Liquor Industry News 04-18-22

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By: Mark C Lenzi



Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

How to Pair Wine and Potato Chips

National bottle bill likely to land in Congress soon

13 Things You Should Know About Chartreuse

What Are Top Shelf Liquors, And Does It Matter?

The liquor world is full of a dizzying number of terms meant to denote quality.

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 The brew is selling ‘pee in a Busch’ funnel kits—says urinating on trees is not good for the environment

13 Things You Should Know About Chartreuse

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Chartreuse liqueur is probably the zingy yellow-green color that perfectly complements its name

National bottle bill likely to land in Congress soon

West Coast lawmakers plan to introduce a national container deposit bill that one advocate says has a better chance of passing than past proposals because of wide “industry engagement.”


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Gov. Baker signs legislation extending outdoor dining, to-go cocktails to April 2023

Expanded outdoor dining and to-go cocktails are here to stay in Massachusetts for at least another year after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a $1.6. billion spending bill that included extensions for the pandemic-era rules.

An Invigorating History of Tonic Wines

Feeling lethargic and in need of a pick-me-up? There’s a type of wine for that. Or, at least, there was.

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If You Care About What’s in Your Wine, It’s Time to Pay Attention to the Workers Who Make It

For decades, sustainability initiatives in agriculture have centered on organic growing practices and animal welfare.

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Dry Lambrusco Is Delicious—Why Is It Also So Hard To Find?

The Italian sparkling red is having an effervescent comeback, but supply hasn’t caught up with demand.

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The 13 Best Types Of Wines To Use For Mulled Wine

Mulled wine, glög, glühwein — whatever you call it, it’s coziness in a mug.

Scientists have revealed the world’s most universally-loved smell

New research has revealed the most universally-loved smell in the world, and it’s an aroma that oenophiles will be well used to detecting in their wine.

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US craft beer scene grows as new figures and top 50 breweries revealed

US craft breweriess collectively produced 24.8 million barrels of beer last year, according to new figures from the Brewers Association (BA).

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North Italy suffers over 100 days of drought

North Italy is experiencing a drought which could be significant for the coming growing season, reports Aldo Fiordelli.

Georgian wine takes a pounding as Russia invades Ukraine

Wine exports had been booming, but largely to Russia and Ukraine. Now the industry is trying to reorient, including to China.

Wine report card gets an ‘F’

They subsequently proposed to include alcoholic beverages in the Nutri-Score format with a large ‘F’ along with a pictogram of risk to pregnant women and the actual quantities of sugar, calories and alcohol.

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Miller Lite Is Selling ‘Beer Drops’ to Make Other Light Beers Taste More Like Miller Lite

The brand insists beer “shouldn’t taste like water,” so you might as well add a little Miller Lite flavor.

Understanding Chianti Classico’s New UGA Classification

Chianti Classico’s new UGA classification stands for Unità Geografiche Aggiuntive, or Additional Geographical Units, and will allow Chianti Classico producers to include this additional, sub-regional information on certain bottles.

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Don’t Break Up the Big Wine & Spirit Wholesalers

There is a much better and more effective way of bringing competitiveness to the the wine and spirits industry

The Differences Between Rioja and Ribera del Duero, Explained

In Spain, if you want vino tinto, or red wine, you usually order by region, asking the waiter to bring a glass of Rioja or Ribera del Duero. Both regions produce ageworthy, Tempranillo-based red wines with bold fruit flavors and notes of toast and spice.

How to Pair Wine and Potato Chips

While some of us need no convincing, there are several good reasons to pair wine and potato chips

New App Combivino Pairs over 900 Types of Wine and 76 Styles of Beer with 2,000 Recipes

The first virtual sommelier is now available online – Combivino is the smart app that pairs 2,000 recipes to hundreds of wine labels and over 70 types of craft beers.

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Why wine is tasted with your brain, not your palate

The role of perception in food and wine production–not-your-palate

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

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A well-chosen selection of wines delivered right to your door.

Sounds pretty good these days.

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