Wine & Spirits Information


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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Unexpected Answers From An Unexpected Leader In Wine And Spirits: Q&A With Michelle Korsmo Of WSWA  Forbes

All eyes have been on Michelle Korsmo since she became CEO of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) last fall, but how is she seeing "us"? Korsmo ...


Constellation Brands to Discontinue 40% of Wine & Spirits Portfolio  Wine Enthusiast Magazine Online

This week at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference, Constellation Brands said that they expected to sell or discontinue up to 40% of ...


Fine Wine & Good Spirits to Host Cocktail-Making Demonstration, Tasting at Pittsburgh Premium Collection  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection at 5956 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, will host a custom ...


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

Colorado's retail market is facing a new reality this year, as supermarkets and convenience stores gained the right to sell full-strength beer on January 1.


Let's toast our local beer, wine and spirits  Pacific Northwest Inlander

Inlander Restaurant Week has been supporting the concept of Drink Local for a long time, and given the growth of our local craft beer, wine and distillery ...


Guardian Distributors of Los Angeles - Craft Beer, Wine, Spirits Account Manager - San Fernando Valley - Brewbound.com Craft Beer Job Listing  Brewbound.com

We are seeking a highly motivated craft beer/wine/spirits enthusiast to join the team covering San Fernando Valley (Toluca Lake to Thousand Oaks to Santa ...


French wine and spirits exports to China drop 14.4%  The Drinks Business

Direct French wine and spirits exports to mainland China dropped 14.4% in value last year amid the country's economic slowdown and trade frictions with the ...


Lazy Ballerina Winery eyes former animal shelter  Herald Palladium

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lazy Ballerina Winery is in the market for a production and storage facility.


UPM Raflatac launches new hotmelt adhesive for demanding wine, spirits, and craft beverage applications  GlobeNewswire

(UPM Raflatac, Helsinki, 14 February 2019 at 11:00 EET) - UPM Raflatac is expanding its portfolio of solutions for wine, spirits, and craft beverage labeling with ...


Must List: Seattle Wine and Food Experience, Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, Chilly Hilly  Seattlemag

Love the Must List? Get it right in your inbox. Subscribe. MUST INDULGE. Seattle Wine and Food Experience (2/21-2/24) Seattle magazine's long weekend of ...


8 cult-favorite natural wines that Dallas merchants love  Dallas News

One of the trendiest terms in the wine world today is natural wines. It's also one of the most confusing. Some of the muddle comes from the wide...


Just Sold: Lupe Development, Launch Properties team up on Woodbury site  Finance and Commerce

St. Paul-based Hiway Federal Credit Union has paid $3.8 million for this MGM Wine & Spirits store at 1580 Woodlane Drive in Woodbury for a new branch ...


Constellation to discontinue 40% of wine brands  The Drinks Business

Drinks giant Constellation Brands is to sell or discontinue up to 40% of its wine and spirits portfolio in order to focus on its “power brands” that retail for over $11.


Tickets Go On Sale for Taste of the Upper West Side Food Festival; Honoree is Local Nonprofit  westsiderag.com

This year's Taste of the Upper West Side food festival, which features food from dozens of local restaurants, is taking place on May 17 and May 18 this year.


What Are Analysts Saying?: Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits SA (EURONEXT:MBWS)  Connecting Investor

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits SA (EURONEXT:MBWS) STOCK PERFORMANCE WATCH: Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits SA (EURONEXT:MBWS) has five years ...


What Is Port Wine? Everything to Know About the Best Ports and Styles  The Manual

In the pantheon of wine and wine-based beverages, it's safe to say that if you're reading this you're a sangria superstar. You're a Cabernet king and a ...


Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits to Serve as Exclusive Wine and Spirits Sponsor for the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival  Business Wire

Southern Glazer's is celebrating its 18th consecutive year as the host of the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival.


Waterford Wine & Spirits owner proposes new East Side store and bar  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

Milwaukee-based beverage retailer Waterford Wine & Spirits could be opening its third brick and mortar store this spring.


Something's brewing: the English wine producers moving into beer, cider, vodka, and gin  Telegraph.co.uk

Right now, the multi-million-pound stainless steel cathedral that will be the Curious Brewery is still a building site – albeit a very shiny one – in the centre of ...


There's a big push in Kentucky to uncork wine shipments to your door  Courier Journal

The Kentucky Senate is expected to vote soon on a proposal to allow wine shipments to Kentucky households, following 45 other states ending bans.


