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Liquor Industry News 09-19-22

September 19, 2022

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Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

For most Americans, wine is not a big deal

How to Make Red Wine Caramel Apples

Could California Be the Next Agave Spirit Capital?

Go Here, Not There: 3 Alternative Destinations to Popular Wine Regions

Pent-up demand for post-pandemic vacations has sent the travel industry roiling.

New Casa Azul

Casa Azul, a new line of canned Tequila soda cocktails, has launched in select markets across the U.S., through a partnership with RNDC. The 5% abv cocktails come in four flavors—Lime Margarita, Strawberry Margarita, Peach Mango, and Watermelon—with each serving containing 100 calories and less than one gram of carbohydrates. Casa Azul Tequila Soda is rolling out in California, Colorado, Texas, Georgia, and Florida in both 4-packs of individual flavors ($13) and a variety 8-pack with two of each flavor.

Timorasso: origin, viticulture, winemaking, and more

Historical records intimate that during ancient times the communes and valleys surrounding Tortona—including Val Curone, Val Grue, Valle Ossona, and Val Borbera—were most celebrated for white wine production.

Anheuser-Busch’s ‘Ritas’ Don’t Contain Actual Tequila, So Anyone Who Drank Them May Be Eligible for Compensation

The beer giant agreed to settle a class action lawsuit which argued it wasn’t clear that “Ritas” don’t include any spirits.

This Aromatised Italian Wine Is The Perfect Way To End Dinner

Aromatised wine is probably not a term you are closely familiar with unless you grew up around it

The Reason You Should Finish Up That Bottle Of Sweet Vermouth

Whether you like to sip your vermouth or have it served inside a cocktail, there’s one thing you need to know about the bittersweet booze.

Pinot Grigio: Everything You Need to Know

Pinot Grigio, which also goes by the name Pinot Gris, is capable of producing far more complex wines than it often gets credit for.

Maine’s Most Beloved Spirit Is a Coffee Liqueur You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

It isn’t hard to find Allen’s Coffee Brandy in Maine.

New High Noon

Spirit of Gallo has launched a new variety pack for High Noon Sun Sips, including two new flavors. The limited edition Tailgate Pack contains eight cans of the vodka-based seltzer split between four flavors—Black Cherry, Grapefruit, and the two new offerings, Cranberry and Pear—and carries a suggested price of $20. Last year, High Noon reached over 8.8 million cases in the U.S., according to Impact Databank, and the brand more than doubled in control states in the six months through this June.

The Beginner’s Guide To Hungarian Wine

Hungary is home to various native Old World grapes produced by diverse wine regions that are once again gaining traction on a global scale.

TTB Approves New Winemaking Products and Processes for Export Use

Adding products to ‘list 246’ Evens Playing Field in Export Markets

The Barolo vineyards are the most expensive in Italy, then Brunello, Bolgheri and Conegliano Valdobbiadene

The most expensive vineyards in Italy are still that of Nebbiolo of Langa,

Here’s Why You Should Put Wine in a Blender

Putting your wine in a blender can make it taste better, and while that sounds strange, it’s actually a thing.


No, You Shouldn’t Decant Wine in the Blender

The simple answer: If you care at all about your drinking experience, don’t stick a bottle of high-end vino in the blender.

What wine are you based on your zodiac sign?

In wine there is truth and in the zodiac there is wisdom.

Why Rosé needs to be taken more seriously

Wine buyers and critics who are great at tasting red and white are reduced to clichés when it comes to rosé.

This Is Your State’s Favorite Wine

If we all scream for ice cream, then do we all whine for wine?


The official beer sponsor of the NFL is bringing fans closer to the game they love with “Kickoff Beers,” refreshed limited-edition team packaging, and a new NFT project

New Mondavi

Constellation Brands’ Robert Mondavi Private Selection has added a new wine, Naturally Sweet Pinot Noir. The wine is lower in alcohol than a typical Pinot Noir, at 9% abv, and is made by stopping fermentation early and without any added sugars. Naturally Sweet Pinot Noir is rolling out across the U.S. now for a suggested price of $16 a 750-ml. Last year, Robert Mondavi Private Selection reached 2.06 million cases in the U.S., according to Impact Databank.

Riesling is Far More Wide-Ranging That You Probably Realize

From dry to sweet and at all points in between, Riesling produces some of the most food-friendly and age-worthy white wines in the world.

How to Make Red Wine Caramel Apples

The quantity of apples will vary due to size, but this recipe should cover 8 large apples or 12 small apples.

