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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 07-06-20

July 6, 2020

Exploring all things wine with you!

07-06-20

Liquor Industry News 07-06-20

July 6, 2020

Franklin Liquors

Liquor Industry News

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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

 

07-06-2020

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

How to match wines with pasta

Why Beer, Like Red Wine, Can Be Good for Your Health

11 Most Popular Tropical Cocktail Recipes

 

 

The 3 Best Wine Making Kits

Picking out a wine making kit can be intimidating.

https://www.bustle.com/p/the-3-best-wine-making-kits-22868418

What is The Purpose of Stemless Wine Glasses?

The stemless wine glass is basically the same as the stemmed wine glass, just without the stem and the foot.

https://advancedmixology.com/blogs/art-of-mixology/purpose-of-stemless-wine-glasses

5 Basic Tips for Pairing Wine with Food

These basic tips should serve you when you need to choose a good wine to pair with your dishes.

https://www.lacucinaitaliana.com/italian-food/hacks/how-to-choose-right-wine

Want to try wine facial? Here are the steps to follow

Well, we’ve got for you a new one to try at the comfort of your home. We’re talking about red wine facial.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/want-to-try-wine-facial-here-are-the-steps-to-follow/photostory/76464171.cms?picid=76464236

Too soon for return of returnables? Some think so

Fears of infection are just one problem on a list of issues with the state-mandated program. Environmentalists, on the other hand, continue the push for legislation that includes more types of containers.

https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/too-soon-for-return-of-returnables-some-think-so,607563

Top 10 spirits brands on social media

Many brands rely on social media platforms as their major communication channel to reach their target audiences.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/06/top-10-spirits-brands-on-social-media-5/

The 8 Best Cocktail Mixer Brands, Tasted and Ranked

Enjoying a high-quality cocktail at home no longer requires a costly investment in bittersliqueurs, and obscure base spirits.

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-cocktail-mixers-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=4f593a71eb-JUNE_23_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-4f593a71eb-38937345&mc_cid=4f593a71eb&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Five Easy Mojito Recipe Riffs

So close your eyes, imagine a Cuban beach on a balmy afternoon, and try out these five fruity Mojito variations

https://vinepair.com/articles/5-best-mojito-recipe-riffs/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=4f593a71eb-JUNE_23_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-4f593a71eb-38937345&mc_cid=4f593a71eb&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

New Study Finds Sivanto Insecticide – Used on 20% of California Wine Grape Acreage – Toxic to Bees

In California, wine grape growers applied 123,928 pounds of flupyradifurone (Sivanto) in 2017 (most recent data available) on 114,704 acres of wine grape vineyards. That is 20 percent of all vineyards in the state.

http://winecountrygeographic.blogspot.com/2020/06/bees.html

Where in the US are the biggest wine drinkers? Not California apparently, data shows

Idahoans were drinking far more wine per capita than any other state. Washington, D.C., earned the No. 2 spot with about 1.02 gallons of ethanol.

https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/northwest/idaho/article243716022.html

10 Ways To Spice Up Your Interest In Wine

It’s about finding new ways to engage and exploring new pathways. It’s about welcome distractions, and turning them into something less transitory.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2020/06/23/10-ways-to-spice-up-your-interest-in-wine-part-one/#1171225a5995

Part 2

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2020/06/24/10-ways-to-spice-up-your-interest-in-wine-part-two/#576a337d2cf3

Do Wine-Opening Hacks from the Internet Actually Work?

There are different hacks out there for opening a bottle of wine without a corkscrew, like using a shoe

https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/wine-school-wine-opening-hacks

Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’

The organization, the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, wants to be more inclusive. Some black wine experts say the recent changes aren’t enough.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/22/us/wine-master.html

Expand Your Vino Knowledge With These Top Online Wine Courses

Public interest in learning more about the world of wine is rapidly growing

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/best-online-wine-courses/

How Big Wine Producers Dominate the Marketplace

In spite of all the talk these days about farm-to-table and farmers markets, the vast majority of products we purchase and consume are controlled by mega companies.

https://www.theexaminernews.com/how-big-wine-producers-dominate-the-marketplace/

This Is the Best Wine for Your Zodiac Sign, According to an Astrologer

Best wine to drink for your zodiac sign. Give these grapes a try—you might just find your new favorite wine!

http://www.eatingwell.com/article/7825850/best-wine-for-your-zodiac-sign-according-to-an-astrologer/

The Weirdest Wine Policy Ever

Wine was promoted as essentially French and essential to Frenchness.

https://nuvomagazine.com/daily-edit/the-weirdest-wine-policy-ever

Cabernet Sauvignon: The World’s Most Planted Grape Variety

Are wine consumers still infatuated by Cabernet Sauvignon?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/karlsson/2020/06/22/cabernet-sauvignon-the-worlds-most-planted-grape-variety/#205212375dfc

9 Reasons the Dark ‘n Stormy® Will Stand the Test of Time

The drink celebrates this year’s special 40th anniversary, four decades after Goslings first registered a trademark on the cocktail’s name.

https://vinepair.com/articles/9-reasons-the-dark-n-stormy-will-stand-the-test-of-time/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=4d78726a98-JUNE_24_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-4d78726a98-38937345&mc_cid=4d78726a98&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Great Grape Graft That Saved the Wine Industry

If American culture has spread across the surface of the globe, it’s also found under the earth: in the great grape stocks that endangered, then saved the European wine industry in the nineteenth century.

https://daily.jstor.org/the-great-grape-graft-that-saved-the-wine-industry/

The world’s 10 best-selling vodka brands

The size of the category remains remarkably impressive.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/06/the-worlds-10-best-selling-vodka-brands/

Consumers Can Distinguish Between Bitter Tastes In Beer — Doesn’t Alter Liking

It seems they just like beer, regardless of the source of the bitterness.

https://scienmag.com/consumers-can-distinguish-between-bitter-tastes-in-beer-doesnt-alter-liking/

 

The Best Virtual Wine Vacations to Enjoy Right Now

We asked these California estates how to recreate the tasting-room experience.

