New Reviews for June 28, 2017

Below is a quick look at our latest reviews published at BevX June 28, 2017. Click the links to get the score and the full analysis of each beverage. Every Wednesday we release new stories, introduce our latest reviews, and send our subscribers their weekly, free digital newsletter. (Subscribe here.) We had another busy week at BevX with new, tasty beverage reviews to share....

The Act of Independence

In a few short days many of us in the US will be celebrating the 241st anniversary of the founding of The United States of America. Many simply refer to the day as the Fourth of July but I opt for Independence Day. Every month in every year has a fourth but there was only one July 4, 1776 and what happened on and near...

The Ongoing Attempt to Kill America’s Greatest Wine Retailers

National Association of Wine Retailers June 25th, 2017 In the face of the declining brick and mortar retail sector at the hands of Amazon and other online players, it’s hard to overstate the shortsightedness of the opponents of retailer-to-consumer wine shipping. Without the ability to access the broader, more expansive national marketplace for fine wine via direct interstate shipment , traditional specialty wine retailers...

Rosé outpaces overall wine category for summer: Nielsen

Source: BeverageDaily.com June 25th Rosé has shown strong growth over the past year and is outpacing overall US wine growth, a trend which will ramp up during the summer months thanks to the pink drink’s light and versatile appeal, says Nielsen. The rosé wine category is valued at $207m and has grown by 53% in volume sales over the last 52 weeks, outpacing the...

Proof and Alcohol by Volume

Proof is an all but meaningless expression of alcohol strength. The origins of this measurement date to the 18th century. Alcohol was determined to be of proof when a solution of the alcohol with water could be poured on a pinch of gunpowder and the wet powder could still ignite. It is no longer legally required on labels of spirits but is almost always...

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