Daily News: A Look Back at Don the Beachcomber, Reviving a 2,500-Year-Old Brew

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– Many Champagne producers are beginning to showcase the lesser-known grape, pinot meunier.

– Food Republic takes a look back at the history of the legendary tiki bar, Don the Beachcomber.

Women now consume as much alcohol as men, partly due to targeted marketing campaigns.

– Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery has revived a 2,500-year-old brew that was discovered in an Iron Age burial plot.

– Finally, rumors are flaring that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will sell Château Miraval, but those reports appear to be unfounded.

[Photo: Flickr/Sam Howzit]