German Riesling Dries Out; George Washington Peddles Whiskey


German Rieslings are straying from sweet and heading toward dry, which some find disconcerting.
[NY Times]

Bottles of whiskey from distilleries closed during the 1980s recession can be a solid investment.

Bargains can be had with “second wines” from Bordeaux, like Château Margaux’s Pavillion Rouge.

That George Washington whiskey we told you about? Well, there are about 300 bottles of it for sale for $185 a pop.
[Washington Post]

Latin flavors are all the rage in cocktails, according to experts at the Latin Flavors, American Kitchens conference at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

People were slow to jump on the bandwagon, but nowadays it’s hard to deny that the Finger Lakes are making some pretty good wine.
[NY Times]

There was a time when vinegar played a huge part in cocktails. A number of bartenders are bringing it back.
[NY Times]

Drinking beer at NFL games can be expensive. Especially if you happen to be doing it at a stadium in New York.
[Business Insider]

Wines from the Southern Italian region of Campania are finally getting their due. Even Joe Bastianich is a fan.

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