summer cocktail beverage program

Crafting Your Summer Beverage Program

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June 20th, 2017   |   By Lou Trope Summer is a wonderful time of the year – many will say it is the best time of year. The sun is shining bright and we get to hang out at the pool or beach with friends, and kick back with…
wine education by ed korry

A “Sommelier Wine”?

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March 21st, 2017   |   By By Edward M. Korry, CHE CSS CWE, Department Chair at Johnson & Wales University Those of us in the wine trade or wine education frequently hear “Oh, that’s a ‘sommelier wine’” in…

Private Assets – A look at private label wine

December 19, 2016   |   by Jack Robertiello Every operator has had this experience: You visit a competitor and try a great Cabernet, or attend a reception and love the Chardonnay they serve, but no matter how hard you try,…

St. Helena – Napa Valley’s Holy Grail

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December 19, 2016 Introduction by Barry Wiss  |  Article by Igor Sill Barry Wiss is recognized as one of the most influential wine personalities of Napa Valley. He is a Certified Wine Educator, Certified Sommelier, holds the…

Bordeaux – A Cutting-Edge, Forward-Thinking and Affordable Wine Region

December 19, 2016   |   By Edward Korry CHE, CSS, CWE, Department Chairman at Johnson & Wales University This past June, I travelled to Bordeaux with colleagues from Johnson & Wales University, to become recertified…

Society of Wine Educators 2016 Conference Recap

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September 22, 2016 The 40th Annual Conference of the Society of Wine Educators was held August 11-13, 2016 at the lovely Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Highlights included Washington-themed dinners and networking happy…

Volcanic Island Wines: The Azores and Madeira

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September 22, 2016   |   By Edward M. Korry, CHE, CSS, CWE  This past June, I was fortunate to visit both the islands of the Azores and Madeira. The latter has long been on my wine region bucket list, given its historic ties…

Fortified Wines: What They Are and Why They’re Trending

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September 22, 2016 “Fortified wines seem to be working at other establishments – it kind of goes along with the trendiness of craft beer,” one operator told us, in our Spring TIPS research report. “Everyone is doing it and…

Take 5 with Roust USA

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September 22, 2016   |   By Mike Raven in the Mix first had the pleasure of interviewing Leonid back in 2011 when his company was known as Russian Standard Vodka.  This current interview gives us a chance to catch up…

What it means to be Family For Life

Celebrating 50 Years of Robert Mondavi Winery   September 22, 2016   |    By Rebecca Wilkie, Cuvée Marketing Dating back to July 1966, Robert Mondavi was a dreamer who believed he could make world-class wines…

Millennials in a Bottle

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Next Generation Wine Entrepreneurs Josh Phelps and Carlo Trinchero June 22, 2016   Every generation has to carve its own path, build its own identity. For childhood friends Josh Phelps and Carlo Trinchero, that means…

Take 5 Interview with Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery

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June 22, 2016   |   By Mike Raven Rhonda Carano, Proprietor Rhonda is the co-owner and Vice President of Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery. Rhonda and her husband, Don Carano, visited Sonoma County, California in the…

Winemaker, Joe Wagner launches Steorra, his debut into Sparkling Wine

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Steorra, a California Sparkling Wine from the Russian River Valley, is Available this Spring April 22, 2016 (St. Helena, CA; March April 14th, 2016) Copper Cane Wines & Provisions announces Steorra Wines, a brut, non-vintage…

Trinity Oaks Wines Announces 15 Millionth Tree Planted

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April 12, 2016 One Bottle One Tree® Funds the Planting of a Tree for Every Bottle of Trinity Oaks Wine Sold St. Helena, Calif. April 12, 2016 — For the past eight years, Trinity Oaks Wines has continued a legacy to…