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Fudge And Wine Tasting

April 6, 2016

Medway Community Education Event 

Fudge And Wine Pairing 

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

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Fudge Provided By

The  The Sugar ShoppeSugar Shoppe

Tuesday April 5th 2016

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The Wines And  Fudge Pairings

Fudge #1

Chocolate

Paired With:

Wine #1

2014 Vina Zaco Rioja

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And

Wine #2

2014 Charles&Charles Red Blend

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Fudge #2

Chocolate Peanut Butter

Paired With

Wine #3

2012 Tranzind Red Blend

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AND

Paired With

Wine #4

2012 Bolla Torr’Alta

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Fudge #3

Chocolate Walnut

Paired With

Wine #5

2013 Butternut Chardonnay

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AND

Paired With

Wine #6

Maynards 10 Year Tawny Port

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Event Photos

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Event Co-Hosted With

Courtney Of The Sugar Shoppe

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Franklin Liquors 2016 Events

Hosted By:

Franklin Liquors

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Franklin, Ma 02038

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Liquor Industry News/Links 04-02-16

April 2, 2016

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04-02-16

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By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, QCE*

Why a good wine shop matters

Feedback from recent article by Eric Asimov of the New York Times

If you care about wine and want to drink better and more confidently, the best thing you can do is cultivate a close relationship with a good wine shop.

Good wine shops offer a great assortment of distinctive bottles. 

Look at wine descriptions posted under bottles. Are they written by the store’s staff? That’s a positive sign, indicating personal investment and a distinct point of view.

Bargain crates near the door? They often contain less interesting mass-market wines that are rarely good values.

In-store tastings are welcome, but you should never feel obliged to buy.

Good shops understand that the best values are around $15 to $25, so they ought to have a lot of good selections in that range. They should have cheaper wines, too, though without pandering. Pinot noirs for $5 may make sense in the supermarket environment of Trader Joe’s, where the strategy is to sell dull wine cheap, like Two-Buck Chuck, but not in a good wine shop.

The best merchants can teach you about wine, but they understand that a little information is often enough.

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Possible Change To MA Bottle Bill?

Why Swirl Your Wine?

AND MORE!

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

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 Our Daily Wine Newspaper

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Undiscovered Uruguay

This is Bodega Garzón, brainchild of global vintner Alejandro Bulgheroni, and the newest addition to Uruguay’s emerging wine scene.

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http://palatepress.com/2016/03/wine/undiscovered-uruguay/

 

How to count the calories in wine

Do you care how many calories are in your glass of wine?

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http://www.decanter.com/learn/wine-terminology/how-to-count-the-calories-in-wine-ask-decanter-296021/

YOUR GUIDE TO THE WINE AND FOOD OF ITALY

So here is your guide to the most popular wines of each Italian region, paired with that region’s most famous dish.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/your-guide-to-the-wine-and-food-of-italy-infographic/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=6a38d39f9b-Mar_25_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-6a38d39f9b-38937345

 

American Wine Generations Report

American Wine Generations, follows comprehensive surveys of high frequency wine drinkers across generations, as well as a “deep dive” into a respondent pool of about 1,400 Millennial wine drinkers.

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http://www.winebusiness.com/blog/?go=getBlogEntry&dataId=166661

 

Not all Millennials are alike.

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The rise of orange wine, the white made like a red

IT’S the new drop that’s tantalising tastebuds yet confusing even the wine snobs.

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/food/drink/the-rise-of-orange-wine-the-white-made-like-a-red/news-story/0ba15caa11518e703a5b44b3fd185981

Bottle Bill deposits under fire in Mass.

Eliminating 5-cent deposits on soda and beer containers and substituting a three-year, 1-cent per container fee paid by beverage distributors and wholesalers.

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Wine, Au Naturel

While many consumers assume that grapes are all that goes into a bottle of wine, a typical recipe can read more like a chemistry experiment.

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/wine-au-naturale/Content?oid=4722259

Kuvee Keeps Wine Fresh For Longer

Because everything is “smart” these days, wine bottles are getting an Internet connection, too. Meet Kuvée, a refillable case that keeps wine fresh for up to 30 days.

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http://www.kuvee.com

A Review Of Device

The Kuvée Bottle is, without question, one of the most ridiculous Internet of Things devices I’ve ever seen.

http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/28/11317518/kuvee-bottle-keep-wine-fresh-smart-wi-fi

82 of the Best Hard Ciders, Blind-Tasted and Ranked

Ciders were judged completely blind by how enjoyable they were as individual experiences and given scores of 1-100.

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http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/03/82-of-the-best-hard-ciders-blind-tasted-and-ranked.html?a=1&utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=e33b288eef-The+Daily+Brew%3A+March+29%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-e33b288eef-36686829

UNDERSTANDING CHAMPAGNE LABELS

How much attention do you pay to the actual label on that bottle of bubbles?

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https://grapecollective.com/articles/understanding-champagne-labels

5 Things to know about aging wine

Should you age your wine?

http://www.mercurynews.com/eat-drink-play/ci_29690489/5-things-know-about-aging-wine-master-sommelier

Craft breweries: Openings outpace closings 9:1

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New Harpoon Beer

Boston-based Harpoon Brewery has unveiled Camp Wannamango, its first new summer seasonal in 16 years. Rolling out this month, Camp Wannamango is a tropical-inspired pale ale brewed with mango. The 5%-abv seasonal will be available through August in 12-ounce bottles, 12-ounce and 16-ounce cans and on draft. Camp Wannamango joins Celtic Red, The Long Thaw White IPA, Winter Warmer, Octoberfest and Imperial Pumpkin in Harpoon’s existing seasonal lineup.

What makes a wine kosher?

If you think kosher wine is only for a specific group of wine drinkers, think again.

http://www.mnn.com/food/beverages/blogs/what-makes-wine-kosher

WORLD’S FIRST ‘VAGINAL BEER’ SEEKS FUNDING

Described as containing the “quintessence of femininity”, the beer is made using lactic acid bacteria isolated from a Czech model and propagated to brew a sour beer, the company says.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/worlds-first-vaginal-beer-seeks-funding/

Drink More Wine: By the numbers

Decisions made in the vineyard determine what’s in the bottle.

Interesting read on wine #’s such as acres and grapes in bottle.

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http://cltampa.com/potlikker/archives/2016/03/31/drink-more-wine-by-the-numbers#.Vv0YbNZZFBQ

Why Swirling Makes Wine Taste Better

Since most of the enjoyment of wine comes primarily from aromas, swirling the wine will aerate it slightly, potentially releasing more of those aromas.

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http://winefolly.com/tutorial/why-swirling-a-glass-of-wine-is-better/

The Pay-to-Play Scandal In The Beer Biz: How Far It Goes Nobody Knows

At the end of the day somebody’s trying to gain preferential treatment for their product or ware and they’re going to do what they can to make that happen

http://www.forbes.com/sites/taranurin/2016/03/31/the-pay-to-play-scandal-in-the-beer-biz-how-far-it-goes-nobody-knows/#76f7a91d1ceb

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Thursday April 14

Think Pink Tasting

Rose Tasting

Guest Host John Grange

Spring is here!

Rosé sales are getting bigger every year and are the perfect springtime wine.

At this tasting we will taste many Rosé wines,

John will also share some French wines including Champagne and a nice Spanish selection.

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/229826409/

 

April 21st

La Cantina Winery Tasting

La Cantina

Very proud to host Bob and Ana Vozzella for this event!

They are members of our club and own and operate a winery in Franklin.

At this event Bob will share his families passion for wine making.

Come hear all about this winery and taste his families wines.

http://www.lacantinawinery.com

The Story:

The history of winemaking in our family starts in Santa Maria Del Molise, Italy, in the mid -1900’s.  Santa Maria is a small farming community, with natural spring from the mountains and rich soil for vineyards.  It was there my grandparents began a life-long tradition of making fine wines.

In 1963 my grandfather, Ottavio, moved his family from Italy to Franklin, MA, where he carried on the winemaking tradition from a small hand-dug cellar, in our home.

Today, in that very same home, I have been creating delicious wines using the same traditional methods my grandfather taught me.  With my grandfathers knowledge passed down, and the education I received at UC Davis California, the “Harvard” of winemaking, I am proud to bring to you, La Cantina Wine School.

La Cantina Winery was born out of our love of traditional Italian winemaking with friends and family.  Since its inception La Cantina Winery has become the premiere location for learning the process of winemaking.  From grapes, to barrel, and bottle, you are involved in the educational and fun process of making wine.