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/a32894388/how-to-host-an-at-home-wine-tasting/

 

FRENCH COMPANY STOPPED FROM SELLING ‘NOSECCO’ NON-ALCOHOLIC FIZZ

The Prosecco DOC Consortium objected to the trademark in October 2018, leading to the UK’s Intellectual Property Office to reject an application to register the trademark ‘Nosecco’ on the grounds it is misleading and too closely associated with the Italian sparkler.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/06/prosecco-bosses-block-nosecco-trademark-for-non-alcoholic-fizz/

 

How high are Wine Taxes in Your State?

States tend to tax wine at a higher rate than beer but at a lower rate than distilled spirits due to wine’s mid-range alcohol content

https://taxfoundation.org/state-wine-tax-rates-2020/

Barolo Gets the Website it deserves

A new website offers an expert insight into one of Italy’s most prestigious wine regions.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2020/06/barolo-gets-the-website-it-deserves

Ultimate Guide To French Wine (Top 21 Wines, Regions, Terms)

French winemaking started in the 6th century BC after the Greek settlers colonized Southern Gaul. However, it was the Romans who planted vines in all the major wine regions in the 300s.

https://www.vinovest.co/blog/french-wine

Ultimate Guide To French Wine Regions (2020)

Each of the renowned French wine making regions are known for different grape varieties, unique indigenous terroir (environmental conditions), and their own special wines.

https://www.vinovest.co/blog/french-wine-regions

The (often) overlooked way to make money in wine

Almost every corner of the wine industry desperately needs highly skilled sales staff, particularly right now.

https://www.wine-business-international.com/wine/marketing-wine-tourism/often-overlooked-way-make-money-wine

What (actually) makes Old World and New World wines different?

What’s that all about? What makes wines from these two “worlds” different? Are there any best wines for investment when comparing both?

https://www.altiwineexchange.com/news/old-new-world

Is Wine Acidic? Wine Acid Answers and Low Acid Wines

Yes, every wine is acidic. Though a wine’s acidity level depends on numerous factors.

https://home.binwise.com/blog/is-wine-acidic

 

 

Why Beer, Like Red Wine, Can Be Good for Your Health

Beer, better known for its symbol of empty-calorie indulgence — the Beer Belly — surprisingly offers some of the same health benefits as red wine.

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/about-us/news-press/news-detail?articleId=26724&publicid=395

 

It’s not local wine when you’re buying grapes from another state

So what happens when a craft beer producer moves into wine?

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/you-cant-have-local-wine-when-youre-buying-grapes-from-another-state/

 

 

Non-Alcoholic Beer Regulation 101

The below summarizes the overall treatment of NA beer under US federal law, as well as examples of restrictions on direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments imposed by certain states.

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=c5a038c9-0300-4a6e-b160-a56f48c21bf1

 

Let’s Talk Whole Cluster Fermentation!

So, why is whole cluster so popular and how does it affect the quality of wine?

https://winefolly.com/deep-dive/stemmy-wines-lets-talk-whole-cluster-fermentation/

 

 

11 Most Popular Tropical Cocktail Recipes

With flavors of pineapple, coconut, hibiscus, and more, these 11 recipes will surely transport you to temporary paradise.

https://vinepair.com/articles/11-best-tropical-cocktail-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=171888db28-JUNE_26_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-171888db28-38937345&mc_cid=171888db28&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

How to match wines with pasta

Italians tend not to go for wines that are ultra-ripe or high in alcohol, and especially not with pasta

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2020/jun/26/how-to-match-wines-with-pasta-fiona-beckett

 

Cumberland Farms drops beer and wine ballot question in MA

The proposed ballot question to allow more stores to sell beer and wine will not appear on the ballot this fall and its backers will instead work to put the question before voters in 2022.

https://www.wwlp.com/news/state-politics/cumberland-farms-drops-beer-and-wine-ballot-question/

 

New Wine Credit Card

Wine lovers who purchase their favorite variety or vintage – regardless of brand – can earn their way to a treasure trove of wine-related rewards – from decanters and wine coolers to a Napa Valley wine tasting trip.

Earn Points Shopping At Franklin Liquors!!

https://grandreserverewards.com/

Dos Equis debuts 6-foot coolers built for socially-distanced beer drinking

If you’ve been yearning to crack open a cold one with a friend from a safe social distance, this might be just the device you’re looking for.

https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/dos-equis-6-foot-coolers-socially-distanced-beer-drinking

Cookbook Review: Frasca’s Friuli Food and Wine

70-some recipes are divided into three sections—Land, Sea, and Mountains—and focus largely on meat or pasta. Vegetables, fruit, and, frequently, mushrooms play supporting roles.

https://www.5280.com/2020/06/cookbook-review-frascas-friuli-food-and-wine/

 

 

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

A well-chosen selection of wines delivered right to your door.

