Champagne v. Sparkling Wine

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.


Continue Reading April 27, 2009 at 3:46 am Leave a comment

Grenadine Uncovered

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 Grenadine, a red syrup originally made from pomegranate juice, cherry juice and sugar.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.

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New Study Shows Oklahoma Beer Industry Contributes $1.3 billion

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.

Continue Reading April 25, 2009 at 2:38 am Leave a comment

Bartending Terminology Defined

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.

Continue Reading April 24, 2009 at 9:01 pm Leave a comment

Brooklyn Might See the First Legal Still in NYC since Prohibition

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.

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Make Mojito the Drink of Spring

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.

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Kansas Modifies Statute to Allow Direct Wine Shipping

Wineries will soon be able to ship directly to customers in Kansas.

Continue Reading April 22, 2009 at 8:55 pm Leave a comment

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