Liquor Industry News/Links 7-16-13

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Tuesday July 16th 2013

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Drinking in the Alps: The Alto Adige Wine Story
Wine Folly
Tired of hearing about Tuscany? One of the least talked-about notable wine regions in Italy is Alto Adige
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Boxed Wine or Botched Wine: Why Does Boxed Wine Expire?
Wine Folly
I’ve been collecting samples of boxed wine for a while and noticed the boxes all had an expiration date.
Oh Snap! The box wines were good for only 6 months! This seemed strange,
so I asked a few wine people what they thought of boxed wine and a couple of the responses were leery:
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Craft Brew News:
Louisiana-based Abita Brewing will add a new Grapefruit IPA to its limited-release Abita Harvest line later
this year. Made with Louisiana ruby red grapefruit, pale, pilsner wheat and caramel malts and Cascade hops,
the new brew will debut in December. Meanwhile, Abita says it will release its popular Andygator high-gravity
Helles Doppelbock in six-packs this October. Abita president David Blossman said the addition of a new pack
aging line and planned improvements to the group’s brewhouse have enabled the six-pack format for Andygator,
which is made with pale malt, German lager yeast and German Perle hops. Andygator will continue to be sold in
22-ounce bottles as well.

Italy’s most important grapes
16th July, 2013 by Rupert Millar
With France dominating the grape pantheon of the wine world, it is always reassuring to know that there are a few countries
able to offer something a little different;
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Spirits producer adopts porn brand
16th July, 2013 by Patrick Schmitt
US-based VuQo is to launch a range of Playboy branded white spirits following a licensing deal between
the producer and famous pornography label.
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Greek Study Say Beer Is Good For You!
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Syrah Vs. Shiraz – DING! DING! DING!
Posted by themodernsomm  July 15, 2013
Great Blog..All You need to know about Shiraz/Syrah
Wine Myths You Havent Heard Off
Posted by: Denise Baptiste
Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Famous wine myths
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World’s First Animated Label Wine Release
Terravant Wine Company Launches Spin the Bottle Wines
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Health Watch: Wine Consumption Reduces Kidney Stone Risk
Also, researchers find moderate drinking while pregnant does not damage children’s development
Esther Mobley, Jacob Gaffney
Posted: July 16, 2013
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Bad buzz: Mosquitoes love to bite beer drinkers, study
By Cheryl K. Chumley-
The Washington Times
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