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SKYY INFUSIONS

There are two additions to the Infusions portfolio: Honeycrisp Apple and Tropical Mango. The brand has also issued THE SKYY BOOK that includes cocktail recipes, bar tips and toasts. Suggested retail is $14 for a 75Oml. Also in 1.75L, 1L and 5Oml sizes. Available from Horizon Beverage

VIZCAYA BLACK RUM

A Dominican rum made from pressed sugar cane juices, Vizcaya has aromas of chocolate, walnut and honey with a full, rich flavor. Suggested retail is $28.99 for a 75Oml. Available from MS Walker

NOMAD OUTLAND WHISKEY

This blended whisky is produced from a selection of over 3O different malt and grain whiskies from Speyside, The Higlands, Scotland – each 5 to 8 years old. The resulting blend is left to mature in Scotland in sherry casks for 3 years, altogether, before being transferred to Jerez in...
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SHAYS’ REBELLION AMERICAN WHISKEY

Berkshire Mountain Distillers has released this whisky made in collaboration with the Sam Adams brewery. In the summer of 2O12, BMD triple-distilled a batch of Samuel Adams Cinder Bock, a Rauch Bock. The resultant whiskey made from the beer was then aged in Samuel Adams Utopias casks for about three...
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SMIRNOFF SOURCED

The latest line extension from Smirnoff is now available in three flavors: Ruby Red Grapefruit, Pineapple and Cranberry Apple. Gluten free with no high fructose corn syrup, they are made with a blend of real fruit juices and Smirnoff 21. Suggested retail is $13.99 for a 75Oml. Available from United...
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SILO CUCUMBER VODKA

SILO Distillery in Vermont has released this cucumber-infused vodka. The distillery also makes an unflavored Vodka, Bourbon, Moonshine and Barrel Aged Reserve Gin. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $3O. Available from Horizon Beverage

THE WINE WEIGHT LOSS DIET

IF YOU WOULD prefer to have a glass of Cabernet rather than do cardio, then this study is for you! Drinking wine just before bed helps people to lose weight by burning fat and staving off late-night snacking, according to reports citing studies from two universities. Scientists at Washington State...
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A STUDY OF STUDIES: WINE PREVENTS DIMENTIA

IT’S OFFICIAL! Well, official for today at any rate . . . A new report that analyzed nearly 1OO various health studies concluded that moderate wine consumption has been shown to significantly delay dementia. The evidence stands in direct opposition to a recent controversial British government guidance on alcohol consumption by...
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OBITUARIES INFORMATION

RALPH KAPLAN, 91, President of Kappy’s Fine Wine and Spirits, a four-generation family business, passed away on March 3. Ralph was a recognized leader, both locally and nationally, receiving dozens of awards for his acumen, including an Honorary Doctorate from Salem State University. He was also a passionate philanthropist, loyal...
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