Welcome to another edition of Uncorked News. Interesting industry info for liquor stores, beer stores, and wine shops with a splash of point of sale (POS) technology topics
Is There Anything That Gen Z Won’t Drink?
“It’s gonna be a hard seltzer summer … what with Covid’s wake and the Roaring ’20s, drink from home and e-commerce delivery, ready-mixed drinks and all-day drinking, thronged competition and celebrity stampedes, eco-pressures and supply-chain disruption — to say nothing of wellness, cannabis and a demographic landslide as a sober-curious Gen Z comes of age.”
Germany beer bottle shortage: Industry warns of ‘tense’ situation
“German breweries are warning there could be a shortage of beer bottles this summer amid rising production costs and a shortage of lorry drivers.
The situation is “extremely tense”, the chief executive of the German Brewers’ Federation told German newspaper Bild.
Vermont lowers ready-to-drink spirits taxes
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