Daily News: Whit Stillman’s Sociology of Drinking, London’s Counterfeit Wine Detective

March 2016 Long Reads

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

– Philip Moulin is responsible for detecting counterfeit wine for London’s Berry Brothers & Rudd.

– According to October, Fernetic is on track to becoming a cult beer.

– Amid the backlash to Bianca Bosker’s New York Times article, Esther Mobley argues for the wines in between biodynamic Gamay and Two Buck Chuck.

– Many whiskey brands, including WhistlePig, are attempting to make the jump from non-distilling producer to in-house distillery.

– Finally, Whit Stillman’s films reveal the director’s “sociology of drinking.”