Liquor Industry News 06-21-21

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The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

By: Mark C Lenzi



Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

This Finnish Brewery Is Using Goose Poop to Make Beer

16 Stylish Wines For Upscale Breakfasts

A brief guide to the USA’s three-tier system

Does wine taste better on specific days? The biodynamic calendar thinks so

Over the last few years, I’ve found that wine DOES taste better on some days vs. others.

Biodynamic Wine: What It Is, What It Isn’t, and Why People Are Buying It

Americans are looking for sustainable wines from growers who practice natural and biodynamic farming. But what do those terms actually mean?



The Worst Wine to Drink Right Now, Experts Say

Like anything we ingest, there’s a nutritional range when it comes to wine—some pours are less harmful to health than others.


8 reasons to try ‘worm salt’ with your mezcal

It’s the weirdest garnish you’ve never heard of. Sal de Gusano, often served alongside mezcal in Mexico, is making its way here


Are We Wasting Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars On Wine Glasses Every Year?

Riedel glassware has made a killing selling the claim, now widely embraced by wine establishment, that the shape of a glass can improve the taste of the wine deposited therein.


No One Is Talking About Bulk Wine, but They Should

The stereotype of bulk wine is the kind that comes in a box, the cardboard containers sitting on the bottom shelf of the grocery store.

The Difference Between Bud Light, Coors Light, and Miller Lite, Explained

Despite the impressive craft beer scene flourishing in the U.S., three brands, Bud LightCoors Light, and Miller Lite, continue to dominate.

Can You Freeze Wine? Yes, and Here’s How

Although it’s unconventional, the answer is yes. You can freeze wine!


Why the Angostura Bitters Label Is Too Big for the Bottle

Angostura, a brand that’s practically synonymous with the cocktail bitters category, is a mainstay on the shelves of everyone from top bartenders to home mixologists around the globe


New Cutwater

San Diego, California-based Cutwater Spirits, part of the Anheuser-Busch portfolio, is launching a new canned cocktail in partnership with PGA golfer Harold Varner III. The new RTD is Cutwater Transfusion, made with Cutwater Vodka, ginger beer, and grape juice. Long associated with the 19th hole, Cutwater’s twist on the Transfusion is at 7% abv and will be available nationwide by the end of the month. It joins Cutwater’s stable of canned cocktails that includes Tiki Rum Mai Tai, Vodka Mule, Rum Mint Mojito, and Long Island Iced Tea, among others.



10 Things You Should Know About Casa Noble Tequila

Just outside the town of Tequila sits La Cofradía distillery, home of Casa Noble Tequila, among many others.


How Long Should I Let My Wine Breathe?

First, let’s get this out of the way. Not all wine needs to be decanted.

A dive into the diversity of Washington State wines

Despite being the US’s second-largest wine-growing region, Washington State has remained  somewhat under the radar for many wine lovers.

8 Things You Should Know About Beefeater London Dry Gin

Here are eight more things you should know about Beefeater.

The 7 Best Flavored Vodkas, Tasted and Ranked

Ideal for highballs and even reimagining some of the classics, here are seven of the best flavored vodkas, tasted and ranked.


Salvador Dalí’s Guide to Wine Is a Must Read for Art Lovers and Wine Enthusiasts Alike

To talk about wine is to talk about man.” This comprehensive wine book as imagined by Dalí—imbued with near-magical powers, shrouded in myth, but rooted in the evolution of human society as one of our proudest and most important creations—is an illustrated guide to the artist’s mind, full of oddities and mind-bending wonders.


New Seltzer

Heineken USA has expanded the Dos Equis portfolio with Ranch Water hard seltzer, a new drink inspired by its namesake cocktail, popular in West Texas. The 4.5% abv RTD is lime-flavored and comes in at 90 calories per 12-ounce serving. It’s available in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans and individual 24-ounce cans in Texas and will expand to Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado, California, Nevada, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts in September.



In the US, just over half (58%) of regular wine drinkers say that they worry about climate change and are taking actions to reduce their personal impact,


A brief guide to the USA’s three-tier system

This means that each state today has its own legislation and its own regulatory model and regulatory bodies for controlling the production and sale of wine.



To say greatness is subjective is to claim that everyone’s answer is equally good, which would make a judgment about greatness meaningless.


The Oldest Brewery in Every State (Map)

With nearly 9,000 breweries operating in the U.S. today, we ventured to independently verify each state’s longest-operating brewery.


How to Pair Bulleit Bourbon With Everything From Dinner to Dessert

Read on to explore this famous spirit and learn how to serve it with your favorite foods.


The World’s 10 Most Valuable Spirits Brands (2021)

Chinese producers continued to dominate the industry, accounting for five of the top 10 valued brands and totaling $89 billion in sales over the last year.

16 Stylish Wines For Upscale Breakfasts

If you can drink a mimosa for breakfast, then wine for breakfast is fine too.


Italian consortium successfully opposes BROSECCO wine mark on the grounds of Prosecco PDO

Prosecco has successfully filed an opposition against the UK registration BROSECCO in stylised form for wines, British sparkling wines and sparkling wines in Class 33.



Royal Ale Force: How British Aircraft Delivered Beer to Soldiers After D-Day

For despite the fight that would go down in history as D-Day, these heroes wishing to wet their whistles came to realize there was no beer to be found in France.


This Finnish Brewery Is Using Goose Poop to Make Beer

Wasted Potential Imperial Stout is produced by Ant Brew but was inspired by the microbrewery’s home city, Lahti.


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

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