Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:
– Italy’s Franciacorta producers are hoping that an indigenous grape will be the key to withstanding climate change.
– Munchies joins Rick Astley and Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller as they brew a collaborative beer.
– The plummeting British pound continues to pose challenges for the export of Champagne.
– Finally, Kara Newman on a new wave of American brandy.
[Photo: Flickr/Luiz Eduardo]