Most consumers agree that draft beer tastes better than the bottled version, but what are the advantages of wine on tap? For one thing, the product is fresher and free of the danger of cork taint. For another, bars and restaurants get a price break on kegs (whether this discount is passed on to customers is an open question). Mark speaks with Jordan Kivelstadt, CEO of Free Flow Wines, a company that has been instrumental in distributing kegged wine across the U.S. On Bizarre Beverage News, Mark investigates a new alcohol delivery service in the New York area, explores a British study about First Growth Bordeaux outperforming every other type of investment, and issues a warning about buying Bordeaux futures.
Kegged Wine—Link to: http://www.trywineontap.com
Binny’s Beverage Depot—Link to: http://www.binnys.com
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