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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-14-21

October 14, 2021

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10-14-21

The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-13-21

October 13, 2021

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-12-21

October 12, 2021

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Liquor Industry News 10-11-21

October 11, 2021

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10-11-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Wine Acidity Can Be Good. Except When It’s Not

How to Drink Bourbon, According to a Kentucky Bartender

Travis Scott’s ‘agave spiked seltzer’ has been hit with class action lawsuit

 

 

Per capita US wine consumption, by state

We are often told about how much wine each of the people in any given geographical area drink,

http://winegourd.blogspot.com/2021/09/per-capita-us-wine-consumption-by-state.html

 

American single malt whiskey to be legally defined

A new rule providing a legal definition for American single malt whiskey will be published this December,

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/american-single-malt-whiskey-to-be-legally-defined/

 

10 Things You Should Know About Old Grand-Dad

Old Grand-Dad is praised by bartenders and bourbon drinkers alike for being one of the best bottom-shelf bourbons on the market.

https://vinepair.com/articles/ntk-old-grand-dad-bourbon-guide/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c278d8c29c-SEP_27_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c278d8c29c-38937345&mc_cid=c278d8c29c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Where Does the Word ‘Tequila’ Come From?

Get ready to take a tasty dive into the origins and development of tequila

https://vinepair.com/articles/where-does-the-word-tequila-come-from/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=c278d8c29c-SEP_27_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-c278d8c29c-38937345&mc_cid=c278d8c29c&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Taking a New Look at Old Vines

The term “old vine” is nebulous at best, and does it have any meaning in the modern wine world?

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2021/09/taking-a-new-look-at-old-vines

 

Rapper Cardi B to launch vodka-infused whipped cream

sSnger has created her own boozy whipped cream called ‘Whipshots’, with the product expected to hit shelves in December.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/rapper-cardi-b-to-launch-vodka-infused-whipped-cream/

New Yuengling

Yuengling is relaunching its Hershey’s Chocolate Porter in bottles and on draft late this month. Rolling out in 22 states, the 4.7% abv brew combines Yuengling’s dark brewed porter recipe with Hershey’s chocolate. According to Impact Databank, D.G. Yuengling & Son is the 10th-largest brewer in the U.S., with 2020 volume of 30.9 million (2.25-gallon) cases.

10 Spiced Cocktails for Fall

From baking spices to hardy herbs, these drinks have all the aromas of fall. Read on for 10 spiced and spicy cocktail recipes that will satisfy cool weather cravings.

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-spiced-cocktails-for-fall/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

6 Dos and Don’ts for Every Old Fashioned

When it comes to whiskey cocktails, there is really none more important than the one that launched a thousand other drinks: the Old Fashioned.

https://vinepair.com/articles/6-dos-and-donts-for-every-old-fashioned/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

A Comprehensive Guide to Blue Weber Agave

What is tequila made from?

https://vinepair.com/articles/guide-to-blue-weber-agave/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=2ad3da783a-SEP_28_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-2ad3da783a-38937345&mc_cid=2ad3da783a&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

What Does ‘Stemmy’ Mean in Wine?

Some remove them before they ferment their fruit because unripe stems can create overly acidic, green, bitter or harshly tannic notes in the finished wine.

https://www.winemag.com/2021/09/28/stemmy-meaning-wine/

 

Montecucco: A Virtuous Example of Environmental Sustainability in Tuscany

The hidden gem of the Maremma on the slopes of Monte Amiata has long been a champion of sustainability

https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2021/09/28/montecucco-a-virtuous-example-of-environmental-sustainability-in-tuscany

 

Travis Scott’s ‘agave spiked seltzer’ has been hit with class action lawsuit

US rapper Travis Scott’s CACTI agave spiked seltzer brand has been handed a false advertising lawsuit for allegedly misleading consumers into believing the seltzer is made with agave spirits.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/travis-scotts-agave-spiked-seltzer-has-been-hit-with-class-action-lawsuit/

Port brand Sogrape joins experimental electronic labeling project

One of the first few companies to join U-label, a digital platform designed to increase access and transparency for drinks consumers.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/port-brand-sogrape-joins-experimental-electronic-labelling-project/

15 Italian Grapes Every Rosé Fan Should Know

Pink wine production is nothing new in Italy

https://www.winemag.com/2020/06/23/best-italian-rose-grape-guide/

 

When is a glass of wine too much?

