Liquor Industry News 05-03-21

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By: Mark C Lenzi



Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

6 beer and shot combos worth a shot

14 Essential and Popular Gin Cocktails for 2021

What Are ‘Lees’ in Wine?

Nebbiolo Finds its Footing Worldwide

Though greatly associated with its home region, astute winemakers elsewhere have also begun to identify ideal terroir for Nebbiolo.


Sunshine in a jar: Home-brewing my own dandelion wine

I’m ready to start concocting my first batch of bootlegged wine as I was following stay-at-home orders.



Swiss wine is one of Switzerland’s best-kept secrets, since it’s not widely known internationally as a wine-producing country.


Village can’t get name on wine

The tiny Swiss village of Champagne has lost another fight to get its name on the wine it produces,


5 Tips to Become a Wine Connoisseur

Here are the five basic tips to becoming a wine connoisseur.


Tuscany: One of Italy’s Most Famous Wine Regions

While Tuscany is comprised of more than 40 sub-regions, it’s best known for the regions of Chianti (Italy’s first official wine region created in 1716), Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. And, the grape of Tuscan is Sangiovese.



Buy better wine, drink it more slowly, pay more attention to what you’re drinking, and savor each glass.


Trying to drink less? There’s an app for that

A nationwide survey commissioned by the American Psychological Association in February found that 1 in 4 adults reported drinking more in 2020 to manage their stress. That rate more than doubled among those who had children between the ages of 5 and 7.


Do we really understand what experts tell us about wine?

How much do standard wine drinkers really understand when experts speak about the sensory properties of wine?



The sulfite debate is one of the most heated, confused, and often misplaced topics in wine today.


The World’s 50 Most Iconic Wines of the Year, According to Pros (2021)

The list features 50 iconic producers from across the globe, spanning North and South America to Australasia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.


What Are ‘Lees’ in Wine?

So, what are lees? Where do lees come from?



Your Guide to Five of the World’s Most Popular Grapes

Get to know five of the world’s most popular wine grapes.


The 100-Year-Old Loophole That Makes California Champagne Legal

For a bottle of sparkling wine to be labeled Champagne, it has to be made in Champagne,


Banning alcohol from being sold in supermarkets and making it available only in off-licences could clamp down on Britain’s booze crisis, experts say

Making customers go to extra lengths to buy alcohol would remove the temptation to include booze on their weekly shopping lists,

People who pop into the supermarket with a budget are attracted to cheap food offers and therefore spend more on alcohol.


Germany Introduces A New Wine Hierarchy Based On Geography

On January 27, 2021 the new German wine law came into force. It introduces a new kind of hierarchy for German wines based on its geographic origin.



What are the central aspects of a good wine label and why?

14 Essential and Popular Gin Cocktails for 2021

Here are 14 of the most essential and popular gin cocktails.

An 11-Step Guide To Responsible Wine Buying

The guide below may verge on the side of wine geekism; however, if you’re truly ready to translate your sustainability efforts into what you drink, brushing up on these terms and discovering what wines around the world are making a concerted effort to preserve our ecosystem is well worth your time.

Red wine may hold the key to next-gen wearable technology

A team of scientists are seeking to kick-start a wearable technology revolution by creating flexible fibres and adding acids from red wine.


It’s official – Science says hangovers actually get easier as you get older

A recent study published in a journal called Alcohol and Alcoholism, has proved that the effects of alcohol from the night before gets easier with age.


Every Flavor of White Claw Hard Seltzer, Tasted and Ranked

It’s hard to think of any other booze brand in recent memory that’s changed the way Americans drink quite like White Claw.


Can the Wine Industry Benefit From Clubhouse?

The platform hosts thousands of clubs, many of which are dedicated to beverages. Search wine, and you’ll find over 75 clubs. Search beer and spirits, and you’ll discover over 100 additional clubs.


6 beer and shot combos worth a shot

Call it a boilermaker, a two-step or simply a shot and a beer – whatever name you assign this classic dive bar combo, it will spark joy.


Natty Light releases 8% ABV ice pops

Anheuser-Busch-owned Natural Light is releasing two enticing 8% ABV boozy ice pops in summer inspired flavours Strawberry Lemonade and Pineapple Lemonade.




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

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