Daily News: Frank Cornelissen’s Approach to Natural Winemaking, Wrigley Field’s Veteran Beer Slingers

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – France has reinstated a controversial rule that allows winemakers to buy grapes to cover their losses following a spate of severe frost and hailstorms. – With 15 years of experience under his belt, vintner Frank Cornelissen has developed a unique approach to natural winemaking that marries More

Daily News: “Whisper Whiskies” for Millennials, Monaco’s Secret Cellar

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A historic 19th-century cellar housing 400,000 bottles of wine and spirits, including Cognac from 1881 and rum from 1811, sits beneath Monaco’s Hôtel de Paris. – Florida’s new St. Augustine Distillery is producing the state’s first bourbon since Prohibition. – Local breweries have More

Daily News: Beer Made from 45-Million-Year-Old Yeast, Spain’s Annual Red Wine Fight

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Cocktail umbrellas, stirrers and sticks are the medium of choice for the latest large-scale installations by a contemporary Dutch arts collective. – A 45-million-year-old leaf preserved in a piece of amber begins its second life as beer yeast for the aptly named Fossil Fuels Brewing Company. – Ramiro Herrera More

Daily News: Kevin Zraly’s Last Class, Terroir-Driven Rum

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Southern states are spearheading a craft rum movement that foregoes molasses in favor of freshly culled sugar cane for a more terroir-driven spirit. – Legendary wine instructor, Kevin Zraly, will teach his last class this year at the heralded Windows on the More

Daily News: Death & Co. in Denver, Study Suggests Organic Wines Taste Better

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Arson is the suspected cause behind a fire that destroyed California’s Tuscan Village winery and 4,000 acres of land. – A new study out of UCLA suggests that organic and eco-certified wines taste better. – Food & Wine shines a spotlight on Friuli, one of Italy’s More

Daily News: Kanye West-Inspired Beer, Sour Beer in the U.S.

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Stillwater Artisanal brewery, which boasts a Drake-inspired “Hopvine Bling” brew, has created a Kanye West-inspired imperial porter called “I Miss the Old Kanye.” – In the New York Times, Eric Asimov surveys the state of sour beer in the U.S., highlighting several bottles worth seeking More

Daily News: The Indiana Jones of Alcohol, BrewDog Launches New Spirits Company

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Following a global surge in whiskey’s popularity, producers are looking for alternatives to American white oak barrels. – Controversial Scottish brewery, BrewDog, intends to “disrupt” the time honored traditions of distilling with their new spirits company, Lone Wolf Distillery. – Not far from the Rio Olympics, Modern Farmer More

Daily News: Margot Robbie Loves the Shower Beer, Breakfast Cereal Cocktails

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Actress Margot Robbie reveals that she enjoys an after-work shower beer or, time permitting, a bath beer. – In the lead up to November’s election, Chicago bar will donate $1 to the local ACLU chapter for every anti-Donald Trump beer sold. – Vice Presidential More

Daily News: History of the Beer Bong, The Return of Jägermeister

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The longtime frat-house staple, Jägermeister, has recently earned the respect of bartenders across the country. – The steady rise of craft beer, which uses three times as much malt as its industrial counterparts, has provided a significant boost to the European barley market. – Vinepair traces More

Daily News: Rio’s Best Botecos, Russia’s Pagan Hop Growers

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Russia’s Chuvashia Republic is hoping that the global thirst for craft beer will bring investors to the country’s hop farms. – Lucky Peach offers their guide to Rio’s best Botecos, the city’s ubiquitous watering holes, which are increasingly the testing grounds for an emerging food scene. – In Napa More

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On The Rocks

(phrase) A drink order requesting that a spirit or cocktail be served over ice cubes (“rocks”).

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