Daily News: Anderson Cooper’s First Martini, Remembering Donn Chappellet

Chappellet Vineyard

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

Anderson cooper gets treated to his first ever Martini, served by an incredulous Anthony Bourdain.

– Roads & Kingdoms gets a sake education in a dank Osaka basement.

– Lamplighter, a new brewery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, helmed by self-proclaimed science nerds strives to make beer that conveys a sense of place through hyperlocal flavors.

– Finally, William Grimes remembers Donn Chappellet, a Napa Valley wine pioneer who died on Sunday.

[Photo: Flickr/star5112]