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Wine & Spirits Information

Counting Carbs With Wine


The recent health claims that wines have antioxidants in them that may block free radicals, prevent heart disease, cancer, and other conditions associated with aging seems to have some validity. Polyphenol, catechin, and cholesterol-reducing resveratrol are found predominately in red wines in various degrees.

A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky


The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking for an assessment of their options. The purpose of this article is to help answer questions that private owners may have about bottling their whisky casks.

The Harmony Between Food and Wine


Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and ..

Using Cooking Wine


Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People who grew up thinking Alcohol is Evil didn't want to have any in their homes.

Guide To Tasting Wine


The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn. Once the fundamentals are mastered, the nuances and details can be enhanced over a lifetime.

Wine Etiquette With Ease


Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable. Like most interests, there is a set of protocol that most wine lovers adhere to.

The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America


The history of wine consumption in America has been frought with starts, stops, and inconsistencies. The American population has always had a love-hate relationship with alcohol.

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party


As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is inevitable that you will want to share your revelations with friends and family. Hosting a wine tasting party is a great way to do this.

Beer, Wine and Your Bones


If you like the taste of a good brew, then here is some good news! In a recent research study of over 2,900 women and men, researchers found that beer, which contains silicon, may promote bone health. Silicon is a mineral that is thought to stimulate collagen production, which is a building block in bone formation.

The Mystery of Decanting


Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do not even know what it means exactly.

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way


One of the great joys of wine is to be able to select a bottle from your own cellar, perhaps one that you've been storing for some years, draw the cork and enjoy it with friends. You can marvel at the changes brought on by maturity and, as a bonus, you can brag about the price you paid and congratulate yourself on picking up such a bargain! However, wine is an ever-changing thing and how it is stored will directly affect how quickly and how well it ages! Storing wine is very simple ? It requires a constant temperature, humidity, darkness, stillness and a well- ventilated and clean environment.

Ideal Wine Temperature


The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55F and 58F (13C-15C). However, any temperature between 40-65F (5-18C) will suffice as long as it remains constant.

Wine, Wine, Wine


What in the world is up!Was there a full moon or something? As I went through this past week I was struck by what seemed to be the theme for the week. I came to the conclusion that there are some career whiners out there.

An Introduction to Wine


What is wine?Wine has been made for centuries from just a two simple ingredients: yeast and grape juice. Actually, just about any fruit juice can be used, but by far the majority of all wine is made from the juice of the grape.

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom


The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped by a group of innovative grapegrowers and winemakers who are busily experimenting with new varieties in new regions.The phenomenal success of the industry in producing quality wine at competitive prices does not need recounting here.

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Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business  Shanken News Daily

•Frederick Wildman & Sons is launching Coribante, a new Italian red blend from Puglia's Castello Monaci. Retailing at $15 a 750-ml., Coribante is a blend of ...


Driver Hurt, Liquor Store Damaged after Monroe County Crash  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

A car smashed into a liquor store near Marshalls Creek. Wine & Spirits in Middle Smithfield Twp. is closed at this time. State Police say one woman was injured.


Producers Working Toward a Greener Tomorrow  Wine Enthusiast Magazine Online

Here are just a few of the many eco-minded wine, beer and spirits producers taking the steps to ensure a better future.


The Mezcalifornia movement: Our state’s first-ever commercial agave spirit is on its way  San Francisco Chronicle

It sounds hard to believe that California has never produced an agave distillate before. After all, anyone who lives here knows the plants are ubiquitous. Yet, for ...


Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County  The Daily Herald

Leavenworth Ale Fest: The 13th annual Leavenworth Ale Fest is from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. April 13 at the Leavenworth Festhalle, 1001 Front St, Leavenworth.


UpCountry Magazine 2nd annual Wine, Food & Spirits Celebration  Berkshire Eagle

Join us for a night of celebration to officially kick off the Berkshire cultural season. Your ticket includes an array of delightful bites from some of the Berkshires' ...


Letter: State lawmakers must act on added recycling costs  Buffalo News

Changes to the bottle bill as proposed in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address were not included in the recently concluded state budget.


UNCORKED: The whats and whys of wine additives  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

We often hear, "Wine is made in the vineyard," implying that soil, sunshine, *fresh* air and water are all that's needed to make great wine. This is somewhat correct ...


Two Brothers Barrel House opening Monday in downtown Naperville, specializing in spirits  Chicago Tribune

The Two Brothers Barrel House is scheduled to open Monday in downtown Naperville. The two-story space takes the place of The Craftsman Cafe from Two ...


A non-alcoholic spirit—yes, really—is coming for local cocktail lists  City Pages

Blessedly, the days when non-drinkers had to settle for soda or tap water are behind us. Whether they're listed as mocktails, zero-proof, or no-proof, the ...


