Daily News: The Definitive Cocktail of New Orleans, Craft Cocktails on Airplanes


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

– According to The New York Times, the growing trend of cat wine has proved unpopular with cats.

California wine is experiencing “premiumization” as it continues to garner higher price tags in foreign markets.

Airlines are increasingly showcasing craft cocktails from bars like Smuggler’s Cove and BlackTail as part of their menus.

– Philip Greene argues in favor of the Vieux Carré as the definitive New Orleans cocktail.

– Finally, the Independent traces some of the most interesting stories in U.S. distilling history.

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