Liquor Industry News 11-28-22

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By: Mark C Lenzi



Liquor Industry Week In Review

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This Weeks Highlights:

New Products

Voters reject Question 3 and opt to keep rules for alcohol sellers the same

7 of the Biggest Gin Myths, Debunked

Five Ways to Gift Wrap a Wine Bottle

The Scientific Discovery That Changed The Art Of Wine Pairing Forever

Now, a “fifth sense” known as umami has become accepted by scientists, chefs, sommeliers, wine experts, and foodies across the board.

A Guide To The Northern Italy Wine Regions

If you have always wanted to know more about the most famous Northern Italy wine regions, keep reading.

6 Things You Should Know About Midori

With its vibrant, neon green hue, it’s no wonder Midori dominated in bars and nightclubs in the 1980s, when brilliantly colored cocktails were all the rage

The New Old Wine Bottle Technology

Conservative estimates say that glass bottles account for about 29 percent of a wine’s carbon pollution, but other estimates posit that the bottle is responsible for up to 70 percent of a wine’s impact.

White Trumps Red for Wine Drinkers

The year might be heading towards winter, but people looking for wine on Wine-Searcher still have summer firmly on their minds.

Tannins can make red wine undrinkable or delicious – what are they?

They can make your face pucker or add rich complexity – winemaker Jonathan Hesford explains their importance

Map of Etna DOC redrawn to include nine new territories

The map of the Etna DOC wine region has been updated to make it easier to identify the myriad contrade (districts or crus) on the slopes of the volcano, with nine new contrade identified as part of the process, taking the total to 142.

The Urban Legend of Wade Boggs’ 107-Beer Flight

When Wade Boggs first took to the field at Fenway Park in 1982, he launched one of the most successful careers in baseball history.

Does Biodynamic Farming Improve Wine? Experts Weigh In

For decades, many wine lovers and producers discounted biodynamic farming as nothing more than pseudoscience.

Prosecco Isn’t “Just Cheap Champagne” — Here’s the Difference

It can be confusing, given the ways these wines are talked about and marketed.

Question 3 fails, signaling a win for chain liquor retailers and a loss for package stores

Question 3 was a desperate measure by package stores to try to stop chain liquor retailers from edging them out of the market.


Voters reject Question 3 and opt to keep rules for alcohol sellers the same

The measure would have gradually doubled the total number of alcohol licenses a company can hold by 2031. It also would have tightened the cap on how many so-called “full” liquor licenses a business can own.

What You Need to Know About the Santo di Montepulciano DOC

The DOC comes in several compositions, each of which leads to the creation of a sweet wine.

The 5 Red Wines You Absolutely Must Drink on Your Next Trip to Rome

Let’s explore all the wines you must try on your next trip to Rome, along with restaurants and wine bars to visit, ensuring you have the best Roman food and wine experience.

The 5 Enemies of Wine

These are the five enemies of wine.

Coming of Age: Who was the real ‘Champagne Charlie’?


7 of the Biggest Gin Myths, Debunked

To set the record straight, we debunked seven of the most common gin myths.

The Best Irish Whiskey for Every Type of Drinker

Although Irish whiskey had nearly been wiped from existence in the 1970s, when only a mere three distilleries remained, Ireland’s signature whiskey has recently been on the upswing.

Everything You Need To Know About Marsala Wine

Marsala has a nutty, brown sugar flavor with dried fruit flavors and can range from gently sweet (dry) to highly sweet.

How does music affect wine?

It’s not so much a matter of music affecting the taste of wine as influencing our perception of it.

Five Ways to Gift Wrap a Wine Bottle

The following five gift wrap ideas give a wine bottle a festive and personalized touch.

A definition of wine aromas

The term “aroma” is pretty much self-evident: It is the smell of wine derived from grapes.

Meet Victoria James—the Sunshine State’s Sommelier

Once the world’s youngest sommelier, Victoria James is now changing the culture of restaurants.

QR Code Regulations in the Beverage Alcohol Industry

QR codes are a solid line of communication with consumers and even if consumers decide they do not like the product or agree with the information, at least they had the good intention of seeking it out and evaluating it. In Dr. Frankl’s view, the QR code is a stimulus that consumers, in turn, respond to in making their decisions. It expands their freedom of choice.

All the Different Styles of Rye, Explained

Rye has been produced in the United States since the 1800s, when Scottish and Irish immigrants settled on the land now known as Pennsylvania and Maryland.

What’s in a vière?

Every now and then, you come across an invention that makes you wonder: why did no one think of this before?

Champagne: the significance of disgorgement

In the last of her reflections following the publication of her 2022 Champagne Report, Essi Avellan MW considers the importance of a complex but integral topic: disgorgement

Yuengling Launches New Bongo Fizz Premium Beer with Hint of Mango Flavor

Bongo Fizz embodies tropical relaxation, making it the ideal beer for adults of legal drinking-age looking for a flavorful and refreshing beer that is perfect for many of life’s occasions.

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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