Martha Stewart Gets a Cocktail App; San Francisco Gets an Absolut
Beer-happy picnickers were not too happy at this Sunday's first annual Brewers' Pic Nyc at Governors Island about having to wait for a whole extra hour before they could start drinking. Organizers were apparently confused about New York's blue laws, which were changed in 2006, making it legal to sell alcohol after 8 a.m. on Sundays. [DNA Info]
Martha Stewart now has an iPad cocktail app. The 99-cent application allows you to browse 20 recipes ranging from an Herbal Lillet Cooler to a Caiprinha. [CNET]
Absolut is releasing Absolut SF today, a blend of grape, dragon, and papaya flavors meant to capture San Francisco's "unique cultures, ethnicities and culinary delights." [PR Newswire]
Rosa Mexicano, Goat Town, and even wd~50 serve beer cocktails. The latter's is called a Black & Yellow, a play on the Black & Tan made with kumquat-infused gin. [NY Times]
A number of Campania wines are showing up on wine lists. For one, fiano is making a comeback, with its "smoky, nutlike, spicy quality." [NY Times]
The adoption of Internet bidding at wine auctions has been slow, but gradual. ChristiesLive last year recorded $1 million in online sales in New York. [NY Times]
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