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. One suggestion as to... Read More

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.Its always recommended that private owners bottle at cask strength as this minimises the number... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in the company of friends and .. food.The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit from the right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects... Read More

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. But they wanted those delicious flavors in cooking. Cooking wine seemed to be a reasonable compromise.In essence, cooking wine is really bad wine that then... Read More

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. Like any other skill, tasting wine requires practice, and consistency is probably the most important factor.One helpful strategy an aspiring wine taster can pursue is... Read More

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. Good taste dictates that tasting at wineries, ordering wine at restaurants, and hosting a dinner party all require certain formalities.Tasting Room EtiquetteIn a winery's tasting... Read More

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. Historic prohibitionist attitudes amongst much of the American population have blurred the line between moderate wine consumption and detrimental alcoholism. As a result, regular,... Read More

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.When planning a wine tasting party, some obvious questions about parameters arise. How many people should... Read More

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... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do not even know what it means exactly. Taking the sophistication out of it, decanting literally means pouring the wine from the bottle to a special glass container. This is done in order to expose the wine to oxygen and enrich... Read More

In The News:

Trade groups: Pennsylvania’s state monopoly markups on wine, spirits violate international law  The Center SquareA consortium of international trade associations representing their countries' wine and spirits producers is pushing Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to consider ...
Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Achieves Highest Annual Candidate Figures in Its 50th Year  wineindustryadvisor.comThe WSET Reports a Record 108,557 Candidates Took a Qualification and Continues to See Growth in Every Subject Offered: Wine, Spirits and Sake. London ...
3 top spots for beer, wine and spirits in Arlington  Yahoo NewsHoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits spots in Arlington. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and ...
Record numbers sign up for WSET wine courses  decanter.comMore than 100000 people signed up for one of the WSET wine courses globally in the last year, suggesting wine education has never been more popular.
This $12 Chilean sauvignon blanc brings orchard fruit to your glass  SF GateHere are some great value wines for casual late-summer sipping. Our greatest value this week is a delicious sauvignon blanc from Chile, which happens to be ...
The 5 best spots to score beer, wine and spirits in Louisville  Yahoo NewsHoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits sources in Louisville. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos ...
Maryland hosting wine/spirits buyers from Europe | thebaynet.com  Bay NetMaryland companies will have a chance to show off their beer, wine, and spirits to European buyers in hopes of opening new international markets.
LeVecke Wine, Beer and Spirits Finalizes Partnership with Tempus Fugit Spirits  Food & Beverage MagazineLeVecke Corporation, a leading beer, wine and spirits supplier and brand representative, has finalized a partnership deal with Tempus Fugit Spirits as LeVecke ...
A healthy job market bolsters US wine and spirits  BeverageDaily.comBoth large and small US wine and spirits (W&S) companies have been more progressive and competitive with work benefits and compensation than the market ...
Hangovers: Scientists Debunk a Common Belief About Mixing Drinks  InverseThere are many strongly-held beliefs about avoiding hangovers. One is that mixing different types of drinks is likely to make you feel unwell and contribute to a ...
Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business  Shanken News Daily•Napa Valley-based Beaulieu Vineyard has released a special edition of its Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, made in celebration of the ...
Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County  The Daily HeraldEcliptic Brewing tasting: Lynnwood's Special Brews is hosting Portland's Ecliptic Brewing for a tasting at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the taproom, 14608 Highway 99, Suite ...
Amazon's "Secret" LA Wine Store  Wine-SearcherFollowing the online giant's move into San Francisco, it turns out it's already selling wine in LA. Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher.
Trump's proposed European tariffs could be painful for Americans who love cheese, wine, and olive oil, and industry experts estimate that close to 100000 jobs could be affected  INSIDERIf implemented, tariffs could force prices on wine, cheese, and olive oil to skyrocket and affect jobs in the cheese and wine industries.
The 5 best spots to score beer, wine and spirits in Cambridge  Hoodline BostonHoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits outlets in Cambridge. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos ...
Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers of 2019  Wine Enthusiast Magazine OnlineIt's that time of the year again! We're profiling the best of the wine, beer and spirits industry. Meet our 40 Under 40 Tastemakers for 2019!
