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Donald Trump Buys a Winery; Potential ‘Drinking Gene’ Isolated

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A small winemaking cooperative in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina is working with six Croats and a Serb to revive ancient regional wine traditions — and put the horrors of the Bosnian war to rest.
[Reuters]

Francis Ford Coppola has lured rock-star winemaker Phillipe Bascaules from Château Margaux to breathe new life into his Napa winery.
[Guardian]

Donald Trump has purchased the Kluge winery, but says he’s in it for the real estate and not so much the wine.
[Decanter]

A primer on brandy de Jerez — Spanish brandy — reveals that the brandy is aged in sherry casks, at least three year for solera reserva and 10 for solera gran reserva.
[Washington Post]

A recent study may have isolated a “drinking gene” that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink.
[Chicago Tribune via Alcademics]

A new group called Bourbon Women welcomes members of the fairer sex who share an affinity for Kentucky’s signature whiskey.
[BusinessWeek]

Joan Rivers says she spritzes her clothes and underarms with vodka and water to stay smelling fresh. Joan Rivers fresh.
[NY Post]

A Michigan toddler was fed a boozy margarita mix at an Applebee’s by accident. Apparently, it was mislabeled apple juice.
[FOX]

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