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/230001262/

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FUDGE & WINE PAIRING EVENT

Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

Course # B66-16 1 session

Tuesday, April 5 7:00-9:00pm

Franklin Liquors $25

363 East Central Street, Rte. 140, Franklin

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Spring 2016

Wine Labels Truths & Lies

Tuesday April 26th 7-9PM

Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

https://registration.xenegrade.com/tri-county/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1862

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

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Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

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Liquor Industry News/Links 03-26-16

March 26, 2016

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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Our Easter Newsletter

Happy Easter

Lets Us Help You With Food And Wine Pairings

We Will Be Open Easter Sunday 10am-2pm

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Yoga And Wine Event

This Week The Franklin Wine Club Partnered With Franklin Yoga

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First Of Its Kind

Pairing Chakras With Wines!

https://franklinliquors.wordpress.com/2016/03/25/franklin-wine-club-yoga-and-wine-event/

Happy Easter

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Wine in Japan

A Guide to Easter Food & Wine Pairings

Are additives always a bad thing?

AND MORE!

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

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 Our Daily Wine Newspaper

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PERFECT WINE PAIRINGS WITH 8 POPULAR TAKE-OUT OPTIONS

There are certain nights of the week when cooking just isn’t an option.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/pairing-wine-with-8-popular-take-out-options/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d859b3f8d2-Mar_20_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d859b3f8d2-38937345

For wine producers, small is beautiful – but big is useful

Size isn’t everything in a vineyard – but it matters

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/mar/20/wine-producers-small-is-beautiful-big-is-useful

MA Gov. OKs Liquor License for Shrewsbury’s Whole Foods

Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation this week that authorizes the town to issue an additional liquor license

http://patch.com/massachusetts/shrewsbury/gov-oks-liquor-license-shrewsburys-whole-foods-0

10 ESSENTIAL NEW ENGLAND BEERS

Here are ten very good, easily obtainable beers to look for on your next swing through New England.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/10-essential-new-england-beers/

Horizon Beverage Keeps Bacardi

Bacardi USA has renewed its distribution alliance with Horizon Beverage in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, signing a multi-year pact with the New England wholesaler. Bacardi and Horizon have had a decades-long relationship. Earlier this year, Bacardi appointed the newly formed Southern Glazer’s as its exclusive distributor across most of the U.S. market, but Southern Glazer’s doesn’t operate in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, both of which are franchise states

13 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BACARDI

http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/13-things-you-didnt-know-about-bacardi/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=pagepost

 

A Guide to the Spanish Vermouth Renaissance

A vermouth renaissance is sweeping Spain as drinkers embrace a cultural icon that’s been in decline since the 1970s. François Monti with a guide to the styles and top producers of Spanish vermouth.

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http://punchdrink.com/articles/a-guide-to-spanish-vermouth-and-brands/

It’s Just Not True—Five Wine Myths

In every case, these statements and opinions are myths

http://fermentationwineblog.com/2016/03/4150/

An Upside To Climate Change? Better French Wine

While climate change threatens coastal cities and generates extreme weather, the effects of global warming could bring good news to some of France’s most esteemed vineyards.

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http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/03/21/470872883/an-upside-to-climate-change-better-french-wine

Wine in Japan

Grasp the basics of traditional and nonconventional winemaking countries

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http://www.afoodieworld.com/the-flying-winemaker/6283-grape-globe-wine-in-japan

FIND WHICH FRENCH WINE STYLE BEST SUITS YOU

French Wines with Style has launched a new Facebook app that asks users a series of questions to discover the style of French wine that best suits their personality.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/find-which-french-wine-style-best-suits-you/

GLEN MORAY RE-ENGINEERS RANGE FOR GROWTH

Among the recent additions are a Chardonnay cask finish, which was unveiled earlier this year.

IN STOCK!!

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/glen-moray-re-engineer-range-for-growth/

Raising the Bar: Truth in Wine Marketing

So how can wineries refine their stories to be more truthful?

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http://www.nomacorc.com/blog/2016/03/raising-the-bar-truth-in-wine-marketing/?utm_source=Blog+Nomacorc+-+English&utm_campaign=1b521455dd-English_Language_Blog_Newsletter10_29_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e041d5be31-1b521455dd-299904425

A Guide to Easter Food & Wine Pairings

On this particular long weekend, most of us are well versed in what food to serve and when. From fish on Good Friday to roast lamb on Easter Sunday with an abundance of chocolate in between, simple traditions are followed every year.

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http://www.wsetglobal.com/news_centre/756.asp

Thanks to this ingenious glass, you’ll never spill wine again

These spacey glasses are our reimagination of a traditional italian glassblowing technique, which we appropriated to prevent messy spills and stains. Four years of research and refinement has culminated in Saturn Glasses that are surprisingly light and satisfying to drink from

http://www.superduperstudio.net/#saturn

THE WINES YOU NEED TO DRINK TO UNDERSTAND OAK

You can train your palate. Here’s how:

http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-wines-you-need-to-drink-to-understand-oak/

Carménère Wine Guide

Carménère (“car-men-nair”) is a medium-bodied red wine that originated in Bordeaux, France and now grows almost only in Chile.

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http://winefolly.com/review/carmenere-wine-guide/

Frost Protection Wind Machine Fan

Cool way vineyards protect vines

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Wine Consumption Stats

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Are additives always a bad thing?

It’s the secret wine makers almost universally decline to admit: More additives are used in wine around the world today than ever before.

Gum arabic, sometimes called guar gum, is a byproduct of Acacia trees and helps to deal with unpleasant tannins in otherwise rough and rugged red wines. It is also widely used in the production of many foods.

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/5397575-181/on-wine-are-additives-always

Alto Adige: Back to the future

Alto Adige is the very northern, Alpine and predominantly German-speaking part of Italy, bordering Austria.

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http://www.decanter.com/features/alto-adige-back-to-the-future-296390/

Rose, Musty Basement, and Oak? How to Train Your Palate to Taste Wine Like a Pro

“The nose carries notes of crushed berries, fig, and fresh roses,” says the sommelier, describing the wine you’re tasting to decide whether to order a bottle. Does it really smell like all those things? Sure—to a trained palate.

http://www.vogue.com/13419159/wine-tasting-how-to-train-your-palate/

Flavor Profiles of White Wines (Infographic)

A simple visualization of primary flavor components in white wines and how they are expressed in different varieties. This chart contains 16 common white wine varieties and 10 primary flavor components in varying degree.

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http://winefolly.com/tutorial/flavor-profiles-of-white-wines/

California Court Dismisses Arsenic Lawsuit Against Wineries

For over a year now, some of California’s biggest wine producers stood accused of “poisoning” consumers with excessive levels of arsenic in 83 wine brands.

http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/52904

New Dreaming Tree

Constellation is extending Impact “Hot Brand” wine franchise The Dreaming Tree with a Sauvignon Blanc varietal. The Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc retails at $15 a bottle and is launching nationwide. Like the rest of The Dreaming Tree lineup—which Constellation created in collaboration with musician Dave Matthews—its bottle is about a quarter pound lighter than the average wine bottle and sports a label made with 100% recycled paper.

How To Transport Wine Bottles on an Airplane?

Shipping wine internationally has a lot of restrictions, but what about carrying wine on the plane?

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http://socialvignerons.com/2016/03/24/how-to-transportcheck-in-wine-bottles-on-an-airplane/

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BUYING AND ENJOYING BAROLO WINE

For many of the most storied wine regions of the world, understanding them and the wines they produce can be overwhelming.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-geekly/the-essential-guide-to-buying-and-enjoying-barolo-wine/

Study Shows Widespread Contamination of Glyphosate Weedkiller in California Wine

Moms Across America released a new study revealing that ten major California wines contained the chemical glyphosate, the declared “active” ingredient in Roundup weedkiller and 700 other glyphosate-based herbicides.

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yesmaam/pages/680/attachments/original/1458830087/GlyphosateContaminationinWinePressReport_(2).pdf?1458830087

What Does It Mean for a Wine to Be Corsican?

Not fully French, and strongly influenced by Italy, Corsica is a wine island unto itself. Jon Bonné on what it means for a wine to be Corsican, and how the island fits into the next great chapter in Mediterranean wine.

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http://punchdrink.com/articles/what-does-it-mean-for-a-wine-to-be-corsican-wine/

Champagne Baby Bottle: Newborns Can Drink Milk In Style Thanks To This Latest Trend

A new alternative to a classic baby’s milk bottle has launched in the form of a champagne-style design.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/champagne-flute-baby-bottle_uk_56f3bc9ee4b04aee1b7003b7

 

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Our 2016 Education Schedule

Franklin Wine Club Meeting

CLUB

Wine Explorers wanted!

Join Our 320 Club Members!

