Daily News: Fraudulent French Wine, The Best Beer Lists in America


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

– A winemaker in France has been caught passing off Spanish wine as French.

German pinot noir is filling the void left by hail-stricken Burgundy.

– Aaron Goldfarb offers his top 15 best beer lists in America.

– Vinho verde usually conjures up visions of white wine, but vinhão is changing that.

– Rum is the foundation spirit of tiki, but another spirit, gin, shines in many recipes from tiki greats.

– Finally, Eric Asimov highlights the potential of white wine from Etna.

[Photo: Flickr/Chris Lexow]

Tagged: etna, vinho verde