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:

Collecting Wine and Spirits Is Pointless  VinePairIf you are planning on building a wine or spirits collection, stop right now. It's a pointless endeavor that is not worth the effort.
Crash brings down wall at Eastburg Wine and Spirits  Pocono RecordBUSHKILL - A driver crashed into the back wall of a Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Middle Smithfield Township on Tuesday afternoon.Pennsylvania State ...
Avanti Launches New Wine and Spirits Tours in South America  Travel AgentAvanti has announced new wine and spirits packages and experiences for independent travelers going to South America. Get the details here.
Driver Hurt, Liquor Store Damaged after Monroe County Crash  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-BarreA 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.
Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business  Shanken News DailyTito's vodka has become the largest-selling spirits brand in U.S. control states, surpassing Smirnoff vodka for the first time during the first quarter of 2019, ...
Spirits & Soul brings a taste of Tennessee whiskey to Downtown  The Daily MemphianDowntown Memphis is the place to be for Tennessee whiskey lovers this weekend – and that's official Tennessee whiskey as well as other kinds of whiskey ...
The Wine & Spirits Show 2019: in pictures  The Drinks BusinessA 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 ...
What to Watch for in the World of Wine  The Epoch TimesIn March, I attended the Vinexpo New York show in New York City. Featuring more than 400 exhibitors from 26 countries and 3,000 North American wine and ...
Where to Drink and Buy Natural Wine in NYC  Grub StreetThere's never been a better time to embrace the glou glou life in all its glory.
Tickets to May 2 Philadelphia Magazine's Wine Festival Still Available  PRNewswirePHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) and Fine Wine & Good Spirits announced today that tickets to ...
Producers Working Toward a Greener Tomorrow  Wine Enthusiast Magazine OnlineHere are just a few of the many eco-minded wine, beer and spirits producers taking the steps to ensure a better future.
Vinexpo Symposium addresses impact of climate change on wine industry  The Drinks BusinessVinexpo Bordeaux will debut its first ever symposium on May 14 – which will focus on how climate change will impact supply chains. The event will include three ...
The Mezcalifornia movement: Our state’s first-ever commercial agave spirit is on its way  San Francisco ChronicleIt 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 ...
New York wines score wins at Finger Lakes International Wine Competition  Syracuse.comIn a contest open to wines from around the world, New York took four of the top eight awards.
Beer, wine, spirits: Where to grab a drink in Snohomish County  The Daily HeraldLeavenworth 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.
Gallo inks $1.7B agreement to buy about 30 Constellation wine, spirits brands  North Bay Business JournalThe 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 ...
Online BWS sales grow ahead of market  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade ReviewThe beer, wine and spirits (BWS) category recorded 9.6% growth in online sales last month compared to March 2018. The growth put the BWS category ahead...
Starlight & Wine fundraiser in Lee April 27 - News - fosters.com - Dover, NH  Foster's Daily DemocratCelebrate the night skies and support the Friends of the Earth, Sea & Space Center at Starlight & Wine on Saturday, April 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Flag Hill ...
The new look (and taste) of Canadian whisky  The Globe and MailCanadian whisky has long been considered the humble cousin to backwoods-cool bourbon, smooth triple-distilled Irish and sophisticated single-malt Scotch.
The federal budget bill can't actually 'free the beer'  CBC NewsJustin Trudeau said this year's budget bill does what the Harper government could never do: free the beer. There's just one problem: only the provinces can free ...
Constellation Brands to sell 30 wine and spirits brands to Gallo  BeverageDaily.comConstellation 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 ...
New consulting firm hopes to shake up wine, spirits industry  Citizens VoicePLAINS TWP. — After spending 34 years managing operations and sales at The Woodlands Inn, Rick Kornfeld has started a new venture. Kornfeld now owns a ...
Highly-anticipated Total Wine store sets grand opening date in Myrtle Beach  WMBFWine lovers rejoice. The new Total Wine & More store in Myrtle Beach has set a grand opening date.
UNCORKED: The whats and whys of wine additives  NWAOnlineWe 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 ...
Letter: State lawmakers must act on added recycling costs  Buffalo NewsChanges 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.
Brazilian wine market bounces back  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade ReviewThe Brazilian wine market has recovered from its 2016 contraction, according to the latest country report from Wine Intelligence. Volume sales rose...
IWSC judge profile: John Hoskins MW  IWSCJohn Hoskins MW was born into a family of hoteliers, but had no intention of joining his relations in the business; he studied English literature instead.
Wine & Spirits Show masterclasses to explore Tequila and Cognac  The Spirits BusinessRegistration remains open for a series of free and informative masterclasses at the upcoming Wine & Spirits Show this Friday (12 April). The masterclasses at ...
Hong Kong could be biggest market for Ningxia wine, says HK former leader  The Drinks BusinessHong Kong could be the biggest market for China's Ningxia region, benefitting from the city's unique position as a wine trading hub and an open economy, says ...
