Cult Japanese Wine Manga Soon Available in English; Riesling Heating Up
Sean Hoard, a 23-year-old NYU grad and a member of Team USA at the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup in New Zealand, shares the recipe for his winning Wellington Fizz, a vodka-based cocktail incorporating kiwi, passionfruit, club soda, and an egg white.
[NY Daily News]
Japan's popular wine manga series, Drops Of God, will finally be translated into English this year. So far, the only non-Asian language it's available in is French.
Olivier Krug, the sixth generation in the Krug Champagne family, says he gets along with the corporate bosses at LVMH, which now owns his family's business.
[Wall Street Journal]
Asia Pacific Breweries from Singapore, Firestone Walker from Paso Robles, Calif., and Ballast Point from San Diego, Calif. took top honors at the World Beer Cup in Chicago.
[World Beer Cup]
With her new book Japanese Cocktails, Yuri Kato helps bust the myth that sushi should be paired with sake. In Japan, it's best enjoyed with whiskey.
A roundup of the best in-flight signature cocktails includes Delta's It's Five O'Clock Somewhere, Cathay Pacific's Cloud Nine, and Virgin America's Le Tourment Vert drinks.
Attention Riesling lovers: true kabinetts have been in short supply in recent years due to warmer temperatures, and those available are in fact more like spätlese.
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