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  • The Best Wines of 2015

    As 2016 approaches, we look back at the best wines reviewed by our national operator/retailer panel in 2015. The panel this past year tasted and rated sauvignon blanc, malbec, merlot, rosé, and American cabernet sauvignons.... Read More »

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  • Sparkling Wine for All Seasons

    The category has grown well beyond Champagne. Sparkling wine is having a renaissance in the U.S. Consumption is up throughout the year, according to the Wine Market Council. The... Read More »
  • Wine Reviews: Merlot Magic

    Wine panelists review the popular red We asked members of our panel to taste and rate their favorite merlots. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating... Read More »
  • Whiskey, Across America

    Whiskey is now made locally, everywhere in America. The founders of Hudson Whiskey had not intended to produce craft spirits. The company operates on farmland originally purchased ten years ago to... Read More »
  • The Spice Trade

    Flavored and spiced rums drive business by promising the beach in a bottle. Sun, sand and surf — lazy summer days and easy-drinking rum cocktails continue to attract a... Read More »
  • Modernizing Michigan

    How the MLCC is utilizing technology to drastically improve processes. Andrew J. Deloney’s philosophy of leadership can be summed up in two words: continuous improvement. Since his June 2011... Read More »