US UK Brexit deals designed to protect wine and spirits trade  decanter.com

Two agreements to maintain the flow of wines and whiskies between the US and UK after Brexit have been signed by both countries. US officials said that the ...


Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine Isn't 'Real' Wine, and That's O.K.  VinePair

Wine brands are doing everything they can to separate their spirits-barrel-aged wines as far from "traditional" bottlings as possible. And there's good reasons ...


Women in wine: How these pioneers are breaking Big Alcohol barriers  The CEO Magazine

From running a successful brewery to being the only sister duo running a wine business in the Barossa Valley, Australia, these exceptional female pioneers are ...


Old fire station in downtown St. George to be converted into brewery and pub  St George News

ST. GEORGE — A Southern Utah-based brewing company has received approval to open up a new brewery and pub in downtown St. George. During a public ...


Free session open to the trade at Wine & Spirits Show  The Spirits Business

Trade members can now sign up to attend a free session to be hosted during The Wine & Spirits Show 2019, with a variety of tastings, masterclasses and ...


What This Beer Giant Just Said About Marijuana Stocks  Motley Fool

Constellation Brands offered a look into marijuana's future at a key industry conference this week.


Thousands Pack Chelsea Piers to Savor Fine Wines & Epicurean Delights at the 2019 Kosher Food & Wine Experience  The Jewish Voice

Thousands of foodies and wine lovers gathered to savor the latest in fine kosher wines, spirits and creative cuisine at New York City's Chelsea Piers on Monday ...


Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd (CSW.A) Plan Dividend Increase – $0.66 Per Share  BharataPress

Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd (TSE:CSW.A) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 26th, TickerTech reports. Investors of record on Friday, March 8th ...


Mix cocktail bar serves up 350 spirits in Henrico’s West End  WTVR CBS 6 News

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — For Jessica and Josh Bufford, the birth of their new cocktail bar Mix was not accompanied by a new addition to their family.


Totes amaze: Double pour wine handbag launched  The Drinks Business

A handbag made from 'vegan' Tuscan leather that can store and pour two different bottles of wine from an insulated pocket has gone on sale for US$89.95.


Fashion heir Salvatore Ferragamo makes elegant wines in the Tuscan village he helped restore  Dallas News

With an iconic name and movie-star looks, Salvatore Ferragamo could have easily entered the family fashion business. He's named after his...


LVMH is stockpiling wine and spirits in preparation for Brexit  Yahoo Finance

France's LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (MC.PA), which makes high-end beverages like Moet & Chandon as well as designer clothing, said it is stockpiling ...


Legal cannabis 'long-term risk' to US alcohol sector  The Spirits Business

Cannabis legalisation presents a “long-term risk” to the alcohol industry in the US and could be consumed in “new occasions that alcohol cannot and will not ...


Anheuser-Busch to Acquire Fast-Growing Cutwater Spirits  Brewbound.com

The world's largest beer company today announced the purchase of fast-growing Cutwater Spirits, a craft distilling venture that was originally born inside of ...


Win the ultimate Wine Lovers Getaway in McLaren Vale  The Advertiser

To celebrate the return of Cellar Door Fest, Adelaides favourite food, wine, beer and spirits festival, 15-17 March at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Sunday ...


In a high-tech world, aged spirits still rely on wood and fire  Prince George Citizen

Carried to this distillery by a hybrid vehicle, having mapped my way here via satellite technology, and holding a device on which I can access vast stores of the ...


Where and how to get the most of National Margarita Day  Tribune-Review

Ready or not, National Margarita Day is upon us again — as if we needed a reason to indulge in this tequila-laced treat. Luckily, it's Friday, and happy hour is ...


Tea-infused spirits for the weekend  Stuff.co.nz

Tea infused spirits and tea based cocktails may seem like a trendy new thing, but really people have been combining the two since they first got their hands on a ...


Instead of Fretting About How to Store Your Whiskey, Drink It All Immediately  VinePair

Let's say you've got yourself a nice little whiskey collection. You have your bourbon, rye, Scotch, and a bottle of Japanese whisky someone gifted you for your ...


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

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


SOBEWFF 2019 Grand Tasting Village Tips for Success  Miami New Times

Juggling a drink in one hand and a plate of food in the other while taking a selfie is a skill in itself.


