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Liquor Industry News 12-09-19

December 9, 2019

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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12-09-2019

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Wine Industry Flourishing Thanks To Millennials

Tito’s bottles sport ‘ugly’ festive hoodies

Thank fungi for cheese, wine and beer this holiday season

 

What Makes French Wine So Great?

France is still considered the best winemaker in the world thanks to its status as a mecca of vins de terroir, affected by more than two thousand years of history.

https://frenchly.us/what-makes-french-wines-so-special/

These Are the Three New White Claw Flavors Coming in 2020

Adding to the six-strong original will be tangerine, lemon, and watermelon

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/new-white-claw-flavors-watermelon-lemon-tangerine/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=6accebec5d-NOV_25_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-6accebec5d-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-6accebec5d-38937345&mc_cid=6accebec5d&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Independent Liquor Stores Will Become Obsolete

Believe Nearly One Out Of Every Two Owners

https://www.forbes.com/sites/taranurin/2019/11/22/independent-liquor-stores-will-become-obsolete-believe-nearly-one-out-of-two-owners/#75aee78a7b9b

The old matter of wine scores versus notes

The moral is obvious: a high score doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone will (let alone should!) like the wine.

https://winemag.co.za/tim-james-the-old-matter-of-wine-scores-versus-notes/

Why does wine need to be made from grapes?

Wine is and always has been made from grapes. It’s just a fact of life. But does that have to be the case for ever more?

http://www.the-buyer.net/opinion/alistair-morrell-why-does-wine-still-need-to-be-made-from-grapes/

What Is a Delicious Wine?

So what more is required for a wine to be “delicious”?

https://foodandwineaesthetics.com/2019/11/25/what-is-a-delicious-wine/

Cumberland Farms’s ballot question to expand alcohol sales faces legal fight — from the packies

At issue this time: a ballot question pushed by Cumberland Farms that would create a new kind of beer-and-wine license for food sellers, to be made available at local authorities’ discretion, with no limits on the amount any one company could control.

https://www-bostonglobe-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bostonglobe.com/business/2019/11/25/cumberland-farms-ballot-question-expand-alcohol-sales-faces-legal-fight-from-packies/wVidU10C1NCPTsZxE9c8tI/story.html?outputType=amp

8 Questions About Hot Buttered Rum, Answered

Read on to learn more about the historically decadent libation.

https://vinepair.com/articles/hot-buttered-rum-guide-recipe/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=d49f3fc03a-NOV_26_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-d49f3fc03a-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-d49f3fc03a-38937345&mc_cid=d49f3fc03a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How learning about wine can improve the way one drinks

The world of wine can sometimes feel intimidating to the uninitiated, but a bit of knowledge about wine from experts can help anyone navigate everyday situations.

https://www.willcoxrangenews.com/free_access/article_817f8588-0fdc-11ea-bebf-b314cbce923f.html

Drink the Season: 10 Holiday Cookie and Dessert Wine Pairings

The list of traditional holiday cookies is long. But what should you sip alongside them?

https://www.winemag.com/2019/11/25/10-best-cookie-wine-pairings/

Why We Should Be Talking About Open-Air Winemaking

As winemakers return to traditional methods, they’re thinking outside the building

https://daily.sevenfifty.com/why-we-should-be-talking-about-open-air-winemaking/?utm_campaign=SevenFifty%20Daily%20Weekly%20Digest&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=79898275&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8TS0_AS7aLBjMOKlbttfzB5m6UzmzFKHnB3-2ep5f0iDHYwYmg2pEHDVJXLpdAYrrIZ_nDiG-ZugkFhGm7azytnAM4P5W8HBZMK-_Mm7KgJelRS94&_hsmi=79899036

Consumers perceive wine as a feminine product. Marketers should take note.

Petaluma Gap AVA — What Everyone Should Know

The AVA overlaps the border between Sonoma and Marin counties.

http://www.fredswan.wine/2019/11/25/petaluma-gap-ava-what-everyone-should-know/

Thank fungi for cheese, wine and beer this holiday season

What are the genetic changes that led to their domestication? And how on Earth did our ancestors figure out how to domesticate them?

https://theconversation.com/thank-fungi-for-cheese-wine-and-beer-this-holiday-season-125793

‘First’ snack to cut alcohol absorption launches

Eating the Sobar before drinking is said to reduce peak blood alcohol concentration by 50% – compared to a 25% reduction after eating a regular snack mix.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2019/11/first-snack-to-cut-alcohol-absorption-launches/

