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VILLARINA NERO D’AVOLA

Made with 1OO% Nero D’Avola with aromas or cherry, blackberry and plum with notes of herb and sage. Organic. Suggested retail is $12.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

BURGKOPF HARD COFFEE

This new release from Burgkopf is reminiscent of freshly brewed espresso with roasted caramel flavors. Can be served cold, hot or on ice. Suggested retail per 4-pack of 5OOml cans is $8.49. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

JOSE CUERVO TRADICIONAL AÑEJO

The first añejo Tequila released from Cuervo is matured for more than 12 months in new American oak barrels, then finished for up to four months in Irish single malt whiskey barrels. Suggested retail is $32.99 for a 75Oml. AVAILABLE FROM United Liquors.

LUXURY CHARDONNAY

by SANDY BLOCK, MW In times of crisis we tend to gravitate to what is reassuring and familiar. In wine terms, this means trusted brands and categories that need no elaborate introduction are favored over new discoveries. So, in our current circumstances, the fact that Chardonnay has not been considered...
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WHAT SHOULDN’T BE IN WINE

By HARVEY FINKEL, MD Last month in this space we considered the components of wine, essentially what should be in wine or could reasonably be expected to be found in wine. Today we’ll look at what should not be in wine, but sometimes is. Further detailed scientific data is being...
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NIGHT SHIFT BREWING

The Everett-based brewer has two new releases: Fluffinity and Cordial Weisse. The Fluffinity is a year-round New England IPA with notes of pineapple candy, ripe nectarine, and citrus peel. 7% ABV. The Cordial Weisse is a mixed fermentation sour ale with sweet cherries, tart cherries, and chocolate. AVAILABLE FROM Night...
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SURE SHOTS SPIKED H2O

There are three flavors in this line of spiked waters: Cucumber, Watermelon, and Berry. They are gluten free, infused with electrolytes, contain zero carbs and have no artificial sweeteners. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.

KNOCK KNOCK SPANISH RED BLEND

This blend of Tempranillo and Shiraz has a fruity nose with hints of chocolate. Silky and medium-bodied. Suggested retail for a 75Oml is $12.99. AVAILABLE FROM Abacus Distributing.

YUMIX COCKTAILS

This line of DIY cocktails includes three flavors: Cranberry-Grapefruit, Orange-Mango and Margarita. Each package includes naturally sweetened juice mixers in the top container and premium spirits in the bottom to be mixed together. Suggested retail per 4-pack is $11.99-12.99. AVAILABLE FROM Baystate Wine & Spirits.