Liquor Industry News 12-26-22

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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

Illegal Alcohol Shipping Has Become a Serious Problem

What Is Cooking Wine?

Can You Ship Alcohol?

Sensational Sicily

Understanding the region’s signature grapes and wines

Study: Young cannabis users drinking less alcohol

A new industry study found that 60 percent of cannabis users have cut back on alcohol consumption in the last 20 years.

Where? What? Why? Interrogating Lugana DOC

The Lugana DOC zone is anchored by beautiful Lake Garda in north-central Italy — a very good thing since grape vines are known to like to look at water and the lake influence is beneficial in many ways.

The Fascinating History Of Italy’s Super Tuscan Wine

Super Tuscan’ refers to red Tuscan wines made from non-indigenous grapes – most notably Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah.

The 50 Best Spirits of 2022

This year brought us craft takes on classic styles, as well as limited-edition releases from legacy distillers.

Why Champagne Pairs So Well With Steak

Champagne’s acidity complements the rich steak

Illegal Alcohol Shipping Has Become a Serious Problem

96% of the digital platforms accepted order and payment from a 15-year-old consumer.

Why are winemakers protesting in Bordeaux?

The largest winemaking protests for decades took place in Bordeaux this week, with over 1,000 winemakers from around the region driving their tractors into the city centre, and marching along the quays of the Garonne riverfront.

The 10 Best Aperitifs to Sip Before a Big Meal, According to Pros

Whether you’re enjoying a special-occasion feast at your favorite restaurant or a quiet dinner at home, tucking into a pre-dinner drink is a fun way to kick off a meal.

What Is Cooking Wine?

Choosing the right cooking wine can be tricky.

What To Expect From Beaujolais Wine

A southern extension of Burgundy, Beaujolais came to be after Gamay was banished by Burgundy’s Duke in the late 14th century over suspicions of its incredible yields and short ripening season,

Born in the U.S.A.: The Best American Whiskeys for Your Bar Cart

Although there is no internationally accepted definition for it, whiskey is generally defined as a “cereal-grain-based, non-neutral spirit which is usually aged in wood

What is that egg shaped thing I am seeing in some wine cellars?

Concrete wine tanks are showing up in famous and not so famous cellars everywhere wine is being produced, including in well know French, California and even our local, northeast Ohio wineries.

7 Things You Should Know About Oban Whisky

Along the shore of the Firth of Lorn, one will find Oban, a small Scottish town now most notable for its namesake distillery.

What gives you a wine hangover? It’s probably not the sulfites

No matter what type of reaction we’re talking about, other contributing factors make the anatomy of a hangover a complicated topic.

5 Brewing Innovations That Are Changing Craft Beer

The craft behind cryo hops, thiolized yeast and something called “Phantasm”

Wine Labeling Could be a Blessing in Disguise

The EU is introducing ingredient labeling for wine next year, and the rest of the world might not be far behind.

Winners and Losers in New Consumer Study on Nutritional and Ingredient Wine Labeling

When it comes to what consumers want to see on a wine label, new market research from the Wine Market Council collected in an online survey of 1,000 consumers shows there are winners and losers in nutritional or ingredient information and how it is presented.

Why you might soon be drinking more Swedish wine

Wine growers are eyeing up the Arctic provinces of Sweden, Norway and Finland for new plantings as possibilities open up due to climate change.

Is Los Angeles the True Birthplace of American Wine?

In a new documentary special, SOMM TV explores the roots of California’s wine culture.

What Is Barley Wine? Origin, Uses And Types

Barley Wine (also known as barleywine) is actually a beer. The full-bodied strong brew has a rich copper to dark red-brown hue and a medium hoppiness. A considerable amount of malt contributes to the beer’s nutty, toasted, caramel flavours, while hops and yeast offer background flavour and body.

“Round” Wine Has Lost Its Edge

“Round” once sparked a raft of sensuous terms to describe wine. Now that rough edges are de rigueur, is the term a relic of the past?

Our Spiritual Drink: A History of Wine and the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, over and over and over again throughout history, has made critical contributions to winemaking and wine drinking

Ice Wine: A Popular Drink Dubbed As “Liquid Gold”

Ice wine, most famously produced in Canada, is about as sweet as wine gets. This is because it is made from grapes that were naturally frozen while still on the grapevine. Allowing grapes to freeze while still on the vine will only freeze the water condensed within the grape.

Your Guide to Pairing Non-Alcoholic Wine with Everything from Cheese to Oysters

But, before we get to the pairings, here’s a brief look at NA wine basics.

TTB Releases Updated Social Media Advertising Guidelines

The new guidance also clarifies that the same rules apply to all forms of social media advertising, including social media “likes” and third-party content that is reposted or “liked” by an industry member.

Can You Ship Alcohol? We Explain

The question “can you ship alcohol?” may sound straightforward, but, in the United States, it encompasses Talmudic complexities.

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

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