Are You Sure That Wine You Ordered Is Actually Dry?  The Wall Street JournalSommeliers and retailers report that “dry” is the most misunderstood term in the world of wine. Our wine columnist separates the subjective from the technical to ...
Wine Enthusiast named Jack Hendler and Naomi Levy on its '40 Under 40' list  Boston.comWine Enthusiast is celebrating two people who are dominating Boston's bar scene. The publication's annual “40 Under 40” list came out on Thursday, and it ...
Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits: disposal of Porto Pitters  GlobeNewswireParis, 31 July 2019. Disposal of Porto Pitters. Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits (Euronext: MBWS) announced today it has signed an agreement to sell the Porto ...
For Delivery or To-Go: Changes Coming to Beer, Wine, and Liquor Laws in Texas  Rivard ReportSuds-to-go and delivery of beer and wine to consumers' doors are coming to Texas thanks to new laws that go into effect Sept. 1.
MD Agriculture to host Tade show for European Beer, wine and spirit buyers  The Southern Maryland ChronicleNews Release, Maryland Department of Agriculture. Maryland Producers Encouraged to Sign Up Now. ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of ...
Imagery Estate Winery's Jamie Benziger Named to Wine Enthusiast's 2019 List of 40 Under 40 Tastemakers  wineindustryadvisor.comThe annual list recognizes the best of the best under 40 in the wine, spirits and beer industry. Glen Ellen, Calif. – August 22, 2019 – Wine Enthusiast Magazine ...
Wine Show Chelsea to enhance focus on spirits  The Spirits BusinessSpirits brands are invited to take part in the upcoming Wine Show Chelsea, taking place in London this October. Chelsea Old Town Hall will host The Wine Show ...
Correction: Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits: proposed sale of Sobieski Trade  GlobeNewswireParis, 5 August 2019. Proposed sale of Sobieski Trade. Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits (Euronext: MBWS) today announced that it had signed a proposal to sell its ...
CAN DO SPIRITS  Los Angeles Business JournalCanned alcoholic spritzers and hard seltzers are having a moment. The category's breakout hit, 100-calorie White Claw, has spawned a litany of memes on ...
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Launches Tiered Rewards Program  Loyalty360ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Florida's largest independent wine and spirits retailer, has announced the launch of ABC Access, the company's new loyalty and ...
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Launches New Loyalty Program with Access to Rare Products  GlobeNewswireFlorida's best-known alcohol retailer unveils new program that includes invites to the “Vault,” a members-only site storing many of the world's most sought-after ...
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Presented with Four Awards at Diageo's Annual Golden Bar Awards  Business WireSouthern Glazer's Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits dedicated selling division was presented four Golden Bar Awards at Diageo's annual Golden Bar Awards.
WSET reports record annual candidate figures  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade ReviewThe Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has reported its highest ever annual candidate figures for the last academic year. In 2018/2019 a total of 108,557 ...
Opici Wines Proudly Aligns with Epic Wine & Spirits in California and Nevada  wineindustryadvisor.comGlen Rock, NJ, 8/12/2019: Opici Wines is proud to announce the newly developed wholesale partnership with Epic Wine & Spirits in California and Nevada.
Alcohol delivery: 14 places to order wine, beer, and liquor online  Business InsiderOnline delivery services make buying alcohol less stressful and more convenient. We found 14 sites where you can order alcohol and have it delivered.
Why you should never store sparkling wine in the fridge  woman&homeWe all love a refreshing glass of fizz, but turns out you shouldn't be keeping it in the fridge after all.
California ABC Launches Amazon Investigation  Wine-SearcherState liquor authorities are to investigate whether Amazon is sticking to the conditions of its liquor license. Read the latest wine news & features on ...
This SLO County winemaker made the cover of Wine Enthusiast magazine’s tastemaker issue  San Luis Obispo TribuneA San Luis Obispo County winemaker graced the cover of Wine Enthusiast's 2019 “Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers” issue — and she showed off her Central ...
Amazon Above the Law in California  Wine-SearcherUS editor W. Blake Gray visits a "retail store" in LA that doesn't seem to exist. Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher.
Food and drink: 1st beer garden-tavern downtown, Dover beer wine & spirits fest, oyster house in Pike Creek  delawarebusinessnow.comDowntown beer garden coming next month. The first downtown Wilmington beer garden is slated to open next month. Known as Makers Alley the beer garden ...
Why Ultra-Aged Spirits are Ripping You Off  Wine Enthusiast Magazine OnlineCan spirits like Scotch and Bourbon age too long? Absolutely. Here's why you should skip over-aged bottles, and a guide to the best years for your spirits.
Wine, spirits and beer events in Snohomish County  The Daily HeraldDog Days of Summer South Everett Pub Crawl: The annual Dog Days of Summer South Everett Pub Crawl is Aug. 3 at Crucible Brewing, Lazy Boy Brewing, ...
Wine topples beer and spirits to become Britain’s favourite alcoholic drink, survey says  The SunWINE has overtaken beer as the UK's favourite alcoholic tipple, a survey suggests. Eighty-one per cent of adults said they had drunk wine in the past year.
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Appoints Rahul Sathe to Newly Created SVP, Commercial Effectiveness Role  Yahoo FinanceSouthern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer's”)—the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has promoted Rahul ...
