Based on George Washington’s Handwritten Recipe

Budweiser‘s new summer brew would most likely have George Washington’s stamp of approval.

http://people.com/food/budweiser-george-washington-handwritten-beer-recipe/?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=fbfcd5eef4-The+Daily+Brew%3A+January+11%2C+2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-fbfcd5eef4-36686829

 

The Next Big Thing in Beaujolais

A small revolution is taking place in an area called Les Pierres Dorées, and it might not be long before you start seeing Pinot Noir from southern Beaujolais on shelves

http://www.foodandwine.com/news/wine-regions/france/pinot-noir-beajolais

 

How to open a bottle of wine with just a humble lighter

Simply grab a lighter and ease the cork out of the bottle with minimal fuss, mess or time wasted.

http://metro.co.uk/2018/04/29/open-bottle-wine-just-humble-lighter-7506334/

BOB DYLAN UNVEILS HEAVEN’S DOOR WHISKEY BRAND

Legendary singer songwriter Bob Dylan has launched his own brand of Tennessee whiskey called Heaven’s Door, named after his 1973 hit that was later famously covered by Guns n’ Roses in 1987.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/04/bob-dylan-unveils-heavens-door-whiskey-brand/

How much wine is sold in grocery stores?

Grocery store wine probably accounts for more than one-half of the U.S. total, but no one is quite sure – even though the number has long-term implications about how and where we buy wine

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/how-much-wine-is-sold-in-grocery-stores/

The world’s biggest wine producers in 2018

Here are the 15 biggest wine producers in the world – and how their yields have changed

https://businesstech.co.za/news/business/240307/the-worlds-biggest-wine-producers-in-2018-including-south-africa/

Prosecco: What it is and what it isn’t

Prosecco isn’t Champagne. Or Cava. Or Cremant. Or some new world traditional method sparkler.

https://acevola.blogspot.com/2018/04/prosecco-what-it-is-and-what-it-isnt.html

 

Württemberg: The Insider Hotspot for German Red Wines

Württemberg is the place to discover distinctive, delicious red wines that span the range from earthy and spicy to lively and floral. This in-depth guide to the wines of Württemberg will let you in on all the secrets.

http://winefolly.com/review/wurttemberg-german-red-wines/

 

If You Get 100% On This Quiz, You Know Too Much About Wine

If you clicked on this quiz, you probably drink plenty of wine (no judgment, so do we), but how much do you know about it? We pulled together a random sampling of fun wine facts that only the most knowledgeable amateur wine taster would know!

https://vocally.com/quizzes/take-this-super-hard-wine-quiz

 

Some of the best pours in wine country happen in industrial parks

The words “wine country” conjure images of beautiful vistas and vine rows marching (or sprawling, depending on viticultural philosophies) into the sunset. But as you plan your wine country vacations this year, don’t ignore the industrial parks, the winery co-ops or the “custom crush” facilities where several winemakers pool their resources. Warehouses may not be as sexy as sunsets, but some of the best wines are being made in the most unscenic places.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/some-of-the-best-pours-in-wine-country-happen-in-industrial-parks/2018/04/27/dc7fd5dc-4995-11e8-827e-190efaf1f1ee_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.5141dcc1a4ab

 

The Secret Brazilian Wine Region You’ve Never Heard of but Will Want to Visit

Here are the ins and outs of visiting Serra Gaúcha in southern Brazil.

http://www.travelandleisure.com/food-drink/wine/serra-gaucha-wine-region-brazil

 

A Wine-Drinking Marathon In France, “Le Marathon Des Chateaux Du Medoc,” Has Over 20 Wine Stops On The Course

The world’s longest boozy race: the 26.2 mile Marathon du Médoc, a wine-drinking marathon in France

https://www.bustle.com/p/a-wine-drinking-marathon-in-france-le-marathon-des-chateaux-du-medoc-has-over-20-wine-stops-on-the-course-8937796

 

The Real Difference Between Cool-Climate and Warm-Climate Wine

A lot goes into making the wines you love, but one of the most important aspects is out of the winemaker’s control: climate. It’s knowing whether you prefer warm-climate or cool-climate wines that can help you pick your next bottle.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/05/01/cool-vs-warm-climate-wine/

 

Decanter launches wine learning app

Decanter has launched a micro-learning app called Know Your Wine, designed to help you increase your knowledge from grape to glass, as well as understand more about some of the world’s best-known wine regions.