Gallo inks $1.7B agreement to buy about 30 Constellation wine, spirits brands  North Bay Business Journal

The deal that's been talked about for months is here: Constellation Brands, owner of a number of North Coast wine brands, on Wednesday said it signed an ...


E. & J. Gallo Winery Unveils "Women Behind the Wine" Empowerment Campaign  PRNewswire

MODESTO, Calif., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- E. & J. Gallo Winery, through its Wine Dialogues platform, launched the Women Behind the Wine initiative to ...


New consulting firm hopes to shake up wine, spirits industry  Citizens Voice

PLAINS TWP. — After spending 34 years managing operations and sales at The Woodlands Inn, Rick Kornfeld has started a new venture. Kornfeld now owns a ...


Wine Spirits: How low can you go? | News coverage  The Advocate

New Orleans is not known for moderation, but low-alcohol drinks, including wine and beer, are becoming more popular at local stores, breweries and ...


ULM Alumni host annual Wine Over Water, April 25  The Franklin Sun

The ULM Alumni Association and the Ouachita Parish Alumni Chapter are hosting Wine Over Water on the ULM campus bridge, April 25 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m..


Sudbury Wine and Spirits to support Domestic Violence Roundtable event  Wicked Local

The Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable will hold a free wine and beer tasting to support its annual Shower for Shelters at 7 p.m. April 26 ...


'Pizza di Joey,' 'Old Line Cocktail and Wine Bar,' and 'Gangster Vegan Organics' Coming to Cross Street Market  SouthBMore.com

Cross Street Market developer Caves Valley Partners (CVP) and its leasing team at CANAdev announced three new tenants today for the soon-to-reopen ...


Alpine liqueur (and other flavors) is a fine use of alcohol that's a byproduct of fermenting Brew Dr. Kombucha  Chicago Tribune

I've been looking high and low for an alpine liqueur to fill a mountainous hole in my heart. I first tried the style in bars in Switzerland, where I noticed folks ...


How 'Game of Thrones' Official Beer, Wine, and Single Malt Whisky Were Created for the Final Season  Esquire.com

The penultimate season of Game of Thrones opened with a vicious mass murder. Walder Frey gathers his sons and soldiers to celebrate the evil that was the ...


Constellation Brands cuts ties with its Upstate NY legacy, Canandaigua Wine  syracuse.com

The Victor, N.Y. drinks giant is selling brands like Richards Wild Irish Rose and Arbor Mist to E&J Gallo for $1.7 billion.


Two million bottles of wine and spirits destroyed in French warehouse fire  The Drinks Business

Two million bottles of wine and spirits were destroyed in a fire at a warehouse last week, owned by Bordeaux négociant Sovex Grands Châteaux, which is based ...


Constellation Shifts Starscape  Neat Pour

The Musical Chairs marathon at Constellation Brands (STZ) shows no signs of abating. The spirits titan scaled back Ballast Brewing last week…


Arrow Wine’s third-generation owners are our Daytonians of the Week  dayton.com

Business that started as an alcohol-delivery *service* 85 years ago now working on third SW Ohio location. Arrow Wine & Spirits traces its roots to 1934, when the ...


Constellation Brands to sell 30 wine and spirits brands to Gallo  BeverageDaily.com

Constellation Brands has signed an agreement with E. & J. Gallo to divest more than 30 wine and spirit brands for $1.7bn. The brands covered are those ...


The Wine & Spirits Show 2019: in pictures  The Drinks Business

A whopping 1,550 wine and spirits enthusiasts flocked to the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London last weekend for the second Wine & Spirits Show. Some 300 ...


Let's All Say It Just Once: There's Nothing Wrong With Liking Sweet Wine  VinePair

Despite (or because of) America's well-documented sweet tooth, certain members of the wine community sniff at wines with perceptible residual sugar, ...


7 new and upcoming Reno restaurants  Reno Gazette Journal

The latest dispatches from the Reno restaurant front.


GALLERY: Spec's Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods to hold grand opening celebration March 30 in Spring  Community Impact Newspaper

Spec's Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods is holding a grand opening celebration March 30 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 6603 Spring Stuebner Road, Ste. 135, Spring.


Wine & Spirits Show welcomes more than 1550 guests  The Spirits Business

A record 1,550 wine and spirits enthusiasts flocked to the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London last weekend for the second Wine & Spirits Show.


A decline in growth is seen in wine data from ’18  Modesto Bee

Wine consumption in the US market slowed to only 1.2 percent in volume but despite the slow growth, the dollar value grew 3.7 percent in 2018.


South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, April 25-28, Welcomes Celebrity Winemakers, Master Distillers, Chefs, Brew Masters and Culinary Experts for 2019 Celebration  Benzinga

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The 2019 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, April 25-28, has emerged as one of the ...


