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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-17-18

September 17, 2018

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Liquor Industry News/Links 09-17-18

September 17, 2018

Franklin Liquors

Liquor Industry News/Links

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, IWS*

 

09-17-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

 

New Products

 

The independent wine retailer is your best friend

 

THE BEST LIMONCELLO RECIPE YOU’LL EVER MAKE

 

Can this tabletop Krups keg really deliver a perfect pour?

 

 

AND MORE!

 

Can this tabletop Krups keg really deliver a perfect pour?

KRUPS has partnered with HOPSY, a growler shop-turned-beer delivery service, to bring craft beer directly to your home. It’s unbelievably easy to use, and their website boasts that the device keeps your beer fresh for up to 14 days after you tap it.

https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/krups-sub-home-beer-dispenser-review/

Disneyland to open Star Wars cantina-style bar

he new drinking den will become part of Disneyland’s new themed section Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, which is expected to open in summer 2019.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/09/disneyland-to-open-star-wars-cantina-style-bar/

How to understand tasting notes

Hints of Lemongrass?

Looks like grass but smells of citrus – lemongrass is a highly aromatic tropical plant that is widely used in Asian cooking as well as herbal remedies.


https://www.decanter.com/learn/advice/understand-tasting-notes-decoded-344920/#XB2jK7lUo4jww6Hm.99

PROSECCO ROSÉ SHOULD BECOME A REALITY WITH 2018 HARVEST

it is believed that red grapes from this year’s vintage will finally be allowed to make Prosecco rosé (or rosato) – a major step for the region, considering the powerful pull of pink drinks, be they from Champagne, Provence, or the world of gin and mixers.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/09/prosecco-rose-should-become-a-reality-with-2018-harvest/

Following news that DOC Prosecco may be authorising the production of pink versions of this highly successful Italian fizz, db has been told that this won’t happen within the smaller DOCG.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/09/pink-fizz-not-an-option-for-docg-prosecco-superiore/

BRIDE RENTS OUT WEDDING DRESS THAT HOLDS 50 GLASSES OF PROSECCO

A woman who commissioned a custom-made wedding dress with a metal frame that holds 50 glasses of Prosecco has decided to rent it out to would-be brides so that it doesn’t “go to waste”.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/09/bride-rents-out-wedding-dress-that-holds-50-glasses-of-prosecco/

Can shipping containers be a vacation getaway?

This Paso winery wants to make it happen

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/living/food-drink/wine-beer/article217519165.html

Five tips for picking the perfect wine

There used to be limited choices for wine – white, red or rosé – but now we are awash with choice

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/lifestyle/2018/09/five-tips-for-picking-the-perfect-wine.html

Award stickers can make you think the wine tastes better

t’s like a new entrants prize session where everyone wins. It’s like boxing where you can fill a room with world champions from the same weight class.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/food-news/106774482/award-stickers-can-make-you-think-the-wine-tastes-better

Trump tariffs could squeeze OR wineries

Increasing the cost to buy things like bottles and cardboard boxes as much as 25 percent — businesses are having to think about soaking up the cost themselves, or passing it on to the consumer.

https://katu.com/news/local/trump-tariffs-could-squeeze-local-wineries

Wine 101: How to Open a Bottle—The Screwcap

Sounds Simple Right? I bet After Watching This you Have Been Doing It Wrong

https://video.winespectator.com/play/id/5830634884001/name/Wine_101:__How_to_Open_a_Bottle+The_Screwcap?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sips-Tips-090418&utm_campaign=SipsTips090418

A good reason to make wine fun

But for ordinary consumers, even the effort between distinguishing between one Pinot Grigio and another can produce angst.

https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/good-reason-make-wine-fun

California’s Edgiest, Riskiest Wine Region Is About to Get a New Name

It’s not clear yet if a West Sonoma Coast label will persuade wine lovers to pay more, but it’s not the first area to attempt to bring order and meaning to the Sonoma Coast.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-31/california-s-edgiest-riskiest-wine-region-is-about-to-get-a-new-name

Does Soil Affect Wines Flavor

The idea that a vineyard’s soil lends a wine its flavour is becoming increasingly popular – but is there any scientific basis?

