Daily News: Whiskey from Bagels, Burgundy’s High-Tech Hail Shield

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

A British wine boom is on the horizon as 1 million new vines have been planted this year.

– The vineyards of Burgundy will soon be protected by a high-tech hail shield.

– A portion of the proceeds from Canada’s Fake News Ale will go towards organizations impacted by the current Trump administration.

– Angered over cheap Spanish imports, some French winemakers protested by destroying Spanish boxed wines in local supermarkets.

– Finally, a California distillery is turning bagels into whiskey.

[Photo: Flickr/Brian J. Geiger]