Daily News: Wine by the Spoonful, £25,000 Corkscrew for Sale


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

– In response to shrinking market share, Sam Adams has doubled down on efforts to produce innovative brews.

– Washington, D.C.’s forthcoming Trump International Hotel will offer tastes of high-end wine by the (crystal) spoonful.

A mechanical corkscrew and self-pouring wine machine, fabricated from 300 pieces of scrap iron, will be auctioned at Christie’s and is estimated to fetch up to £25,000.

– A pumpkin shortage has left brewers scrambling to obtain enough of the fall favorite to produce their seasonal beers.

– Finally, Munchies recounts the protracted legal battle surrounding the labeling of Tennessee whiskey.

[Photo: Flickr/Andrew Basterfield]

Tagged: Sam Adams, whiskey