Amazon is Not Bigger Than the Law | Wine-Searcher News & Features  Wine-SearcherAt Wine-Searcher, we support the delivery of wine and spirits. Of course we do: helping people find wine to order online is what we do. When Amazon decided to ...
Wine Shipping Watch: Florida Opens Door to Out-of-State Retailer Shipping  Wine SpectatorPlus, Connecticut passed legislation to allow direct shipping; while seven other states face court challenges to their shipping bans.
Looking to learn more about wine? Try these Twin Cities classes  Star TribuneI've said it before, and I'll say it again: Wine is the ultimate lifelong learning topic. On the one hand, the more you learn, the more you realize how little you know, ...
Hyde Park Wine & Spirits clerk recounts confrontation with armed robbery suspect  WCPOClerk Carlita Banks might have been more scared of the sweating man in the Bengals T-shirt if she knew he was already wanted for armed robbery by the time ...
How to pick an appropriate wine for a special ceremony  AZ Big MediaWhen having a ceremony, there are sommeliers or wine specialists that can help you choose the appropriate wine for the celebration. By letting them know your ...
Judge blocks new wine, spirits law  KRMGOKC, Okla. - A state district judge has blocked implementation of a new law that requires top brands of wine and spirits to be sold to all Oklahoma alcohol ...
Summer Specials at Robbinsdale Wine and Spirits  ccxmedia.orgRobbinsdale Wine and Spirits is the city's municipal liquor store, offering specials every month and great customer *service*.
Liquor ties wine as America's second favorite spirit, beer still number 1  WWL News, Talk, Sports Radio StationWhat is your favorite alcohol to drink? Wine, beer or liquor. Gallup's latest Consumption Habits survey reports that liquor has caught up with wine and is now in a ...
Wine is the nation's favourite drink, says YouGov survey  Metro.co.ukWine lovers, we have good news. You can now boast that the grape-based tipple is our nation's favourite drink. Wine has overtaken both beer and spirits as the ...
22 spectacular California wine, beer and cocktail events in September alone  East Bay TimesWhat happens when California Wine Month meets food-and-wine festival season? A spectacular array of wine, beer and cocktail events, from a rosé soiree to a ...
Liquor Ties Wine as Second-Favorite Adult Beverage in US  GallupWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Beer continues to be the alcoholic beverage U.S. drinkers say they drink most often; but, for the first time in Gallup trends, liquor ...
Total Wine & More expands Dallas presence with two new locations  CultureMap DallasThe national liquor store chain Total Wine & More is opening two new locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, both on the west side of Dallas, including.
Hooters Will Release Its Own Line of Spirits This Fall  Food & WineYes, Hooters' name and scantily-clad image haven't particularly aged well from its 1980s roots. Even Hooters admits that to some extent: The company is ...
'Rip-off' wine duty tax targeted by UK campaign group  decanter.comA new campaign in the UK is seeking to highlight 'unfair' wine duty tax in the country, as a survey suggests wine is now more popular than beer.
Barrels and Bites to offer wine, spirits in downtown Hays  Hays PostTickets go on sale today for a new Downtown Hays Development Corp. event — Barrels and Bites. The event will be 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in downtown ...
Adventures new for the owner of Cork wine bar L'Atitude  Echo LiveL'Atitude 51, wine bar, is temporarily closed after a fire, but owner Beverley Mathews has other ventures.
Attention, Budget-Watchers: 4 Canadian Alternatives to U.S. Hot Spots  The New York TimesFrom Toronto to British Columbia: culture, beauty, great food and savings everywhere you look.
The wine buff: Australian Wine Geese  Independent.ieAnyone who is curious about the Irish Wine Geese will know that they didn't just travel to Bordeaux; they also made their way to the New World, and one of the ...
Ask Ann Cannon: My niece is leaving the LDS Church and it is hard on her mom. I want to support them both.  Salt Lake TribuneDear Ann Cannon • This is a common problem with an unusual twist. My 30-something niece and her husband have decided to leave the LDS Church, which is ...
French wine-makers hope for G7 detente with Trump over tariffs  The GuardianFrench wine-makers are increasingly concerned about Donald Trump's threats to introduce high tariffs on French wine in retaliation for Emmanuel Macron's tax ...
Venus Spirits Debuts Cocktails-in-a-Can  Good Times WeeklyA hidden Eden for those who like to roam winding back roads and splendid open meadows—that's Corralitos. This is the old West, where not very long ago ...
Check out the 4 top beer and wine spots in Nashville  Hoodline NashvilleHoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits hot spots in Nashville. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos ...
Lyme Bay Winery debuts Winter Gin featuring 'seasonal flavours'  FoodBev.comLyme Bay Winery has expanded its spirits portfolio with new Winter Gin, in a move to extend sales opportunities for its gin during winter.
Peek Inside A Wine Lover's Liquor Cabinet: 5 Essential Components  Forbes"Liquor cabinet" is a bit retro, particularly at a moment like ours when bartending and mixology have been raised to a performance art at restaurants and cocktail ...
NYS Fair 2019: Best wine slushies and other adult beverages (other than beer)  Syracuse.comWe set out to find the best booze at the 2019 NYS Fair. Here's what we found.
Wine: The best-quality bargains for under a tenner  Times & StarI suffer from claustrophobia, a fear of closed spaces.For example, I'm petrified that the wine store will be closed before I have time to get…
