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GRAN PATRÓN SMOKY

This newest addition to the Patron line of tequilas is now available. The agave is roasted in an older method using mesquite for about seven days in small underground stone pits. The cooked agave is then crushed with a volcanic stone Tahona wheel to extract the juice and agave fibers,...
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COCALERO CLÁSICO

This newly released spirit is infused with a proprietary recipe of 17 natural botanicals and herbs including coca leaf, juniper, guarana, orange peel, ginseng, ginger, green tea and lavender. A specialized steam distillation process pioneered by the perfume industry is used to extract the flavor of the coca leaf and...
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ISRAEL RE-VISITED

By Sandy Block, MW Three years ago we reported on the state of Israel’s wine industry, and its commercial prospects in the U.S., based on a tour of the country’s vineyard regions. Not much has changed in the interim. Quality continues to rise, across the board, but it’s still a...
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FINE BUBBLES FROM SCHARFFENBERGER CELLARS

By Harvey Finkel You’d think you were looking through Alice’s looking glass to view the labyrinthine history of Scharffenberger Cellars, though the wines have been on a straight line of good quality. In 1981, the young John Scharffenberger, having studied agricultural geography at Berkeley, founded a marginally capitalized eponymous sparkling...
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NOVO FOGO CACHAÇA SPARKLING CAIPIRINHAS

This line of Sparkling Caipirinhas has two new flavors — Passion Fruit-Lime and Mango-Lime — joining Original Lime. The RTDs use Novo Fogo’s organic Silver Cachaça with less sugar, fewer calories and carbohydrates plus lower ABV than before. Suggested retail is $4 per 12-ounce can or $16 per 4-pack. AVAILABLE...
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TOMASELLO WINERY FRUIT MOSCATOS

There are four flavors available in this line of fruit Moscatos: Blueberry, Cranberry, Peach and Red Raspberry. The Blueberry is a blend of 1OO% blueberry wine and Moscato grapes. It combines the fruity and delicate character of New Jersey blueberries with the spicy perfume of Moscato. Red Raspberry is a...
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SMIRNOFF ICE CANS

The ready-to-drink Smirnoff Ice Cans will be available this summer in 12-packs including a variety pack of Original, Raspberry, Strawberry and Margarita, and a limited time offering pack of the Smirnoff Ice Red, White & Berry. Suggested retail is $15.99.

SMIRNOFF SPIKED SPARKLING SELTZER

Smirnoff has a new variety pack in its line of spiked sparkling seltzers: Four Ways to Rosé includes: White Peach Rosé, Pink Apple Rosé and Strawberry Rosé along with last summer’s Raspberry Rosé. Suggested retail for a 12-pack of 12-ounce cans is $16. AVAILABLE FROM Atlas Distributing, Burke Distributing, Colonial...
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