Low Alcohol Is Latest Trend in Cocktails; There Is Now a Smoked Salmon Vodka

The Chinese have discovered Lafite and Margaux, sending wine prices for premium Bordeaux through the roof. [Wall Street Journal]

The latest trend in cocktails is low-alcohol drinks, so you can drink more for longer without getting wasted. [SF Chronicle]

Belvedere Vodka has launched a search for its next Global Brand Ambassador called the Belvedere "Dream Job" competition. [PR Newswire]

There is now a smoked salmon vodka and it's from Alaska. The Alaska Distillery product is made by mixing ground salmon meat with ethanol. [Seattle PI]

A round-up of hip drinking spots in Harlem according to Frank Bruni includes Bier International, 67 Orange Street, and the wine bar Nectar. [NY Times]

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