http://www.decanter.com/learn/decanter-launches-wine-learning-app-389078/#I8hMc3DeVZJm5e0b.99

Delicious, Simple Homemade Dandelion Wine Recipe

I’ve tasted some different wines over the years, but one of the best and most unique wines I have ever tasted is this dandelion wine recipe, that you can easily make yourself!

https://www.diynatural.com/dandelion-wine-recipe/

Jack Daniel’s launches Around the Barrel podcast

American whiskey brand Jack Daniel’s has launched its first official podcast, called Around the Barrel with Jack Daniel’s.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/05/jack-daniels-launches-around-the-barrel-podcast/

Formula One Has Trademarked ‘Shoey’ — Drinking Champagne From Sweaty Shoes

Looking to capitalize on its pop culture rise, Formula One has trademarked the phrase

http://footwearnews.com/2018/focus/news/formula-1-trademarks-shoey-daniel-ricciardo-1202556869/

Researchers are creating an antidote for alcohol poisoning

A team of researchers from universities in California and China is developing a pair of pills that break down alcohol in a person’s bloodstream

https://thenextweb.com/science/2018/05/01/researchers-are-creating-an-antidote-for-alcohol-poisoning/

Why Change?

Because if you don’t, you’ll miss the real joy of modern wine

A recent study by the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University confirms what pretty much everyone who loves wine already knows: Most people’s taste in wine changes over time.

http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/Modern-Wine-Enjoyment-Demands-Change-Kramer

Wine with meal kits? Lots of buyers would like the option

New Study Refutes The ‘Wine Will Kill You’ Nonsense

A few weeks ago, the media ran wild with an outlandish claim that an extra glass of wine will take 30 minutes off of your life.

https://www.acsh.org/news/2018/05/03/new-study-refutes-wine-will-kill-you-nonsense-12915

Guy Learns The Hard Way That There’s A Reason People Don’t Open Wine Bottles With Blow Torches

Seriously, what did this man think was going to happen here?

http://digg.com/video/guy-wine-bottle-torch

 

Millennials rank wine last among AlcBevs. And the younger they are, the less they like it.

 

Five ways Framingham MA’s liquor license regulations could change

With a new city government in place, changes could be in store for local restaurants and package stores.

http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20180502/five-ways-framinghams-liquor-license-regulations-could-change

 

Here Are America’s Most Popular Beer Brands

Smaller brewers make some major gains in production, while big beer continues to struggle.

http://www.foodandwine.com/news/most-popular-beer-brands-2018

 

US BREWERY PLANS 105-ROOM BEER HOTEL AS PART OF $65M REDEVELOPMENT

Shipyard Brewing has submitted plans for a 105-room ‘Brewtel’ where guests can order a beer keg via room service as part of a $65 million redevelopment proposal submitted to authorities in Portland.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/05/us-brewery-plans-105-room-beer-hotel-as-part-of-65m-redevelopment/

 

Wine consumption down the Old World, up in the New. U.S. remains #1

 

Busting Common Myths About Rosé Wine

These six lesser-known rosé facts will have wine lovers drinking rosé in a whole new way this season.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/courtneyschiessl/2018/05/03/rose-wine-myths/#3fa38e8528bd

TURNS OUT, WINE IS GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN

According to a new study in Scientific Reports, low levels of alcohol help decrease inflammation in the brain and facilitate in removing waste. Some of the toxins it flushes out? Those linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

https://www.thebacklabel.com/turns-out-wine-is-good-for-your-brain/?utm_campaign=education&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=thursday-5-3-18&mc_cid=e2cd857125&mc_eid=307f1bbe08#.Wu861K2ZM9c

 

Online Wine Sales Skyrocket in US

Convenience, pricing and demographic change continue to drive the internet wine market in the US.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2018/05/online-wine-sales-skyrocket-in-us

 

Wealthier People Are Replacing Wine With Cannabis

Healthy consumers are putting down the bottle for bud.

https://cannabisnow.com/wealthier-people-are-replacing-wine-with-cannabis/

 

PREPARING WINE FOR BOTTLING

Winemaking may be an ancient art, but modern innovations have vastly improved methods and outcomes. Here are a few scientific and technological developments that can drastically enhance a finished wine.

http://www.spiritedbiz.com/guest-column-preparing-wine-for-bottling/

 

Why Swiss Wines Continue To Impress

In this Alpine country one sixteenth the size of Texas, or about twice the size of Wales, 250 grape varieties grow on one fifth of one percent of the planet’s vineyards, which cover about 37,000 acres (15,000 hectares).

