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 ...
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, ...
The Grub Street Guide to Drinking and Buying Natural Wine in New York  Grub StreetThere's never been a better time to embrace the glou glou life in all its glory.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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...
Wine & Spirits Show welcomes more than 1550 guests  The Spirits BusinessA record 1,550 wine and spirits enthusiasts flocked to the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London last weekend for the second Wine & Spirits Show.
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.
Starlight & Wine fundraiser in Lee April 27 - News - - 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 ...
Attempted smuggling of 500 litres of wine from France stopped by Revenue  The Irish TimesThree men arrested in connection to drugs found in Portlaoise.
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 ...
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.
Integrity Wines' 2018 Pinot Grigio  Good Times WeeklyIntegrity Wines uses Central Coast grapes for big flavor in its 2018 Pinot Grigio.
UNCORKED: The whats and whys of wine additives  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteWe 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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.
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 ...
Pil Country or Pino Country: Sask. wine sales surge | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.caWine continues to be the fastest growing alcohol in Saskatchewan, and the province is an outlier from the rest of Canada with declining spirit sales. David Baxter ...
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 ...
Trader Joe's 'Two Buck Chuck' wine cabernet sauvignon review  Business InsiderTrader 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.
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 ...
Hornbacher's Opens First 'Wine And Spirits' on 45th Street  KVRRThe new store will offer wine tastings and other promotional events.
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 ...
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.
5 easy tricks to avoid looking stupid when ordering wine in public — while still getting exactly what you like  INSIDERThere's a phenomenal variety of wine in the world, and a lot of it comes with technical, intimidating vocabulary. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are five ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
City Council grants liquor licenses to Angelina's, McBani  Seaside SignalTwo restaurants featuring cuisines from around the globe, each won liquor licenses at Monday's Seaside City Council meeting.
'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 ...
Drink rum while you dance, wine | Lifestyles  The Miami TimesCaribbean flavors are defined by spiced dishes and sweet daiquiris.
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 ...
Swansea barbecue restaurant The Saucery granted beer and wine license  Fall River Herald NewsSWANSEA — The Select Board has approved an on-premise beer and wine license for No Joke Smoke BBQ, doing business as The Saucery. Ryan and Sharon ...
Total Wine & More May Come to Westchester County, Booze Retailers Shakin' in Their Boots  i95rock.comTotal Wine & More has a court battle ahead of them in Westchester, competitors are watching.
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.
The fizzy market in fine wine | The Week Portfolio  The Week UKAt Portfolio we bring you the exclusive insights of the world's leading designers, creators, chefs, artists, critics and connoisseurs.
Kimball’s Artisan Wines joins Jville wine scene  Mail TribuneIt started out as an easy way to get elective credits needed for graduation from SOU. But then college senior Josh Kimball was struck by the course instructor's ...
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 ...
From the Purveyors of New York’s Best Mozzarella, a New Cafe  The New York TimesIn this series for T, the author Reggie Nadelson revisits New York institutions that have defined cool for decades, from time-honored restaurants to unsung dives.
On Tap: What to Drink at the Columbia Food and Wine Festival  Free TimesThis weekend is the Columbia Food and Wine Festival, and while “food” and “wine” are in the name, this year cocktails and craft beer will be getting their own ...
The Pros & Cons of Different Wine Closures  Wine Enthusiast Magazine OnlineAre natural corks better than screw caps? We cut through the noise and look at the pros and cons of different types of wine closures.
Legislators hit Tulsa area liquor stores, but not for the reason you might think  Tulsa WorldThree first-year Tulsa legislators spent Friday at liquor stores, but it wasn't because Capitol shenanigans have already driven them to drink.It was because they ...
Monica & David Galetti: How to run a successful restaurant  ImbibeWhat are the keys to run a successful restaurant? We sat down with Monica & David Galetti to unveil the secrets of how they are coping with the challenges.
In Kigali, Find Paris-Approved Pastries, Craft Spirits, and a Booming Restaurant Scene  Food & WineAs Rwanda tourism increases and more people fly through Kigali, the capital city has become less of a layover and more of an addition to the itinerary.
Crafty Tap wants to open new store in Christchurch town centre  Bournemouth EchoA NEW store offering “high quality artisan and unique” craft beers, ales, ciders, wines and spirits could be set to open in Christchurch town…
Global Spirits Bottles Market 2019 – SAVERGLASS, Saxco International, Anchor Hocking, United Bottles & Packaging, Glopak Wine & Spirits  Industry News DigestThe Global Spirits Bottles Market report gives analysis of competitive landscape, sales, price, revenue, gross margin, market share, market risks, opportunities, ...
What could improve the grocery store experience? Wine and no other people, apparently  Cincinnati.comFrom sipping wine to more spacious parking, this is what our readers' grocery store dreams are made of.
All the Types of Vinegar, Decoded (You're Welcome)  Bon AppetitMaybe you sit around all day and dream about vinegar. Or maybe you don't. Maybe it's your favorite ingredient in your kitchen. Or maybe it's just another thing on ...
A Taste Of Tuscany In Hillsborough: Meet Frances Mayes  WUNCFrances Mayes' travels and triumphs are chronicled in her memoir “Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy.” On a whim, she finds herself in Italy and.
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An Introduction to Wine

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The Ten Most Important Wine Label Terms

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Using Cooking Wine

Cooking wine is sort of a holdover from prohibition. People... Read More

Enjoy Your Favorite Wine - But With Some Rules

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Ideal Wine Temperature

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How to Order Wine in a Restaurant

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Whisky Syndicates

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A Private Owners Guide to Bottling Fine Whisky

The majority of private owners of whisky casks are looking... Read More

Who Made the First Wine Anyway?

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Food - Wine Pairing Tips For French and Italian Wines

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The Mystery of Decanting

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Bordeaux Wine

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Wine, Wine, Wine

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An Idiots Guide To Wine Tasting

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Rare Varietals Cure Wine Boredom

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Cabernet Sauvignon Wine

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

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Explore the U.S. Wine Trails

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Tasting Wine

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Hosting A Wine Tasting Party

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