How To attend and join

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/

http://www.facebook.com/FranklinwineclubMA

 

Thursday April 14

Think Pink Tasting

Rose Tasting

Guest Host John Grange

Spring is here!

Rosé sales are getting bigger every year and are the perfect springtime wine.

At this tasting we will taste many Rosé wines,

John will also share some French wines including Champagne and a nice Spanish selection.

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/229826409/

Franklin Adult Education 2016 Classes

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Medway Community Education

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Winter 2016

 

FUDGE & WINE PAIRING EVENT

Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

Course # B66-16 1 session

Tuesday, April 5 7:00-9:00pm

Franklin Liquors $25

363 East Central Street, Rte. 140, Franklin

Sign Up

http://www.familyid.com/medway-community-education

 

Tri-County Adult Education  

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Spring 2016

Wine Labels Truths & Lies

Tuesday April 26th 7-9PM

Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

https://registration.xenegrade.com/tri-county/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1862

Franklin, MA

Our Friends That Offer Wine Tastings/Education

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

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Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

Watch ForUpcoming Classes Held In Our Wine Room

Wine Scholat Guild

Wine And Chocolate Events

Franklin Liquors And The Sugar Shoppe Partners For

Your Chocolate And Wine Events

Contact Us!

Sugar Shoppe

Franklin Liquors Wine Education

Certified Specialist Of Wine-CSW

Certified Specialist Of Spirits-CSS

Society Of Wine Educators

California Wine Appellation Specialist-CWAS-San Francisco Wine School (First In MA)

French Wine Scholar FWS-French Wine Society

Quini Certified Educator- QCE (First In USA)

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The best wine maps in the business!!

MAP

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-maps#oid=1017_4

Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

Notebook

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-tasting-notebooks#oid=1017_5

De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

Table

http://www.delongwine.com/products/wine-grape-varietal-table#oid=1017_3

All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

Every wine we taste and stock is on Quini.

Tell us what you think by rating the wines.

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Franklin Wine Club Yoga And Wine Event

March 25, 2016

Franklin Wine Club Yoga And Wine Event

With Special Guest Host Betsy Barry From

Franklin Wellness And Yoga

CLUB

Thursday March 24th 2016

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The Wines And Chakras Pairings

Wine #1

N/V Codorniu Brut Rosé

Chakra

Spirituality      Crystalline Light        Inner Light     Crown of head

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Wine #2

2014 Pieropan Soave

Chakra

Fire

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Wine #3

2012 Les Chancelieres Vouvray

Chakra

Water

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Wine #4

2013 Route 152 Pinot Noir

Chakra

Transcendence Light

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Wine #5

2010 Santo Pietro Pio 2 Chianti

Chakra

Earth Root

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Wine #6

2012 Midnight Zinfandel

Chakra

Love Heart

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Wine #7

N/V Taylor Fladgate Reserve Port

Chakra

Expression Throat

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Liquor Industry News/Links 03-19-16

March 19, 2016

Liquor Industry News/Links

03-19-16

Franklin Liquors

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By: Mark C Lenzi

CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, QCE*

Gallo Wines Hopes We Understand

Gallo, Constellation Claim Nearly Half Of Domestic Wine’s “Hot Brands”

U.S. wine market. Indeed, the two companies comprise more than 35% of the market’s volume, according to Impact Databank.

At more than 18 million nine-liter cases, Gallo’s Barefoot Cellars is easily the largest player on this year’s Hot Brands list. Barefoot’s sustained success is driven in part by its accessible pricing and approachable image. “(Barefoot Cellars) continues to resonate with consumers who share our belief that wine should be fun, less serious and always varietal-correct,” says Stephanie Gallo, vice president of marketing for E.&J. Gallo Winery

BUT HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED?????

On the back label of Gallo products is a 4-5-digit code.

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I was told 2 things: One it’s a color code for the label OR it’s a code for color of the wine. So I wrote Gallo and got this response:

“Due to strict company policy this is considered proprietary information. We hope you understand.
”

SO if you had a color code on your wine no big deal right? To me it’s a chemical code to make wines a certain color. Something to think about.

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Do crémants age as well as Champagne?

Are People Choosing Working Out Over Wine?

Secrets of the Chartreuse Liqueur

AND MORE!

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

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 Our Daily Wine Newspaper

https://t.co/uSKfS74nvQ

 

Beer distributors sues Mass. over record fine

Craft Brewers Guild, the Everett beer distributor that illegally paid Boston bars to stock its products, has sued Massachusetts’s regulators

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/03/11/beer-distributors-sues-mass-over-record-fine/Qn1HVUxy9oN34wpVyzY9YO/story.html

http://www.brewbound.com/news/craft-beer-guild-asks-massachusetts-superior-court-for-relief

Why Does That Wine Smell So Good!

Terpene compounds are among the most expressive of the aromas that include floral, rose-like, coriander, camphorous, green and herbaceous.

http://industry.oregonwine.org/research-update-on-chiral-terpenes-why-does-that-wine-smell-so-good/

Let’s Make Port Cool Again

Port may be your grandma’s drink, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be your drink, too. Because here’s the thing: Port is really good.

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http://www.bonappetit.com/drinks/wine/article/how-to-buy-port-wine

Where To Find The Best Sauvignon Blanc

A few wine regions have taken on this grape as their pet project and they’re making the best wines in the world.

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http://winefolly.com/tutorial/where-to-find-the-best-sauvignon-blanc/

Tuscany creates a major new body

The newly founded Tuscan Consortium AVITO (Associazione Vini Toscana)

https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/news/tuscany-creates-major-new-body

 

Here’s How A Six-Pack Of Craft Beer Ends Up Costing $12

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Millennials are ditching beer for liquor and wine

Preference for liquor has increased most among the 18-29 year-old demographic, suggesting that this trend is poised to continue as more young drinkers eschew beer and shift towards spirits

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http://www.businessinsider.com/millennials-prefer-liquor-and-wine-to-beer-2016-3

The “Right” Way To Taste Wine—The Search For Consistency

Is there a “right” way to taste wines?

http://www.cgcw.com/databaseshowitem.aspx?id=80808

Do crémants age as well as Champagne?

Crémants generally have a higher pH and phenolic content than Champagne, with low levels of both being crucial for longevity in sparkling wine.

http://www.decanter.com/learn/wine-terminology/do-cremants-age-as-well-as-champagne-ask-decanter-294275/#zlwtlvGdgHrwLwlW.99

What Exactly are Cult Wines?

The interesting thing about cult wines is that a lot of times there are delicious alternatives next door

http://winefolly.com/update/what-exactly-are-cult-wines/

Are People Choosing Working Out Over Wine?

A new study found “young people are less likely to have consumed alcohol in the last week than those who are older”

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http://observer.com/2016/03/are-people-choosing-working-out-over-wine/

How to Wine Taste Properly

There’s so much more to tasting wines than just sniffing, swirling, and sipping

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http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2016-03-15/how-to-wine-taste-properly

Champagne, Cava, Prosecco… What’s the Difference?

With all the sparkling wines available and the jargon that goes along with it, it can be a little confusing at times.

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http://www.glassofbubbly.com/champagne-cava-prosecco-whats-the-difference/

This the kind of wine Millennials like.

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MIAMI COMPANY INVENTS CHAMPAGNE ‘MACHINE GUN’

A nightclub supply company in Miami has launched a “gun” which sprays Champagne up to 23 feet in the air for use in VIP rooms.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/miami-company-invents-champagne-machine-gun/

Shark Tank Preview: Lawyer Brews Solution To Beer Problem

The reusable, dome-shaped plastic ice cube fits perfectly underneath a beer can and turns warm beer cold.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/trangho/2016/03/17/shark-tank-preview-lawyer-brews-solution-to-beer-problem/#2673f6c9a4c7

Champagne cap collecting: The art and the commerce

You may pop open a bottle of Champagne to celebrate something good, and perhaps you will keep the painted metal cap which secured the cork as a wee souvenir of that moment.

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 26, 2016 shows  Champagne capsules of French placomusophile, collector and trader of capsules, Stephane Primault, at Auménancourt-le-Petit. You may pop open a bottle of champagne to celebrate something good, and perhaps keep the painted metal cap which secured the cork as a souvenir. But for collectors those caps are an art form and a valuable investment. / AFP / FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI

http://www.lepanmedia.com/champagne-cap-collecting-the-art-and-the-commerce/

 

FRESCOBALDI RELEASES OLIVE OIL MADE BY PRISONERS

Revered Italian wine producer Frescobaldi has partnered with a group of prisoners in Florence on an olive oil made from trees within the prison grounds.