Sounds pretty good these days.

Shop Here

 

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 07-04-20

July 4, 2020

Exploring all things wine with you!

07-04-20

Liquor Industry News 06-29-20

June 29, 2020

Franklin Liquors

Liquor Industry News

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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

 

06-29-2020

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

What is the difference between a whiskey decanter and a wine decanter?

Men should cut back on booze, federal panel says

Millions of gallons of stale beer cause trouble for industry

 

 

The Skeptic’s Guide to Biodynamic Wine

Why Rudolph Steiner lacks a lot of credibility on many subjects, and as a whole seems to have been more of a charlatan than a visionary.

https://www.vinography.com/2020/06/the-skeptics-guide-to-biodynamic-wine

 

 

A White-Wine-Infused Sausage Recipe

A spicy Gewürztraminer stands up nicely next to kimchi and red pepper.

https://www.winemag.com/recipe/wine-sausage-recipe/

 

 

New Wine

Riboli Family Wines is launching a range of canned wines, including Blueberry, Tropical Mango, Watermelon, Pineapple, and Ruby Rosé Grapefruit flavors. The cans come in 2-packs retailing at $7-$8, as well as in six-packs and eight-can variety packs. Stella Rosa has also launched a new dedicated app, with features like augmented reality screen filters, an in-app game, chances to win discounts and merch, cocktail recipes, and a store locator. It’s available for free in both the App Store and Google Play Store for iOS and Android devices. An Impact “Hot Brand,” Stella Rosa grew 20% to 2.5 million cases in the U.S. last year.

 

10 Ways to Reduce Wine Waste

You may need some creative suggestions on what to do with that half-full bottle.

https://www.wideopeneats.com/leftover-wine/

 

At Long Last: Prosecco Rosé DOC!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2021, the world will have the pleasure of Prosecco in pink!

http://winewitandwisdomswe.com/2020/06/15/at-long-last-prosecco-rose-doc/

 

 

New interactive map locates European GI spirits

Spirits Europe has created an interactive map that pinpoints all of Europe’s 240 spirits with recognised geographical indications (GI).

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/06/new-interactive-map-locates-european-gi-spirits/

 

Craft Brewers’ New Frontier: Hard Seltzer

Armed with fresh fruit and locally sourced ingredients, smaller breweries are creating an artisan niche in the fast-growing hard seltzer category

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/craft-brewers-new-frontier-hard-seltzer/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=89583049&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–TAByIT-fEtOWg9kx6w4bLmt7BkjZowwHbCvkkyUiJDoUbqrAPjoNivf2bk9Q1UeMaM2bZYuuX37veCMqKoZao0XruV0Y5t2WF3XUDt_4mmugc0l0&utm_content=89581288&utm_source=hs_email

How Will the Rise of Home Bartenders Impact the Drinks Business?

One of the clearest indicators is the increased sales of vermouth

https://vinepair.com/articles/home-bartenders-future-drinks-business/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d2372d7616-JUNE_16_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d2372d7616-38937345&mc_cid=d2372d7616&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Scheid Family Wines Launches Sunny With a Chance of Flowers, An Innovative Zero Sugar, Low Calorie, Low Alcohol Wine

An innovative low calorie, 9% low alcohol wine with zero residual sugar

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/scheid-family-wines-launches-sunny-104000472.html

 

What Questions Do You Ask At A Wine Tasting?

First, there’s no wrong question to ask at a wine tasting

https://www.masslive.com/entertainment/2020/06/wine-press-faq-about-wine-what-questions-do-you-ask-at-a-wine-tasting.html

 

Millions of gallons of stale beer cause trouble for industry

While some areas of the beverage industry saw increases during the coronavirus lockdowns, the beer industry was reportedly severely impacted by the closure of bars, restaurants and venues.

https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/millions-gallons-stale-beer-cause-troubles-for-industry

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston Talk Mezcal, Beer, and Unexpected Guilty Pleasures

Last summer, the pair launched the aptly named Dos Hombres mezcal.

https://vinepair.com/articles/dos-hombres-mezcal/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c6a131454e-JUNE_17_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c6a131454e-38937345&mc_cid=c6a131454e&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

New Wines

Treasury Wine Estates is introducing three new Central Coast wines under its St. Huberts The Stag brand. They include a Santa Barbara County Chardonnay ($17 a 750-ml.), Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($20), and Paso Robles Red Blend ($20). The new entries—featuring familiar varietals from up-and-coming regions—are meant to address “a gap in the offerings available for the older millennial-male target audience,” according to Treasury Wine Estates senior vice president of marketing Carl Evans.

Want To Taste Wine? Sign This Waiver

As Wine Country re-opens throughout California and visitors return to tasting rooms once again, beyond mask-wearing employees and lots of hand sanitizer, they may encounter something unusual before sipping and spitting: legal waivers to sign.

https://www.vinography.com/2020/06/want-to-taste-wine-sign-this-waiver

A word about wine — is it really good for you?

