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:

State turns down license application for giant 'Total Wine' warehouse store in Hartsdale  The Journal News | LoHud.comThe decision came after a three-hour special meeting in New York, with all three SLA commissioners voting against the license application.
30% off wine and spirits, and more than half off fruit, meat and more!  ABC15 ArizonaReady to save big at the grocery store this week? Safeway has a digital coupon that'll get you $3 off Maxwell house, Peets and Signature Select coffee -- you'll ...
Zula, Amy Poehler’s Wine Store, Opens in Park Slope  Eater NYComedian and actress Amy Poehler is behind a new wine store that recently slid into Park Slope called Zula Wines & Spirits. Zula opened a few weeks ago at ...
Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business  Shanken News DailyIn the second part of our interview with Amy Hoopes, the Wente Family Estates president discusses trends in the rising direct-to-consumer segment, export ...
Amy Poehler opened a wine store in Park Slope  Brooklyn VeganMore wine: Amy Poehler has directed upcoming comedy 'Wine Country' that co-stars Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Rachel Dratch.
Did your Pa. county's wine, spirits sales rise or fall?: liquor board report  PennLive.comA Pa. county-by-county list of PLCB sales during 2017-18 fiscal year, which ran from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.
Amy Poehler Is Behind This New Park Slope Wine Store  Park Slope, NY PatchAmy Poehler Opens Wine Store In Park Slope - Park Slope, NY - The actress and comedian partnered with her longtime friends to open a wine store on Fifth ...
Purple Wine + Spirits is moving to Petaluma  Petaluma Argus CourierKey to a reconfiguration of Purple Wine + Spirits into a producer of higher-end beverages includes a planned shift early next year of its headquarters and dozens ...
Liquor retailer JAK'S Beer Wine Spirits to open pot stores in Vancouver and across B.C.  Straight.comJAK'S Beer Wine Spirits develops weed retail concept called Muse.
Best New Spirits To Buy For Winter 2018  ForbesA list of the best spirits/booze releases of winter 2018. It's the height of gift buying season, but you might just want to keep a few of these bottles for yourself.
5 Australian red wines bursting with youthful vitality, just in time for summer  The Australian Financial ReviewAustralia's bottle shops are swimming with *fresh* young wines as we head into the holidays. If you pop into your favourite indie wine store looking for something ...
Inaugural Wine & Spirits Show proves a success  The Drinks BusinessProving that two heads are better than one, this year the drinks business teamed up with its sister magazine, The Spirits Business, bringing the world of wine and ...
25 winners named for Wine Industry + Spirits Awards, WINnovation Awards of 2018  North Bay Business JournalThese winners of North Bay Business Journal's sixth annual Wine Industry + Spirits & Beer Awards and Wine Industry Network's WINnovation Awards will be ...
Bridgeville wine, spirits store has grand opening | Business  Observer-ReporterThe state Liquor Control Board will have a grand opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection at 4 p.m. today in Bridgeville.
Sydney River NSLC among three stores getting new signage  Cape Breton PostSYDNEY RIVER, N.S. — The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation is preparing to highlight their upcoming new signature stores in the province with new signage.
Wine Spirits 'n Taco Palooza  WTAJ - www.wearecentralpa.comThe Wine Spirits 'n Taco Palooza is scheduled for Saturday, November 17 at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona from 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Get ...
B2B software firm Fortera of Marin County wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Awards of 2018  North Bay Business JournalMill Valley-based Fortera makes business-to-business software as a *service* to facilitate group purchasing of wines and spirits. It wins one of North Bay Business ...
By the numbers: How important is December for the liquor business?  Louisville Business FirstThe holidays are a great time to be in the liquor business, say liquor store owners and spirits brand officials.
Wine prices set to rise in 2019 - here are four apps to help save you money  This is MoneyWine drinkers are being warned that the price of a bottle of plonk could be set to rise substantially in the next few months thanks to Brexit and tax hikes.
Shop Holiday: Gifts for wine and spirits lovers  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHere are some ideas for making spirits — and wine and spirits lovers — bright.
Local business pours their input into alcohol delivery services  KLFYOnline food delivery services have really taken off in Louisiana, and now a state task force is considering a plan to allow online alcohol deliveries statewide.
Online liquor store Drizly just landed $34.5 million in fresh funding  TechCrunchApparently, a lot of people realize at the last minute that they don't have either beer, wine or liquor in their home when they need it. It's certainly the most obvious ...
Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards: Seismic Brewing, Santa Rosa  North Bay Business JournalDive into the career of Andy Hooper, brewmaster and director of operations of 3-year-old Seismic Brewing Co., wins the small-scale brewmaster category of ...
Sipsong Spirits of Sonoma County wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards of 2018  North Bay Business JournalThe first bottling of craft spirits from this one-woman show sold out in a week. Sipsong Spirits is a winner of North Bay Business Journal's Wine, Beer + Spirits ...
Wine and Spirits Class Helps Seniors to Palate Esoteric Subject - DrexelNow  Drexel NowThis piece is part of the new DrexelNow series showcasing "A Day in the Class" for some of Drexel University's most interesting and impactful courses. Stepping ...
