The Tasting Panel magazine

November 2014

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 10 of 136

10  /  the tasting panel  /  november 2014 contents | November 2014 Vol. 72 No. 11 TASTING PANEL THE COVER STORY 64 UNCOVERING NAPA'S BEST-KEPT SECRET Joseph Carr's Négociant Model Makes Napa Accessible and Affordable UP FRONT 6 BELIEVING IN BLEU 50 Bleu Vodka: Introducing a Spirit of Luxury and Character CATEGORY REPORT 84 SKYY VODKA RETHINKS NIGHTLIFE CONVENTIONS How SKYY Is Serving up a Fresh Look at the Vodka Category with "West of Expected" 120 WHAT'S LEFT TO SAY ABOUT VODKA? FEATURES 28 VERSED ON VERMOUTH? The Historic Carpano Brand Updates for the 21st Century 94 LAS VEGAS LOVES LEVENDI We Hit Sin City with a Wine Educator to See Levendi in Action 98 CHARITABLE DONATIONS, DELICIOUS LIBATIONS THE TASTING PANEL and Covenant House California Team Up Once Again for the All- Star Mixology Competition 110 WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS An Exclusive Inside Look at Deep Eddy Vodka's New Production Space and Tasting Room 116 NEW HORIZONS WITH HONEY Honey Beverage Summit Opens the Industry's Eyes 90 DEPARTMENTS 12 Letter from the Editor 14 Industry Spotlight 20 Brief Encounters 30 New York City Sips 32 San Fran Insider 34 Scotch Report 36 Marketplace 38 Chefs: One-on-One 40 Packaging 42 Women i n Wine 44 BevForce Movers & Shakers 46 BevForce Hot Shot 48 Over t he Table 50 Season's Greetings: RumChata 52 What We're Drinking: El Silencio 54 Varietals: C armen Wines 56 In the Biz 58 Wine Evaluation 60 Brown Spirits 62 Line Extensions: Kahlúa 68 The Wandering Sommelier 70 A Lone Star Life 72 Blue Reviews 76 Publisher's Picks 78 Day in the Life 80 On-Premise Patter 82 San Francisco Competitions Double Go ld Tour 87 Central Coast: Paso Robles 90 Competitions: Win a Trip to Scotland 92 Brand Strategies: Heineken 96 Holiday Wines: Ferrari- Carano 97 Gin: No. 209 104 Rum: The Real McCoy 106 Behind the Scenes with Fred Dame 108 Tinseltown Tastings 109 Blind Tasting 113 Speed Tasting Report 132 Down Under Brand Pitch 134 Taking Inventory

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of The Tasting Panel magazine - November 2014