Liquor Industry News/Links 4-12-14

Liquor Industry News/Links


By: Mark C Lenzi CSW,CSS, CWAS*

Liquor Industry Week In Review

Hot dogs and beer: See what $20 buys at the ballpark

Check what $20 Gets you at every park.

Pairing the right wine with your Easter ham

Wine suggestions for Easter Ham


Boz Scaggs The Accidental Winemaker INTERVIEW

Boz Scaggs has been quietly evolving from musician to wine-maker over the years


Map of USA Changes with Stats from 1994-2011

Getting to Grips with the Wine Grapes of Italy

New wine book about all grapes in Italy

New Coors Light Summer Brew


This limited edition release is a citrus radler (aka Coors Light lager brewed with citrus juice).  It’s no surprise with the popularity of the Flavored Malt Beverage / Shandy category that Coors Light would make an entry, and you get to be first to see it.  Coors Light Summer Brew will be packaged in 10oz cans and it will have 100 calories in a 10z serving.

Narragansett & Del’s Shandy


That’s right! The famous lemonade maker, Del’s, and Narragansett are teaming up to bring you a great Summer Shandy that truly is sold on merit. This brew will only be around for a limited time!

Disney’s Frozen – “LET IT GO” on Wine Glasses and Pots

Watch the video

Patron Who Didn’t Like Wine Loses Suit Against Retailer

A Manhattan judge has dismissed a fraudulent inducement lawsuit filed against a wine store and its owner by a customer who bought six $12.99 bottles of a wine he didn’t like.

Understanding an Italian Wine List

Wine Folly Blog

Delicious Variations of Gin & Tonic Cocktails

Rather than mixing up just an ordinary Gin & Tonic


A High-End Beer Glass That Makes Your Stouts Taste Better


Spiegelau’s latest brew-specific vessel is precision-engineered for maximum enjoyment when you’re drinking a stout, thanks to a combination of high-end glass, strategic curves, and the inherent deliciousness of beer itself.

Displaying beer alcohol content now legal in Maine

It’s now legal for bars and breweries in Maine to publicly display the alcohol content of their beer.

Flag Hill’s(NH) Karner Blue Gin scores with Wine Enthusiast

The newest product released by Flag Hill Distillery

We have MANY Flag Hill Products in stock!

Beer, Wine Bills Backed By Farm Breweries And Wineries, But Not Liquor Industry In RI

Right now, in Rhode Island you pretty much have to go to a liquor store to stock up on beer for a dinner party. A few bills under consideration in the General Assembly aim to change that

Five Myths About Kosher Wines

Five common myths about wines that are Kosher for Passover



10th April, 2014 by Lucy Shaw

GreenBottle, maker of the world’s first paper wine bottle, has gone into administration just five months after debuting its first line in the US.


Our Easter Food And Wine Pairing Guide

Let Us Help You Find The Perfect Easter Wine!


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Franklin Wine Club Meeting


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Mom’s Time Out Wine Tasting


Join Helium Party Place And Franklin Liquors

Helium Party Place & Franklin Liquors for a night out just for mom! Grab your best mom friend and come to our wine tasting and enjoy other treats that we have in store!

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

RSVP Event Limited to 20

ESBE Designs and Wine Tasting


Join ESB Jewelry Designs And Franklin Liquors

esbe Designs is a trendy new jewelry company created by Sara Blaine.

Joanie Neenan will tell you all about the jewelry and we will talk and taste wine.

This is an RSVP event limited to 20 Guests

May 8th 7pm

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