Daily News: A Revisionist History of Jack Daniel’s, Novak Djokovic’s Serbian Vineyard

Jack Daniel's

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

– Novak Djokovic, the world’s leading tennis star, has purchased five hectares of land in his native Serbia to convert into vineyards.

The pint glass is under threat as many craft beers require smaller pours and alternate glassware.

– When frequenting Maria Davis’ Mad Wednesdays in the mid-1990s, Jay Z was known to buy the club’s entire supply of Cristal in one night.

– On the 150th anniversary of its founding, Jack Daniel’s has begun to embrace the role of Nearis Green, a slave who helped teach the distiller how to make whiskey.

– Rosie Schaap writes in praise of effervescent cocktails in the New York Times.

– As wine co-ops face challenges from declining membership and funding, Jancis Robinson highlights a few standouts that have adapted their practices.

– Finally, Food & Wine investigates the short term implications of Brexit on wine buying and importing.

[Photo: Flickr/Stephen Harlan]