If you enjoy a glass of merlot, pinot noir or shiraz, you may be pleased to hear that red wine contains compounds that may also be beneficial to your health.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/6/16/21287312/wine-health-benefits-mediterranean-diet-moderation-dietary-guidelines

From Cabernet to Rosé: The 16 Best Wines

Restraint has finally re-emerged in California reds, and producers are rediscovering European traditions, such as fermentation in oak tanks—with native yeasts—and aging in a mix of new and older oak barrels.

https://robbreport.com/best-of-the-best/gallery/2020-best-wine-2927318/

The Best Moscato Wines to Buy Right Now

Of all the wines in the world, Moscato is easily among the most misunderstood.

https://www.foodandwine.com/wine/white-wine/moscato/best-moscato-wines

PAIRING WINE WITH YOUR FAVORITE SUMMER MOVIES

Wherever you prefer to enjoy a movie night – whether it’s at home, outdoors at the park, or at a drive-in movie theater – here are some Oscar-worthy wine pairings to take your cinematic experience to the next level.

https://blog.brightcellars.com/9-wine-summer-movies-pairings/

Wine without sulphites if you choose the right yeast

Normally, the yeast will produce between 20 and 40 mg of sulphur, which thus is an inevitable level of sulphur in many wines.

https://www.bkwine.com/news/wine-without-sulphites-choose-right-yeast/

 

Why Canned Wine?

As if you need an excuse to try canned wine this summer, we have six:

https://winefolly.com/tips/why-canned-wine-is-our-summer-go-to/?utm_campaign=canned-wine-corks-screwcaps-coutale&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQiLCAia2xfY29tcGFueV9pZCI6ICJRZE5ZNHkifQ%3D%3D

 

New Seltzer

San Francisco-based 21st Amendment Brewery has debuted Soma, a new hard seltzer brand. Rolling out now across 21st Amendment’s 30-state footprint, Soma is at 4.8% abv and comes in Watermelon, Guava & Passion Fruit, Mango, and Black Cherry flavors, containing 100 calories a 12-ounce can. Known for beers like Brew Free or Die IPA and Hell or High Watermelon, 21st Amendment is the 29th-largest craft brewer in the U.S., according to the Brewers Association.

 

The Italian Grapes Making Their Mark in California

Often described as having a Mediterranean climate, it’s no surprise that grapes with Italian origins have taken root in California.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/17/best-california-wine-italian-grapes/

 

 

What’s Valpolicella? Exploring One of Italy’s Most Famous Wine Regions

Valpolicella is one of Italy’s most famous winegrowing regions, but most of us stateside know very little about it.

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/valpolicella-italian-wine-region/

 

15 Delicious Meals To Pair With a Bottle of Wine

What’s a home-cooked meal without an equally palate-pleasing bottle of wine to pair with it—or vice versa?

https://www.eatthis.com/meals-to-pair-with-wine/

 

IS SLOVENIAN SAUVIGNON BLANC THE NEXT BIG THING?

Over the last decade three cultural factors have nudged Slovenian Sauvignon culture along significantly.

https://cmsauvignon.com/en/is-slovenian-sauvignon-blanc-the-next-big-thing/?fbclid=IwAR3PrXx4cDrZRiXmc3xtU4bY6hGIS0-HOq6-SpglTgaxBiiR4dWuqRBN6rE

 

Wine color: What can it tell you?

Color is the first hint about a wine, offering you some initial clues about the style, age and taste of the liquid in your glass.

https://www.decanter.com/learn/how-to-analyse-wine-colour-2-63415/

How do wine critics review wines that aren’t ready to drink?

For instance, a traditional Barolo is very closed on release or from barrel. Doesn’t that make rewarding it a score speculative? Is this practiced extrapolation?

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/how-do-wine-critics-review-wines-that-aren-t-ready-to-drink

PERNOD RICARD OFFERS FREE SUSTAINABLE BARTENDING COURSE ONLINE

The company has partnered with online training providers UNITAR and EdApp to create free bartending online courses on green and responsible practices, available worldwide.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/06/pernod-ricard-offers-free-sustainable-bartending-course-online/

 

DB LAUNCHES SEVEN DAYS OF PROSECCO EDUCATIONAL VIDEO SERIES

Called Seven Days of Prosecco, the online course features a full week’s worth of short videos designed to heighten the consumer’s knowledge of this popular sparking wine.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/06/db-launches-seven-days-of-prosecco-educational-video-series/

 

New Wine

7 Deadly, part of The Wine Group portfolio, is launching a new Cabernet Sauvignon. The new entry retails at $16 and is sourced from the Lodi AVA. It joins 7 Deadly’s original Zinfandel and a red blend in the brand’s range, and is rolling out now to select markets. The Wine Group acquired the 7 Deadly franchise from Michael David Winery in 2018. The brand was at 260,000 cases in the U.S. last year, according to Impact Databank.

 

Men should cut back on booze, federal panel says

Men should cut back their alcohol intake to one drink per day rather than two, according to an influential panel that is advising the government on new dietary guidelines due out this year.

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/06/18/men-cut-back-alcohol-federal-recommendation-328893

 

Here’s how to buy the best wine for drinking at home

It’s important to stock your home with just the right wines for the current situation,

https://www.spearswms.com/wine-home-drinking/

Wine Should Say Goodbye to Blind Tasting

It’s the de facto way to asess wine, but is it time to dump the brown paper bags and blindfolds?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2020/06/wine-should-say-goodbye-to-blind-tasting

4 Wine Country Activities That Are Worth The Wait

The experience in any wine region won’t be the same — no surprise — and it’s worth identifying the details of your specific destination. In general, however, here are a few changes you’re likely to notice:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2020/06/18/4-wine-country-activities-that-are-worth-the-wait/#791281731945

3 Important Tips on How to Hold Your Own Wine Tasting

Whether you want to enjoy it with you and your partner or with a few friends in the backyard, here are some important tips on how to hold your own wine tasting.

https://www.bigeasymagazine.com/2020/06/18/3-important-tips-on-how-to-hold-your-own-wine-tasting/

Why the Hell Is There a Dimple on the Bottom of Wine Bottles?

