German Riesling Dries Out; George Washington Peddles Whiskey

German Rieslings are straying from sweet and heading toward dry, which some find disconcerting. [NY Times]

Bottles of whiskey from distilleries closed during the 1980s recession can be a solid investment. [Decanter]

Bargains can be had with "second wines" from Bordeaux, like Château Margaux's Pavillion Rouge. [Reuters]

That George Washington whiskey we told you about? Well, there are about 300 bottles of it for sale for $185 a pop. [Washington Post]

Latin flavors are all the rage in cocktails, according to experts at the Latin Flavors, American Kitchens conference at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio. [Nation's Restaurant News]

People were slow to jump on the bandwagon, but nowadays it's hard to deny that the Finger Lakes are making some pretty good wine. [NY Times]

There was a time when vinegar played a huge part in cocktails. A number of bartenders are bringing it back. [NY Times]

Drinking beer at NFL games can be expensive. Especially if you happen to be doing it at a stadium in New York. [Business Insider]

Wines from the Southern Italian region of Campania are finally getting their due. Even Joe Bastianich is a fan. [BusinessWeek]

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