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tmullen/2018/05/03/why-swiss-wines-continue-to-impress/#787c557d25d5

 

How to Saber a Bottle of Sparkling Wine

Watch this brief, how-to video and learn how to open a bottle of Sparkling Wine with a saber to impress and amaze your friends.

https://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/experience/how-to-saber-a-bottle-of-sparkling-wine

 

THE ICONIC CHEESES OF FRANCE

So here’s your official guide to the cheeses of France. Get to know them, dig in, and then go grab a bottle of vino.

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/map-the-iconic-cheeses-of-france/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=156b596df4-May_04_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-156b596df4-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-156b596df4-38937345&mc_cid=156b596df4&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Why Are Alcoholic Drinks Called ‘Booze’?

The term has a few origin stories.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-are-alcoholic-drinks-called-booze_us_5aeb2414e4b0c4f1931fb0cf

 

The oldest members of America’s largest demographic are now 21

 

NZ VITICULTURAL TECHNIQUE COULD COMBAT EFFECTS OF GLOBAL WARMING

The method, which involves the removal of selected leaves to reduce the photosynthetic ability of the vine and thus the sugar accumulation, can be used by wineries that are struggling to control the alcohol levels in their wines due to global warming.

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Franklin Wine Club Exploring Pizza And Wine

May 11, 2018

Franklin Wine Club

Exploring Pizza And Wine

An Education And Tasting 

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Thursday May 10th 2018

 

Exploring Pizza And Wine

Hosts: Courtney Nappa, Ciro Pirone

Is there anything better than pizza and wine?

Ciro will talk and pair Italian wines with Courtney’s 360 Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen.

Three pizza styles will be matched with two wines each.

About Ciro

Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines for Horizon Beverage Company, is a graduate of the Istituto Alberghiero (Hotel and Restaurant Management school) of Salerno, Italy and a Certified Italian Wine Specialist by the NASA (North American Sommelier Association affiliated with the Italian Sommelier Association). Traveling and working in Italy, England and the US, Ciro developed an incredible passion for wine, food and culture. After all, growing up in Italy, wine was always a very important part of his family’s lifestyle and traditions.

In 1999, Ciro moved to the US permanently. He landed in Boston, where he continued his wine studies at Boston University, the International Sommelier Guild, the London –based Wine & Spirits Educational Trust (WSET), as well as he completed and passed with Honors the Italian Wine Specialist Certification by the North American Sommelier Association (part of the worldwide recognized Italian Sommelier Association). In June of 2017 he completed the Vinitaly Wine Academy and received the prestigious Vinitaly Wine Ambassador certification.

In 2007, Ciro accepted the position of Italian Wine Specialist for Horizon Beverage. After successful growth at HBC, Ciro accepted on a new challenge as the US Brand Manager for the Arnaldo Caprai Winery of Montefalco (Umbria), the top producer of worldwide recognized Sagrantino di Montefalco. In June 2011, Ciro returned to Horizon Beverage with a new position of Director of Italian Wines in support of their expanding presence in the New England marketplace. Ciro is happy to share his passion for Italian wine and culture in an effort to give the American wine consumer a better understanding and appreciation for Italian wine!

About Courtney

360 Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen (Formerly Ciao Bella )

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All fresh ingredients and original Italian family recipes used to bring you the best Thin crust Neapolitan pizza, shrimp scampi, Noni’s  Bolognese, chicken Parmesan and so much more!

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Franklin MA 02038

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The Pizzas

Pizza #1

Classic Margherita

Pizza #2

Mozzarella, Sausage, Broccoli Rabe ( No Tomato )

Pizza #3

Tomato, Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Rucola

 

The Wines:

 

Wine #1

N/V Merotto Extra Dry Prosecco





750ml $15.99

 

Wine #2

2016 Feudo Maccari Grillo


750ml $15.99

 

Wine #3

2017 Feudo Maccari Rosé

750ml $15.99

 

Wine #4

2014 Querceto Chianti

 

750ml $11.99

 

Wine #5

2014 Banfi Centine Rosso






750ml $12.99

 

Wine #6

2016 Feudo Maccari Nero D’Avola

 

750ml $15.99

 

 

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