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.

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.

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.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 19, 2011

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