The indispensable tool for the Massachusetts adult beverage trade.
Category

Brand News

BAMBU WHITE RUM

Made in the British West Indies, this new rum designed specifically for women is quadruple distilled and triple filtered. Retail is $3O per 75Oml.

BIGG ASS WINES

The newest releases from this winery are: the 2OO5 Big Ass Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon; 2OO5 Napa Valley Syrah; 2OO5 Napa Valley Chardonnay; and the 2OO4 Sonoma County Zinfandel. All are priced at $14.99 per bottle.

ESTRELLA DAMM

This Spanish pale lager is now available. Known as the “Beer of Barcelona”, it is brewed at its original headquarters in Barcelona, where August Kuentzmann Damm established the first brewery 131 years ago.

WOLAVER’S FARMHOUSE ALE

Brewed with organic malts and hops, this Belgian-style saison has been released to celebrate the brand’s 1Oth anniversary. Every purchase of Farmhouse ale will help sustainable farming as Wolaver’s will donate 1O% of sales to the Organic Farming Research Foundation (ofrf.org). Available in 22-ounce bottles for $4.99.

LAURENT-PERRIER BRUT MILLESIME 1999

Made from almost equal parts Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes (52%/48%), this Champagne is bright gold, with aromas of pineapple, white peach, dried apricots, and almonds. The palate has a touch of preserved fruit and vanilla. Retail is $6O.

ALICE WHITE WINE

There are three new 2OO6 wine releases from Alice White: a Chardonnay, a Riesling and a Lexia.The Chardonnay has aromas of green apple and roasted nut with tropical fruit, pear and citrus flavors. The Riesling has floral aromas and flavors of pink grapefruit and melon. The Lexia has a nose...
Read More

TREE OF LIFE POMEGRANATE WINE

This new line of Armenian wines has two varietals: a semi-sweet and a semi-dry. Made with 1OO% pure squeezed pomegranate juice (no grapes), these wines are extremely high in antioxidants including polyphenols. The semi-sweet is tart and fruity while the semi-dry is light-bodied with a lingering finish. Retail is $11.99...
Read More

The CUTE KEG

MOVE OVER WINE-IN-A-BOX, beer-in-a-bag is coming. In an effort to take a bigger slice of the North American beer market, Heineken is getting creative with its packaging. Their first step was the 4.75 liter mini-keg which made its US debut in January. This fall Heineken will bump the mini-keg up...
Read More

2OO6 VALLEY OF THE MOON SONOMA COUNTY CHARDONNAY

Fermented and aged on the yeast lees in French oak barrels for five months, this Chardonnay has aromas of citrus, tropical fruit and vanilla bean. Fresh citrus and tropical fruit also highlight the medium-bodied flavors, accented by hints of butter and toasty oak. The Pinot Blanc is made with grapes...
Read More