Could Majestic Wine sell all of its stores?  The Drinks BusinessRumours that wine retailer Majestic is selling its entire 200-store portfolio have started to resurface. Rowan Gormley, CEO of Majestic Wines. Majestic's board ...
Wine Spirits: How low can you go? | News coverage  The AdvocateNew Orleans is not known for moderation, but low-alcohol drinks, including wine and beer, are becoming more popular at local stores, breweries and ...
Wine Walk: Guy Stout the cowboy sommelier  Laredo Morning TimesTexas' first Master Wine Sommelier is a soft spoken, unpretentious Texan who loves people and wine. Guy Stout, 65, earned this prestigious designation by ...
Engage your sense of wine - Okanagan Taste  Castanet.netIf you've been thinking about taking a class or two in wine, this weekend's Sensory Symposium at the Penticton campus of Okanagan College may be a good ...
Craft Across America: 50 States, 50 Proudly Local Beers, Wines, and Spirits  VinePairWith 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 ...
A non-alcoholic spirit—yes, really—is coming for local cocktail lists  City PagesBlessedly, 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 ...
The New Destination For The Luxury Wine Life Is In Uruguay  ForbesUruguay's Bodega Garzón unveils their new luxury wine club, where a $200000 membership includes a professional golf course, a beach club and a chance to ...
The Wine Exchange brings a bit of Napa to St. Charles  Chicago Daily HeraldBob Sommer and his wife, Keri Foster, this month marked their first anniversary of operating The Wine Exchange in St. Charles, a popular spot that hosts up to ...
Remembering Joe Bartolotta  Shepherd ExpressMilwaukee restauranteur Joe Bartolotta will be missed by anyone who loves good food.
Arrow Wine’s third-generation owners are our Daytonians of the Week  dayton.comBusiness 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 ...
RICHBORO: New Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store to celebrate grand opening with 10 percent off sale  Bucks Local NewsRICHBORO >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will celebrate the grand opening of its new Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection store at ...
Wednesday, April 24  Cult MTLBy CultMTL. Saxsyndrum. Around 50 wine and spirits producers from all around the world will be at Arsenal Contemporary Art tonight for a large tasting event ...
South Walton Beaches Food and Wine Festival  WJHG-TVYou can 'unwined' and dine this weekend in South Walton. Jordan McCool was live with a preview of their festival.
Let's All Say It Just Once: There's Nothing Wrong With Liking Sweet Wine  VinePairDespite (or because of) America's well-documented sweet tooth, certain members of the wine community sniff at wines with perceptible residual sugar, ...
Things to look forward to at The Wine & Spirits Show  The Spirits BusinessAhead of The Wine & Spirits Show next month, The Spirits Business has highlighted the unmissable masterclasses, products and exhibitors to look out for.
Constellation Brands cuts ties with its Upstate NY legacy, Canandaigua Wine  syracuse.comThe Victor, N.Y. drinks giant is selling brands like Richards Wild Irish Rose and Arbor Mist to E&J Gallo for $1.7 billion.
10 DIY Wine Rack Ideas - Cheap and Crafty Wine Rack Inspiration  Country LivingKeep your bottles in order and at the ready with these easy and stylish DIY wine rack ideas.
Is it possible to revitalize a dried-out cork? | Ask Dr. Vinny  Wine SpectatorWine's Spectator's expert Dr. Vinny explains what happens to corks when they dry out, and other ways they can be used.
Technological Trends in Alcoholic Beverage Market by 2019-2025| Leading Players Anheuser-Busch, Accolade Wines, Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Carlsberg  Microfinance ObserverAlcoholic Beverage Market Analysis 2019. The Global Alcoholic Beverage Market Research Report is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists ...
SF supervisors unanimously deny Museum of Ice Cream's liquor license application  SF GateIt appears the Museum of Ice Cream won't be getting boozy anytime soon. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously denied the business's ...
Why Is the Wine Industry Ignoring Black Americans' $1.2 Trillion Buying Power?  VinePairWhile certain spirits brands like Hennessy and Ciroc recognize the buying power of black Americans, the wine industry is largely ignoring black consumers, ...
Wine store raided in Binondo  manilastandard.netThe National Bureau of Investigation seized 153 bottles of expensive Chilean wines valued at P600,000 in a raid at a wine store in Binondo, Manila. The NBI ...
Discover Sonoma at Bistro 1001's Monthly Wine Dinner  Palm BeachThe spirit of Sonoma wine country will sit center stage at Bistro 1001's monthly vintner dinner, held on April 30. Five courses from the restaurant's local-driven ...
Dourthe achieves sustainability certifications  Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade ReviewBordeaux estate Dourthe has been awarded the Terra Vitis and High Environmental Value level 3 (HVE3) certifications in recognition of its environmental...
How to pour wine without spilling ... and other handy tips  IOLPicking the right wine glass, pouring without spilling and improving the flavor of wine are all considered basics when serving wine.
Blume, with a colorful atmosphere and natural wines, to open in Center City  Philly.comOwners are going for what they call a “light, fun, casual and yet sophisticated” vibe at the former Copper Cinder & Lace.
GALLERY: Spec's Wine, Spirits & Finer Foods to hold grand opening celebration March 30 in Spring  Community Impact NewspaperSpec'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.
Tapi, Thinfilm team up on wine/spirit smart closures  SecuringIndustry.comClosure firm Tapi has agreed to work with Thinfilm on NFC-enabled closures for brand protection in the beverage sector.
