Daily News: Walmart’s Craft Beer, Queen Elizabeth’s Sparkling Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Munchies traces Erbin Garcia’s journey from barback to general manager of LA’s Caña Rum Bar. – Walmart now sells its own craft beer. – The 2014 vintage of Queen Elizabeth’s sparkling wine is now available for pre-order. – Finally, Andrew Jefford explores More

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Daily News: Brewing Beer on the Moon, The Origins of Thai Food in British Pubs

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The new menu at LA’s Honeycut offers 19 cocktails, each inspired by a different modern artist. – Lucky Peach traces the origins of Thai food in British pubs. – Eric Asimov considers Corsican red wines and the role of terroir. – Finally, a group of UC More

Daily News: Giant Beer Bottle Steals Pizza, Beer Yoga Hits Australia

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – The Obama administration is challenging Canada’s treatment of U.S. wine. – The chairman of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee opted to serve his own wine at the Chairman’s Global Dinner. – The practice of beer-yoga has spread from Berlin to Australia. – The annual State of More

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Daily News: Francis Ford Coppola Winery To Sponsor Oscars, Beer “Poptimism”

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – A tanker carrying Spanish wine has been attacked by French winemakers in protest of “unfair competition.” – Francis Ford Coppola Winery has secured a position as the official wine sponsor of the Academy Awards for at least the next three years. – The Los More

Daily News: Gay Talese’s Nightly Martini, Snoop Dogg Talks Gin

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Spanish authorities have clashed with the producers of blue wine claiming that wine can only be red, white or rosé. – Imbibe explores the ambitious wine list of Portland, Oregon’s Dame. – Dylan Sprouse, the kid-actor from Big Daddy, is opening a meadery in Brooklyn this spring. More

Daily News: Fernet Beer Has Arrived, Where Putin Stores His Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – New studies suggest that marijuana legalization has actually increased beer sales. – Fernetic is a new Fernet-flavored beer produced by Chicago’s Forbidden Root brewery. – Dr. Gregory Peck, the nation’s foremost pomologist, is leading the first undergraduate course in hard cider. – Paste explores More

Daily News: Jack Daniel’s Whiskey-Flavored Coffee, Raising the Bar for Experimental Cocktails

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Jack Daniel’s has debuted a whiskey-flavored coffee in partnership with World of Coffee. – In Washington, D.C., Derek Brown pleads for more bipartisan drinking, like what used to take place at political hangout, Off the Record. – As Manhattan’s only kosher sports bar, More

Daily News: The Future of Boxed Vodka, Eric Alperin and Richard Boccato’s New Bar

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Later this month, Eric Alperin of the Varnish and Richard Boccato of Dutch Kills will open a new spot in downtown L.A. called Bar Clacson. – A number of wineries have sought to distinguish their products through unique bottle design. – Griffon Brands, the only producer More

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Daily News: Italy’s Forgotten Aperitivo, The Breakout Breweries of 2017

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – Senator Jeff Woodburn of New Hampshire has proposed halting the import of Russian vodka in response to their role in the recent hacking. – Aaron Goldfarb predicts which breweries are primed for a breakout year in 2017. – Martin Cate has partnered with More

Daily News: Sampling Hanson’s Beer, The Surge in Pine Liqueurs

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere: – In Lucky Peach, a self-professed life-long Hanson fan tries the band’s Mmmhops beer. – Pernod Ricard unveils Opn, a futuristic gadget designed to precisely mix cocktails for the consumer. – Starbucks is rolling back their beer and wine program at more than 400 locations. – NPR explores More

The Punch A-Z

Spritzer

(n.): A chilled cocktail made from white wine and seltzer or club soda, usually poured in a ratio of 1 to 1 and served over ice.

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