Daily News: Jail Escapee Visits Bar, The Virtues of Islay (and Its Whisky)

Islay whisky

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

– Hennessy’s master blenders discuss the process of achieving “harmony” in every bottle.

– According to Eric Asimov, Etna has become a symbol of Sicily’s resurgence as an exciting wine region.

– Researchers have developed a device capable of fermenting grape juice into wine in just one hour.

– A recent jail escapee turned himself in after enjoying a beer at a local bar.

– Finally, in The Guardian, Charles MacLean expounds his the virtues of Islay and its eight distilleries.

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