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180628-why-wine-geology-may-be-a-myth

THE 20 MOST POPULAR WHISKEY BRANDS IN THE COUNTRY

These are the top 20 best-selling whiskey brands in America, according to IRI Worldwide, a market research firm that measures off-premise sales such as those in liquor, grocery, and convenience stores.

https://vinepair.com/articles/20-most-popular-whiskey-brands-america-2018/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2875b4285f-Sept_05_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2875b4285f-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-2875b4285f-38937345&mc_cid=2875b4285f&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

10 genius ways to pair your favorite fast food with wine

Finding the perfect wine to pair with a dish doesn’t need to be limited to fancy and super-expensive tasting menus.

https://www.thisisinsider.com/fast-food-wine-pairings-2018-9#1-youll-want-to-pair-mcdonalds-fries-with-krug-champagne-1

 

How Wine Affects Your Whiskey

From Cabernet and Pinot to Port and Syrah, learn how different wine casks are changing your whiskey.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/09/04/how-wine-barrel-affects-whiskey/

 

Ex-Playboy Columnist Shares Secret to Becoming a Wine Expert

What you need to know about nose, taste, regions and swirling.

http://www.realclearlife.com/food-drink/ex-playboy-columnist-shares-secrets-to-mastering-wine/

 

Try some wine while watching football

As the heat of summer eases its grip, we begin to think of autumn and all the gifts it provides, like football.

https://www.scnow.com/living/columns/article_2e8efc9c-b0a0-11e8-b2c1-97df77bf2c67.html

 

19 Crimes Wine Is Based On The Dark History Of Actual Infamous Convicts

Founded in 2012, 19 Crimes is nestled under the massive wine company known as Treasury Wine Estates

https://www.bustle.com/p/19-crimes-wine-is-based-on-the-dark-history-of-actual-infamous-convicts-11489059

 

Become a Texas Wine Specialist:

Get Certified as a Texas Wine Specialist at Kiepersol Winery’s Salt Kitchen

https://eguidemagazine.com/love-wine-become-a-certified-texas-wine-specialist/

 

WHY THE TEQUILA IN YOUR MARGARITA MATTERS MORE THAN YOU THINK

If you put cheap ingredients in a cocktail, you’ll get a cheap cocktail, every time — seems obvious doesn’t it?

http://www.drinkmemag.com/why-the-tequila-in-your-margarita-matters-more-than-you-think/?utm_source=Drink+Me+Magazine+Newsletter&utm_campaign=42ff05f908-&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8b636854cb-42ff05f908-144602285&mc_cid=42ff05f908&mc_eid=db3f4d9053

 

WINE SPECTATOR’S PUBLISHER IS SUING WEED SPECTATOR OVER TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT

While producers from Heineken to boutique wineries are dipping their toes in the cannabis drinks market, recent legal action in the US suggests that companies are still at odds on the publishing side of things.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/09/wine-spectators-publisher-is-suing-weed-spectator-over-trademark-infringement/

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Prosecco Superiore DOCG

In order to fully understand what makes Prosecco Superiore so superior, we travel to Northern Italy and visit the heartland where the most prestigious Prosecco on the planet is produced: Conegliano Valdobbiadene.

https://wineoh.tv/how-to-easily-understand-prosecco-superiore-docg-video

33 of The Most Bizarre Flavors Found in Wine

See the most bizarre wine flavors and find out what wines have these flavors. If wine tasted only like flowers and fruit, it wouldn’t be as awesome as it is.

https://winefolly.com/tutorial/33-bizarre-wine-flavors/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=5b2c757a5f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_06_12_43&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-5b2c757a5f-62472929&mc_cid=5b2c757a5f&mc_eid=d73340fcba

All the Ways Wood Affects Your Wine, Explained

Oak is winemakers’ salt. Used correctly, it can increase the intensity and complexity of wine, add attractive flavors, and elongate the finish.

https://vinepair.com/articles/wood-wine-aging-oak/

What’s Popping in Sparkling Wine Packaging

As more wineries add a sparkler to their portfolios, they also aim to have that bottling stand out

https://www.winesandvines.com/features/article/202684/What%27s%20Popping%20in%20Sparkling%20Wine%20Packaging

Hype over biodynamics reaching ludicrous levels, says viticulturist

The furore surrounding organic and biodynamic viticulture has reached “ludicrous levels,” according to leading consultant Dr Richard Smart.

http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/24027/Hype_over_biodynamics_reaching_ludicrous_levels,_says_viticulturist.html

Why Italy Is Trying to Ban Australian Nero d’Avola in U.K. Markets

First Prosecco, now Nero d’Avola—the continuing trademark battle over grape variety names

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/why-italy-is-trying-to-ban-australian-nero-davola-in-u-k-markets/

This $30 device turns my hot coffee cold in 50 seconds without diluting it

It can also chill wine and other spirits

https://www.businessinsider.com/hyperchiller-v2-iced-coffee-maker-review-2018-8

HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLANCO, REPOSADO, AND ANEJO TEQUILA