7 of the Best Dry Vermouths for Every Type of Martini  VinePairVinePair recently organized a blind tasting to discover the best dry vermouths to mix in your Martini. Here are seven of our favorites.
Greeley's Westlake Wine & Spirits provides free weekly opportunity to taste wine before you buy it  Greeley TribuneWestlake Wine & Spirits employee Nicholas Gilmore leads the weekly wine tastings on Friday afternoons. (Lindsay Porter) Buying a bottle of wine you've never ...
Trader Joe's 'Two Buck Chuck' wine cabernet sauvignon review  Business InsiderTrader Joe's Charles Shaw wines is more known for its low price than its quality, but we enjoyed the cabernet sauvignon during a recent tasting.
Inside Takoma Park’s Dreamy New Deli and Wine Bar  Eater DCThe Girl & The Vine opened with limited hours in Takoma Park this week, bringing the family-friendly neighborhood a sleek new spot to sample sandwiches, ...
'Pizza di Joey,' 'Old Line Cocktail and Wine Bar,' and 'Gangster Vegan Organics' Coming to Cross Street Market  SouthBMore.comCross Street Market developer Caves Valley Partners (CVP) and its leasing team at CANAdev announced three new tenants today for the soon-to-reopen ...
Food events: See, sniff, sip, swish, swallow (or spit) 500 wines at Heinz Field  Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Wine Festival, returning for the 17th year, will feature selections from top wine makers.
Hornbacher's Opens First 'Wine And Spirits' on 45th Street  KVRRThe new store will offer wine tastings and other promotional events.
Alpine liqueur (and other flavors) is a fine use of alcohol that's a byproduct of fermenting Brew Dr. Kombucha  Chicago TribuneI'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 ...
Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce hopes to host a wine walk in October  Chicago TribuneDowntown Hinsdale may be home to a walking wine tasting in October with up to 20 businesses that normally don't serve alcohol participating.
Wine of the Week: Dry Creek Vineyard, 2016 Meritage  Santa Rosa Press DemocratWinemaker Tim Bell Bell decided to make a merlot-based blend with cab franc his “secret weapon” to bring out the best flavors in the Dry Creek Vineyard, 2016 ...
We Asked 13 Somms: What's Your Go-To Bargain Wine?  VinePairWhether it's an underrated region or surprise bottling, great value wines are everywhere — provided you know where to look. We asked 13 sommeliers and ...
Schiphol Airport Retail opens revamped Exquisite fine wines, spirits and cigars store - The Moodie Davitt Report  The Moodie Davitt ReportTHE NETHERLANDS. A new look for the Exquisite store in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was today formally unveiled by Schiphol Airport Retail following major ...
PD Seeks Shoplifting Suspect At Barnegat Wine And Spirits  Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ PatchPD 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 ...
Plant-based diet cuts heart failure risk by over 40 percent  Medical News TodayNew research examines how five major dietary patterns may affect the risk of developing heart failure among people without heart disease.
The Case for Marsala  The New York TimesCook with it, drink it — just don't disregard the fortified Sicilian wine, whose name has been sullied by supermarket knockoffs.
'Fine wine' shop's image questioned at liquor hearing  Otago Daily TimesDunedin does not need another cheap liquor outlet in George St, and a "fine wine" store selling RTD's does not fit the bill, authorities say. That assessment came ...
This brew's for you  Lethbridge HeraldDave Mabell Lethbridge Herald [email protected] Southern Alberta couples planning a summer wedding will be able to surprise their guests. For.
Meet the Unexpected: This Winemaker Is Studying Old Vines to Create New Wines  VinePairThis article and the Meet the Unexpected series are brought to you by Wines of Chile. Taste the Unexpected. When a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck off the ...
Drink rum while you dance, wine | Lifestyles  The Miami TimesCaribbean flavors are defined by spiced dishes and sweet daiquiris.
IWSC celebrates 50th anniversary at ProWein  IWSCThe IWSC began its 50th anniversary celebrations at ProWein last week, hosting an exclusive cocktail party in the centre of Dusseldorf. The event saw over 50 ...
Shops, Wares, and Services | Shops, Wares & Services  Charleston City PaperCharleston's best source of restaurant, music, and entertainment news.
Doug Ford defends private alcohol sales, says media is misleading public  Global NewsOntario Premier Doug Ford says the media is misleading the public when it comes to his government's plan to extend beer and wine sales to corner and big box ...
Meet Decant SF, a new one-stop wine destination in SoMA  San Francisco ChronicleA new wine bar, retail shop and self-proclaimed “social learning space” is opening May 1 in the former City Beer Store location in SoMa. Decant SF “will be ...
Get more than just a shot of java as Corner Caffe approved for liquor, plans small plates  Hometownlife.comCustomers of Corner Caffe will soon be able to order beverages stronger than a cup of coffee. The South Lyon coffee shop was approved by the city for a liquor ...
Victoria woman with medical issues challenges Canada’s impaired driving laws  Global NewsNorma McLeod is taking her fight against Canada's "unfair" roadside impaired driving test to court.
Retail Pricing Changes for Restaurant Owners and Small Beer and Wine Retailers  BethesdaMagazine.comRestaurant owners and small beer and wine retailers in the county will now face additional costs when buying from county retail stores following a policy update ...
Mint & Dark Chocolate Kit Kat Bars Are Basically Crispy Andes Mints and They’re Delightful  Food & WineWhen I was a kid, perhaps no dessert excited me more than the Andes Mints some restaurants would serve alongside the bill. Sure, they were available at the ...
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Pairing Food and Wine is a Matter of Taste