The origin of the punt goes back to when bottles were made by hand. Glassblowers would use a pontil rod affixed to the bottom of the bottle so the opposite end could be fashioned.

https://gearpatrol.com/2020/06/19/further-details-wine-bottle-indent/

A Guide to White Wine

Here are seven white wines to know.

https://www.simplyrecipes.com/a_guide_to_white_wine/

What is the difference between a whiskey decanter and a wine decanter?

Decanting is a familiar process that you do with wine.

https://advancedmixology.com/blogs/art-of-mixology/difference-between-whiskey-and-wine-decanters

 

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June 22, 2020

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The States That Drink the Most Beer in America

 

The science of flor: what’s that growing on my wine?

Two wine regions have become famous for flor.

https://wineanorak.com/2020/06/05/the-science-of-flor-whats-that-growing-on-my-wine/

Archaeologists might have identified Jezreel winery featured in Bible

In the biblical books of Kings I and II, the winery of Jezreel is the setting of some of the most gruesome episodes of greed, violence, sin and divine retribution.

https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/archaeologists-might-have-identified-jezreel-winery-featured-in-bible-630642

An Easy Guide For Tasting Champagne

It is easy to get the technique down, it just takes time to be able to identify the aromas and flavors, the more you taste and smell, the more of an expert you will get at enjoying a Glass of Bubbly.

https://www.glassofbubbly.com/an-easy-guide-for-tasting-champagne/

The 6000 Project

In this design competition for creatives, the winning label will grace our 2020 release.

https://www.the6000project.com/

Do Sweet Bourbons Have Sugar in Them?

You’re probably asking about sugar content because bourbon tastes sweet. That sweetness is from the mash, a step in the bourbon-making process. Let me explain…

https://vinepair.com/articles/sweet-bourbon-sugar-carbs/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=33e177e534-JUNE_9_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-33e177e534-38937345&mc_cid=33e177e534&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Our 8 Most Popular Blackberry Cocktail Recipes

While blackberries have a wild and thorny past (literally), today the fruit is making its way into cocktail glasses.

https://vinepair.com/articles/8-best-backberry-cocktail-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=33e177e534-JUNE_9_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-33e177e534-38937345&mc_cid=33e177e534&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Mexican wine wins best Cabernet Sauvignon in the world

The 2013 Vintage from the Don Leo Wine House in Northern Mexico beat out varieties from more than 25 countries in an international competition this year.

https://www.wfla.com/news/international/mexican-wine-wins-best-cabernet-sauvignon-in-the-world/

 

The Ultimate Guide to French Rosé, Organized by Region

Read on for an abbreviated guide to its most prominent pink wine styles and the French regions that craft them.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/08/ultimate-french-rose-wine-guide/

 

Wine Investing? There’s An App For That

A new platform, Vinovest, is looking to woo greener drinkers by guiding users through investing in managed portfolios of investment-grade fine wines.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/katedingwall/2020/06/08/wine-investing-theres-an-app-for-that/#7047641e2141

 

A Global Guide to Black-Owned Wine Labels

Here, a list of companies to seek out from the U.S., France, South Africa and beyond.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/08/black-owned-wine-guide/

The States That Drink the Most Beer in America

America reportedly drinks about 6.3 billion gallons of beer every year. But which states drink the most?

https://vinepair.com/articles/map-states-drink-beer-america-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=dc8abbb3b8-JUNE_10_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-dc8abbb3b8-38937345&mc_cid=dc8abbb3b8&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

How Wine Brands Can Successfully Utilize Virtual Tastings to Drive Consumer Sales

The virtual tasting model, which wineries embraced en masse to connect with consumers while their tasting rooms were closed, looks like it’s here to stay.

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/how-wine-brands-can-successfully-utilize-virtual-tastings-to-drive-consumer-sales/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=89166604&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9yGWhgLXGvQ1DJygmLJFxDf6H8mFbwFmcvEDsBqIVeJElpxj01Q0DZteY27pCZPpAS-ZsVO3fUXku0qFPoHEm06JwtWl-XgThOfBYxcpWLLJ8QwvY&utm_content=89166192&utm_source=hs_email

5 Easy Garnishes to Elevate Your At-Home Cocktails

For those just dipping their toes into the home bartending game (we see you, two-ingredient cocktails), garnishes are a low-stakes investment with a quick and easy return.

https://vinepair.com/articles/5-easy-garnishes-home-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=dc8abbb3b8-JUNE_10_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-dc8abbb3b8-38937345&mc_cid=dc8abbb3b8&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Celebrate your fitness achievements with ‘G.O.A.T. Wine’

It might not be the likeliest of combinations, but believe it or not, fitness and wine can go hand-in-hand.

https://news3lv.com/news/wake-up-with-the-cw/celebrate-the-greatest-with-goat-wine

 

A guide to picking the best rose for your palate

A unique guide in the hopes of helping folks find a rosé that pleases their personal palates.

