After making it through the frost scare of April, weather has looked very promising for Burgundy. The growing season has gone well, and an unexpected hail storm last week did not cause significant damage.
Breakthru will be greatly expanding operations by merging with New Jersey’s largest distributor, Allied Beverage Group. The merged companies will operate as Allied Beverage Group, with a 60% share of the market.
Protest and resistance have a long history in this wine region. Currently, winemakers from the Languedoc-Roussillon are reacting against Spanish bulk wine imported into France that is sold for much lower prices than they can compete with.
A Danish producer has created what they are calling “the world’s first non-alcoholic gin.” It was created using the same production methods and equipment as the producer’s original gin.