There are five different classifications of tequila available today. All can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a variety of cocktails.

https://vinepair.com/articles/tequila-aging-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2d779354a7-Sept_07_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2d779354a7-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-2d779354a7-38937345&mc_cid=2d779354a7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

THE BEST LIMONCELLO RECIPE YOU’LL EVER MAKE

Unlike many DIY projects, homemade limoncello provides maximum reward for minimal effort

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-limoncello-recipe-infographic/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2d779354a7-Sept_07_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2d779354a7-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-2d779354a7-38937345&mc_cid=2d779354a7&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

New Wine Line

Constellation is rolling out a new Washington wine brand, Spoken Barrel. Sourced from the Columbia Valley, Spoken Barrel initially will include a Cabernet Sauvignon and Meritage Red Blend, both retailing at $20 a 750-ml. The brand is aimed at both wine consumers and craft beer drinkers, according to the company, with its bottle design highlighting its Washington provenance. Spoken Barrel is launching nationally.

 

The ties between wine and sports

It’s fall and that is the time for both sports and wine.

https://www.summitdaily.com/news/the-sporting-life-wine-and-sports/

 

Does the klutz who spilled red wine on my clothes owe me?

During dinner, a customer at the table next to us knocked his wine glass over and spilled red wine on half of my outfit

https://thetakeout.com/klutz-who-spilled-red-wine-on-my-clothes-owe-me-1828851313

 

Why the Tasting Room is Dead

California’s traditional tasting rooms are pivoting to more “maker” spaces, nature immersions and places for all-day casual hangs.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/09/06/tasting-room-dead/

 

These islands produce some of Europe’s best wine

Some of Europe’s most interesting wine regions are islands – environments and cultures preserved by a frame of sea. Whether planning a trip or a meal, get to know these five tempting island wine regions.

https://eatsiptrip.10best.com/2018/09/06/these-islands-produce-some-of-europes-best-wine/

 

Aged Wine

How to Evaluate Condition Without Opening It

http://www.fredswan.wine/2018/09/06/evaluating-aged-wine-condition/

 

The independent wine retailer is your best friend

The best independent wine retailers understand that customer service matters, which is why they don’t carry junk.

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/one-more-time-the-independent-wine-retailer-is-your-best-friend/

 

Riedel Re-Post (and the Myth is Still Busted)

We’ve always been rather skeptical about their claim that their variety-specific glasses actually make a significant difference in the flavor of each different wine

https://oddballgrape.com/riedel-re-post-and-the-myth-is-still-busted/

 

Why Do we Have Bad Wine Days?

More about the Biodynamic Calendar

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2018/09/why-do-we-have-bad-wine-days

This Genius Figured Out How to Make Booze Stronger

We heard you liked alcohol so we put alcohol in your alcohol.

https://munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/zmkjwx/this-genius-figured-out-how-to-make-booze-stronger

 

 

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-16-18

September 16, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-14-18

September 14, 2018

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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 

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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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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-13-18

September 13, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-11-18

September 11, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 09-10-18

September 10, 2018

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Liquor Industry News/Links 09-10-18

September 10, 2018

Franklin Liquors

Liquor Industry News/Links

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, IWS*

 

09-10-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

 

New Products

 

THE BEST-SELLING BEERS IN AMERICA (2018)

 

A Clear-Cut Guide to the Right Type of Ice for Every Cocktail

 

What information should be on wine labels?

 

AND MORE!

 

How To Clean A Wine Decanter With Rice

Cleaning a wine decanter can be such a nightmare.

https://www.12×75.com/how-to-clean-a-wine-decanter-with-rice/

Canton OH eyes more control over liquor sales

Do you think this is a good idea in MA ?

https://www.ohio.com/akron/news/breaking-news-news/canton-eyes-more-control-over-liquor-sales

You May One Day Have to Live Without Wine, Say Some Experts. Here’s Why

The purveyors of a bonny doom paint a dark scenario.

https://www.inc.com/chris-matyszczyk/you-may-one-day-have-to-live-without-wine-say-some-experts-heres-why.html

Unusual wine pairings that actually work

I’ve heard it said there are two type of wine drinkers – those who imbibe with food and those who don’t.

https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/food-drink/unusual-wine-pairings-that-actually-work-16757185

Feds shut down St. Helena winery for one day

Served a one-day suspension of its federal permit to sell wine as a result of a national investigation into consignment sales, an illegal practice in which a winery or wholesaler buys back bottles that retailers are unable to sell.

https://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/8668318-181/viticulture-briefs-feds-shut-down

Wine’s Health Benefits Questioned

A study slamming alcohol as unhealthy doesn’t address the benefits of moderate drinking.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2018/08/wines-health-benefits-questioned?h=1

Estimates of cork taint from the Wine Spectator Napa office

The Wine Spectator magazine’s Napa office tracked the number of apparently cork-tainted bottles in their tastings of California wines from 2005 to 2016

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2018/08/estimates-of-cork-taint-from-wine.html

These are the top 25 brands that under-aged drinkers binge on. Wine ranks way toward the bottom.

