Daily News: French Winery Fined for Illegal Rosé, Breaking Bad Coffee Shop to Open in Brooklyn


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

– In Santa Barbara, a new wine and film festival serves wine from the producers featured onscreen, including Into the Bottle and the mock-umentary Plonk.

– Slate explores the metaphorical guy-you-want-to-have-a-beer-with metric when it comes to Presidents, and the voting appeal of (non-drinker) Donald Trump.

– In the Languedoc, a carpenter made a 40-ton barrel capable of holding 300,000 liters of wine.

– French winery Vinovalie has been fined €10,000 for illegal rosé production; the vineyard was mixing red and white wines post-fermentation.

– A Breaking Bad-inspired coffee shop will open in Brooklyn.

– Finally, in a visit to Dublin, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt received a personalized line of beer from Guinness, named after his jersey number, 99.

[Photo: Flickr/Didriks]


Tagged: rose, Vinovalie