Daily News: Sifting Through The Rye Whiskey Market, Vegan Wine

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

– Eric Asimov and a panel of experts sift through the abundance of rye whiskies on the market in search of the best.

– New York-brewed beer, Two Dragons, will be sold in China starting in 2017.

Cabernet sauvignon and merlot are the world’s two most planted grape varieties, having risen dramatically in the past decade.

– A Canadian brewery has recreated Quebec’s first Jewish beer recipe dating from 1790.

– Eater surveys the impressive ice program and cocktail list at The Dewberry in Charleston.

– Finally, elsewhere in Eater, Miriam Porter explores into vegan wine.

[Photo: Flickr/Alan Levine]