Daily News: How To Be A Good Bar Regular, The Fabricated Story of the Seelbach Cocktail


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

– The creator of the Seelbach confesses that the cocktail’s elaborate origin story is entirely false.

– Forbes explores the wines of Piedmont beyond its calling card, Barolo.

– The owners of Laurent-Perrier, the fourth-largest Champagne producers, are rumored to be considering a stake sale.

– David Wondrich offers his guidelines on how to be a worthy bar regular.

– Finally, The Boston Globe highlights the importance of cleaning beer lines.

[Photo: Flickr/Yu-Ching]