Monthly Archives: August 2015

Little-known Lemburger is a big winner for a Finger Lakes wine producer

Lemberger, growing in popularity, garners top honor for Ventosa Vineyards in New York State’s 2015 competition. By Alan J. Wax When was the last time you sipped a Lemberger? Likely, not lately. But that could change as this little-known grape variety, originally … Continue reading

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Drink a peach: beers with summer fruit

The pleasure of summer peaches savored in a glass. By Alan J. Wax Now is the time to sip some of summer in a bottle: beer made with peaches, the season’s best fruit. That’s quite a range of peach beers to choose … Continue reading

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Getting Goosed at a craft beer festival

 A trio of beers from Goose Island prove to be among the best of the fest By Alan J. Wax Time to eat my words after drinking against my principals. Since AB-InBev’s acquisition of Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Co. —and subsequently, … Continue reading

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Start-up beer exporter shipping East Coast craft beers to the UK

Bringing coals to New Castle? Not exactly, says the founder of newly launched Crafted Exports, which is shipping kegged craft beer to London pubs. By Alan J. Wax A Brooklyn, New York, entrepreneur and his partners are attempting to capitalize on … Continue reading

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