Rose at Social Wines. Photo courtesy of Social Wines

https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/06/10/a-guide-to-picking-the-best-rose-for-your-palate-based-on-your-other-wine-preferences/

What are the best wines for pairing with asparagus?

Like artichokes, asparagus is disparaged in wine circles for turning pleasantly fruity white wines into something downright nasty.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/article-what-are-the-best-wines-for-pairing-with-asparagus/

 

 

You Can Make Jam with Leftover Wine

“Any sweet wine would do, but I find that Moscato has the sweetness you need while still being light, to hold up to a long cooking time,”

https://www.winemag.com/recipe/wine-jam-recipe/

 

 

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Rome

These are the incredible wines you should be sipping on your next visit to the Eternal City.

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https://www.departures.com/travel/wine-tour-of-rome-italy

 

What You Need to Know About the Secret Disney Family of Wines

The Disney Family of Wines. Available in its entirety only at the Al Fresco Tasting Terrace, a tiny lounge in Disney’s California Adventure Park, that wine list celebrates Disney in a different way.

https://vinepair.com/articles/disney-secret-family-of-wines/

 

Does alcohol have an undisclosed African heritage?

Where does the African continent fit into the story of alcohol?

https://theconversation.com/does-alcohol-have-an-undisclosed-african-heritage-134588

 

Pairing Wine and Wings

Much like pairing wine with BBQ, finding the perfect complementary wine and wings come down to the sauce.

https://winefolly.com/wine-pairing/hot-wines-hot-wings-pairing-wine-and-wings/?utm_campaign=wine-wings-burgers-food-poster&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQiLCAia2xfY29tcGFueV9pZCI6ICJRZE5ZNHkifQ%3D%3D

 

12 Things You Should Know About Miller High Life

Turns out, there’s plenty more to know about the Champagne of beers. Here’s a dozen to get you started.

https://vinepair.com/articles/miller-high-life-abv-calories-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=5c4a13a829-JUNE_11_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-5c4a13a829-38937345&mc_cid=5c4a13a829&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Magnums vs Standard Sized Bottles

It was interesting to learn that a magnum and a standard bottle both have the same neck size and both contain the same air content, this means that a magnum matures slower and for longer, which results in a more elegant and complex tasting experience.

https://www.glassofbubbly.com/magnums-vs-standard-sized-bottles-with-ferraritrento/

New Study Explores Motivations and Behaviors of U.S. Wine Consumers Before and During COVID-19 Lockdown

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic caught the world off-guard, creating intense panic in food and beverage hoarding in nations around the world

https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=232120

The battle to get Pouilly-Fuissé Premier Cru recognition

Burgundy lacks a vineyard hierarchy in only one region – the Mâconnais. That may well change soon.

http://www.the-buyer.net/people/producer/pouilly-fuisse-premier-cru/

One more reason to be wary of alcohol health studies

Finnish researchers find – gasp – that people who abuse alcohol have higher health costs

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/one-more-reason-to-be-wary-of-alcohol-health-studies/

Can surliness enhance the wine tasting experience?

This behavior may not be to everyone’s taste, but a degree of surliness can be a good thing now and again.

https://timatkin.com/can-surliness-enhance-the-wine-tasting-experience/

 

Is Wine Tasting Intersubjective?

By “intersubjectivity” they are referring to the social nature of wine tasting practices.

https://foodandwineaesthetics.com/2020/06/11/is-wine-tasting-intersubjective/

 

The 12 Best Irish Whiskey Brands for 2020

The Emerald Isle produces four types of whiskey in total: malt, grain, blended, and pot still.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/12-best-irish-whiskey-brands-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=5dd88ee889-JUNE_12_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-5dd88ee889-38937345&mc_cid=5dd88ee889&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

20 of the Best Big, Easy Batch Cocktails

It’s important to note that any batches that contain citrus, or juices, shouldn’t be kept for more than one to two days

https://vinepair.com/articles/20-best-big-batch-cocktails-easy/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=5dd88ee889-JUNE_12_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-5dd88ee889-38937345&mc_cid=5dd88ee889&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Champagne vs. Bread, Prosecco vs. ‘Nosecco,’ JaM vs. ‘Jammy’: Trademark Battles Erupt

What’s in a name? Well, for wine appellations, brands and consortiums around the world, quite a lot.

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/champagne-vs-bread-prosecco-vs-nosecco-jam-vs-jammy-trademark-battles-erupt-unfiltered

 

What Is Bottle Shock (and How Do You Fix It)?

Bottle shock, sometimes called “bottle sickness,” describes a recently packaged or shipped wine that tastes temporarily “dumb,” or with aromas and flavors that have seemingly shut down.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/11/bottle-shock-taste-real/

 

New Wine Education Site

Wine4Food brings you the inside scoop from sommeliers, chefs, winemakers, and industry insiders.

http://www.wine4food.com/wine/

Top 3 Homemade Wine Cocktail Recipes for this Summer

All you need as a base is a great wine – bought or homemade.

https://www.wtso.com/blog/top-3-homemade-wine-cocktail-recipes-for-this-summer/

The Future Of Italian Wines In The U.S. After The Coronavirus

According to Nielsen, last year Italian wines totaled 1.2 billion in sales in the U.S. increasing its share by 2%.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathrinetodd/2020/06/12/the-future-of-italian-wines-in-the-us-after-the-coronavirus/#52a0fd472fc5

