Liquor Industry News 02-07-22

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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

The Anonymous Three Tier System

Vodka In The Freezer?

Massachusetts marijuana excise tax revenue exceeds alcohol for first time

Wine in cans could soon be included in landmark Oregon Bottle Bill’s recycling program

Wine in cans could soon be included in Oregon’s Bottle Bill recycling program, carrying a 10-cent deposit and refund like other beverages.

The Rusty Nail Cocktail Is a Forgotten Classic That Deserves the Spotlight

The Rusty Nail cocktail is a Scotch throwback to the post-Prohibition era of the 1930s.

Tips to help identify the best wine for you

The journey to finding the best wine for you can be a long and tough one.

Wine And Covid

A major British study shows that a few glasses of Pinot might lower your risk of contracting Covid.

This Is the Secret to Experiencing California’s Wine Country Without the Crowds

There’s no time like the post-holidays winter season to experience the best and most peaceful version of Northern California’s wineries.

10 Things You Should Know About Athletic Brewing

Launched in 2017, Athletic Brewing set out on a mission to create great-tasting, craft non-alcoholic (NA) beers

Snoop Dogg To Unveil New Rosé With 19 Crimes Wine

The new rosé follows the release of his Snoop Cali Red bottle last summer.

How Long Can a Bottle of Wine Stay Open?

The question of how long you can keep an open bottle of wine before it’s past its prime elicits one of two answers: “What? Open bottles? You should drink the stuff!” Or, “Yes, I’ve often wondered!” Here’s a practical guide to know when it’s time to say when.

Massachusetts marijuana excise tax revenue exceeds alcohol for first time

Changing attitudes toward cannabis and alcohol helping drive increase in use

How the movie “Sideways” may have made pinot noir worse

Remember “Sideways,” one of the best movies of the early 2000s?


New Standardized Sweetness Levels on Labels Simplify Selection of Alsace Wines

Drink Like an Italian: From Amaro to Limoncello, Here’s What You’ll Want to Sip

These uniquely Italian beverages are worth trying.

Michelob ULTRA Debuts First-Ever Limited-Edition NBA Team Cans

18 NBA Teams. Four featured artists. One beer that’s making hoop dreams happen on the 18th day of the year.

The New California Merlot Crisis

Northern California wineries that rely on Merlot for Bordeaux-style blends and varietal wines are struggling to secure enough high-quality grapes. What’s driving this shortage and what can be done to fix it?

Martha Stewart reveals why you should put ice in your wine

The lifestyle aficionado and celebrity has just launched her own Chardonnay, 19 Crimes Martha’s Chard and now she wants people to feel empowered to put ice in their wine, saying “even fine winemakers,” don’t mind anymore.

Molise: A wine lover’s travel guide

Among the striking beaches, untouched hilltop villages, mountainous topography and strong local traditions, the mystique of Molise continues to evade even many Italians with its quietly kept secrets…

Natural wines: how are they made and what’s the deal with sulfites? An expert explains

But how are natural wines made, and what makes them “natural”?

Sugar – Bigger Sinner Than Wine?

One measure of addictability is how fast the effect gets to your brain. Guess what commonly consumed substance tops the list?–bigger-sinner-than-wine

Every Major Type Of White Wine You Would Ever Need To Know

Some seem to think that red wine is always the go-to option for real wine lovers, but that’s far from the truth.

Coca-Cola and Molson Coors partner on Simply spiked lemonade

Beverage giants Coca-Cola and Molson Coors are teaming up once again, this time on a range of 5% ABV ready-to-drink (RTD) Simply spiked lemonades.

Maker’s Mark becomes largest distillery to gain B Corp certification

Maker’s Mark has become the largest distillery in the world to achieve B Corp certification, showing its true values and eco-credentials.

Soju: Everything You Need to Know About Korea’s National Drink

The national drink of Korea, soju is the best-selling liquor in the world by volume, and sales have only been growing in recent years.

The One Wine-And-Cheese Pairing Trick You Need To Know

“They don’t say salty and sweet for nothing!

Vodka In The Freezer? How To Properly Store Liquor At Home

You don’t need to worry too much about how to store your liquor.

Champagne sold more wine than it produced in 2021

 In 2021, Champagne companies shipped 322 million bottles worth a record 5.5 billion euros excluding tax from Champagne

The Prosecco DOC Consortium Reveals 2021 Record-Breaking Production Data

Despite the challenges brought by 2020, the excitement surrounding the new category of Prosecco DOC Rosé led to record-breaking growth in Prosecco DOC production, surpassing a ceiling of half a billion bottles.

Willingness to Pay for Wine Bullshit: Some New Estimates

Wine descriptions are bull

How a new kind of bracelet can predict when you’re drinking too much

A bracelet that tells you when you’re drinking too much alcohol, could become the best new way to help people pace themselves on a night out.

6 Decanting Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

One process that has long confounded wine lovers is decanting, or the action of pouring a bottle of wine into another vessel to introduce it to oxygen and “open it up” — as well as separate out any sediment that has collected over the years.

Chianti Classico

The Tuscan countryside that makes up Chianti Classico has been inspiring poets, sculptors, and philosophers since the Middle Ages, and its wines transmit the intrigue of that landscape with gorgeous clarity today.

Moscato Wine: Everything You Need to Know About It

Moscato Italiano is one of the most loved wines in Italy and abroad. Many love the intense and unique flavour of this drink that, very often, represents the icing on the cake on joyful occasions.

The Anonymous Three Tier System

Why keep your name off of a website unless you are embarrassed or seek to deceive?

Wineries Success in the Face of Mass Consolidations, Shutdowns

The top two wine distributors account for more than half of all wine sales in the US, according to Wines Vines Analytics.

Soave producer Pieropan to unveil underground winery

Pieropan has offered a preview of its new underground winery in the Soave hills, to be officially opened this year, and has created a multi-vintage blend to mark the occasion.

Controversial Total Wine location wins approval for South Bay Boston

Some critics had voiced their concerns about this new location potentially posing a threat to to small local package stores in the neighborhood in addition to the fact it’s a stone’s throw away from Mass + Cass. center of Boston’s opioid crisis.

Bud Light’s first-ever zero-carb beer hits shelves

A 12-ounce serving of Bud Light Next is 4% alcohol by volume and 80 calories

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

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