5 Ways to Drink Your Cannabis

As cannabis becomes legal in more and more states, the weed industry is turning a new leaf.

https://modernfarmer.com/2018/08/5-ways-to-drink-your-cannabis/

LG LAUNCHES VOICE-ACTIVATED WINE CELLAR

Better known for its mobile phones, South Korean electronics giant LG has branched out into wine with a state of the art voice-activated wine cellar.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/lg-launches-voice-activated-wine-cellar/

HOW CAN YOU TELL IF YOUR SOMM IS A PRO?

How, then, can you tell if your sommelier is a pro?

https://vinepair.com/articles/we-asked-10-sommeliers-how-can-you-tell-if-your-somm-is-a-pro/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=3fde256a6c-Aug_28_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-3fde256a6c-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-3fde256a6c-38937345&mc_cid=3fde256a6c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

A HARRY POTTER-INSPIRED COCKTAIL CLASS IS COMING TO NYC

The Cauldron, a wizard-themed, Harry Potter-inspired bar that had a successful run in London, is coming to New York in September.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/harry-potter-cocktail-class/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=3fde256a6c-Aug_28_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-3fde256a6c-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-3fde256a6c-38937345&mc_cid=3fde256a6c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

A Guide to Finding Ageworthy Birth Year Wines

The children are our future. But now is the time to cellar a bottle or two of their birth year wine to help celebrate when they come of age.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/08/27/ageworthy-birth-year-wines/

Top 10 U.S. Wine Distributors

As ranked by importance to U.S. wineries, top wine distributors and executives

 https://www.winesandvines.com/news/article/202599/Top-10-US-Wine-Distributors

The 10 Best Beer Gifts for Brew Snobs

If they know the difference between a session IPA and a double IPA, then they’ll love these gift ideas.

https://www.esquire.com/food-drink/drinks/g22854453/best-beer-gift-ideas/

Perfume or liquor? Does the package tell you?

Can you spot which is which? Take our fun quiz to see how well you score!

https://www.packagingdigest.com/packaging-design/perfume-or-liquor-does-the-package-tell-you-2018-08-28#

ZONIN DISCOVERS A NATIVE ITALIAN RED GRAPE THAT’S GREAT FOR FIZZ

What red grape other than Pinot Noir can be used to make great traditional method fizz and top-end still red wines? Francesco Zonin thinks he has found the answer.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/zonin-discovers-a-native-italian-red-grape-thats-great-for-fizz/

VIRTUAL BEER DRINKING AND RUNNING APP LAUNCHED

A man has launched an app which features virtual contestants running the Beer Mile with the description: “Chugging! Running! Barfing! All the fun of the beer mile without the public intoxication

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/virtual-beer-drinking-and-running-app-launched/

8 QUESTIONS ABOUT ORANGE WINE YOU’RE TOO EMBARRASSED TO ASK

Orange wines are trendy and a little mischievous

https://vinepair.com/articles/orange-wine-guide/

Your Cheat Sheet to Wine Bottle Sizes

From demis and magnums to bottles that can hold up to three cases, we break down the sizes and how many glasses they hold.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/08/28/wine-bottle-sizes/

How to Pair Wine with Classic Persian Dishes

Fragrant, fruity and herbaceous, Persian dishes provide the perfect the perfect canvas for pairing wines from red to sparkling.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/08/28/pair-persian-dishes-wine/

73% Of Americans look for locally grown foods.

How do you make wine part of that?

