Daily News: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Wine, Best Rum for Daiquiris

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

– Though Cuba’s Havana Club rum is legendary, a blind taste test concludes that Caña Brava performs better in daiquiris.

– A host of new startups is changing the wine market, altering how we discover new bottles to how we purchase them.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler pens an open letter to the spirit snobs of the world.

– Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals his less well-known passion for wine.

– Finally, Grub Street sits down with Momofuku’s beverage director, Jordan Salcito, to discuss her recent trip to Sicily.

[Photo: Flickr/Matthias Rhomberg]