Daily News: FBI Investigates Premier Cru, Rare Scotch Whisky Lost in Shipwreck Recovered

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

– The FBI is investigating Premier Cru after the wine wholesaler filed for bankruptcy amidst accusations of running a “wine pyramid scheme.”

– Two bottles of rare whisky dating back to a shipwreck from 1941 have been found.

– Craft breweries in Colorado fear the loss of distribution as InBev enters the market.

– Budweiser says it did not pay for that post-game promotion from Peyton Manning.

– Winemaker Giacomo Tachis, who most notably contributed to the development of Super Tuscans, died this past weekend at the age of  82.

– A report from Canada’s Public Health Agency states that excessive alcohol consumption costs taxpayers $14.6 billion every year.

– While a hop shortage in 2016 will inevitably have negative repercussions, some think it could spark new forms of creativity in the craft beer industry.

– Finally, a dinner of a burger, fries and a beer cost $36 at Super Bowl 50—aren’t you glad you stayed home?

[Photo: Flickr/Manik Rathee]