Is drinking a glass of wine at the end of the day, okay?  Or are we celebrating for the wrong the reason?

https://kemptonexpress.co.za/318929/when-is-a-glass-of-wine-too-much/

Wine Acidity Can Be Good. Except When It’s Not

Everything you ever wanted to know about wine acidity and how to taste it

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/know-acid-differences/

How to Drink Bourbon, According to a Kentucky Bartender

Kentucky is known as the bourbon capital of the world.

https://vinepair.com/articles/kentucky-bartender-drinking-bourbon/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=04ca02c375-OCT_1_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-04ca02c375-38937345&mc_cid=04ca02c375&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

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

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We’ve Got Your Holidays Covered: Custom Label Wines

Select from ready-made customizable templates using our online

Label-Maker Pro tool or simply upload your own artwork!

Choose from a selection of different wine styles and price points…

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-10-21

October 10, 2021

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10-10-21

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW) Podcast Episode 181

October 9, 2021

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-06-21

October 6, 2021

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-05-21

October 5, 2021

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Liquor Industry News 10-04-21

October 4, 2021

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi

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

10-04-2021

Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

What Does It Mean for a Wine To Be Alive?

5 Surprising Effects of Drinking Craft Beer

Botanicals in Gin

 

 

Do you really know what’s in your wine?

It’s all a bit of a minefield, but let’s try to unscramble things.

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2021/sep/17/do-you-really-know-whats-in-your-wine-fiona-beckett

 

 

Yes, You Should Insure Your Wine Collection. Here’s How.

If you have a wine collection worth $200,000 or more—and you haven’t taken out an insurance policy—your investment may be in jeopardy.

https://robbreport.com/lifestyle/finance/wine-collection-insurance-1234633955/

Pairing Champagne and Chocolate

Pairing Champagne and sparkling wine with chocolate is tricky business.

https://www.winebutler.ca/pairing-champa-and-chocolate/

 

The Differences Between Bourbon and Whiskey, Explained

Just as Scotch whisky can only hail from Scotland, bourbon is a type of whiskey made only in the United States.

https://vinepair.com/articles/bourbon-vs-whiskey-explained/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=05d30c2b8b-SEP_20_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-05d30c2b8b-38937345&mc_cid=05d30c2b8b&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Fireball Introduces the 5-Liter, 115-Shot ‘FireKeg’

Dropping this month, FireKegs will retail nationwide for $75.

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/fireball-115-shot-firekeg/

 

Cîroc creates pomegranate vodka

Diageo has expanded its Cîroc vodka range with a new limited edition flavor – pomegranate.

https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/09/ciroc-creates-pomegranate-vodka/

 

TOP 100 BEST BUYS OF 2021

Discovering a tasty bottle of wine that delivers immense bang for its measly price is nothing short of transcendent.

MANY IN STOCK

https://www.winemag.com/toplists/top-100-best-buys-2021/

 

Franklin TV: Wine & Blues – Because, hey! Wine & Blues

Our Podcast The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW)

https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/09/franklin-tv-wine-blues-because-hey-wine.html

Before It Became a Unicorn, Pappy Van Winkle Was Sold by the Barrel

By the 2010s or so, Pappy would be a veritable ‘unicorn,” mostly impossible to find at retail

https://vinepair.com/articles/pappy-van-winkle-sold-by-barrel/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=8fab7144ee-SEP_21_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-8fab7144ee-38937345&mc_cid=8fab7144ee&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Class action lawsuit alleges Molson Coors falsely promoted hard seltzer health benefits

A class action lawsuit filed against Molson Coors alleges that the company mislead consumers over the health benefits of its Vizzy hard seltzer.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/class-action-lawsuit-alleges-molson-coors-falsely-promoted-hard-seltzer-health-benefits/

Hard seltzers with ‘added benefits’ are a success with consumers

Hard seltzers marketed with ‘added benefits’ such as CBD or a ‘refreshing taste’ are more attractive to consumers, according to a new study.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/hard-seltzers-with-added-benefits-are-a-success-with-consumers/

The 7 Most Creative Beers You Can Drink This Fall

Here, seven of the tastiest and most inventive beers to sip this season.

https://www.5280.com/2021/09/the-7-most-creative-beers-you-can-drink-this-fall/

 

 

10 of the Best Vodka Cocktail Recipes for Fall

Read on for 10 of the best vodka cocktails to make this fall.

https://vinepair.com/articles/10-fall-vodka-cocktail-recipes/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7f058bb488-SEP_22_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7f058bb488-38937345&mc_cid=7f058bb488&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Apple Picking Cocktail Recipes to Make With Bulleit

