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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-16-18

August 16, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-15–18

August 15, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-14-18

August 14, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-13-18

August 13, 2018

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Liquor Industry News/Links 08-13-18

August 13, 2018

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By: Mark C Lenzi

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08-13-2018

 

Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

 

What is Vogue’s bottle of wine a day diet

 

THE FLAVORS IN YOUR FAVORITE BEERS VISUALIZED

 

There’s a good reason you shouldn’t drink alcohol while you’re on antibiotics — but it’s probably not what you’ve been told

 

AND MORE!

 

Will a Fruit Day Make My Wine Taste Better?

According to the lunar calendar, “fruit days” are the most auspicious days to drink wine.

https://winefolly.com/update/biodynamic-calendar-fruit-day-wine-tasting/?utm_source=Wine+Folly&utm_campaign=38fbfbb5f6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_27_10_35_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a18d8bdc1b-38fbfbb5f6-62472929&mc_cid=38fbfbb5f6&mc_eid=d73340fcba

Vineyard Pest Spreading in Eastern U.S.

Potential damage from spotted lanternfly could total $18 billion, wine grapes at risk

https://www.winesandvines.com/news/article/201558/Vineyard-Pest-Spreading-in-Eastern-US

Carriers Trashing Wine Shipments

UPS and FedEx are confiscating and disposing of some wines shipped from New York retail stores to customers out of state.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2018/07/carriers-trashing-wine-shipments?h=1

A cautionary tale of mice, microbes, and mechanical harvesting

A recent medical report indicates that fresh juice from mechanically harvested grapes can (on very rare occasions) carry infectious diseases from animals picked up and crushed by harvesting machinery.

http://wineoscope.com/2018/07/29/a-cautionary-tale-of-mice-microbes-and-mechanical-harvesting/

The World’s Highest-Altitude Winery Is Right Here in Colorado

Alma’s lofty elevation of 10,361 feet makes this the highest-altitude winery on the planet, beating its closest competitor in Chile by about 30 feet.

https://www.5280.com/2018/07/the-worlds-highest-altitude-winery-is-right-here-in-colorado/

Your wine can ride this soaring food trend — IF you can get creative about pairing!

 

Healthy grapes for a good microbiome and wine

It is important to further investigate the microbiota diversity changes in damaged grapes and its influence on the alcoholic fermentation.

https://www.ciencia-e-vinho.com/2018/07/29/healthy-grapes-for-a-good-microbiome-and-wine-sour-rot-botrytis/

5 of the Most Important Patron Saints of Italian Wine You’ve Never Heard About

Over those two thousand plus years, there are saints in Italy that wine lovers and winemakers depend on to get through every harvest and bottling.

https://acevola.blogspot.com/2018/07/5-of-most-important-patron-saints-of.html

Millennials’ drinking habits are causing a crisis for America’s most iconic beer brands — and now they’re banking on nonalcoholic drinks to survive

Apparently, even the  “Dilly Dilly”  phenomenon isn’t enough to entice young Americans to pick up a Bud.

https://www.businessinsider.com/millennial-beer-habits-force-change-at-ab-inbev-2018-7

‘Two totally different experiences’: Bachelor, bachelorette parties invade wineries

You go in and have a tasting and buy some wine, versus bus tours or limos and screaming kids

https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/two-totally-different-experiences-bachelor-bachelorette-parties-invade-wineries-1.4032430

New Smirnoff

Diageo is extending its Smirnoff vodka range with a new limited edition Moscow Mule-inspired entry. Infused with ginger and lime flavors, Smirnoff Moscow Mule is designed to be mixed with ginger ale or ginger beer to create a simple cocktail. The 30%-abv offering ($15 a 750-ml.) will be available at select retail outlets through September, offered in both 750-ml. and 50-ml. formats. Smirnoff Moscow Mule’s debut follows the 2016 launch of summer-inspired limited edition Smirnoff Red, White & Berry, which was up 65% to 68,000 cases in the U.S. last year, according to Impact Databank. The overall Smirnoff brand, however, was down 1.8% to 9.2 million cases for 2017.

