Liquor Industry News 06-20-22

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By: Mark C Lenzi



Liquor Industry Week In Review

The Wonderful World Of Wine (WWW)

This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

‘Healthy’ Wine Labels Are Trying to Deceive You

These Are the 15 Oldest American Beers

8 Things You Should Know About Clase Azul

How Vermont Became New England’s Natural Wine Destination

Ever tried a glass of la crescent? What about marquette? In Vermont, lesser-known varietals are the wines of the future.

How Ann Noble and the Wine Aroma Wheel Revolutionized the Industry

Ann Noble, PhD, an enology professor at University of CaliforniaDavis, organized wine descriptors into the first Wine Aroma Wheel.

Deep sea hunters are battling to save wine ‘worth millions’ from WW1 wreck

A German U-boat sank the Libourne off the coast of Cornwall on September 29 1918, just six weeks before the end of the First World War.

The Absolute Best Ways To Store Champagne

Only a small percentage of any given vintage of Champagne improves with further aging. The best quality level of the top brands will improve over time when stored impeccably.

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Intro to Valle de Guadalupe, the Napa Valley of Mexico

Mexico’s premier winemaking region has more than 100 wineries and a 188-year history of viticulture

Diageo calls for injunction against Bulleit lookalike

Diageo is seeking an injunction to prevent the sale of Redemption whiskey in its current packaging after a recent lawsuit concluded that the bottle diluted Bulleit’s trademark.

What Does ‘Supple’ Mean in Wine?

The word supple may make you think of the tactile feeling of velvet or soft, well-worn leather.

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Italy The Only Top Wine Producer To See Growth In 2021

Italy produced 50.2 million hl of wine in 2021, up 2% on the previous year, ahead of France with 37.6 million hl (-19% due to adverse weather conditions) and Spain with 35.3 million hl (-14%).

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Mega Purple Is the Wine Ingredient Nobody Will Talk About

It’s the grape concentrate that many in the wine biz would prefer to ignore

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Capstone California launched as the first dedicated California wine education program

Created by the Wine Institute’s California Wine Export Program with a team of international wine professionals, Capstone California, a California wine online certification and education program, is launched globally for industry professionals and enthusiasts alike

Myth vs. Fact: Direct-To-Consumer Alcohol Shipping

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Responds to Wine Industry Advisor Op-Ed

These Are the 15 Oldest American Beers

Beer has a long history in the United States, with some brands dating back to as early as 1829 still thriving today.

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Moscato 101: Everything You Need to Know about Moscato Wine

Our guide to Moscato covers how to identify, taste, and savor this delicate, sweet wine.

Is There Such a Thing as “Clean Wine”?

Hang around wine lovers long enough and you’ll likely hear the phrases “clean” or “unprocessed wine”—but do these buzzwords actually mean anything? We brought that question to an industry insider.

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What you need to know about New York State wines

Home to the city that never sleeps, the state of New York was napping for much of the last century, when it came to crafting wines that would tickle the taste buds of the world’s drinkers.

8 Things You Should Know About Clase Azul

From the painted vessels to the liquid inside, it’s easy to see how Clase Azul embodies Mexican tradition.

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New Ciroc

Diageo and Sean “Diddy” Combs have unveiled Cîroc Passion, featuring flavors including pineapple, mango, citrus, hibiscus, and others. The release will be supported by content featuring Combs’ new single Gotta Move On. The vodka’s bottle features purple and orange colors resembling the tones of sunset, with sleek gold lettering. Cîroc Passion is a permanent addition to the brand’s lineup and will be available nationwide for $30 a 750-ml.

Fresh, Crisp and Savory: The Indigenous White Wine Grapes of Northern Italy

Ubiquitous and often uninspiring, Pinot Grigio is the best-known Italian white wine. And while there are some good, and even great, bottlings, Italy has so much more to offer.

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Moulin-à-Vent Is a Revered French Region. Here’s Why

This Beaujolais cru has long been considered one of the best in the region

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‘Healthy’ Wine Labels Are Trying to Deceive You

Are organic, clean wines actually better than the rest?

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What Actually Happens When Wine Ages on Lees?

Lees aging, also known as sur lie, which is French for “on lees,” is the process of letting white and sparkling wines mature and age on top of spent yeast and other particulate matter.

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

Franklin Wine Club Wines

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

Sounds pretty good these days.

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