Daily News: Demystifying Old Tom Gin, Pre-Bottled Martinis At the Former Four Seasons

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

– New FDA regulations will require some restaurant chains to disclose the calorie content of beers, many of which are unknown even to the brewers.

– At the forthcoming Landmark Rooms, the house Martinis will be pre-bottled, stirring controversy among avid drinkers.

– As wines from New Zealand are gaining traction abroad, vineyards are taking over dairy farms.

– Finally, David Wondrich tries to demystify the origins of Old Tom gin.

[Photo: Flickr/Clare Black]