Whisk(e)y Wrap: Angel’s Envy Mizunara; Elijah Craig Gets Toasted; Johnnie Walker’s Bicentennial Expressions
Last week, three major players in the whisk(e)y world announced some big new releases. Angel’s Envy Founder’s Day 10 Year Anniversary will make use of coveted Japanese Mizunara oak casks. Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey plays with finishes. And, Johnnie Walker unveiled a slate of expressions to celebrate the brand’s bicentennial.
Coca-Cola announced some big news on Thursday (7.30). The move marks the soft drink giant’s first global alcoholic venture since their failed experiment with wine in 1983. But, that’s not all! The vehicle for this endeavor will be Topo Chico—yes, alcoholic Topo Chico ‘Hard Seltzer’ is coming!
The long running conflict between France’s viticulture community and their neighbors escalated to a violent in July. Police arrested a manic Provence after he admitted to shooting at his neighbor, a winegrower, during an evening vine-spraying.