This Week in Booze


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It’s Friday. Time to start drinking…or at least thinking about it.

Today is the last day to get the (slightly) cheap(er) tickets to the New York Wine Expo, February 27-March 1 at the Javits Convention Center. Attendees will get access to 170 wine samples and one of those cheesy wine-tasting souvenir glasses.

In case you didn’t catch on via Top Chef, next Tuesday is Mardi Gras. Jimmy’s No. 43 (43 East 7th Street) and Acme Bar & Grill (9 Great Jones Street) are some of the places having parties and drink specials.
[Time Out]

The first vintage from Red Hook Winery will be bottled in the coming weeks.
[Brooklyn Paper]

A Sixpoint Brewery spokesman says that their Hop Obama beer will probably be back but under a different name, of course, following orders from the Federal Government.
[NY Times]

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