Daily News: Rouge Tomate to Reopen, the Man Behind Drake’s Whiskey


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

– Rouge Tomate, one of New York’s premier wine destinations, will finally reopen in a smaller Chelsea location with an even larger wine list.

– Forbes talks with the man responsible for launching Drake’s Virginia Black Whiskey.

– Crystal clear ice has been a trend in the cocktail world for years, but some bartenders remain unconvinced by the alleged merit of impurity-free ice.

– Finally, Eater interviews Jorge Moreno, bartender for the reality TV show, Bachelor in Paradise.

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