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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

What Does ‘Mouthfeel’ Mean in Wine?

Top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption

The History of the Cocktail Shaker

The Classic Italian Wines We Swear By

The red wines of Italy may get most of the attention, but the country’s best white wines also often achieve greatness, too.

Italy’s Lesser-Known Wine Regions That Need to Be on Your Radar

Italy is home to some of the most familiar, beloved wines in the world. But branching out from the classics can lead to a whole new world of wine discovery.

Five Common Beer Faults and How to Recognize Them

In most commercially brewed beers, chances are, the fault is not the brewer’s,

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How Your Nightly Glass Of Wine Can Ruin Your Teeth!

We’ve all been warned that sugary snacks and acidic fruit juice don’t do our teeth any favours.  But now dentists are warning of another hidden source of damage to our molars alcohol.

TikTok is Shocked With This Method Of Cleaning Wine Glasses In Dishwashers

We were today years old when we found this out.

How to Choose the Right Special-Occasion Wine, According to a Pro

Choosing a special-occasion wine can be a confounding experience. This advice from a top wine professional promises to make it a lot easier.

Maker of Harpoon beers to acquire Vermont’s Long Trail

The Boston-based maker of the Harpoon family of beers has agreed to buy Vermont-based Long Trail Brewing Co., bringing together two of New England’s most established craft brewers.

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Wine Word of the Month: Reduction

Is it a fault? Or something you just need to wait out? It depends on the wine.

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Revised Bottle Bill Likely but Retailers Not Enthused

On Beacon Hill, a measure to “modernize” the familiar bottle deposit law, expanding what’s covered and raising the deposit to 10 cents, is continuing to advance through the legislature. And while there are positives to the measure, not everyone is happy.

US consumers to spend more on mezcal and Tequila than whiskey 

Americans are set to spend more money on Tequila and mezcal than they will on US whiskey in 2022, according to new data from the IWSR.

Mezcal "Mexican traditional spirit" Producers, Oaxaca

Mezcal “Mexican traditional spirit” Producers, Oaxaca

Why does world wine production always exceed consumption?

Yet, always, year after year, global wine production exceeds consumption, usually by a considerable margin. This has long been known, but rarely discussed; and so it is worth raising the issue again here.

The Half Wine Bottle Deserves Its Moment in the Sun

 I don’t feel the pressure to drink more than I would otherwise want to in an attempt to curb waste.

Where to go Wine Tasting in Boston

We’ve got the scoop on where to go wine tasting in Boston, Massachusetts!

Everything You Need To Know About Volcanic Wines

Like any crop, grapes that produce our favorite red or white wines are significantly impacted by their farming conditions

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The History of the Cocktail Shaker

The cocktail shaker is an essential tool for every mixologist, from novice to certified professional.

Top 10 spirits brands on social media

Social media remains the go-to method for the spirits industry to communicate with consumers. We explore how the landscape of these platforms has developed over the last 12 months, and name our Social Media Hero 2022.

The medal-winners from the Prosecco Masters 2022

We reveal all the medallists from this year’s Prosecco Masters, with Silvers and Golds awarded to a wide range of expressions, including pink variants, and celebrity-backed brands.

Is Root Beer the Next Frontier in Beer Drinkers’ Cravings for Nostalgia?

Root beer has a long history in the United States as a colonized version of sassafras, a medicinal tonic made by Indigenous communities.

What Should I Know About Certificate of Label Approvals (COLAs)?

Here are key highlights about COLAs and what it takes to get them approved.

How a Fire Forever Changed Irish Whiskey

On June 18, 1875, a fire broke out on Chamber Street in the Liberties neighborhood of Dublin.

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The Academy of Virtual Learning Releases First Wine Course: VINOLOGY

The team at Academy of Virtual Learning believes wine education should be easily absorbed in the way one learns, as well as easily approachable and accessible to all – whether industry professionals or the wine enthusiast.

5 Wines Made From the Lowest Quality Ingredients

You should know which brands have been known to use additives, synthetic chemicals, or even animal products.

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What’s in My Drink? Pesticides are Lurking in Our Favorite Beverages

Have you ever stopped and wondered what’s in your drink?

‘Scotch Whisky’ granted certification trademark in the US

The United States was the number one market for Scotch in 2021, with £790 million worth of exports. Now the Scotch Whisky Association has successfully secured trademark protection for Scotland’s national drink.

This Is The Only Time You Should Return Wine At A Restaurant

What’s important to keep in mind here is that you are looking for faults (defects or imperfections in the wine), not your personal preferences.

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How to Talk About Sweetness in Wine

Sweetness in wine — or its absence, known as dryness — causes more confusion for consumers than any other sensory trait.

Everything You Need to Know About Barolo

Barolo is one of the most prestigious and age-worthy wines in Italy, with a history that goes back centuries. Here is everything you need to know.

What’s the Difference Between a DOC and DOCG on a Wine Label?

Italy’s classification system consists of four categories, with the first two not serving as quality measures of the wines they are labeling, but rather the geographic location where the wine was produced

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Hayfever sufferers could be better off drinking white wine than red

Is your hayfever playing up? Try parking the red wine and reaching for a white instead, say scientists.

Everything You Need to Know About Barbera Wine

Barolo and Barbaresco may get most of the attention in Piedmont, but Barbera also produces wines of character and complexity.

Top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption

Which country consumes the most alcohol per capita in the world? Well, the answer may not be the one you expect.

Tignanello: a Tuscan Rebel

It was in 1971, from the Tuscan calcareous and rocky marl limestone in the heart of Chianti Classico half an hour drive from Florence that, with no special welcome or announcements, the ‘enfant terrible’ of Super Tuscans was born.

Prosecco At its Finest: Highlights From My Recent Trip

What You Need to Know About Prosecco Superiore DOCG

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12 Reasons Why You Should Drink Natural Wine

Wine drinkers are faced with an astounding number of options every time they consider buying a bottle or pouring a glass.

These Snobby Wine Terms Actually Make Tasting More Fun

Use the descriptors of the poets and sommeliers to make wine night memorable.

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When it comes to foreign-made Prosecco, there’s power in a strong brand

The latest release from Kim Crawford might come as a surprise. The celebrated New Zealand winery has branched out to make Prosecco in Italy.

What States Do Not Allow Alcohol to be Shipped?

DtC rules vary from one state to the next, and not every state has the same restrictions when it comes to products being shipped. What are the current limitations facing the DtC alcohol shipping industry?

What Does ‘Mouthfeel’ Mean in Wine?

Whether you prefer Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, you may notice that each sip conveys more than just aromas and flavors. Wines also have what industry pros call mouthfeel.

Decanter guide to picnicking for wine lovers

If you prefer your summer picnics to feature something rather more special than a juice carton, a sandwich and a packet of crisps, this is the seasonal guide for you.

Searches for wine see ‘huge acceleration’ on Google

Searches for wine have seen a “huge acceleration” on Google since 2019, but the drinks trade could be doing more to capitalise on this heightened interest in the category, according to a director at the US tech company.

Everything You Need to Know About Carignan

An important grape variety in Southern France, Spain, and beyond, Carignan often gets overshadowed by its more famous blending partners, but it plays a crucial role in some of the world’s best wines.

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

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