Liquor Industry News/Links 10-30-13


Wednesday October 30th 2013

Liquor Industry News/Links

By: Mark C Lenzi CSW




When is it necessary to decant wine?

Wine labels try to show more info

Thoughts on the Inaugural Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak AVA Tasting


24th October, 2013 by Rupert Millar

A 67% beer has been created by a Scottish brewery, which already held the record for brewing the world’s strongest ale, after fans said the first was “too weak”.

The Healthy Girl’s Guide To Buying Wine

Guide To “Green” wines. We have an expanded Green Wines Section!

Here’s How Alcohol Wrecks Your Skin… And How To Choose The Least Damaging Drink

Red Wine Bad for skin??

MW dissertation claims that screwcaps cause more wine damage than cork

Why Not All Vegan Wines are Vegan

Interesting never thought labels are not vegan

Jack Daniel’s in legal fight with small distiller

Bottle issues


The final rulings on four new California AVAs, which were delayed by the US government shutdown, have now been approved.

Dogfish Head is lining up a switch to its winter seasonal, replacing Chicory Stout with Piercing Pils, which was formerly exclusive to its brewpub. At 6% abv, Piercing Pils is billed as a Czech-style pilsner brewed with pear juice, pear tea and Saaz hops. It will be launching in 4-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft December 1. Dogfish Head Chicory Stout isn’t being phased out entirely, but will be available on draft in limited quantities

Do we really need all these wine certification programs?

As a CSW and currently In a Calf Wine Specialist program. I feel wine education can help personal growth and make for a great retail resource.

 Society of Wine Educators

Video On Hyperdecanting Wine

We Have All Your Halloween Supplies!!


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2 Responses to “Liquor Industry News/Links 10-30-13”

  1. foxress Says:

    CSW, yay! Are you thinking about the CWE? I’m starting to study for that, because, unlike Steve Heimoff, I believe education is never a bad thing.

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