Viticulture briefs: Purple Wine + Spirits to move to Petaluma  The Santa Rosa Press DemocratPurple Wine + Spirits moving to Petaluma. Purple Wine + Spirits is moving its headquarters from Graton to Petaluma as owner Derek Benham wants to be closer ...
PREMIUM COLLECTION: Yardley Fine Wine and Good Spirits store to celebrate grand opening with ribbon cutting, one-day sale  Bucks Local NewsYARDLEY BOROUGH > The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will cut the ribbon on its new Fine Wine and Good Spirits store on Monday, Nov.
What's cooking at Taste! Lancaster food, wine, spirits festival this weekend  LancasterOnlineMany of the regional chefs and exhibitors who were at the 2017 Taste! Lancaster Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits are returning for this year's annual festival, ...
Need a gift idea? These Finger Lakes wines made industry 'Best of 2018' lists  Rochester Democrat and ChronicleNeed some holiday wines? Industry experts have declared these to be among the best of 2018.
Chief marketer of Napa Valley's Vineyard 29 wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018  North Bay Business JournalLike the Man in Black, Eric Guerra seems to have been everywhere in the wine world as a brand builder and marketer for notable names in the North Coast and ...
Top selling spirits at Pa.'s Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores  PennLive.comWhat are the top 25 selling bottles of spirits sold during 2017-18 at Pa.'s Fine Wine & Spirits stores? Find out here.
Napa County's VineView wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards of 2018  North Bay Business JournalNapa County-based VineView uses planes and drones to scan vineyards for metrics that allow for smarter decisions to maximize ROI and wine grape quality.
Brewmaster at Sonoma County's Lagunitas wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018  North Bay Business JournalJeremy Marshall has big shoes to fill. As brewmaster for Lagunitas Brewing Company's headquarters production facility in Petaluma and recently opened ...
Feed Your Spirit And Stomach With These Feel-Good #GivingTuesday Beer, Wine And Liquor Purchases  ForbesWELLINGTON, FL - MAY 04: Prince Harry of Wales and Nacho Figueras participate in the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup at Valiente Polo Farm on May 4, ...
Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards: Long Meadow Ranch, Napa Valley  North Bay Business JournalSt. Helena's Long Meadow Ranch is more than a winery, more than a restaurant, more than a farm. Chris Hall's parents, Ted and Laddie, acquired Long ...
Holiday Cheer at Dan's Best Hamptons + North Fork Wine & Liquor Stores  Dan's PapersVisit our 2018 Dan's Best of the Best Hamptons and North Fork Wine & Liquor Stores winners to find knowledgable staff and broad offerings for holiday cheer.
Sonoma County vintner Truett-Hurst wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Awards of 2018  North Bay Business JournalNorth Bay Business Journal awards Truett-Hurst in the supplier category for environmental stewardship in the Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018.
Sonoma County's Enartis USA wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018  North Bay Business JournalThe Sonoma County-based chain of wine laboratories has been active after 2017 and 2018 North Bay wildfires in testing for "smoke taint." Enartis USA wins one ...
Former Altar Girl Accuses Flatbush Church Custodian of Abuse  Brooklyn Daily EagleHappy Tuesday! Two children die in a Bushwick fire, not everyone is happy about the Dyker Heights Christmas lights, and Brooklyn artists show off their work in ...
Two birds, one drink: How to support women by sipping holiday-season cocktails  Well+GoodGender bias is certainly real, but women likely enjoy happy hour just as much as their guy friends. That's why it's infuriating to think about how the alcohol ...
Sonoma County's Winesecrets wins Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018  North Bay Business JournalSonoma County's Winesecrets solves challenges for winemakers. It wins one of North Bay Business Journal's Wine, Beer + Spirits Industry Awards for 2018.
Penny Lane Wine, Spirits & Beer now open in Rehoboth  CapeGazette.comPenny Lane Wine, Spirits & Beer manager Dave Zacharko said at 600 square feet, he knows Rehoboth's newest liquor store can't have everything, but, he said, ...
State of the Industry, 2018: Craft Distilleries and Distilled Spirits in the US (7th Edition) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated PressDUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2018--The “State of the Industry: Craft Distilleries and Distilled Spirits in the U.S. (7th Edition)” report has been added to ...
Fervent Few — Holiday Gift Guide 2018  Michael KiserLike it or not, the holidays are here. And if you're struggling to come up with a gift for the beer/coffee/food lover in your life, good news: we've asked the Fervent ...
Tamworth Distilling Introduces Limited-Edition Vodka, Thai Chili Gin, and Blueberry Nocino  BevNET.comTAMWORTH, N.H. — Tamworth Distilling & Mercantile, the passion project of spirits maverick and the Hendrick's Gin brand creator Steven Grasse, introduces ...
Boyden Valley Winery is warming your Taste Buds.  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22Boyden Valley Winery and Spirits is hosting their annual Vermont Ice Wine & Cocktail open house this weekend. Bridget Jones Bailey, joined us in studio to tell ...
Texas liquor giant Spec's sues Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for "abusive" enforcement attempts  The Texas TribuneIn a case that alleges overzealous business regulation, Spec's, the state's largest liquor store chain, is suing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for ...
First convenience store-style Hy-Vee opens in Davenport  Quad City TimesA first-of-its-kind convenience store-style Hy-Vee opened on the corner of Elmore Avenue and East Kimberly Road in Davenport Tuesday.
The Still House opens at Gervasi Vineyard  Massillon IndependentThe combination distillery, craft cocktail lounge and wine bar nestled in the back of the 55-acre Tuscan-inspired resort opened this week.
