Daily News: Japan’s First Craft Gin, The Growth of Marijuana in Wine Country

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

– The Kyoto Distillery represents Japan’s first foray into craft gin.

– Yeast recovered from a beer bottle in one of Australia’s oldest shipwrecks is being used to recreate the 220-year-old brew.

– Former sommelier at Eleven Madison Park, Dustin Wilson has created an algorithm that caters to individual wine preferences.

– Finally, Forbes explores the potential issues of growing marijuana in California’s wine country.

[Photo: Flickr/Brett Levin]