Daily News: Trader Vic’s Closes in LA, Aging Spirits with Ultrasound


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

– After 62 years the last Trader Vic’s in LA has closed.

– Millennials are driving the surge in whiskey consumption in the U.S.

– Heineken is finally being fined after killing thousands of fish by contaminating water near their cider factory in Hereford, England.

– The growing demographic of working Japanese women is driving wine sales in the country.

– Finally, ultrasound may allow liquor to age two years in only three days.

[Photo: Flickr/Bernard Spragg. NZ]