Daily News: Danny Meyer Eliminates Tipping, Pappy Van Winkle Becomes Even Rarer

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

– Bacardi’s new marketing strategy to appeal to younger drinkers: Forget heritage, emphasize parties and loud music.

– Pappy Van Winkle bourbon is about to become even harder to find.

– Danny Meyer’s restaurant group, Union Square Hospitality, is eliminating tipping at all 13 of their restaurants.

– Dogfish Head spills the details behind the company’s new line of spirits.

– A recent survey shows that more young people in France are starting to drink wine again, after a 40-year decrease in overall wine consumption in the country.

– Finally, a primer on barleywine, the strongest style of beer out there.

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