What's the most value for money way to tackle obesity? Increase taxes on alcohol  The Conversation AUIt may not be popular, but an increase in the cost of alcohol would make us drink less and consume fewer kilojoules.
Zula Wines And Spirits  Brooklyn VeganMore wine: Amy Poehler has directed upcoming comedy 'Wine Country' that co-stars Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Rachel Dratch. Read More. Category: ...
Tiki TNT Bar Opens at the Wharf With Frozen Rum and Cokes in a Can  Eater DCThe cocktail sets the tone for Todd Thrasher's giant Tiki bar and distillery on the Southwest Waterfront.
Countdown to Christmas in fine spirits with fun, boozy Advent calendar  Edmonton JournalIt's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Time for a holiday gift guide for the wine and spirit lovers on your list.Opening those secret cardboard flaps on an ...
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) Briefs Congress on Cannabis  Green Market ReportHere's the relevant part of the Marijuana Moment Report: The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) became the first major alcohol association to call ...
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Shares Holiday Gift Guide  Business WireSouthern Glazer's offers expert tips for great wine and spirit gifts this holiday season.
Single Estate Spirits to launch 2017 vintage of Jindea Gin  http://drinksretailingnews.co.ukA start-up gin company founded by three UK bartenders is gearing up to launch its 2017 vintage into the UK. The company is also celebrating after securing a ...
Citadel Country Spirit USA Music Festival returning to Chester County  Daily Local NewsWEST VINCENT — The Citadel County Spirit USA Music Festival will return to Chester County for a second year.
A roundup of the best gifts for those who love to sip  Las Vegas Review-JournalWhether they prefer whiskey, wine or coffee, beverage snobs have high standards and a keen taste for the best. Gift them with a something they'll love to sip.
Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Reminds Parents That Holidays Are a Good Time to Talk to Children About Alcohol  PRNewswireHARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds parents that the holiday season is the perfect ...
Four Thanksgiving wine strategies — and five great bottles for your table  Washington PostThanksgiving is supposed to be a celebration of a successful harvest and a healthy, happy family, but it often seems to celebrate stress instead. What size turkey ...
Great Wine Values: 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Gold Rush Red  Philly.comCalifornia vintners are experimenting with aging their wines in bourbon barrels.
Brooks: Willow Park Wines & Spirits' Diamond Ball sparkles bright  Calgary HeraldFor lovers of wondrous wines, fabulous food, divine decor, star-studded entertainment and awesome auction items, the annual Willow Park Wines & Spirits' ...
A Festival Purely Dedicated To CHEESE Is Coming To Melbourne!  KIIS1011Cheese, heavenly cheese. There's absolutely nothing that can override our absolute passion for the scrumptious, delightful, heavenly food that is cheeeeese.
Where to buy beer when new Colorado law takes effect in 2019  The Colorado SunThe change to beer sales that takes effect Jan. 1, 2019 is part of an overhaul approved by Colorado lawmakers to update the state's alcohol laws from the ...
Copper Cane Wines & Provisions - Distillery Operations Manager - Modesto, California - BevNET.com Beverage Industry Job Listing  BevNET.comCopper Cane Wines & Provisions was founded in 2014 by fifth-generation winemaker Joseph Wagner. Before Wagner formed Copper Cane, he created Belle ...
Second Annual Citadel Country Spirit USA Is Aug. 23-25 at Ludwig's Corner Horse Show Grounds  MyChesCoGLENMOORE, PA — In its inaugural year, Citadel Country Spirit USA, a three-day country music festival, earned resounding accolades from fans, sponsors and ...
Chinese wine, spirits seek recognition at international competition  CGTNA Ningxia-based boutique winery won the award at this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition as Chinese wine and spirits are seeking recognition at one ...
5 wines that are a steal at under $20  Washington PostHere are five delicious wines under $20 that deliver exceptional value. You almost may wonder, why spend more? There are reasons, but don't let them stop ...
7th Circuit revives Indiana wine retailer's challenge to Illinois liquor laws  Indiana LawyerFinding the arguments needed to be allowed to ferment a little while longer, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has returned a dispute involving an Indiana wine ...
Jock Zonfrillo opens wine bar in Adelaide  foodserviceImage source: @bar_mallozzi via Instagram Jock Zonfrillo, the award-winning chef behind Adelaide fine-diner Orana – which was named best in Australia at this ...
Hendrick's Gin Announces Launch of Orbium in US Market  BevNET.comNEW YORK – Hendrick's Gin is pleased to expand its taste continuum with a limited-edition US arrival known as Orbium. Orbium is distilled in exceedingly small ...
Leading Wine and Spirits Importer Welcomes New CFO  Business WireFrederick Wildman and Sons, leading importers of the world's finest wines and spirits, has hired Zaarath Prokop as its new Chief Financial Officer. Ms.
Total Wine & More to open Pearland store  ChronTotal Wine & More plans to open its Pearland store on Thursday, two years after city residents voted to overturn a ban on stand-alone liquor stores.
Total Wine to open Pearland store 2 years after alcohol restrictions loosened  Houston Business JournalBethesda, Maryland-based Total Wine & More will open its Pearland location on Nov. 15 — almost exactly two years after residents voted to loosen alcohol ...
Hy-Vee unveils new concept in Davenport  WQAD MolineConstruction of the new Hy-vee Fast & *Fresh* location, equipped with a Starbucks, is now complete in Davenport. It is the first-of-its-kind in the nation.
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The Old Fashioned: Two Recipes of an Underrated Classic