Couples who drink together tend to be happier together, study finds

The study found that: “Concordant drinking couples reported decreased negative marital quality over time, and these links were significantly greater among wives.”

https://www.indy100.com/article/couples-drinking-alcohol-together-happier-study-8511236

Metallica launches ‘sound-enhanced’ American whiskey

Members of heavy metal band Metallica have partnered with WhistlePig master distiller Dave Pickerell to launch ‘sonic-aged’ Blackened American Whiskey.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/08/metallica-launches-sound-enhanced-american-whiskey/

How to Pair Wine With White-Cheddar Popcorn

You and I both know that we love white-cheddar popcorn.

http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/08/the-best-wine-to-drink-with-popcorn.html

Amazon Alexa ups food and wine pairing skills

A recently launched app via Amazon Echo has sought to increase the wine and food pairing ability of Alexa, the company’s virtual personal assistant service.


https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/amazon-alexa-wine-pairing-400259/#667xruRB6yBqdRx5.99

How a penny can save your spoiled bottle of wine

Few things in life are as frustrating as uncorking a highly anticipated bottle of wine after a long day and pouring a glass only to discover that the bottle is spoiled.

https://eatsiptrip.10best.com/2018/08/29/how-a-penny-can-save-your-spoiled-bottle-of-wine/

Don’t Travel Without This Inflatable Wine Bottle Bag

No broken bottles of wine on our watch

https://www.delish.com/food-news/a22864385/vinnibag-wine-travel-bags/

A Clear-Cut Guide to the Right Type of Ice for Every Cocktail

There’s so much more to ice than filling a few trays and calling it a day.

https://vinepair.com/articles/best-ice-for-cocktails-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=104beef3e3-Aug_30_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-104beef3e3-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-104beef3e3-38937345&mc_cid=104beef3e3&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Wine apps, displays & discounts rank at bottom of consumer purchase influences

How Much a Six-Pack of Beer Cost the Year You Were Born

We tracked down the prices of beer dating all the way back to the 1930s.

https://www.thedailymeal.com/drink/price-beer-through-history-gallery

Kahlúa debuts Espresso Martini in a can

Kahlúa is tapping into the trend for at-home drinking with the launch of a ready-to-drink (RTD) Espresso Martini, said to be the first product of its kind.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/08/kahlua-debuts-espresso-martini-in-a-can/

THE BEST-SELLING BEERS IN AMERICA (2018)

How big is Big Beer, exactly? It’s a $350 billion business in America, according to figures compiled by the Beer Institute and National Beer Wholesalers Association.

https://vinepair.com/articles/infographic-20-best-selling-beers-america/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=efabe224ee-Aug_31_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-efabe224ee-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-efabe224ee-38937345&mc_cid=efabe224ee&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SOJU, SHOCHU, AND SAKE, EXPLAINED

It’s no secret that Asian spirits are on the rise.

https://vinepair.com/articles/soju-shochu-sake-difference/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=efabe224ee-Aug_31_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-efabe224ee-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-efabe224ee-38937345&mc_cid=efabe224ee&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

New French Bus Runs on Wine Waste

Scania is showing off a new bus in the Bordeaux region of France. And appropriately, it runs on wine. Or at least some of the waste from winemaking.

http://www.autotrader.ca/newsfeatures/20180830/new-french-bus-runs-on-wine-waste/

Which state has the most wineries per capita?

Hint: It’s not California

What’s believed to be the most northerly vineyard in the world is up for sale

Lerkekasa Vineyard sits at a latitude of 59 degrees north, similar to Alaska. But it is a two-hour drive southwest of Oslo.

http://kwbe.com/abc_business/whats-believed-to-be-the-most-northerly-vineyard-in-the-world-is-up-for-sale-abcid36104956/

How Neuroscience Explains Our Obsession With Food Mashups

The concepts of anticipation and expectation can determine your level of enjoyment since certain combinations are more predictable than others.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/eustaciahuen/2018/08/30/neurosciencefood/#6e49a49531fd

Why brands should understand ‘supertasters’

Supertasters were more able to notice the similarities in the wines and less likely would experience a perceptual bias on flavor ratings, which shows that sensation can drive choice decisions even in the presence of extreme learning and experience,

https://www.warc.com/newsandopinion/news/why_brands_should_understand_supertasters/40971

Making wine is easy

90 percent of wine sold in the United States came from the 30 top producers, and more than half of the wine sold domestically came from E. & J. Gallo, The Wine Group and Constellation Brands (“the big three”).

https://napavalleyregister.com/tim-carl-local-tastes-making-wine-is-easy/article_594c8078-7aad-5ba9-b0a9-89015612db97.html

What information should be on wine labels?

Wine is a complicated beverage, and wineries should be using the limited space on labels to help educate the consumer.

https://montrealgazette.com/life/food/bill-zacharkiw-what-information-should-be-on-wine-labels

DIY Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

https://www.9and10news.com/2018/08/31/upcycle-your-space-diy-wine-bottle-tiki-torch/

 

 

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