Is Red Bull & Vodka as Dangerous as Four Loko?; Donald Trump Sues Over Trump Vodka

Guest bartending is popular among high-profile bartenders like Philip Ward of Mayahuel. Apparently, it's about "the cross-pollinating dynamic of the cocktail scene." [NY Times]

New research suggests that mixing booze with energy drinks like Red Bull might be just as dangerous as drinking Four Loko. [ABC News]

New trade agreements might lower alcohol tariffs for distillers wanting to increase their presence in emerging markets such as India and Korea. [Wall Street Journal]

Sidney Frank Importing, the New York-based spirits giant that distributes Grey Goose, now has a new organic vodka: American Harvest Organic Spirit. [Wall Street Journal]

Donald Trump is suing an Israeli company for using his name and likeness to sell a product called Trump Vodka. [Jerusalem Post]

There's a growing market for insuring fine wine, such as first-growth Bordeaux, which is bought more as an investment than to drink. [Reuters]

Gin and tonics, often spiced with cinnamon or nutmeg, are the most popular mixed drinks in Spain, where even tiny bars have between eight and 15 different brands of gin. [Reuters]

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