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06.2013

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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A DRINK WITH . . . DAVE MEVOLI

Article by: Brandy Rand - L. Knife & Son Companies has been in business since 1898 and consists of over 2O wholesaler divisions across 14 states, including the Craft Brewers Guild in Massachusetts.  At a time when the craft beer business is booming, Director of Communications Dave Mevoli has overseen a smartly sophisticated system of sales tools with a focus on education and inspiration, reaching not only the trade, but consumers through greatbrewers.com and the BeerCloud mobile app.  With “knowledge [...] Read More »

ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH: THE BLACK VELVET

Article by: Pink Lady - Beer, on its own, is a stand-up drink. We LUPEC ladies can’t argue. But, you know how we get, always looking to transform our beverages into cocktails. One favorite is the Black Velvet, also the chosen moniker of one of our newest members. The drink mixes two unlikely bedfellows, Stout and Champagne, and is one of those magic combinations that doesn’t sound at all like it would work but somehow tastes just great. The Black [...] Read More »

TUSCAN CLASSIC - VINO NOBILE di MONTEPULCIANO

Article by: Harvey Finkel - One of the handful of elite wines of central Italy, probably the oldest, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, has to contend with a cumbersome name, some ambiguity about its informing grape, and a reputation that faded during the 198Os.  But as a recent seminar and tasting with the Consorzio del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano amply demonstrated, the wine is true to its distinguished history and deserving of the DOCG rank it received in 198O among the [...] Read More »

PERFECT SUMMER WINE

Article by: Sandy Block, MW - Spain’s red wines have been on fire in the US lately, with each year of the past several experiencing double digit sales growth. Blind tastings of Spanish reds, at whatever price point, continue to provide revelations of remarkable quality. What’s less widely known though is the dramatic improvement in Spain’s white wines. One of the amazing things about the country’s emerging quality wine culture is how it has now touched nearly each of its sixty [...] Read More »

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