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/frescobaldi-releases-olive-oil-made-by-prisoners/

STOLI TO LAUNCH GLUTEN-FREE VODKA

Stoli Gluten Free is made with 88% corn and 12% buckwheat, both naturally gluten-free.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/stoli-to-launch-gluten-free-vodka/

How character-driven labels are driving wine sales

As the wine aisles swell with an ever-rising sea of brands, wine producers are looking to increasingly rich and imaginative narratives on which to build their brands

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http://www.packagingdigest.com/beverage-packaging/how-character-driven-labels-are-driving-wine-sales-2016-03-15

Secrets of the Chartreuse Liqueur

If word of mouth is the best publicity, there may be a problem when the creators of a wonderful product have taken a vow of silence. That conundrum hasn’t bothered the Carthusian monks in France’s Chartreuse mountains,

http://www.francetoday.com/articles/2013/04/09/chartreuse.html

Three Tips For Parents Navigating The Wine Aisle

Here are some tips for navigating the wine aisle of the grocery store with a toddler in the mimicking stage of development

Not a problem if you shop small!

http://fermentationwineblog.com/2016/03/4148/

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Join Our 320 Club Members!

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Thursday March 24th

Yoga And Wine

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Yoga & Wine: A Fluid Journey through the Chakras

Join Betsy Barry of Franklin Yoga & Wellness and Mark Lenzi of Franklin Liquors for a sensory exploration of wine through the energy systems of the body.

This unique workshop combines a 6o-minute yoga class with a carefully sequenced wine pairing designed to open and balance the major energy centers, known as “chakras.” With a heightened sense of awareness, we will explore each chakra through physical observation of each shared wine, discovering taste, flavor and feel in a new way.

No prior knowledge of yoga or wine is required. Plan to bring an open mind and leave feeling balanced and satisfied with a new appreciation of both wine and self.

7 Chakras And 7 Wines

Class Limit 20

$40 Per Person

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228933108/

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Winter 2016

 

FUDGE & WINE PAIRING EVENT

Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

Course # B66-16 1 session

Tuesday, April 5 7:00-9:00pm

Franklin Liquors $25

363 East Central Street, Rte. 140, Franklin

Sign Up

http://www.familyid.com/medway-community-education

 

Tri-County Adult Education  

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Spring 2016

Wine Labels Truths & Lies

Tuesday April 26th 7-9PM

Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

https://registration.xenegrade.com/tri-county/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1862

Franklin, MA

Our Friends That Offer Wine Tastings/Education

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

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Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

Watch ForUpcoming Classes Held In Our Wine Room

Wine Scholat Guild

Wine And Chocolate Events

Franklin Liquors And The Sugar Shoppe Partners For

Your Chocolate And Wine Events

Contact Us!

Sugar Shoppe

Franklin Liquors Wine Education

Certified Specialist Of Wine-CSW

Certified Specialist Of Spirits-CSS

Society Of Wine Educators

California Wine Appellation Specialist-CWAS-San Francisco Wine School (First In MA)

French Wine Scholar FWS-French Wine Society

Quini Certified Educator- QCE (First In USA)

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The best wine maps in the business!!

MAP

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Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

Notebook

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-tasting-notebooks#oid=1017_5

De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

Table

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All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

Every wine we taste and stock is on Quini.

Tell us what you think by rating the wines.

www.quiniwine.com

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Liquor Industry News/Links 03-12-16

March 12, 2016

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Alcohol Training In Franklin

Big thank you to the Franklin Town Council for the new proposed alcohol-training bylaw. The requirement for ALL that serve or sell alcohol to be “safe server trained” is great for our community.

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http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/20160309/franklin-town-council-ponders-alcohol-training-requirement

http://www.franklinmatters.org/2016/03/live-reporting-alcohol-training-bylaw.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FranklinMatters+%28Franklin+Matters%29

 

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Painting and sipping wine is hot!

Italy invaded by boars

Glass in your Corona?

AND MORE!

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

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 Our Daily Wine Newspaper

https://t.co/uSKfS74nvQ

The 6 Wine “Rules” That the Pros Always Break

Wine, that glorious beverage we can count on to liven any meal, romantic date, or hang session with friends, is supposed to be enjoyable, delicious, and exciting. But somewhere along the way, many arbitrary rules have arisen and worked their ways into our consciousness

http://www.vogue.com/13410263/wine-rules-to-break/

Splurge Wine: The Decadent Damilano Cannubi Barolo

The wine is crafted from Nebbiolo grapes grown in prized the Cannubi vineyards–one of Barolo’s “grand cru” vineyards.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/katiebell/2016/03/04/collectors-file-the-decadent-damilano-cannubi-barolo/#1e7d66fe6e4f

We Have 2008 Vintage IN STOCK!

Matthew Goode, Matthew Rhys Uncork ‘The Wine Show’

ITV released a trailer for its new series “The Wine Show,” which features two famous wine amateurs: “Downton Abbey’s” Matthew Goode and “The Americans’” Matthew Rhys, who jet set to Italy to develop their wine palates.

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http://thewineshow.com

Where is California wine going? Top 10 exports by country

So where is the wine going? Top 10 export markets for California wines went to countries on four continents

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http://www.cleveland.com/drinks/index.ssf/2016/03/where_is_california_wine_going.html

Painting, Sipping and Selling Wine

Wine companies are reaching new consumers, particularly young women, at paint ‘n’ sip events

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http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/52845

Anheuser-Busch Partners with Ibotta to Offer Cash Back on Beer Purchases at Grocers, Convenience Stores, Bars and Restaurants

Partnership allows Anheuser-Busch to increase brand engagement, loyalty and sales through cash rebates on Ibotta app

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NOTE: Use this app for MANY Beer, Liquor and Wine rebates!!

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/anheuser-busch-partners-with-ibotta-to-offer-cash-back-on-beer-purchases-at-grocers-convenience-stores-bars-and-restaurants-300230104.html

Where is wine heading?

Innovation in wine, and drinks in general, is now as much about the story of how the product is made and by whom as it is the actual product.

https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/where-wine-heading

9 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT IPA

IPA is by far the world’s most popular style of craft beer. But while many of us drink it regularly, there are lots of assumptions and myths that we take as fact, but that often pure fiction. Here are 9 facts about IPA that you probably didn’t know.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/9-things-you-dont-know-about-ipa/

THE ONE PERCENT’S FAVORITE CHAMPAGNE BRANDS [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Champagne brands are America’s wealthiest households drinking?

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-one-percents-favorite-champagne-brands-infographic/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=261ac9e3e9-Mar_4_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-261ac9e3e9-38937345

The Divining Rod Wines Introduces their First Pinot Noir

Marc Mondavi and his Divining Rod wines today added a new wine to their portfolio: The Divining Rod Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon.

http://www.winebusiness.com/newReleases/?go=getArticle&dataid=165652

New Seltzer

Massachusetts craft brewer Wachusett Brewing is offering an alternative to the burgeoning hard soda category with the national launch of Nauti, a 110-calorie, 5%-abv “hard seltzer” brand. Nauti, which comes in raspberry, grapefruit, lemon lime and cranberry flavors, is made from a clear malt base and will hit retail shelves in April through St. Killian Importing, marketed in 12-ounce six-packs of cans. A variety 12-pack will follow in the fall. Wachusett president Ned LaFortune said the company is aiming high with Nauti, which will have annual production capacity of 4 million cases.

Italian Wine Robot Gives Grapes the Mechanical Touch

The Italian wine researchers Enosis Meraviglia are making a bold attempt to dominate the world of wine production through the introduction of the Genesis wine robot, which will be responsible for the initial stage of producing wine.

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http://sputniknews.com/science/20160305/1035834564/italy-robot-wine-processing.html

Italy’s Famed Wine Region a War Zone, Invaded by Boars and Others

Wine growers and farmers here say that population now threatens a delicate Tuscan ecosystem, in addition to provoking hundreds of car accidents a year and damaging the production of their treasured Chianti Classico.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/08/world/europe/italy-tuscany-chianti-wine.html

HOW THE NEXT GENERATION OF DRINKERS FEEL ABOUT WHITE WINE [INFOGRAPHIC]

Here’s what you love about white wine:

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/our-survey-reveals-how-the-next-generation-of-consumers-feel-about-white-wine-infographic/

 

Stony Creek Brewery expands distribution into Massachusetts

The Connecticut based brewery will be available in greater Boston and shoreline MA in March via Horizon Beverage. Full statewide coverage will commence in April through the addition of Quality Beverage, Williams Distributing and Girardi Distributors

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/16/03/p7201083/stony-creek-brewery-expands-distribution-into-massachusetts?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=baab300c95-The+Daily+Brew%3A+March+7%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-baab300c95-36686829

 

THE MYSTERY OF CHARLES SHAW. BETTER KNOWN AS TWO BUCK CHUCK.

