Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:
– As traditional English pubs are pressured to convert to a more profitable gastropub model, dart teams are left with few places to play.
– A potential merger between the world’s two largest brewers, AB inBEV and SABMiller, threatens the momentum of the American beer renaissance.
– Obama’s preference for Peza do Rei has put a spotlight on wines from Spain’s Ribeira Sacra region.
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