 

Americans Still Favor Beer Over Other Alcoholic Beverages

Americans who drink alcohol continue to say they most often choose beer (42%) over wine (34%) and liquor (19%), after wine and beer essentially tied between 2011 and 2013.

https://news.gallup.com/poll/238100/americans-favor-beer-alcoholic-beverages.aspx

 

BEYOND THE PARM: SIX ITALIAN CHEESES YOU NEED TO KNOW

The good news is that Italy has a wide world of cheeses for exploring and enjoying.

https://vinepair.com/articles/six-italian-cheeses-parmesan/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=f578277992-Jul_30_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-f578277992-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-f578277992-38937345&mc_cid=f578277992&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

 

Fiano, Campania’s Rising Star

Winemakers in Italy’s Campania have always focused on their native varieties. But it’s time for Fiano, the grape behind the region’s aromatic white wines, to shine.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/07/30/fiano-campanias-rising-star/

 

 

Alcohol Drinkers Change Their Attitudes

E& J. Gallo Winery executive says consumers in ambitious survey want wine to be fun


https://www.winesandvines.com/news/article/201607/Alcohol-Drinkers-Change-Their-Attitudes

Retailers Spar With Total Wine Over Coupons

An amendment to Massachusetts law that would allow discounts is being resisted by independent store owners.

https://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2018/07/retailers-spar-with-total-wine-over-coupons

Boston Beer Company Launches Truly Spiked & Sparkling Rosé

Half of alcohol beverage drinkers (50%) wish there was a healthier alternative for rosé wine. This summer, Truly Spiked & Sparkling is giving drinkers a new way to rosé with the debut of its newest style: Truly Rosé

https://www.brewbound.com/news/boston-beer-company-launches-truly-spiked-sparkling-rose?utm_source=Daily+Brew&utm_campaign=7518feff9e-The+Daily+Brew%3A+January+11%2C+2018_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_935b7e0b70-7518feff9e-36686829

THE HISTORY OF WINE A 40 SECOND ANIMATED GIF

Watch wine spread to six of the planet’s seven continents — over the course of 6,000 years — in 40 seconds!

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/history-wine-animated-gif/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=0b262edf90-Aug_01_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-0b262edf90-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-0b262edf90-38937345&mc_cid=0b262edf90&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

Craft Beer News

Craft beer production increased by 5% in the first half of 2018, according to the Brewers Association, matching its growth rate for calendar 2017. While craft beer continues to expand in the U.S.—and is aggregating share within the overall beer category—the pace has slowed markedly over the past few years, and the market has grown increasingly crowded. The Brewers Association notes that there were more 6,655 active breweries in the U.S. as of June 30, up 20% from a year ago. In addition, there are an estimated 2,500-3,000 breweries in the planning stages. “The data demonstrate that 2018 is on pace to have the highest number of brewery openings and closings to date,” said Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson. “However, even as breweries close, openings continue to far outpace the number that shutter.”

 

 

Experts Confirm There Are No Concerns About California Wines Due to Fukushima

Based on the university’s published measurements, the California wines contain 100 times less than the World Health Organization guidance level for drinking water.

https://www.wineinstitute.org/resources/pressroom/07302018

 

BLUE WINE TREND HITS FRANCE

French entrepreneur René Le Bail is on a mission to turn his fellow countrymen into a nation of red, white and blue wine drinkers with the launch of ‘Vindigo’.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/blue-wine-trend-hits-france/

Another Story

Blue Wine to Revolutionize Wine Codes

http://georgiatoday.ge/news/11621/Blue-Wine-to-Revolutionize-Wine-Codes

 

 

 

When the 3-tier system works as it’s supposed to, it’s a beautiful thing.

In the end, everyone benefits.

http://tablascreek.typepad.com/tablas/2018/07/when-the-3-tier-system-works-as-its-supposed-to-its-a-beautiful-thing.html

How to Pair Wine With Gummy Bears

A fine gummy bear demands an equally fine wine to drink with it.

http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/07/how-to-pair-wine-with-gummy-bears.html

Understanding the Gems of Vinho Verde

There’s more to this easy-drinking, effervescent Portuguese white wine than meets the eye. Learn about the subregions and grapes of Vinho Verde, and what wines to watch for.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/07/31/vinho-verde-guide/

Red Wine Milkshakes

You like red wine and you like milkshakes so …

https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a22550350/red-wine-milkshakes-recipe/

THE STATES WITH THE MOST WINERIES IN AMERICA (2018)

Where does your state rank? Check out VinePair’s map of the states with the most wineries to find out.

https://vinepair.com/articles/map-america-states-most-wineries/

There’s a good reason you shouldn’t drink alcohol while you’re on antibiotics — but it’s probably not what you’ve been told

Most people have heard that you shouldn’t combine alcohol and antibiotics. However, the truth is more complicated.

https://www.businessinsider.com/why-you-shouldnt-drink-on-antibiotics-2018-7

CHARDONNAY VOTED AMERICA’S FAVOURITE WINE

According to a recent survey of 2,000 consumers by Jordan Winery in Sonoma County, California, Chardonnay is the variety that Americans drink most regularly – adding weight to Kendall-Jackson’s plea for a white wine emoji.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/chardonnay-voted-americas-favourite-wine/

