Beer • Spirits • Wine
The study from AlixPartners includes lots of epic graphs, like the one seen here, which clearly explains everything…
Global Business-Advisory Firm AlixPartners conducted a poll of 1,000 consumers in February 2010 as part of a study to gauge the consumer market for fine beverages. The report isn’t encouraging, saying that about 20% of non-alcoholic beverage companies and 35% of alcoholic beverage companies are in danger of going under over the next two years. That isn’t good news for sure, though it seems to be something of a misleading statistic given the ambiguity of it. See the full post »
Comments Off on Beverage Study Says 35% of Alcoholic Beverage Companies are in Danger of Failing Within 2 Years
06.25.2010 | Alan Kropf
Here at Mutineer Magazine, we are counting down the days until the 3rd Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. We are super stoked to announce that our good friends at Jordan Winery have donated their videography services to this year’s event.
Jordan’s videographers plan on producing a documentary-style web video chronicling the 2010 conference. Jordan Winery will also host the WBC’s first “Video Diary Room“, a private space where anyone attending the conference will have the opportunity to speak freely on camera about anything they wish. See the full post »
Comments Off on Jordan Winery Brings Videography to Wine Bloggers Conference
06.22.2010 | Ashley Routson
The moment many wine bloggers all over the world have been waiting for is now only a few days away. Heading into its third year, the Wine Bloggers’ Conference is changing things up by moving this year’s event to Walla Walla instead of Sonoma. As with the previous two years, Mutineer Magazine will be attending in full force as one of the conference sponsors. See the full post »
Just in time for summer, Real Sangria has announced the U.S. launch of Real Sangria White, the newest product to join its portfolio of true Spanish sangrias.
“For centuries, sangria has been one of the traditional drinks in Spain and it is steadily becoming one of the most fashionable in the U.S. People are entertaining more and more at home and a pitcher of sangria is now a must have item for home gatherings,” said Ricardo Febres of Shaw-Ross International Importers, importer of Real Sangria. See the full post »
Hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners, the 30th Annual Auction Napa Valley raised more than $8.5 million, smashing the results of the previous year. Over the course of four days, bidders, industry professionals, and members of the press from across the country and around the globe gathered in Napa Valley to enjoy fine wine and raise money for charity. See the full post »
Comments Off on 30th Annual Auction Napa Valley Up 49% Over Previous Year
06.18.2010 | Ashley Routson
Ever since its emergence in the market place back in the ’70s, organic wines have been receiving mixed emotions amongst consumers and wine geeks alike. As a culture, we are becoming more and more concerned with the environment and the products in which we consume. Local, sustainable, green, organic – these are no longer buzz words, but a part of our daily life. See the full post »
Comments Off on Dissecting The “Organic” Wine Stigma
06.16.2010 | Ashley Routson
Sometimes, the health benefits from the ingredients of certain fine beverages extends far beyond its mere internal consumption. Some fine beverages can also provide external benefits. I have been known to wash my hair with beer after prolonged exposure to chlorine. There are even spas in the Czech Republic dedicated to beer treatments — beer baths, beer wraps, beer facials etc… See the full post »
Comments Off on First Skin Care Product to Fully Utilize Antioxidants Found in Wine Grapes
06.15.2010 | Ashley Routson
A couple weeks ago you may remember seeing a mention on the Mutineer blog for the Mutineer sponsored Russian River Valley Wingrowers “Single Night” event happening in Sonoma County on June 5. Well, now there is an opportunity for San Francisco Bay Area folks to attend the event via a luxury bus road trip aptly titled: TAKE IT TO THE RIVER – A Russian River Valley Wine Country VIP Road Trip.
This VIP package is $260 per person. $260 might sound like a lot of money right now. BUT, as a sponsor of the event, Mutineer Magazine is offering tickets to our subscribers and blog readers at 50% discount until 9:00PM on Thursday, May 27th – or until tickets sell-out. See the full post »