This happens to be the perfect confluence of flavors, as whiskey, specifically bourbon, is particularly well suited to pairing with the sweet, tart, and fruity notes that are at the core of an apple’s palate

https://vinepair.com/articles/apple-picking-cocktails/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=7f058bb488-SEP_22_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-7f058bb488-38937345&mc_cid=7f058bb488&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

How different types of barrels and wood impact beer

If you went out looking for craft beer a decade ago, your options would be limited to finding imperial stout or bourbon-aged barley wine.

https://www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/featured/how-different-types-of-barrels-and-wood-impact-beer/

Peyton Manning is making cold calls to Indy liquor stores to put his bourbon on shelves

Sweetens Cove bourbon, it’s also very dear to Manning

https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nfl/colts/2021/09/22/peyton-manning-calls-indy-liquor-stores-his-bourbon/5754887001/

 

Texas Wine 101

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEXAS WINE REGIONS AND GRAPES

https://austin.eater.com/22671850/texas-wine-regions-grapes-guide

MIND diet linked to sharper brain and it includes wine every day

A specific diet called the MIND diet, which includes a glass of wine,

https://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/09/22/mind-diet-linked-to-sharper-brain-and-it-includes-wine-every-day/

New ‘smoothie sour’ beer trend takes off

A new epicurean-influenced beer style called the ‘smoothie sour’ has started trending in the US and has been predicted to expand more broadly.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/09/new-smoothie-sour-beer-trend-takes-off-in-the-us/

Why Liquor Shortages Caused By The COVID-19 Pandemic Persist In Some States

A fair warning for your next trip to the liquor store: Several states across the U.S. are still experiencing booze shortages related to COVID-19, and it’s unclear when supply will be able to meet demand.

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/22/1039600464/liquor-shortages-covid-19-pennsylvania-virginia-ration-alcohol?ft=nprml&f=1039600464

 

Corsica’s Pink Wines Share a History With Napoleon, Its Conquering Hero

As the elegant rosés from the French island of Corsica continue to favorably draw comparisons to those of its close neighbor on the Mediterranean mainland,

https://vinepair.com/articles/corsica-rose-wine-napoleon/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=e15efb1c06-SEP_23_2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-e15efb1c06-38937345&mc_cid=e15efb1c06&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Botanicals in Gin

What gives gin its distinctive flavour, and what makes the seemingly infinite number of gins so different from one another?

https://www.decanter.com/spirits/gin-botanicals-plus-ten-to-try-441137/

 

La Palma volcano causes trouble for wine producers

Sixty of La Palma’s 871ha of vineyards have been damaged by the lava flow and ash caused by La Palma volcano eruption

https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/la-palma-volcano-causes-trouble-for-wine-producers-465632/

 

Everything You Need to Know About Nonalcoholic Beer

They taste better than they did in the past, but are they healthier for you? See what experts say.

https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/everything-you-need-to-know-about-non-alcoholic-beer/

 

5 Surprising Effects of Drinking Craft Beer, Says Science

Research has found “significantly higher levels” of some nutrients, when compared to traditional brands.

https://www.eatthis.com/news-surprising-effects-drinking-craft-beer-science/

California’s Copper Cane pays $50K to settle Oregon label fight

The long fight between Oregon and winemaker Joe Wagner appears to be over.

https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2021/09/23/copper-cane-olcc-settlement.html

 

Is Wine Vegan? The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Cruelty-Free Wine

Most wine is not vegan, which may come as a devastating surprise. After all, isn’t wine just fermented grapes?

https://www.treehugger.com/is-wine-vegan-5200989


What Does It Mean for a Wine To Be Alive?

A whole microbial ecosystem lives inside a bottle

https://www.pix.wine/the-drop/is-wine-alive/

Three must-know grapes from southern Italy

From “Nebbiolo of the South” to age-worthy Fiano, southern Italy’s Campania and Basilicata have more to offer than ancient ruins of mythical Pompeii and cerulean blue waters in Capri.

https://vino-joy.com/2021/09/24/three-must-know-grapes-from-southern-italy/

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

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

Sounds pretty good these days.

Shop Here

We’ve Got Your Holidays Covered: Custom Label Wines

Select from ready-made customizable templates using our online

Label-Maker Pro tool or simply upload your own artwork!

Choose from a selection of different wine styles and price points…

12 BOTTLE MINIMUM PER WINE – CASES STARTING UNDER $290

Holiday Shop Here

Franklin Liquors New Daily Newspaper

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 Our Daily Wine Newspaper

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Spanish Wine Scholar SWS-Wine Scholar Guild

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 10-03-21

October 3, 2021

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