Daily News: Hello Kitty Wine, Wanda Sykes’ Signature Cocktail

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

– Robert Simonson compiles a list of 11 cocktails that can be ordered directly from the bars that created them.

–  The creators of Hello Kitty have teamed up with Torti Winery to produce Hello Kitty wine.

– New York Post highlights the preferred drinks of past presidents.

– Wanda Sykes reveals her signature cocktail, go-to hangover cure, favorite TV bartender and more.

– Finally, Paste demystifies the practice of contract brewing in the world of craft beer.

[Photo: Flickr/Didriks]