ANCIENT WINE JAR ‘FACTORY’ FOUND IN ISRAEL

Israeli archaeologists near Tel Aviv have discovered a large, 3rd century AD workshop, which churned out jars for wine storage continuously for over 600 years.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/ancient-wine-jar-factory-found-in-isreal/

13 mistakes you’re making when ordering wine

If you feel intimidated when the server or bartender puts a wine list down in front of you, you’re not alone.

https://www.thisisinsider.com/how-to-buy-and-order-wine-2018-8

How to Pair Cinnamon with Wine

Cinnamon is a familiar household spice, but we’ll show you how to pair it with wine in many unexpected ways.

https://www.winemag.com/2018/08/01/pair-cinnamon-wine/

FOOD INFOGRAPHIC: 47 HERB AND SPICE PAIRINGS WITH WINE

How to pair food with herbs and spices

THE FLAVORS IN YOUR FAVORITE BEERS VISUALIZED

How many of these smells and tastes have you recognized while drinking your favorite beer?

https://vinepair.com/wine-blog/the-flavors-in-your-favorite-beers-visualized/?utm_source=The+Drop+by+VinePair&utm_campaign=641ad65534-Aug_02_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b653fb8c99-641ad65534-38937345&goal=0_b653fb8c99-641ad65534-38937345&mc_cid=641ad65534&mc_eid=d42ed911dc

MONSTER ENERGY IN LEGAL BATTLE WITH DISTILLERY IN VIRGINIA OVER LOGO

A small distillery in Virginia received a 108-page objection to its company logo from energy drinks giant Monster, and despite its size, has vowed to fight back against what it’s calling greedy behaviour and bullying.

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/monster-energy-in-legal-battle-with-distillery-in-virginia-over-logo/

Long Island wineries are fed up with rowdy bachelorette parties

Some Long Island wineries are serving up a giant buzzkill for bachelorette parties — by banning bridezillas and their minions from their premises.

https://nypost.com/2018/08/01/long-island-wineries-are-fed-up-with-rowdy-bachelorette-parties/

It’s red wine, isn’t it? So enough with the sugar already

Sweet red wine: It’s time for the wine business to admit it’s sugaring up our red wine and passing it off as dry.

https://www.winecurmudgeon.com/its-red-wine-isnt-it-so-enough-with-the-sugar-already/

Velvety, bright, flabby: Stop to consider how wine feels

A lot of beginning wine drinkers automatically go to the word “smooth” to describe wines.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/drink/wine/sc-food-wine-texture-and-tasting-0803-story.html#

The “French Paradox” is dead. 83% of public says unhealthy or makes no difference.

How should fine wine be defined?

The fact that the words ‘fine wine’ can mean very different things to different people is hardly surprising

https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/how-should-fine-wine-be-defined

Dessert Wine Is the New Scotch

Sommeliers are making a serious play for your after-dinner drink. Here are six styles to look for.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-03/dessert-wine-is-the-new-scotch

New Zealand wines and the question of age

New Zealand does not have a long-standing tradition of making and drinking wine

https://www.meininger.de/en/wine-business-international/new-zealand-wines-and-question-of-age

Automating Wine Cork Quality Control Product Focus:

Cork suppliers have invested in new technology in fight against TCA
https://www.winesandvines.com/news/article/201792/Automating-Wine-Cork-Quality-Control

Are US Wine Consumers Lazy?

A Hard Look At This, Through The Lens Of Australian Wine

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhuyghe/2018/08/03/are-us-wine-consumers-lazy-a-hard-look-at-this-through-the-lens-of-australian-wine/#4e1c50992e50

What is Vogue’s bottle of wine a day diet

This1977 diet plan was recently unearthed on Twitter, and has since gone viral

https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6930662/what-is-vogues-bottle-of-wine-a-day-diet-does-it-help-you-lose-weight-is-it-safe/

9 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STAG’S LEAP WINE CELLARS

To ensure you’re putting your punctuation in the right places — and drinking what you think you are — here are nine things you need to know about Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.

https://vinepair.com/articles/stags-leap-wine-cellars-guide/

French wine scientists create ‘supergrapes’ that do not require pesticides

Four revolutionary supergrape varieties they say are impervious to rot and thus require almost no pesticides.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/08/04/french-wine-scientists-create-supergrapes-do-not-require-pesticides/

Wine awards: worth the gold stickers they’re printed on?

In some wine competitions, the majority of (paying) entrants gets a prize

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/food-and-drink/drink/wine-awards-worth-the-gold-stickers-they-re-printed-on-1.3575272

 

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-12-18

August 12, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-11-18

August 11, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-10-18

August 10, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-09-18

August 9, 2018

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The Wonderful World of Wine (WWW) 08-08-18

August 8, 2018

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