Whether you realize it or not, this Trader Joe’s staple has more intrigue-per-ounce than it may seem. Perhaps you’ve heard some of the tales. You might even think you know the truth…but it’s no simple story.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-mystery-of-charles-shaw-better-known-as-2-buck-chuck/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=pagepost

Italian Wines Through the Eyes of James Suckling

Suckling says that while sommeliers may continue to promote a range of esoteric and lesser-known wines, it is still all about the “Four Bs,”: Barolo, Barbaresco, Brunello and Bolgheri

http://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataid=165808

Savoie: Unusual Wines From the French Alps

Wines from Savoie have long been simply ski chalet wines but, today, the situation is changing. Thanks to the modernization of winemaking techniques and the enthusiasm of local vintners, the wines offer compelling flavor profiles and great aging potential. These are food-friendly, unusual wines for those of us who are bold enough to, occasionally, venture off-piste.

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http://winefolly.com/review/savoie-wine-guide/

THE 20 MOST POPULAR AMERICAN BEERS

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Vintage Wine Estates Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Dan Cohn

Vintage Wine Estates purchased the B.R. Cohn Wine brand and B.R. Cohn Winery from the Cohn family. The acquisition, according to Vintage, incorporated vineyards, buildings, equipment, inventory and intellectual property, including the B.R. Cohn name.

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http://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataid=165903

Understanding German riesling labels

Ralph Kyte-Powell provides a handy guide to some of the more confounding German riesling terms

http://www.winecompanion.com.au/news/news-articles/2016/march/understanding-german-riesling-labels

US Beverage Industry Expo, held in Washington, D.C. Stats

Let’s look at some numbers presented during the conference.

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Corona Recalls Beer After Finding Shards of Glass in Bottles

Routine quality assurance inspections revealed that there were small shards of glass in some 12-pack and 18-pack bottles, with deposit labels in the U.S. and Guam, according to Corona’s U.S. owner Constellation Brands

Six packs of bottled Corona beer, produced by Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, sit on display in a store in Paris, France, on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. AB Inbev is planning to sell bonds worth as much as $55 billion to finance its $106 billion takeover of SABMiller Plc, setting a record for debt issuance to fund a corporate acquisition, according to people familiar with the matter. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

http://time.com/4252950/corona-beer-glass-recall/

Booze Movies: 5 Documentaries about Wine

For those who would like to sip some information, here are five fun documentaries about the fermented grape juice

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/03/booze-movies-5-documentaries-about-wine.html

The Best Wine to Pair With Your Easter Candy, Because Why Not?

To be honest, we’ll take any excuse to drink wine

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https://www.popsugar.com/food/Best-Easter-Candy-Wine-Pairings-40507473

CHAMPAGNE FAILS TO TAKE FOOD FROM KIDS’ MOUTHS

The Champagne trade body is known for being incredibly protective of its brand name.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/03/champagne-fails-to-take-food-from-kids-mouths/

 

White Wine: Top 11 Shocking Health Benefits

When it comes to the health benefits of drinking alcohol, red wine gets all the attention. However, white wine is not without its health benefits – in fact, there are quite a few that have gone unnoticed.

http://ppcorn.com/us/2016/03/08/white-wine-11-shocking-health-benefits/

Who is drinking cider?

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Willamette Valley Wine Boundaries Expand

The addition of 18,560 acres to the Willamette Valley AVA may be a small step for the region, but it marks the giant stride Oregon’s wine industry has taken since 1983.

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FIREBALL ‘MOST RECOMMENDED’ SPIRIT IN US

Conducted by market research agency Actûrus, the MSS US Bartender Influencer Study asks 15,000 bartenders for their opinions on major spirits brands, and ranks them according to the frequency in which they are recommended to consumers.

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2016/03/fireball-most-recommended-spirit-in-us/?article-source=newsletter&source=644&date=2016-03-09

WOODFORD RESERVE UNVEILS 2016 DERBY DESIGN

A celebration of the 2016 ‘Run for the Roses’, the bottle features artwork by award-winning equine artist Thomas Allen Pauly, who is the ‘Official Artist of American Pharoah – Triple Crown Winner’.

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http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2016/03/woodford-reserve-unveils-2016-derby-design/?article-source=newsletter&source=646&date=2016-03-11

New Survey Shows What Wine You Like, and Why

How do we choose? Price? Region? Color? Label?

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http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/03/new-survey-shows-what-wine-you-like-and-why.html

WHO IS THIS BRETT AND WHY IS HIS NAME ON ALL THESE IPAS?

In the ever-expanding universe of beers labeled IPA is a newcomer that confuses just about everyone—the Brett IPA.

http://allaboutbeer.com/brett-ipa/?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=2f1cc6c8d9-The+Daily+Brew%3A+March+10%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-2f1cc6c8d9-36686829

Say Goodbye to the ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’

Dos Equis is about to get a new Most Interesting Man in the World.

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/272203

Sparkling Wine From Brazil

Brazilian sparklers are still new to the U.S. market, but their popularity and success is well-established at home.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2016/03/09/wednesday-night-wine-sparkling-wine-from-brazil/#52d1df155b01

Cereal and Wine Pairing Throw Down

It certainly seems like a good idea. After all, cereal is the only food that can follow an outstanding meal.

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Yoga & Wine: A Fluid Journey through the Chakras

Join Betsy Barry of Franklin Yoga & Wellness and Mark Lenzi of Franklin Liquors for a sensory exploration of wine through the energy systems of the body.

This unique workshop combines a 6o-minute yoga class with a carefully sequenced wine pairing designed to open and balance the major energy centers, known as “chakras.” With a heightened sense of awareness, we will explore each chakra through physical observation of each shared wine, discovering taste, flavor and feel in a new way.

No prior knowledge of yoga or wine is required. Plan to bring an open mind and leave feeling balanced and satisfied with a new appreciation of both wine and self.

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Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

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Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

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We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

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2011 Banfi “Cuvee Aurora” Rosé Alta Langa DOCG

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2014 Cerulli-Spinozzi Pecorino “Cortalto” IGT

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2011 Cerulli-Spinozzi Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

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2013 Sartori Ferdi IGT

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Montepulciano: 7 Sommeliers Make The Case for Italy’s Forgotten Wine

The Sangiovese-based blend is often confused with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, a soft, fruit-forward red from the south of Italy

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilysiegel/2016/02/26/montepulciano-7-sommeliers-make-the-case-for-italys-forgotten-wine/#6d781dde60a0

 

The best wines to pair with Easter candy

Why should kids have all the fun on Easter?

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http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/best-wines-pair-easter-candy-article-1.2545169

The 8 Most Controversial Beers Ever Brewed

Labels that went a bit too far.

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http://coolmaterial.com/feature/the-8-most-controversial-beers-ever-brewed/

A new AVA in Sonoma County

With the addition of new Fountaingrove AVA, east of Highway 101, Sonoma gained yet another sub-region

http://napavalleyregister.com/wine/columnists/dan-berger/a-new-ava-in-sonoma-county/article_8254d06e-25ee-5ba6-bd2d-6289837b123b.html

CODA DI VOLPE GRAPE VARIETY APPROVED FOR DESIGNATING AMERICAN WINE

We recently granted administrative approval for the use of the Coda di Volpe grape variety name on American wine labels.  Wine bottlers may use this name, as well as others granted administrative approval, to label American wines pending the results of our next rulemaking to revise the list found in 27 CFR 4.91 of grape variety names approved for use in designating American wines.

Visit our American Grape Variety Names page at TTB.gov for additional information about the regulation of grape variety names.

Chablis Wine Guide

Chablis (“Shah-blee”) is a Chardonnnay making wine region in the northwest corner of Burgundy, France. Unlike other Chardonnay wines, Chablis rarely uses oak-aging, resulting in a very different style and taste profile. It’s because of Chablis’ renown, that the unoaked Chardonnay style is popular worldwide.

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http://winefolly.com/review/chablis-wine-guide/

Music + Wine: The best tasting music

So what should be playing in the winery tasting room?

http://grapegrowerandwinemaker.com/2016/02/26/music-wine-the-best-tasting-music/

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The incredible 257-year history of Guinness dominating the beer world

Guinness has come a long way since the brewery was founded in 1759.

