FEATURES
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THE HOLY GRAIL:
PINOT NOIR UNDER $15
This noble red is transitioning from
cellar-dweller to crowd-pleaser.
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ICE CAPADES
Bartenders reconsider frozen
drinks for the modern cocktail age.
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LIKE THat? TRY THis!
The art of cross-selling has
never been more important for
wine merchants.
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THE GOLD STANDARD
Wine and spirit competitions offer
retailers a golden opportunity.
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THE BLOSSOMING OF
GRÜNER VETLINER
All you need to know about
Austria’s signature white wine.
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BOTTLE BASICS:
BRANDY VS.
COGNAC
Making side-by-side
sense of the brandy
category.
departments
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by the numbers
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the find
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New Products
& Promotions
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wine buzz
77
events calendar
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the connection
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scoreboard
90
last call
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August 2013
Beverage Media
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Pinot noir vineyard photograph courtesy of Wine Institute of California
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