Moonshine: A Global History Gets a Shout-Out from Wine Enthusiast

Kara Newman writes:

“Much of the current demand for legally produced moonshine has been filled by small distilleries, who are often new to the booze business,” says Kevin Kosar in his book Moonshine: A Global History. “Moonshine is an attractive product for them—they can sell it and reap revenue right after it comes off the still. (Barrel-ageing spirits is costly; one must procure barrels, which are relatively expensive, and a place to store them. The spirits also evaporate, meaning less comes from the barrel than was initially put in.)”

Read more at http://www.winemag.com/2017/06/01/why-i-cant-take-a-shine-to-moonshine/

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