Daily News: Japan Will Get Its First Gin Distillery, Rob Moose Talks His Love of Wine


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

– Constellation Brands Inc. is set to buy Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits for roughly $1 billion.

– The brand-new Number One Drinks Company Japan is planning to build Japan’s first gin distillery.

– Musician Rob Moose is also serious about his wine.

– Finally, meet Father William Dailey, the Catholic priest-cum-cocktail aficionado who’s become a minor celebrity in the drinks world.

[Photo: Flickr/Martin Pettitt]