Daily News: A Recipe For Homemade Fireball, The History of “Soviet Champagne”

Fireball Whisky

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

– A New York Times reporter explores the burgeoning drinks scene in Brno, the Czech Republic’s “second city.”

– Ian Bateson chronicles the history of Artwinery, producers of so-called Soviet Champagne.

– The death of a grape picker in Italy has revealed the harsh conditions often facing field workers.

– Finally, Max Watman suggests a recipe for homemade Fireball.

[Photo: Flickr/dprotz]