Liquor Industry News 09-27-21

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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

More wine myths we have known

10 Fall Tequila Cocktail Recipes

Samuel Adams to release its 2021 Utopias beer



How to Buy Wine in Bulk for Your Wedding

How Much Wine Do I Buy and When?


10 of the Best Bourbon Cocktails for Fall

Looking to add a little more bourbon into your fall cocktail lineup?


Wineries Selling Up Doesn’t Mean Selling Out

When your favorite boutique winery gets gobbled up by a corporate giant, is it always a bad thing?


How faithful are American value-wine drinkers?

In terms of wine production, E&J Gallo, Constellation, The Wine Group and Treasury Wine Estates (originally from Australia) are currently the major producers in the USA.


How Bourbon Became a ‘Distinctive Product of the United States’

Bourbon: It’s about as American a drink as apple pie is a food.


6 Homemade Lemonade Cocktails to Make

So, how do you improve on this perfect summer drink?


Every Summer Cocktail You Need to Try With Tanqueray

There is something about summer that puts everyone in the mood for fresh, sun-kissed ingredients.


New Ciroc

Diageo has launched Cîroc Pomegranate, the newest seasonal flavor from the Sean “Diddy” Combs-backed vodka brand. The 35% abv flavored vodka follows Summer Citrus, the brand’s last limited release, and joins the main portfolio of Cîroc’s unflavored vodka plus flavors like mango, apple, and pineapple, among others. Last year, Cîroc was at 1.35 million cases in the U.S., according to Impact Databank.

The true story behind how Missouri saved the French wine industry

With the help of Missouri rootstock, French grapevines were nursed back from the brink of extinction.


17 Weird, Wondrous Places for Wine-Lovers Around the Globe

Society’s collective fascination with fermented grapes has led to some fascinating finds around the world


What does AVA mean in wine?

Do you know your Coombsville from your Russian River Valley or your Royal Slope? Welcome to the AVA system for US wine.


Bottle Variation

If you pay strict attention to the wines you buy, you may notice that there often are slight differences between two bottles of the “same” wine.


Waxsplaining – Let’s make enjoying wine harder!

There is the well-known somm trick of warming up the wax first with warm water.


Shake Off the Chilly Autumn Weather With These Fall Cocktails

Fall is famous for its annual beer festivals, but there’s no need to get stuck in an Oktoberfest rut.


The Historical Reason Bourbon Is Used in American Desserts

As America’s native spirit, bourbon has proven to be a multipurpose drink over the last two centuries.


New whiskey brand celebrates Elvis Presley

South Carolina-based Grain & Barrel Spirits has created a whiskey brand that pays homage to the late musician Elvis Presley.


You can now buy a sparkling rosé sold in a penis-shaped bottle

If you’ve ever wondered how many novel ideas you can encapsulate in one phallic bottle, you may well be about to find out.

Rapid authentication device detects fake whisky

Detection technology firm Eluceda has created a portable device that can rapidly identify whether a whisky is authentic.



The 30 Best Rye Whiskey Brands (2021)

Rye is essential in these drinks but the drinks themselves are just as important in the whiskey’s modern history.


9 Things You Should Know About Booker’s Bourbon

Booker’s Bourbon had several things going for it when it broke onto the scene in 1988


Seven Delicious Things to Do with Leftover Champagne

These eight resourceful recipes are the thinking drinker’s guide to resourcefulness.


New Bud

Anheuser-Busch has launched Nütrl, a new vodka based RTD, in 11 states across the U.S. The 4.5% abv seltzers are made from vodka, sparkling water, and fruit juice. Nütrl has no added sugar and each 12-ounce serving comes in at 100 calories. Initially, the brand will launch with three flavors—Raspberry, Watermelon, and Pineapple—packaged in a 6-can variety pack alongside individual flavor 4-packs for Raspberry and Pineapple. While the initial launch is focusing on 11 markets, AB is planning to increase distribution throughout the rest of the year.


What’s the Difference Between Crosses, Clones, Mutations & Hybrids?

In the world of wine grape varieties, not all fruit is created equal – and in fact, the breakdown may actually be a bit more complicated than you think.

Samuel Adams to release its 2021 Utopias beer i

Utopias beer, which weighs in at 28% alcohol by volume – a strength that makes it illegal in 15 states.


Buffalo Trace takes legal action against scams

Kentucky-based Buffalo Trace has taken legal action following a spate of online whiskey fraudsters.


10 Fall Tequila Cocktail Recipes

But there’s more to tequila than the Margarita.


What’s the Difference Between Oxidized and Oxidative?

Oxygen has such a big impact on wine, that winemakers both embrace it and fear it


Value-Driven Millennials Have Abandoned Classic Wines, But They Could Be Their Saviors

But not all classic wines are expensive, and just as their parents eventually shifted from wine coolers to first growths, millennials won’t be crushing canned wine forever.


More wine myths we have known

Do wine bottles need to be stored on their side or upright? We explore this and other common wine “myths.”



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

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Choose from a selection of different wine styles and price points…


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