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http://www.businessinsider.com/guinness-history-of-dominating-beer-2016-2?r=UK&IR=T

THE EXPERT GUIDE TO PAIRING GOAT CHEESE AND WINE

While France is known to be the home of some of the world’s most interesting goat’s milk cheeses, there is a burgeoning domestic scene here in the U.S. that’s devoted to producing the finest artisanal goat’s cheese.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-expert-guide-to-pairing-goat-cheese-and-wine/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c719bab420-Feb_28_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c719bab420-38937345

French winemakers threaten to block Tour de France after Chilean wine chosen as sponsor

Winemakers are up in arms about Chile’s Bicicleta being sponsor of the race, claiming it is “unacceptable”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/12176691/French-winemakers-threaten-to-block-Tour-de-France-after-Chilean-wine-chosen-as-sponsor.html

Heretic Brewing Expands Distribution to Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Heretic Brewing Company, Fairfield, CA is expanding distribution to Massachusetts and Rhode Island with Atlantic Importing of Framingham, MA beginning February 29, 2106.

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http://www.brewbound.com/news/heretic-brewing-expands-distribution-to-massachusetts-and-rhode-island?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=e58957ddf2-The+Daily+Brew%3A+February+29%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-e58957ddf2-36686829

Pumpkin Beer Sales Go Flat, With Leftovers Lingering On Shelves Through Winter

Shocking everyone in the craft beer trade, brewers have watched sales of their once-precious seasonal style grow sluggish and remain in stores and bars long past Halloween.

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http://www.forbes.com/sites/taranurin/2016/02/29/pumpkin-beer-sales-go-flat-with-leftovers-lingering-on-shelves-through-winter/#26755fe56f4c

How Kazakhstan Is Becoming The Next Frontier For World-Class Wine

Kazakhstan doesn’t necessarily come to mind when we think of the world’s great regions for viniculture, but the country actually has a long — ancient, in fact — tradition of growing grapes and producing wine.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2016/02/29/could-kazakhstan-become-the-next-frontier-for-world-class-wine/#60190cb35a0e

French wine regions to watch: Who’s on the rise?

French wine regions to watch

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http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/opinion/french-wine-regions-to-watch-whos-on-the-rise-291897/?utm_source=Eloqua&utm_medium=email&utm_content=news+alert+link+20160302&utm_campaign=Newsletter-20160302

Is Virginia’s wine industry advanced enough to have a signature grape variety?

Perhaps we should accept the fact that the modern Virginia wine industry is much too young to have answered these questions.

http://pilotonline.com/life/flavor/humble-steward/is-virginia-s-wine-industry-advanced-enough-to-have-a/article_f685b18f-d6a6-568c-a475-96c184463576.html

Anheuser-Busch Launches Best Damn Cherry Cola

Best Damn Cherry Cola is aged on whole cherries after brewing for a flavorful, harder take on the timeless taste of cherry cola.

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http://www.brewbound.com/news/anheuser-busch-launches-best-damn-cherry-cola?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=177c114467-The+Daily+Brew%3A+March+1%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-177c114467-36686829

6 Best Irish Beers That Aren’t Guinness

We love Guinness, but here are some of the best beers not made by the brewing giant

http://www.thedailymeal.com/travel/6-best-irish-beers-arent-guinness?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=177c114467-The+Daily+Brew%3A+March+1%2C+2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-177c114467-36686829

How to Pick a Wine Store

Look at wine descriptions posted under bottles. Are they written by the store’s staff? That’s a positive sign, indicating personal investment and a distinct point of view.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/02/dining/wine-store.html?_r=2

 

How to improve your tasting skills : What is ‘body’

Body is a term that many people find confusing and sometimes it can even seem unintelligible

https://www.decanterchina.com/en/columns/fongyee-walkers-wine-study-guide/how-to-improve-your-tasting-skills-what-is-body

Become A Wine God: How to Drink Wine Like Yo-Yo Ma Hears Music

Now, I could shoehorn the steps of wine enjoyment into a drab acronym, but that would be like every other wine article out there, and likely put you to sleep.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-peterson/become-drink-wine-like-yo-yo-ma-hears-music_b_9329232.html

7 OF THE BEST CRAFT BOURBONS YOU HAVE TO TRY RIGHT NOW

Bourbon is currently more popular than ever before, and although for the longest time historic Kentucky distilleries have produced the lion’s share of quality whiskey, new “craft” distillers are starting to pop up all over the country

http://vinepair.com/buy-this-booze/7-of-the-best-craft-bourbons-you-have-to-try/

14 OF THE MOST UNUSUAL GRAPE VARIETIES IN NAPA VALLEY

Napa Valley is world-famous for its Cabernet and Chardonnay, but did you know that there are at least two dozen other red and a dozen white varieties that are planted there?

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http://www.drinkmemag.com/14-of-the-most-unusual-grape-varieties-in-napa-valley/

Quini Swirl Newsletter

Update from our friends at Quini

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Spanish Wine Now Most Popular in the World, Nudging out French

But the good news for Spain is clouded by the fact that most of its wines are commonly sold in bulk, instead of bottled — and return less than a third of the profit than French wines do.

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/spanish-wine-now-most-popular-world-nudging-out-french-n530176

The world’s first sulfite-filtering purifier for wine from Üllo

Üllo is a revolutionary new wine purification product that removes sulphites, restoring wine to its natural, preservative-free state.

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http://www.foodbev.com/news/interview-the-worlds-first-sulfite-filtering-purifier-for-wine-from-ullo/

Organic and biodynamic wine claims questioned

Terms as “spray-free”, “natural” and “free-range” as well as “organic practices” and “biodynamic practices”.

http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/drink/organic-and-biodynamic-wine-claims-questioned-20160229-gn22dv.html

Everyone predicts the death of cheap wine, but look at last year’s crazy growth!

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New Skyy Vodka Flavors

Campari America has added to Skyy Vodka’s Infusions flavor range with the launch of Honeycrisp Apple and Tropical Mango. The new Skyy flavors will be available beginning this spring in 50-ml. ($1.99), 750-ml. ($13.99), 1-liter ($16.99) and 1.75-ml. ($19.99) formats.

Italy leads global wine market thanks to American drinkers

Italy was the biggest exporter and producer of wine in the world in 2015, while the United States consumed the most of the Mediterranean country’s prized nectar

http://www.thelocal.it/20160302/italy-global-wine-market-king-us-top-tippler-study

Tips on Tasting: Wine Bouquet vs Aroma

The terms wine aroma and wine bouquet are not exactly scientific but they can useful to classify the origin of where the smells come from in wine.

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http://winefolly.com/tutorial/tips-on-tasting-wine-bouquet-vs-aroma/

Bernie Sanders Beer

With Super Tuesday behind us, it doesn’t appear as if all of the country is feeling the Bern. If you are a Bernie supporter, however, the beer has arrived for you to guzzle after someone else wins the presidency.

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http://coolmaterial.com/food-drink/bernie-sanders-beer/

Inside the secret world of wine lockers

Small but growing cohort of elite Massachusetts diners who’ve acquired private wine lockers in upscale restaurants.

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https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/style/2016/03/02/inside-secret-world-wine-lockers/XHQhYh1RYVNCfKXOSTY9WP/story.html

GERMANS EMBRACE NON-ALCOHOLIC SPARKLING WINE

LARGE GERMAN WINE PRODUCERS INVEST IN ALCOHOL FREE VARIETIES

http://www.mintel.com/blog/drink-market-news/germans-embrace-non-alcoholic-sparkling-wine

Wine & Spirits’ 27th Annual Restaurant Poll Results

Top Ten Most Popular Restaurant Wine List Brands of 2015

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Franklin Wine Club Meeting

CLUB

Wine Explorers wanted!

Join Our 320 Club Members!

How To attend and join

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/

http://www.facebook.com/FranklinwineclubMA

March 8th

“A night thru Italy with Luciano”

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Come learn about some of the greatest wine regions of Italy and tasting some of the amazing wines from each one of them.

Special Guest Hosts

Luciano Castiello from Cru Artisan

And

Ciro Pirone Director Italian Wines

Horizon Beverage Group

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228892735/

 

Thursday March 24th

Yoga And Wine

Yoga And Wine

Yoga & Wine: A Fluid Journey through the Chakras

Join Betsy Barry of Franklin Yoga & Wellness and Mark Lenzi of Franklin Liquors for a sensory exploration of wine through the energy systems of the body.

This unique workshop combines a 6o-minute yoga class with a carefully sequenced wine pairing designed to open and balance the major energy centers, known as “chakras.” With a heightened sense of awareness, we will explore each chakra through physical observation of each shared wine, discovering taste, flavor and feel in a new way.

No prior knowledge of yoga or wine is required. Plan to bring an open mind and leave feeling balanced and satisfied with a new appreciation of both wine and self.

