Tag: America

America’s Premium Spirits.
Spirits

America’s Premium Spirits.

American mainstream alcohol consumers traditionally preferred quantity and low cost over quality Before 1980’s, most of the Bourbon brands, the preferred spirit by a large margin, competed on price and little else. There were a few distinct Bourbon brands than focused on quality, but preferred to cater to a small, […]

America’s Other Wine producing States.
Wine

America’s Other Wine producing States.

Unquestionably, California, Washington, Oregon and New York State are best known and most prolific in the production of wine, but all other states with the possible exception of Alaska have small wineries that cater to the local and sometimes even to the regional population. Presently, there are close to 1000 […]

Zinfandel, America’s Favourite Red Grape.
Wine

Zinfandel, America’s Favourite Red Grape.

Zinfandel For more than a century, researchers believed that zinfandel had no traceable lineage until the late 1960’s when it had become the second most widely planted red grape variety in California. The only known fact was that it had European origins since it belongs to the vitis vinifera family […]