Daily News: The True Champagne of Beers, CA’s Kohler & Frohling Returns

California Vineyard

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

– The New York Times chronicles the experiences of Rabbi Shmouel Semelman, the man responsible for ensuring alcohol is kosher in Jerusalem.

– One of the most famous pre-Prohibition wineries, Kohler & Frohling, has been resurrected by a great-great-grandson of the original owner.

The man responsible for stealing $500,000 worth of wine from French Laundry has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

– In October, Aaron Goldfarb remembers the brewpub chains of the 1990s.

Munchies pays a visit to the Walker Inn, the LA bar boasting a cocktail tasting menu.

– Finally, The Beer Necessities explores “The true Champagne of beers,” bière de Champagne.

[Photo: Flickr/Naotake Murayama]