All in a name? The difference, it turns out, between sparkling wine and champagne is in name only. The common perception is that only grapes used from the Champagne region of France could be fermented and called champagne. Everything else is called sparkling wine.
Grenadine is often mistaken for cherry juice. Wrong! Grenadine, a red syrup originally made from pomegranate juice, cherry juice and sugar. In fact, grenadine actually comes from the French word, “grenade” which means pomegranate.
A new economic impact study shows that America’s beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and retailers, directly and indirectly contributes $1.3 billion annually to Oklahoma’s economy.
Ever run into a drink recipie with perplexing terminology? In order to assist all bartenders, professional and not, in exploring new and interesting drink recipies, Boozenews has compiled a list of basic bartending terms, complete with definitions.
Tom Potter, co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery, is preparing for his next entreprenurial venture – bringing the first legal still to Brooklyn that NYC has seen since Prohibition. New York Distilling Co. plans to soon begin production of gin and several different whiskey varieties.
The Mojito’s combination of sweetness and refreshing citrus and spearmint flavors are intended to mask the potent kick of the rum, and have made this clear cocktail a popular summer drink.
Wineries will soon be able to ship directly to customers in Kansas.