First off let me say that I am in no... Read More

Barbera Wine

Barbera is a wine grape variety from Monferrato in Piemonte,... Read More

Beer, Wine and Your Bones

If you like the taste of a good brew, then... Read More

What is Corked Wine?

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

The Origin of the Cocktail

The cocktail has the distinction of being an original American... Read More

DWI and Blood Alcohol Concentration: What does it mean?

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

Start Your Wine Cellar The Right Way

One of the great joys of wine is to be... Read More

Buying Wine, How to Read a Wine Label and Select a Great Bottle of Wine

I must admit, that for many of us, walking into... Read More

Guide To Tasting Wine

The basics of tasting wine are relatively simple to learn.... Read More

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional Way

Wine tasting is properly known as 'Wine Degustation'. It is... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

The mere mention of etiquette brings to mind various images,... Read More

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

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

Tequila

It was once a ritual usually performed by a man.... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

Have you ever seen those stiff upper-lipped types doing a... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

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

France Car Hire

Here is a quick summary of the different French wine... Read More

Ideal Wine Temperature

The ideal temperature to store wines is between 55ºF and... Read More

The Old Fashioned: Two Recipes of an Underrated Classic

Like many mixed drinks, the Old Fashioned has a number... Read More

Whisky Syndicates

Whisky syndicates are groups of private owners and many have... Read More

The Harmony Between Food and Wine

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

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

Mirror tinted contact lenses have become a topic of interest... Read More

The Truth About Red Wine and Heart Disease

Red Wine, Heart Disease, Hungry Sharks and Knights in Shining... Read More

Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

As your love and knowledge of wine grows, it is... Read More

Tempranillo?s Role As A New Varietal Wine In Australia

Tempranillo is the premium red wine grape variety from the... Read More

Wine and Your Health

During the 1990s, a physician voiced on a national TV... Read More