Daily News: Inside Curaçao’s First Winery, Dry January Could Be Bad for You

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

– To win over millenials, Big Beer is trying out advertising that’s decidedly different from past campaigns and betting on hard soda.

– Dunkin Donuts’ promotion of free coffee after every Patriots win resulted in more than 2.25 million complimentary cups this NFL season.

– Taking a cue from the wine industry, distilleries everywhere from Delaware to Scotland to Peru are starting to host overnight guests.

– One health professor is arguing that the Dry January campaign could “do more harm than good” by encouraging an all-or-nothing approach to alcohol.

– Wineries in New York’s Finger Lakes region are just now starting their ice wine harvest.

– Finally, the first winery in Curaçao, off the coast of Venezuela, is preparing to release its first batch of bottlings.

[Photo: Flickr/Merve Illeux]