Daily News: Francis Ford Coppola Winery To Sponsor Oscars, Beer “Poptimism”


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

– A tanker carrying Spanish wine has been attacked by French winemakers in protest of “unfair competition.”

– Francis Ford Coppola Winery has secured a position as the official wine sponsor of the Academy Awards for at least the next three years.

– The Los Angeles Times reports that three California wines will be served at Trump’s inaugural lunch.

Turkey’s Assyrian winemakers are not being deterred by the civil war at their doorstep.

– Finally, Eater explores the return of the macro beer and the notion of beer “poptimism.”

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