7 Chakras And 7 Wines

Class Limit 20

$40 Per Person

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228933108/

Franklin Adult Education 2016 Classes

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More Coming Soon!

Medway Community Education

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Winter 2016

 

FUDGE & WINE PAIRING EVENT

Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

Course # B66-16 1 session

Tuesday, April 5 7:00-9:00pm

Franklin Liquors $25

363 East Central Street, Rte. 140, Franklin

Sign Up

http://www.familyid.com/medway-community-education

 

Tri-County Adult Education  

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Spring 2016

Wine Labels Truths & Lies

Tuesday April 26th 7-9PM

Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

https://registration.xenegrade.com/tri-county/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1862

Franklin, MA

Our Friends That Offer Wine Tastings/Education

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Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

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Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

Watch ForUpcoming Classes Held In Our Wine Room

Wine Scholat Guild

Franklin Liquors Wine Education

Certified Specialist Of Wine-CSW

Certified Specialist Of Spirits-CSS

Society Of Wine Educators

California Wine Appellation Specialist-CWAS-San Francisco Wine School (First In MA)

French Wine Scholar FWS-French Wine Society

Quini Certified Educator- QCE (First In USA)

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Looking For Wine Maps?

The best wine maps in the business!!

MAP

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Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

Notebook

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-tasting-notebooks#oid=1017_5

De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

Table

http://www.delongwine.com/products/wine-grape-varietal-table#oid=1017_3

All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

Every wine we taste and stock is on Quini.

Tell us what you think by rating the wines.

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Castle Island Brewery Tour- Franklin Wine Club

March 3, 2016

Franklin Wine Club

Tour And Tasting At Castle Island Brewery Norwood MA

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Wednesday March 2nd 2016

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The Wine Explorers

 

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Liquor Industry News/Links 02-27-16

February 27, 2016

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CSW, CSS, CWAS, FWS, QCE*

Franklin Wine Club Announces Yoga And Wine

Thursday March 24th

Yoga And Wine

Yoga And Wine

Yoga & Wine: A Fluid Journey through the Chakras

Join Betsy Barry of Franklin Yoga & Wellness and Mark Lenzi of Franklin Liquors for a sensory exploration of wine through the energy systems of the body.

This unique workshop combines a 6o-minute yoga class with a carefully sequenced wine pairing designed to open and balance the major energy centers, known as “chakras.” With a heightened sense of awareness, we will explore each chakra through physical observation of each shared wine, discovering taste, flavor and feel in a new way.

No prior knowledge of yoga or wine is required. Plan to bring an open mind and leave feeling balanced and satisfied with a new appreciation of both wine and self.

7 Chakras And 7 Wines

Class Limit 20

$40 Per Person

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228933108/

 

Busy Week In Our Wine Room!

Event #1

Tri-County Adult Education Oscars Truffle And Wine Event

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With Our Partner Courtney Of The Sugar Shoppe!

Wine And Chocolate Tastings

Event #2

Franklin Wine Club Girl Scout Cookie And Wine Event

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Crazy yes!

Here Were The Pairings

https://franklinliquors.wordpress.com/2016/02/26/girl-scout-cookie-and-wine-tasting-with-franklin-wine-club/

 

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Prosecco Get Serious About Quality

How Different Grains Affect Your Beer

AND MORE!

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PAIRING GIRL SCOUT COOKIES & WINE [INFOGRAPHIC]

Check out the infographic below for wine pairings for all of your favorite Girl Scout cookies!

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/ultimate-guide-to-pairing-girl-scout-cookies-wine-infographic/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=fd0f39b9a4-Feb_21_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-fd0f39b9a4-38937345

We’re buying more wine online. Cross your fingers that will lead to cheaper options.

Direct shipping has provided an opportunity for smaller wineries to circumvent the three-tier system.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/were-buying-more-wine-online-cross-your-fingers-that-will-lead-to-cheaper-options/2016/02/20/2a061992-d57b-11e5-be55-2cc3c1e4b76b_story.html

S’mores flavored beer is actually delicious

Locally crafted beers and oddball out-of-town imports are being celebrated in all their kaleidoscopic variety via the eighth annual New York City Beer Week, boasting 400 events at more than 250 locations.

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http://nypost.com/2016/02/20/smores-flavored-beer-is-actually-delicious/

‘Arsenic in Wine’ Lawsuit: Whatever Happened?

As we come up on the one-year anniversary of a now-famous lawsuit claiming there are dangerous levels of poisonous arsenic in several types of California wines, you may have wondered from time to time: Whatever happened with that?

http://patch.com/california/banning-beaumont/whatever-happened-arsenic-wine-lawsuit-0

What’s a Vigneron? Wine Term Definition

First things first the term vigneron comes from French, and derivates from the word vigne which means vine. Literally then, a vigneron is a person that is closely linked to the vine.

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http://socialvignerons.com/2016/02/20/whats-a-vigneron-wine-term-definition/

Robert Mondavi Private Selection Debuts Bourbon Barrel Aged Cabernet

Constellation Brands has released a category-crossing new wine offering, a Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon aged in Bourbon Barrels. The limited-release Cabernet is launching nationally in a run of 35,000 cases, and it retails at $13.99 a 750-ml. Sourced from coastal Monterey County vineyards, a portion of the wine’s blend is aged for three months in a combination of new and used Kentucky Bourbon barrels. With this innovation, Constellation will look to generate some renewed momentum for the Robert Mondavi Private Selection brand, which hovered around the 1.8-million-case mark in the U.S. for several years before declining 7% to 1.7 million cases in 2015, according to Impact Databank.

PROSECCO GETS SERIOUS ABOUT QUALITY

There is no question the DOCG wines are a small portion of Prosecco’s astonishing success as a category.

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https://grapecollective.com/articles/prosecco-gets-serious-about-quality

Small-business liquor stores are dying out

Larger retailers, such as grocery store chains and big-box stores, have larger overall sales and are able to spread the cost of the fee to nonliquor items

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Small-business-liquor-stores-are-dying-out-6844009.php

YOU MAY NOT BE DRINKING THE FAMOUS STAG’S LEAP WINE YOU THINK YOU’RE DRINKING

Stag’s Leap and Stags’ Leap both make great wine, but it is a common occurrence for people to drink the latter and think they’re drinking the former.

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http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/you-may-not-be-drinking-the-famous-stags-leap-wine-you-think-youre-drinking/

Bourbon’s Top Super-Premium Players

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Two books that will turn you into the ultimate beer geek

Here are two books about beer and flavor that will nudge you forward if you feel you’ve hit a plateau on your beer journey

http://www.latimes.com/food/dailydish/la-dd-beer-books-20160221-story.html

Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight

One study is claiming that wine and weight loss go hand-in-hand .

http://www.womansday.com/food-recipes/food-drinks/news/a53866/wine-before-sleep-lose-weight/

NEW ZEALAND TO MAKE ITS FIRST PROSECCO

New Zealand winemakers are about to plant the country’s first Glera vines that will go on to produce Prosecco in three years’ time.

http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/02/new-zealand-to-make-its-first-prosecco/

Wine closures

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Wines of Provence Releases US Sales Figures for Rosé

Largest Spike in 2015 over 12 Consecutive Years of Growth

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http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wines-of-provence-releases-us-sales-figures-for-rose-300223298.html

 

German Wine Decline – by the Numbers

A recent article suggested Germany’s wine industry was struggling – we look at the figures behind the story.

http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2016/02/german-wine-decline-by-the-numbers

How do wineries set the price for a bottle of wine?

Have you ever wondered how a winery decides what to charge for a bottle of wine?

http://www.marketplace.org/2016/01/28/world/how-wineries-set-price-wine

 

How Different Grains Affect The Taste Of Your Beer

Let’s take a look at what some popular grains do to the taste of beer.

http://khak.com/how-different-grains-affect-the-taste-of-your-beer-list/?trackback=tsmclip

14 of your most embarrassing questions about wine answered with science

Truth be told, there’s a whole lot of science behind wine. Genetics, chemistry, microbiology, and even psychology all play a role in everything from how it’s produced to which ones we buy and when.

http://www.businessinsider.com/science-backed-answers-to-your-biggest-wine-questions-2016-2

New Drew Barrymore Project

Barrymore Wines, the wine brand created by actress Drew Barrymore in collaboration with Jackson Family’s Carmel Road, will extend with a rosé of Pinot Noir offering this May. Retailing at around $18 a bottle, the rosé will join an existing Barrymore Pinot Grigio and Drew’s Blend Pinot Noir within the Barrymore-Carmel Road partnership.