Plagido's Winery in Hammonton Wins Best of Show for its Cabernet Franc in Finger Lakes International Wine Competition  TAPinto.net

New Jersey Wineries Bring Home 45 Medals. Garden State Wine Growers Association wineries once again shined in a blind taste test against wines from ...


Greeley's Westlake Wine & Spirits provides free weekly opportunity to taste wine before you buy it  Greeley Tribune

Westlake Wine & Spirits employee Nicholas Gilmore leads the weekly wine tastings on Friday afternoons. (Lindsay Porter) Buying a bottle of wine you've never ...


Wine + Food Festival May 4-5 at National Harbor  Alexandria Living Magazine

A spring tradition will return to the National Harbor Waterfront on the Potomac with the 11th Annual National Wine & Food Festival Saturday, May 4 from 12 noon ...


More reasons Dallas' South Victory is your new nightlife destination  CultureMap Dallas

Looking to plan your next weekend date night? Or an evening with friends after work? Take another look at Victory Park's newest additions and its lively South ...


Craft Across America: 50 States, 50 Proudly Local Beers, Wines, and Spirits  VinePair

With no legal definition of “craft,” it's easy to dismiss it as a marketing term. We've compiled 50 truly local beverages made in all 50 states. If you're planning a ...


Trader Joe's 'Two Buck Chuck' wine cabernet sauvignon review  Business Insider

Trader Joe's Charles Shaw wine is primarily known for being cheap. "Two-Buck Chuck" doesn't cost $1.99 these days; it currently goes for $3.99 in New York.


This white wine from Texas is picking up national awards ... and lots of fans  Dallas News

Texans aren't the only ones smitten with Duchman Family Winery's refreshing vermentino, a consistent medal winner at prestigious wine competitions....


What you need to know about French aperitifs — the low-alcohol, intensely flavored sip before dinner  Chicago Tribune

Low in alcohol, intense in flavor, often with a bit of bitterness to stimulate the appetite, French aperitifs provide a thoughtful moment before dinner.


Highly-anticipated Total Wine store sets grand opening date in Myrtle Beach  WMBF

Wine lovers rejoice. The new Total Wine & More store in Myrtle Beach has set a grand opening date.


UK and Jim Beam partner to create Institute for Kentucky Spirits  Kykernel.com

Jim Beam is making history after generously donating $5 million to the University of Kentucky, the largest single philanthropic or educational gift the company ...


Stock to Track: Owens-Illinois (NYSE: OI)  TNN

Owens-Illinois is part of the packaging and containers industry and trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Andres Alberto Lopez.


Hornbacher's Opens First 'Wine And Spirits' on 45th Street  KVRR

The new store will offer wine tastings and other promotional events.


England's trendsetting nonalcoholic spirits brand is now available in Dallas  Dallas News

While researching herbs to grow at his home in the Chilterns, in Buckinghamshire, England, Ben Branson came across a copy of The Art of...


SeaWorld San Antonio kicks off 5th annual Seven Seas Food Festival  mySA

Today, April 19, kicks off SeaWorld San Antonio's fifth annual Seven Seas Food Festival, which runs 11 a.m. until the park closes every Friday, Saturday and ...


PD Seeks Shoplifting Suspect At Barnegat Wine And Spirits  Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ Patch

PD Seeks Theft Suspect At Barnegat Wine & Spirits - Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ - The suspect took an item off the shelf and left the store without paying, police ...


Drink rum while you dance and wine  The Miami Times

Caribbean flavors are defined by spiced dishes and sweet daiquiris.


Sip on this: Derby drinks, new bars and Instagram worthy cocktails  Sun Sentinel

From where you can enjoy a drink watching the Kentucky Derby to new cocktail bars in Miami, here are the imbibing headlines.


Pil Country or Pino Country: Sask. wine sales surge  Global News

Wine continues to be the fastest growing alcohol in Saskatchewan, and the province is an outlier from the rest of Canada with declining spirit sales.


B2B – Descriptors!  WGN Radio - Chicago

How do you describe what you're tasting? How do you put into words the difference between a navel orange and a mandarin orange? This week's Barrel to ...


Frederick Wildman Adds Domaine Tariquet to Fine Wine Portfolio  Business Wire

Frederick Wildman and Sons, Ltd. is proud to announce its appointment as national importer for Domaine Tariquet, Gascon producer of wines and Bas-Arma.


Overheard at this year's Wine & Spirits Show  The Drinks Business

Last weekend, we held our Wine & Spirits Show at One Whitehall Place once again in partnership with the spirits business. Over 1,500 trade insiders and ...


Are Canned Cocktails and Boxed Wine the Way We'll All Drink in the Future?  VinePair

Canned cocktails, boxed wine, and other alternative packaging formats have become big business in the world of drinks. But are they future? Listen now!


These Are the 2019 James Beard Award Finalists  Food & Wine

James Beard Award finalists in the Chef, Restaurant, and Journalism categories were announced on Wednesday morning.