Things to Do Miami: Food and Drink Events February 22 Through February 24  Miami New Times

the South Beach Wine & Food Festival and more food and drink events in Miami this weekend.


Richmond Food News: Week of Feb. 18-22, 2019  Richmond magazine

Perly's Restaurant & Delicatessen at 111 E. Grace St. was named Virginia's best Jewish deli. Say hello to one of the largest matzoh balls I've ever seen. (Photo ...


How the price of beer, wine and cigarettes will rise  Fin24

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni may not have announced any increases in taxes rates in his maiden Budget, but as in previous years sin taxes – or the tax ...


The week in pictures  The Drinks Business

We're right in the belly of the beast that is Awards Season now, and suffice to say the premium spirits are in full flow. On Monday, Patrón Tequila returned to ...


The Keurig For Alcohol Can Make Everything From Cocktails To Beer  Simplemost

If you love the ease and convenience of single-serve coffee machines, then you're going to go crazy for this first-of-its-kind libation machine. Created by ...


'Mexican Dynasties': Meet the Madrazo Family as They Give a Family Pet a Wine-Filled Send Off (Exclusive)  Entertainment Tonight

That's one way to lay a beloved family pet to rest. The Madrazo family definitely isn't about subtlety, as viewers will soon learn when Bravo's Mexican Dynasties ...


Is Music the Key to Understanding Bourbon?  The Daily Beast

We asked whiskey makers around the country to tell us what their spirits taste like by comparing them to music.


People Moves: Q Mixers Taps Nestlé Talent  BevNET.com

Q Mixers Taps Nestlé Talent. New York-based Q Mixers has hired former Nestlé Waters VP of U.S. grocery Mike Atkins to serve as EVP of retail, the company ...


Great New Places to Eat and Drink in Santa Cruz, California  Eater SF

Famed for its twenty-nine miles of beaches, Santa Cruz lures visitors with surf, sun, and a cheery, Coney Island-esque beach boardwalk. Yet, come mealtime ...


Top new products: February  The Drinks Business

Gordon & MacPhail has launched its oldest release yet as part of its 'Private Collection': Gordon & MacPhail 1948 from Glen Grant Distillery. At 70 years old, it is ...


Echo Falls responds to gin boom with Rosé Wine & Gin Fusion  The Grocer

The drink would appeal “to those who like the idea of wine but can find the taste challenging”, said Accolade.


Major Holdings Limited (1389) Moves Up 2.99% on Feb 22  The FinReviewer

Shares of Major Holdings Limited (HKG:1389) last traded at 0.069, representing a move of 2.99%, or 0.002 per share, on volume of 956000 shares.


Lebanon Wine & Spirits store moving – temporarily  Lebanon Daily News

Fine Wine & Good Spirits customers will be directed to a temporary store during renovations.


25 winners named for Wine Industry + Spirits Awards, WINnovation Awards of 2018  North Bay Business Journal

These winners of North Bay Business Journal's sixth annual Wine Industry + Spirits & Beer Awards and Wine Industry Network's WINnovation Awards will be ...


Elderly Man Crashes Into Wine, Spirits Store; Injures 2 Children  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook |Twitter. HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — An elderly man crashed into a Fine Wine & Good Spirits store on Harleysville Pike and ...


Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair  SCOTUSblog

Issue: Whether the 21st Amendment empowers states, consistent with the dormant commerce clause, to regulate liquor sales by granting retail or wholesale ...


ABC Fine Wine & Spirits opens massive liquor store on Bayou in Pensacola  Pensacola News Journal

Now open in Pensacola is an 18000-square foot liquor store selling more than 10000 bottles of alcohol, some of which are exclusive to the retailer.


Bridgeville wine, spirits store has grand opening | Business  Observer-Reporter

The state Liquor Control Board will have a grand opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection at 4 p.m. today in Bridgeville.


The top 10 most expensive wines and spirits sold by Christie's in 2018, ranked  Business Insider

Christie's sold its most expensive spirit lot this year with a single bottle of 60-year-old whiskey that went for more than $1.5 million.


Supreme Court To Revisit Case Of Interstate Wine and Spirits Shipping  Forbes

The Supreme Court is set to reevaluate the interstate shipping of wine.


Downtown York Fine Wine and Good Spirits opens Thursday, N. Duke St. location to close  York Daily Record

If you frequent downtown York you might have noticed that a Fine Wine and Good Spirits sign has sprouted up right next door to the I-ron-ic cafe window.


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