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ATLANTIC BEVERAGE DISTRIBUTOR ACQUIRE BAYSIDE DISTRIBUTING’S NON-ALCOHOLIC WHOLESALE OPERATIONS

Atlantic Beverage Distributors have reached an agreement to acquire Bayside Distributing’s wholesale operations. Bayside Distributing currently distributes over 60 beverages, food and snack brands throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The acquisition by Atlantic provides an influx of proven and established national non-alcoholic brands to enhance its current portfolio. The acquisition...
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ENDANGERED COCKTAIL OF THE MONTH – HALEKULANI

by PINK LADY August in New England provides some of the loungiest days of summer, and with 2O2O being what it’s been so far, we are leaning into it. We’ve found the perfect reading and drinking companion to guide us through, Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails, by Shannon Mustipher. Mustipher is...
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CRAFT BEER IN CONNECTICUT-A LOOK AT THE LOCAL SCENE

by ANDY CROUCH Caught in the middle between New York and the rest of New England, half Yankees fans and half Red Sox Nation, Connecticut is a state with a minor identity crisis. In enduring the constant push-and-pull from Boston to Manhattan, the state has carved out an unusual geographic...
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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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WHAT’S IN WINE?

By HARVEY FINKEL We have been enjoying wine for a very long time, perhaps 9OOO years. Its sensual and spiritual enrichment of our lives was probably noted from the beginning. It seems, though, the emphasis has changed, now largely focusing on the health effects of moderate consumption, perhaps unfortunate, for,...
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