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CIELO E TERRA “PRIMI SOLI” PINOT GRIGIO

Translating to “First Suns” in Italian, this crisp and fruity Pinot Grigio from Veneto has aromas of white flowers with flavors of pear, white peach and notes of sage. Suggested retail is $9.99 for a 1.5L. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.

COMPASS BOX “HEDONISM FELICITAS”

To commemorate its 2Oth anniversary, Compass Box has released a special limited edition blended expression that pays tribute to the whisky that originally launched the brand. Flavors of creamy coconut blended with notes of caramel, vanilla and almond. Apple and greengage add weight with a soft finish packed with creamy...
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ARCTIC CHILL

The hard seltzer brand formerly known as Arctic Summer has unveiled a new name: Arctic Chill. To better reflect the year-round nature of the hard seltzer category, Arctic Chill – the only hard seltzer crafted with Polar Seltzer – has also introduced updated packaging. Zero grams of sugar per serving,...
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HARPOON DUNKIN’ SEASONAL BEERS

Harpoon Brewing and Dunkin’ have collaborated on a trio of new seasonal beers: Harpoon Dunkin’ Pumpkin Spiced Latte Ale, Boston Kreme Stout, and Jelly Donut IPA. They join Harpoon Dunkin’ Coffee Porter and mark the first time beers have been brewed with actual donuts from Dunkin’. The Spiced Latte Ale...
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NIKKA WHISKY

The Japanese whisky producer has released a pair of limited edition single malts finished in apple brandy barrels: Yoichi Single Malt Whisky and Miyagikyo Single Malt Whisky. The Yoichi is produced at Nikka’s first distillery in Japan’s northern island Hokkaido and is aged in various casks including new American oak...
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MERICA SMALL BATCH BOURBON

Blended from stocks of 7O% Corn, 26% Rye and 4% Wheat. On the nose is orchard fruit with spice, honey, vanilla. On the palate a touch of wood alongside spice and fruit. Veteran Owned. Suggested retail is $27.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

IRON SIDE RESERVE CHARDONNAY 2O19

Made with grapes sourced from the Russian River Valley, this new release has aromas of crisp citrus and creamy honey with a touch of juicy sweetness and a curvy texture which transforms into a long, persistent finish. Full-bodied and richly with an abundance of ripe orchard and tropical fruit alongside...
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BILLY BANKS SINGLE BARREL

A blend of 75% Corn, 21% Rye and 4% Barley, this whiskey has caramel and subtle chocolate notes with a hint of citrus and spice. The barrel aging provides a warm yet soft vanilla sweetness on the finish. Cask strength 113 proof. Suggested retail is $49.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

ROSÉ

by SANDY BLOCK, MW There was a time, and not so long ago really, when wholesalers and retailers were adamantly against stocking Rosé in their warehouses or having much if any left on their shelves, after Labor Day weekend. “Rosé Season” ended abruptly in the fall, and perhaps it was...
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LADY MAY MOVES WAY SOUTH

MAY DE LENCQUESAING FOUNDS GLENELLY ESTATE AFTER LEADING CHÂTEAU PICHON LALANDE by HARVEY FINKEL May-Eliane de Lencquesaing, in 2OO3, followed the path of the French Huguenots upon the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, though with less urgency. They had been given two weeks by Louis XIV to...
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