Daily News: The Return of the Mission Grape, Rodham Rye


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

– Alberta, Canada is hoping to use alcohol to counter slumping oil prices.

– The San Francisco Chronicle reports that California’s mission grape is making a comeback.

– A distillery in D.C. has created Rodham Rye in honor of Hillary Clinton.

– Paste profiles Mount Gay’s Master Blender, Allen Smith.

– Finally, an award-winning brewer shares her thoughts on sexism in the beer industry.

[Photo: Flickr/Jérôme Decq]