Corby Spirit and Wine (TSE:CSW.A) Shares Cross Below 200 Day Moving Average of $18.11  Sundance HeraldShares of Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd (TSE:CSW.A) crossed below its two hundred day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a two hundred ...
Poll: Liquor pulls into second-place tie as most popular drink in U.S.  UPI NewsWhen it comes to Americans' preferred alcoholic beverage, it appears wine is losing popularity, a new survey showed Friday.
Vodka makers are coming after gin drinkers, and using botanicals to do it  The Globe and MailWhether it's pink, blue, yellow, aged or just plain old London Dry, our collective thirst for gin shows no sign of slowing down. One of the driving factors in the gin ...
Rock-throwing man suspected of smashing Santa Rosa store window, taking off with wine  Santa Rosa Press DemocratA man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of vandalism and burglary after he smashed the window of a large department store on Santa Rosa Avenue and ...
How to give wine corks new life - Entertainment & Life  GoErie.comFor wine drinkers, the choice is usually red or white, but you can add some green to your habit if you recycle your corks. Just ask Patrick Spencer, who previously ...
The SA liquor market is changing - these are the new favourites, says expert  Fin24The way South Africans are consuming certain liquors is changing from traditional, heritage brands to modern, urban brands, says a fine liquor merchant.
Cognac Exports Continue to Grow for the Fifth Year in a Row  wineindustryadvisor.com2018-2019 CAMPAIGN REPORT. Cognac, France, 19th August 2019 – For the fifth straight year, cognac exports continued to grow in 2018-2019, reaching their ...
EU integrates geographic indication registry for food and alcohol products  New EuropeThe European Commission has launched eAmbrosia, the EU's Geographical Indication Register, which will give easy access to information on all ...
HardKnocks Sports Grill opens in Portland, offers beer, wine, liquor, pool tables  Corpus Christi Caller-TimesYou don't have to go over the bridge to find 20 beers and two wines on tap, a refrigerated wine cellar and a full-*service* liquor bar if you live in Portland.
Dundee distillery to supply the House of Commons  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade ReviewThe House of Commons has awarded Dundee distillery, Verdant Spirits, the contract to be its sole supplier of a House of Commons gin with a special edition...
In Between Mocktails And Boozy Beverages Is A Milder Trend: The Low-ABV Drink Menu  DCistSomewhere within the punch of a cocktail and the lighter touch of a mocktail lies the low-proof in-between. It's a space more drinkers are choosing to inhabit ...
Police Seek Help Identifying Three Who Robbed Silver Spring Beer and Wine Store  Montgomery Community MediaMontgomery County Police Department released video footage showing three people robbing Spring Beer & Wine store in Silver Spring.
1-in-8 Australians consume beer, wine and another alcohol  Roy Morgan ResearchNew research from Roy Morgan shows that two-thirds of Australians aged 18+ (66.3%) consume alcohol in an average four weeks and over 1-in-8 Australians ...
'They didn't break our spirit. They still haven't'  Morning Star OnlineThe former mining community of Easington in County Durham was brutalised by police in the miners' strike of '84. But the locals haven't lost their resolve – or ...
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Wine Tasting

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White Zinfandel Wine

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Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

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Champagne

Champagne is without question the finest sparkling wine made in... Read More

Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux is a region in France that produces some of... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

There are three methods that may be used to make... Read More

DWI and Blood Alcohol Concentration: What does it mean?

Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is the relationship between the amount... Read More

Choosing a Wine Gift Basket

During the holiday season, most of us are in a... Read More

Build Your Own Wine Rack (In An Afternoon)

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The Curious History Of Wine Consumption In America

The history of wine consumption in America has been frought... Read More

Pairing Beer With Food

Pairing beer with the fine cuisine has recently come to... Read More

Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

Although details are understandably sketchy, it is believed that, around... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

Alcoholism can be given a lot of definitions and all... Read More

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Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

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Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

Many people are intimidated by the task of selecting wine... Read More

Gewurztraminer Wine

Gewurztraminer is an excellent and unique grape variety that is... Read More

What is Corked Wine?

Keeping a wine bottle sealed is probably the most important... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

Decanting is a strange word to many people. Some do... Read More

Australian Wines

Australia's wine industry has boomed in the past ten years.... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed in... Read More

Burgundy Wine

Burgundy red wines are produced in an area of France... Read More

The Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be more daunting than a dinner... Read More