Daily News: Where the British Public Drinks, Vandalism in the Loire

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

– To win the coveted Waiters Cup, London’s waitstaff must race down the streets of SoHo, each carrying a tray, a napkin, a glass and half a bottle of Champagne, without spilling.

– Disputes over who can grow Sauvignon Blanc in the Loire have led to a recent bout of vandalism, with one grower losing 6,000 vines.

– With the waning of the British Pub, one writer seeks to find out where the British public are doing their drinking.

– Finally, Jancis Robinson investigates where wine label scanning apps are most popular and why.