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Beaujolais Producer Marcel Lapierre Has Died; Who Are the Biggest Boozers on TV?

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Marcel Lapierre, the Beaujolais winemaker who preferred to focus on the terroir of the region rather than push ubiquitous Beaujolais Nouveau, has died at age 60 in Lyon, France.
[NY Times]

Wine cellars, once hidden underground, are now increasingly important designer-driven showcase pieces in people’s homes.
[Wall Street Journal]

Marks & Spencer’s in Hong Kong has introduced “Le Froglet,” individual wine glasses with a sealed cup that sell for about $5 and come in Shiraz, Rosé, and Chardonnay.
[Wall Street Journal]

The spritz, a Venetian aperitif of Aperol, Campari, or Cynar mixed with white wine and sparkling water, has been popping up everywhere, from Union Square Cafe to Berlin bars.
[NY Times]

A roundup of the biggest boozers on TV includes Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb of the Today show and the cast of Cougar Town.
[NY Post]

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