 

Forget what you’ve heard. Organic wines actually taste better, a new study says

A joint American-French study by three business-school professors reveals that wines made with grapes grown on eco-certified vineyards are more likely to garner higher numerical ratings from experts

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/wine/forget-what-youve-heard-organic-wines-actually-taste-better-a-new-study-says/article28836995/

The Hippest Wine Destination You’ve Never Heard Of

What makes Brazil such an eye-catching wine travel destination?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2016/02/24/the-hippest-wine-destination-youve-never-heard-of/#1c4cca017742

The Beer Glass Guide

Even if you choose a quality beer and pour the perfect foam head, if you don’t consider your glassware, you’re limiting the beer-drinking experience.

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https://www.bevspot.com/2016/02/24/glassware-guide-beer-enthusiasts/

How Pompeii brought ancient Roman wine back to life

Made from ancient grape varieties grown in Pompeii, ‘Villa dei Misteri’ has to be one of the world’s most exclusive wines.

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http://www.thelocal.it/20160225/in-an-excavated-and-replanted-vineyards-in-pompeii-a-project-is-bringing-ancient-roman-wine-back-to-life

VINEXPO LAUNCHES WEB MAGAZINE

Wine and spirits figures are invited to contribute to beverageinsight.com, and the editorial team welcomes news from Vinexpo exhibitors and visitors throughout the year.

http://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2016/02/vinexpo-launches-web-magazine/?article-source=newsletter&source=633&date=2016-02-25

U.S. Wine Exports Reach Record $1.6 Billion In 2015

U.S. wine exports—90% of which hail from California—rose 7.6% by value last year to achieve a record high of $1.61 billion, according to the Wine Institute. Export volumes were also up, growing 4.1% to 51.2 million cases on the year prior. The European Union remained the largest export market for California wines, accounting for $622 million in revenue, followed by Canada ($461 million), Hong Kong ($97 million), Japan ($96 million) and China ($56 million). California wine exports have increased 91% by value over the past decade, driven by global premiumization trends.

The Loire Valley Wine Guide

The Loire Valley is home to over 4000 wineries that produce a dizzying array of elegant, quality wines.

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http://winefolly.com/review/loire-valley-wine-guide/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=7f603ff6e5-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-7f603ff6e5-62472929&mc_cid=7f603ff6e5&mc_eid=d73340fcba

MA Distributer Partners With Punk Rockers

M.S. Walker has partnered with Celtic punk rockers The Pogues to launch a new Irish whiskey brand in the U.S. The Pogues Irish whiskey is produced by Co. Cork, Ireland’s West Cork Distillers and features a blend of 50% 10-year-old single malt Irish whiskey aged in Sherry casks and 50% 5- to 7-year-old Irish grain whiskey aged in Bourbon oak casks. The 40%-abv offering retails at around $40 a 750-ml. M.S. Walker also handles West Cork Distillers’ Original Classic Blend and 10-Year Single Malt Irish whiskies and Glory Irish Poitín in the U.S.

CANCER PESTICIDE FOUND IN POPULAR BEERS

Levels of glyphosate – a weedkiller that is believed to be carcinogenic – were found by scientists in fourteen of Germany’s most popular beers, including global brand Beck’s Pils and Erdinger.

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http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/02/cancer-causing-pesticide-found-in-popular-beers/

How Millennials (Almost) Killed the Wine Cork

Much of cork’s current struggle can be attributed to one group in particular: Millennial wine drinkers, a generation that has less of an allegiance to traditional cork closures.

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/02/wine-cork-comeback/470961/

 

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Find The Following for online ordering and in store pick up:

Franklin Wine Club Selections

Saké

Beer

Vegan Selections

Liquor

Wines In Our Dispenser

Quini Reviewed Wines

Musings On The Vine Selections

Vinitas Wineworks Selections

AND MORE!

https://www.scankart.com/browse/franklin-liquors/

Stop In And Try!!

MORE ON TAP In Store Kiosk

Interactive Technology While You Shop:

Sale Items

Drink Recipes

Product Information

Events

Food And Wine Pairings

Staff Picks

And More!

https://youtu.be/aPIr_vEF9Jc

More On Tap

 

Upcoming Events

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Our 2016 Education Schedule

Franklin Wine Club Meeting

CLUB

Wine Explorers wanted!

Join Our 300 Club Members!

How To attend and join

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/

http://www.facebook.com/FranklinwineclubMA

March 2nd

Castle Island Brewery Tour

Castle Island

Norwood MA

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228554809/

March 8th

“A night thru Italy with Luciano”

italy-wine-tasting-logo2

Come learn about some of the greatest wine regions of Italy and tasting some of the amazing wines from each one of them.

Special Guest Hosts

Luciano Castiello from Cru Artisan

And

Ciro Pirone Director Italian Wines

Horizon Beverage Group

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228892735/

 

Thursday March 24th

Yoga And Wine

Yoga And Wine

Yoga & Wine: A Fluid Journey through the Chakras

Join Betsy Barry of Franklin Yoga & Wellness and Mark Lenzi of Franklin Liquors for a sensory exploration of wine through the energy systems of the body.

This unique workshop combines a 6o-minute yoga class with a carefully sequenced wine pairing designed to open and balance the major energy centers, known as “chakras.” With a heightened sense of awareness, we will explore each chakra through physical observation of each shared wine, discovering taste, flavor and feel in a new way.

No prior knowledge of yoga or wine is required. Plan to bring an open mind and leave feeling balanced and satisfied with a new appreciation of both wine and self.

7 Chakras And 7 Wines

Class Limit 20

$40 Per Person

http://www.meetup.com/Franklin-Wine-Club/events/228933108/

Franklin Adult Education 2016 Classes

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More Coming Soon!

Medway Community Education

imagesCABLEF7Q

Winter 2016

 

FUDGE & WINE PAIRING EVENT

Franklin Liquors & The Sugar Shoppe

Yes – fudge and wine pair together beautifully! This will be a wine tasting/education with the Sugar Shoppe and Franklin Liquors. Explore the world of fudge and a minimum of 6 fabulous wine pairings. The Sugar Shoppe’s Courtney Nappa and Franklin Liquor’s Mark Lenzi show you how during this educational sit-down tasting. A portion of your registration will go towards helping someone in need through the Sugar Shoppe, a local non-profit candy store working with local businesses to help raise money for homeless mothers and children. Participants must be 21 years of age.

Course # B66-16 1 session

Tuesday, April 5 7:00-9:00pm

Franklin Liquors $25

363 East Central Street, Rte. 140, Franklin

Sign Up

http://www.familyid.com/medway-community-education

 

Tri-County Adult Education  

imagesCA5M7SK2

Spring 2016

Wine Labels Truths & Lies

Tuesday April 26th 7-9PM

Many people buy wines based on label only. Do you?

This sit down wine tasting/education will explain all the truths and lies on a wine label. Knowing this information will help you get more value for your money with shopping for wines. What is in this bottle? Is this organic? After this event buying wine will never be the same!

https://registration.xenegrade.com/tri-county/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=1862

Franklin, MA

Our Friends That Offer Wine Tastings/Education

imagesCAZ1LC59

Vinitas WineWorks, LLC

vinitas-bottle-and-logo-final-no-text

Kim M. Simone, Founder and Wine Advisor

We’re an independent wine education and event company, providing unique classes, wine tasting events and personalized consulting. As a professional with a dozen years in the wine business, my favorite part of the job was helping people just like you pick out a great bottle. I’m excited to help you learn about wine in a relaxed environment where you can ask any question, no matter how small or basic.

www.VinitasWineWorks.com

Watch ForUpcoming Classes Held In Our Wine Room

Wine Scholat Guild

Franklin Liquors Wine Education

Certified Specialist Of Wine-CSW

Certified Specialist Of Spirits-CSS

Society Of Wine Educators

California Wine Appellation Specialist-CWAS-San Francisco Wine School (First In MA)

French Wine Scholar FWS-French Wine Society

Quini Certified Educator- QCE (First In USA)

Business Card Back

Looking For Wine Maps?

The best wine maps in the business!!

MAP

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-maps#oid=1017_4

Get your complete wine tasting guide disguised as a notebook.

Over 100,000 copies sold worldwide!

Notebook

http://www.delongwine.com/collections/wine-tasting-notebooks#oid=1017_5

De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Table

Table

http://www.delongwine.com/products/wine-grape-varietal-table#oid=1017_3

All Our Wines Are Reviewed On Quini

Great wine educational and tasting app.

Every wine we taste and stock is on Quini.

Tell us what you think by rating the wines.

www.quiniwine.com

Quini

Find Wine Reviews On Our Website

See And Search Our Latest Reviews!

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Search Wine Reviews On Quini

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