Daily News: The Virtues of “Good” Wine, Jalisco’s Local Tequila Drink


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

– Named after the clay casserole dish in which it is served, the cazuela is one of Jalisco’s native drinks, consisting of tequila, Squirt and fresh citrus.

Several producers of clear spirits are barrel-aging their products in an effort to attract millennial whiskey drinkers.

– Having identified grapes capable of withstanding the region’s harsh winters, vintner Vladimir Vagner will start selling Siberian wine next year.

– In response to wine’s rapid price inflation, Jon Bonné writes on the virtues of enjoying wine that is merely “good.”

– Finally, Thrillest outlines the history of cocktails in New Orleans.

[Photo: Flickr/Jing]