This Man’s Whisky Collection Just Won a Guinness World Record

A collection of 535 old and rare Scotch whiskies valued to be worth $13.9 million

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/worlds-most-expensive-whisky-collection/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=702f8cb447-NOV_27_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-702f8cb447-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-702f8cb447-38937345&mc_cid=702f8cb447&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

The Complete Guide to Alpine Spirits, and How to Use Them

Highlighting the mountain range’s bounty of fruits, nuts, flowers, and herbs is a diverse selection of spirits and liqueurs produced in the region’s eight countries, from which the importer curates its selection.

https://vinepair.com/articles/alpine-spirts-liqueurs-cocktails-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=702f8cb447-NOV_27_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-702f8cb447-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-702f8cb447-38937345&mc_cid=702f8cb447&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Three Quick Tips to Chill Wine Fast

Let’s get this out of the way: There’s no magic way to chill your wine to proper serving temperature in a matter of minutes.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/11/26/three-tips-chill-wine-fast/

 

Researchers Recreated Wine from Leonardo da Vinci’s Vineyard

A limited run of 330 bottles is set to be auctioned off.

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/leonardo-da-vinci-casa-degli-atellani-wine

 

What’s a perfume lover to do about wine?

When you start out wine tasting, one of the first things you’re told is to avoid wearing fragrance. It will distort the aromas and leave you unable to appreciate what you’re drinking.

https://www.ruralnewsgroup.co.nz/wine-grower/wg-opinion/what-s-a-perfume-lover-to-do-about-wine

 

Tito’s bottles sport ‘ugly’ festive hoodies

American vodka brand Tito’s has revamped last year’s Ugly Sweater Christmas gift pack with an Ugly Hoodie iteration for the festive season.

IN STOCK!

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2019/11/titos-bottles-sport-ugly-festive-hoodies-in-gtr/

 

15 Easy Wine Cocktails You Can Make With Boxed Wine for the Holidays

There are countless holiday cocktail recipes on the internet, and sometimes sorting through them can make it seem like it isn’t even worth it.

https://stylecaster.com/easy-wine-cocktails/

 

 

Direct-To-Consumer And Traditional Wine Retailing Are Not Rivals, Says An Expert

Only 14% of independent retailers stock their beverage alcohol shelves based not on trends but on in-store sales activity.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomaspellechia/2019/11/29/direct-to-consumer-and-traditional-wine-retailing-are-not-rivals-says-an-expert/#738ebcb64788

How to Clean a Decanter, According to Five Wine Professionals

It all depends on the size, shape and overall preciousness of your decanter.

https://www.winemag.com/2019/11/29/how-clean-wine-decanter-tips/

How The “Sideways Effect” Helped Shaped The Wine Industry

Causing an increase in Pinot Noir consumption, while decreasing merlot consumption. Additionally, it helped create a tourist boom in the San Ynez Valley, where the story takes place.

https://spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/news/2019/11/29/how-the–sideways-effect–helped-shape-the-wine-industry

 

Why Chardonnay Is Not the Boring White Wine You Think It Is

Paradoxically, Chardonnay is both one of the most popular and most controversial wines in the world.

https://fortune.com/2019/11/30/what-chardonnay-white-wine-should-i-buy/

 

Classic Chicken Marsala

Despite the cooking wines labeled “marsala” in U.S. supermarkets, true Marsala is an appellation-designated wine from Western Sicily


https://www.winemag.com/recipe/classic-chicken-marsala/

 

 

HEALTHY SNACKS TO PAIR WITH YOUR WINE PARTY

Wine and cheese nights have been adapting over the years. With an interest in health-conscious eating on the rise, people want to indulge mindfully when they savor a glass of their favorite vintage

https://www.coldist.com/healthy-snacks-to-pair-with-your-wine-party/

 

Fumé Blanc Is Sauvignon Blanc. So How Did It Get A Different Name?

Back in the 1960s legendary winemaker Robert Mondavi wanted to make a high quality white wine from the sauvignon blanc grape

https://www.forbes.com/sites/ginapace/2019/11/30/fum-blanc-is-sauvignon-blanc-so-how-did-it-get-a-different-name/#77f856152069

 

Wine Industry Flourishing Thanks To Millennials

They are much more prone to spending on experiences, be it food or travel. Instead of hankering for possessions, millennials are choosing to chase a richer life of pleasure, which sometimes includes luxurious wines.

http://blogs.bu.edu/suechen/wine-industry-flourishing-thanks-to-millennials/

 

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