Soggy Weather Could Be Good for French Wine; A Search for Rare Champagne May Have Turned Up E.T. Instead


The greater New York area is the country’s second-largest wine region. Explore it, starting with the Wolffer Estate Wine Stand, around the corner from the larger winery on Long Island, then head over to Lenz Winery.
[NY Post]

The Bruichladdich distillery in Scotland has launched an organic whiskey called LEAF in honor of the Nissan Leaf its owner powers using electricity generated from distilling waste.
[Environmental Leader]

This summer’s wet weather in France could lead to an “exceptional” year for French wine, according to experts.

Sean McClure of Craft has been selected to represent New York at Bombay Sapphire’s “Search for the Most Inspired Bartender” in Las Vegas this September.

News flash: Alcohol combined with poor impulse control could be dangerous, according to a new study.
[MedPage Today]

A Swedish research team searching for a century-old shipwreck that containing several cases of a super-rare champagne may have instead discovered a UFO.
[FOX News]