6 Unique Tips for Pairing Cigars With Food at a Dinner Party

Hosting a dinner party is the perfect opportunity to show off your culinary skills. But it can also be a chance to showcase your knowledge of cigar and food pairings.

Italy’s Trasimeno Rosato Enjoys New Attention

This village is on the shore of Lake Trasimeno (Lago di Trasimeno in Italian), which is at the heart of the wine producing denomination, Trasimeno DOC.

New Truly

Truly Hard Seltzer has reformulated to include real fruit juice across its 30-flavor portfolio. Billed as now having a cleaner taste profile, Truly mix packs including Citrus, Berry, and Tropical made with real fruit juice are rolling out now. The brand has also added two new flavors, Watermelon Breeze and Strawberry Lime. The portfolio now includes 12 original flavors, plus five flavors of Truly Lemonade, four flavors of Truly Iced Tea, four flavors of Truly Punch, two flavors of Truly Extra, and four flavors of Truly Margarita.

Gallo Sues Freixenet Over Choice Of Bottle

E. & J. Gallo is in federal court this summer against Freixenet over the overall look of a Prosecco bottle, according to court records.

This Drinking Habit Can Help You Consume Less Wine, New Study Suggests

In the study, which was published in the journal Addiction, 260 households in the United Kingdom that each typically consumed two 750-milliliter bottles of wine every week (the equivalent of 10 five-ounce glasses of wine) were asked to adopt a new drinking habit for 14 days.

Acid in Wine: What It Means and How to Notice It

It keeps wine feeling fresh, provides structure for whites, and cuts through richness in food.

California may add wine, liquor bottles to recycling program

$300 million would go to glass container makers including E&J Gallo Winery’s Gallo Glass Company, the nation’s largest glass container plant,

The Latest Trends in Sparkling Wine

Perhaps no other beverage can generate attention like sparkling wine.

Sangiovese May Be the Real King of Italian Grapes

Without it, there would be no Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, or Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

Could California Be the Next Agave Spirit Capital?

Researchers at UC Davis are researching agave’s commercial viability.

The True Story Behind Spicy Rosé, According to Its Creator

Spicy is the name of the game when it comes to Margaritas, but spicy rosé? That’s a new one for even the most extreme rosé lover.

10 Things You Should Know About Eagle Rare Bourbon

Created in the 1970s when the U.S. bourbon industry was questionable at best,

Low Alcohol, Sweet Pinot Noir: the Shape of Things to Come?

Constellation Brands has launched a seriously sweet Pinot Noir under the Robert Mondavi label. Will other brands follow?

Is the future of American wine… Vermont?

Why you should pay attention to Vermont wine

‘Organic Was Too Easy’: Why Alsace Is Leading the Biodynamic Charge

In AlsaceFrance, where vineyard land is often passed down for generations, a sense of stewardship is palpable.

Nebbiolo: The Fragrant Italian Wine Aficionados Hold In High Regard

While the wines that come from Nebbiolo may not be as ubiquitous, make no mistake: The following is mighty.

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For most Americans, wine is not a big deal

Apparently, about 45% of Americans have had an alcoholic drink within the past week, while another 23% say they use it occasionally (the remainder are “total abstainers”).

Ginger Fox Games makes wine and spirits map jigsaws a must-buy

Ginger Fox Games has licensed drinks jigsaw business Puzzle CRU to bring its hand-drawn wine and spirit map jigsaws to a wider audience.


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Devil’s Advocate – Yes, People Do Need Help When Choosing Wine

In the wake of the financial difficulties facing the US wine-tech startup, Pix, there is some argument over whether apps and artificial intelligence can ever effectively help people choose bottles of wine. Robert Joseph has a few thoughts on the subject.

Sauvignon Blanc Has A Bigger Footprint Than You Might Think

Fantastic ones are produced in France and New Zealand, but Sauvignon Blanc also thrives in Italy, California, Chile, and beyond.

The Grateful Dead Releases Pair of Official Wines with Gnarly Head

Featuring classic Grateful Dead imagery, the bottles will be available at major retailers this month for just $12 each.

Dunkin’ and Harpoon Are Releasing Three New Beers, Including One Made with Actual Coffee Rolls

The new mix 12-packs will be available everywhere Harpoon beers are sold.

This Spicy Addition Will Elevate Your Cheap Beer

The good news is that cheap beer doesn’t have to taste cheap.

The WSET: Explained

What exactly IS the WSET and why should you read this article?

A 4-Step Checklist to Assess the Quality of Wine

When tasting any wine, whether formally or just for your own pleasure, there are three main components you should examine: appearance, nose and palate.

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

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