Summer Cocktail Recipes

These summer cocktail recipes are like a vacation in a glass.

https://www.wine.com/content/landing/summer-cocktails?iid=Homepage:Banner:California%20Spirits%20Launch:tile7-20-06-13-summercocktails

 

 

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

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Liquor Industry News 06-15-20

June 15, 2020

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06-15-2020

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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How To Pair Beef Jerky With Beer And Wine

Five lessons wine teaches you about investing

14 of the Best-Canned Cocktails for Summer 2020

Eight online courses to educate spirits fans

Regardless of a pandemic-induced increase in online learning, distance learning remains a flexible and accessible way to gain further education and understanding. There are many organisations that offer distance and online learning, with courses aimed at complete beginners to professionals.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/06/eight-online-courses-to-educate-spirits-fans/

New JD

Jack Daniel’s has debuted a line of whiskey-based canned cocktails. The new lineup includes Jack & Seltzer, Jack & Cola, and Jack, Honey & Lemonade offerings, all of which are made with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey. While the Jack & Cola and Jack, Honey & Lemonade cocktails are each canned at 7% abv, the 97-calorie Jack & Seltzer is at a slightly lower 5% abv. The new Jack Daniel’s Canned Cocktails are available across the U.S. at a retail price of $13 a 4-pack of 12-ounce cans.

What Does ‘Structure’ Mean in Wine?

It’s a complex concept that requires a pretty nuanced understanding of wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/01/wine-structure-balance-tannins/

 

How do you tell the difference between tannins and acidity in wine?

Understandably, it can be tricky to sort out what’s behind the way a wine feels in your mouth.

https://www.winespectator.com/articles/how-do-you-tell-the-difference-between-tannins-and-acidity-in-wine

 

Legacy Winery Ponzi Vineyards Announces New AVA in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

The TTB has announced the approval of the Laurelwood District AVA, the latest American Viticultural Area within Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

https://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/business/legacy-winery-ponzi-vineyards-announces-new-ava-in-oregon-s-willamette-valley/article_bae94186-e279-53d9-a811-5a230c8559e3.html

 

IDENTIFICATION OF ANTS IN LODI VINEYARDS

In California there are approximately 300 described ant species and of those species around 33 have been accidentally introduced

https://www.lodigrowers.com/identification_of_ants_in_lodi_vineyards/

 

Path to ballot cleared for question on beer, wine sales in MA

Massachusetts voters will get their say on a ballot question that would expand the ability of convenience stores to sell beer and wine, thanks to a May 26 decision by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.

https://newenglandinhouse.com/2020/06/02/path-to-ballot-cleared-for-question-on-beer-wine-sales/

 

US drinkers continue to buy RTDs and Tequila

For the 12-week period between the 7 March and 23 May, total alcohol sales in the US off-trade rose 26.8%. Spirits led the growth at 35.8%, followed by wine at 30.8% and beer, flavored malt beverage (FMB) and cider at 21.6%.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2020/06/us-drinkers-continue-to-buy-rtds-and-tequila/

Thoughts on Memorializing Your Appreciation of Fine Wine

A memory wine is a wine harvested in the year of the birth of someone special, typically purchased at, or soon after, release and then stored away by the bestower until that date in the future when the recipient attains a landmark.

https://www.theexaminernews.com/thoughts-on-memorializing-your-appreciation-of-fine-wine/

Which wine goes best with your barbecue food?

Wine expert Kathryn McWhirter has been writing about food and wine matching for decades.

https://www.which.co.uk/news/2020/06/which-wine-goes-best-with-your-barbecue/

22 Defining Moments in the History of Craft Beer

As the craft beer “trend” turned into a stable, profitable, and growing industry over the past 20 years, there have been plenty of defining moments.

https://vinepair.com/articles/18-most-defining-moments-craft-beer/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c2540b1525-JUNE_3_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c2540b1525-38937345&mc_cid=c2540b1525&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

50 of the Most Eye-Rolling Wine Snob Moments

Sometimes the worst wine snob is so full of themselves they can see what they had for breakfast two days ago. And sometimes it comes from them having zero idea what they’re talking about.

https://winefolly.com/lifestyle/50-of-the-most-eye-rolling-wine-snob-moments/?utm_campaign=wine-snobs-old-world-new-world-shirts&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=email&_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJmcmFua2xpbmxpcXVvcnNAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQiLCAia2xfY29tcGFueV9pZCI6ICJRZE5ZNHkifQ%3D%3D

 

5 Spanish Cured Meats and What to Drink With Them

Styles and seasonings for “charcutería” vary by region, but here are five Spanish cured meats you should know — and what to drink with them.

https://vinepair.com/articles/spanish-cured-meats-drink-pairings/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=6e816619db-JUNE_4_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-6e816619db-38937345&mc_cid=6e816619db&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

14 of the Best-Canned Cocktails for Summer 2020

Also known in the drinks business as ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages, canned cocktails have evolved in recent years to become one of the most diverse subcategories of drinks that can be enjoyed from portable packaging.

https://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/14-best-canned-cocktails-2020/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=6e816619db-JUNE_4_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-6e816619db-38937345&mc_cid=6e816619db&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

New Lawson’s

Vermont-based Lawson’s Finest Liquids has introduced Little Sip IPA. Billed as a younger cousin to Lawson’s flagship Sip of Sunshine IPA, Little Sip is 6.2% abv brew with a similar hop-forward character to Sip of Sunshine, but with a slightly lower alcohol content. It’s rolling out in four-packs of 16-ounce cans in Vermont beginning June 29. The Lawson’s range also includes Knockout Blonde, Above the Clouds Golden Ale, Hopzilla Double IPA, and Scrag Mountain Pils, among others.