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

Wine Etiquette With Ease

Correct wine etiquette makes the tasting experience much more enjoyable.... Read More

Choosing that Perfect Wine for a Dinner Party

So, you find yourself having been invited to a dinner... Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

Cabernet Sauvignon is the grape responsible for the wines of... Read More

The Mystery of Decanting

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

How To Open Champagne

I manage a highly regarded web community for corporate flight... Read More

An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

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

Overcoming Red Wine Spills

Red wine spills can be a disaster whether they occur... Read More

How Sparkling Wine is Made

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

Alchoholism, A Major Diesease?

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

Wine and Your Health

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

Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

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

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Component I: LookThe first step you have to... Read More

Sauvignon Blanc Wine

Sauvignon Blanc wine is crisp, high in acidity and light-... Read More

Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

Follow a Local Wine Trail to Discover the Secrets of... Read More

Australia Is More Than Jacobs Creek

The Jacobs Creek Brand of wines have taken the world... Read More

Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom

The future of the Australian wine industry will be shaped... Read More

Wine Tasting -- The Traditional Way

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

Burgundy Wine

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

France Car Hire

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

Uses of Mirror Tinted Contact Lenses

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

If You Plan On Drinking, Do These Critical Things Before You Leave The House

Buy a BreathalyzerA Breathalyzer is a portable hand-held device in... Read More

Champagne

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

The Harmony between Wine and Food

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

Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

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