Overtaxed? Relax with Beer, Wine & Spirits!  San Diego CityBEAT

Uncle Sam stressing you out? Relax with the #2 wine train tour in the WORLD – the Wine (and Beer!) Train Tour! We'll hop the Coaster train and visit 4 local ...


Tapi, Thinfilm team up on wine/spirit smart closures  SecuringIndustry.com

Closure firm Tapi has agreed to work with Thinfilm on NFC-enabled closures for brand protection in the beverage sector.


Majestic Wine (WINE) Receives “Buy” Rating from Liberum Capital  Finance Daily

Majestic Wine (LON:WINE)'s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Wednesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.


Foreign wines continue to be a booming business in China as domestic brands battle to fight back  FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Imported wine brands appear to winning the current battle against Chinese domestic products, with experts forecasting an 8% rise in imports this year. This led ...


Cannabis-flavoured vodka to make debut at Wine & Spirits Show  The Drinks Business

A new cannabis-flavoured vodka called Weedka is to take a stand at this year's Wine & Spirits Show, which will be held next month at the Royal Horseguards ...


Why Weed and Wine Have More in Common Than You Think  Wine Enthusiast Magazine Online

Cannabis and Cabernet have a lot in common. Jamie Evans came to that realization while she studied viticulture at California Polytechnic State University in ...


A Wine and Spirits Manufacturer Witnessed a Drastic Improvement in Sales Performance with the Help of Quantzig's Pricing Analytics Solution | Download the Complete Case Study for More Insights  Business Wire

Quantzig has announced the completion of their latest pricing analytics engagement for a leading player in the alcoholic beverages segment.


Premium Alcoholic Beverages Market Overview, Technological Views, Forecasts 2019  Market Trends

“Global Premium Alcoholic Beverages Market Research Report 2019-2023”: Is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists. It provides the ...


The Wine & Spirits Show to showcase top tipples with Master of Wine's selection  The Drinks Business

The Wine & Spirits Show is launching a brand-new stand this year showcasing the wines that won only the highest accolades in our annual Global Masters ...


Schiphol Airport Retail opens revamped Exquisite fine wines, spirits and cigars store - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt Report

THE NETHERLANDS. A new look for the Exquisite store in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was today formally unveiled by Schiphol Airport Retail following major ...


California's newest grape-growing region is now on wine labels, but it may take a while to catch on  Dallas News

Do wind and fog have flavor? That's debatable, but you can taste their influence on wine from one of the nation's newest grape-growing areas - the...


A road trip to California's two most remote winery icons  San Francisco Chronicle

I'm still recovering from a busy long weekend at Pebble Beach Food & Wine, a four-day festival that has almost nothing to do with golf. My job was to lead a few ...


To Like, Perchance to Love  My New Orleans

When you think about all of the wines and spirits you have enjoyed over the span of your life, there actually have been darn few that stick out in the memory bank ...


Attempted smuggling of 500 litres of wine from France stopped by Revenue  The Irish Times

Three men arrested in connection to drugs found in Portlaoise.


New Orleans Jazz Fest, crawfish boils, Dom Perignon: Food events through April 30  NOLA.com

Crawfish are everywhere this week in the greater New Orleans area.


Tag: Wine Spirits Market Volume  TechZiffy

Wine Spirits Market is anticipated to have maximum growth during the years 2018 to 2024 according to the latest research made by WMR. This Wine Spirits ...


High Spirits  My New Orleans

Customized koozies, matchbooks and candies are always a hit at weddings, but some couples are opting to send guests home with a parting gift that has a ...


Out of Their Depth? — Constellation Brands Closes Two Ballast Point Locations, Halts Work on a Third  Michael Kiser

New brewpub locations, a rebrand, and a commitment to lower prices haven't been enough to keep California's Ballast Point Brewing Company on solid ground.


English and Welsh sparkling wine sales hit new record  MorningAdvertiser.co.uk

Up a considerable 6% on 2017, homegrown fizz has become more popular than sparkling wines from Australia, the US and Germany combined. Latest figures ...


Edrington to launch The Macallan Boutique in Dubai airport  just-drinks.com

Edrington is to open a dedicated store for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand in Dubai airport. related to Spirits, Edrington, The Macallan,


Ten Indian Top Women of Wine (WOW) Recognized at delWine Excellence Awards 2019  Indian Wine Academy

April 21: The delWine Top Ten Award for Indian Women of Wine (WOW) was conceptualized by Subhash Arora in 2013 to encourage more women to enter the ...


Tax evasion on alcohol sales increases in Belgium  The Brussels Times

Last year, excise duty evaded on beer, wine and spirits amounted to 17 million euros and 10.9 million in 2017, it emerged from Roel Deseyn's (CD&V...


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