 

Considering the 375 ml Format: The Case for the Alternative Packaging Size

Here is a modest proposal: wineries making expensive wines should consider making more 375 ml bottles this year for sampling purposes.

https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=231724

 

Robots armed with UV light fight grape mildew

Robots fitted with ultraviolet light lamps that roam vineyards at night are proving effective at killing powdery mildew, a devastating pathogen for many crops, including grapes.

https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/06/robots-armed-uv-light-fight-grape-mildew

 

Fighting fakes | A guide to buying wine in China

There are different kinds of products, which range in offense from petty crime to severely criminal and harmful to people’s health.

http://www.grapewallofchina.com/2020/06/03/fighting-fakes-a-guide-to-buying-wine-in-china/

 

Quintessential Introduces an American “Super Tuscan” Wine

With the bold declaration on the label that this is an “American Super Tuscan Blend,” family owned-and-operated fine wine importer, marketer and sales company Quintessential is bringing a new Italian-inspired Napa Valley red wine to the trade under the Fratelli name.

https://www.winebusiness.com/newreleases/?go=getArticle&dataId=231691

How to pair wine with your favorite takeaway meals

While takeaway meals may not excite fellow wine enthusiasts as much as dining out, you can still successfully experiment with food and wine pairings from the comfort of your dining table or sofa.

https://www.wsetglobal.com/knowledge-centre/blog/2020/june/02/how-to-pair-wine-with-your-favourite-takeaway-meals

Beaujolais nouveau 2020 to be released earlier than normal

Beaujolais Nouveau wines will be able to leave wineries as early as October 5, 2020, one week earlier than usual

https://www.vitisphere.com/news-91808-Beaujolais-nouveau-2020-to-be-released-earlier-than-normal.htm

The problem with biodynamics: myths, quacks and pseudoscience

To convince others as to why they should take a more active position against aspects of biodynamics.

https://wordonthegrapevine.co.uk/biodynamic-viticulture-pseudoscience/

Five lessons wine teaches you about investing

An aspect of wine directly related to an investing concept.

https://www.wealthprofessional.ca/news/industry-news/five-lessons-wine-teaches-you-about-investing/330223

The Climate Phenomenon that Produces Wines with ‘Electric Acidity’

While many wine lovers know that big swings generally translate into fresh, lively bottlings, few know how it happens, or where crisp, electric wines are most frequently produced.

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/04/wine-diurnal-range/

 

France to transform surplus wine into hand sanitizer

Wine sales and exports, particularly to the US, plunged at the height of the coronavirus crisis, leaving winemakers with millions of litres of unsold wine.

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-06-france-surplus-wine-sanitiser.html

 

BIODYMAMICS KEY TO CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION SAYS BAROLO PRODUCER

With biodynamics, we get more balanced grapes, they are not green and unprepared, which means we can have an early harvest, and have ripe grapes

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2020/06/biodymamics-key-to-climate-change-mitigation-says-barolo-producer/

 

Six things the wine business is doing to cut costs and drum up business during the duration

It hasn’t been easy for wine producers, marketers, and PR types during the pandemic

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/six-things-the-wine-business-is-doing-to-cut-costs-and-drum-up-business-during-the-duration/

 

9 Things You Should Know About La Marca Prosecco

La Marca produces the two major types of Prosecco.

https://vinepair.com/articles/la-marca-prosecco-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ccd51e58d-JUNE_5_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ccd51e58d-38937345&mc_cid=2ccd51e58d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Why Simple Carbon Dioxide Is the Hottest New Ingredient in Modern Winemaking

Carbonic maceration is without a doubt one of the cooler phrases in winemaking.

https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/what-is-carbonic-maceration-wine-fermentation/

 

Nosecco? Wine Makers Fight Over Trademark for Non-Alcoholic Fizz

A French wine group is challenging a decision that its non-alcoholic Nosecco brand unlawfully evoked the protected Italian category Prosecco.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-05/nosecco-wine-makers-fight-over-trademark-for-non-alcoholic-fizz

 

What corks can reveal about the wine in your bottle

The cork tells some important details about the wine

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/what-corks-can-reveal-about-the-wine-in-your-bottle/2020/06/05/629d84c4-a66a-11ea-b473-04905b1af82b_story.html

Black Winemaker Launches ‘Love-Infused’ Wine After Loss Of Wife

With the creation of Longevity Wines — what he likes to call, “a love infused brand.”

https://www.essence.com/lifestyle/food-drinks/black-winemaker-launches-longevity/

 

Is Riedel Crystal Or Glass? The truth of Riedel Wine Glasses

The more costly series of Riedel, such as the Sommelier, Vitis, Vinum, Vinum Extreme, and Vinum XL and the Wine series are made of crystal.

https://advancedmixology.com/blogs/art-of-mixology/is-riedel-crystal-or-glass

 

How To Pair Beef Jerky With Beer And Wine

Some light on how to pair the proteins alongside your favorite adult beverages, namely: beer and wine.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradjaphe/2020/06/07/how-to-pair-beef-jerky-with-beer-and-wine/#22757d13ef4c

 

 

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