Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:
– In the Coquito Masters Tournament, held annually in the south Bronx, judges seek to find the best coquito—Puerto Rico’s answer to Eggnog—in the region.
– From old world to new, Jancis Robinson offers a rundown of budget-friendly white wines.
– In Lombardy, vandals drained and destroyed tanks containing approximately 400,000 bottles-worth of sparkling wine.
– Finally, while on a trip to Berlin, late-night host Conan O’Brien samples schnitzel and steins of beer.
[Photo: Flickr/Adriano Ranieri]