Daily News: San Francisco’s Urban Wineries, Cuban Condom Wine

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

– Carrots have been playing a starring role on cocktail menus across the country.

– The Bayview district of San Francisco is home to a burgeoning urban winery movement.

– Several airlines have partnered with breweries, including Mikkeller and Heineken, to develop beer specifically crafted to be enjoyed at high altitudes.

– Eater explores the difficulty of marketing beer specifically to women.

– Finally, Cuba’s “El Canal” winery employs an unusual technique involving condoms in the fermentation of its wine.

[Photo: Flickr/kizzzbeth]