Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Sipping News

Fernet Branca is now on tap in San Francisco, as if the city was trying to reassert its love of the bitter beverage in the wake of the liquor's new popularity in New York and Boston. [Tasting Table]

Jay McInerney debuts as the Wall Street Journal's new wine columnist, and riles up a great many with his name-dropping, money-obsessed, have-you-forgotten-we're-in-a-recession-tone-deaf style.

Andrew Putz extols the virtues of Michigan wine in Food & Wine.

Eater has begun running a regular wine column by Talia Baiocchi called "Decanted."

The San Francisco Chronicle reports on the rise of Japanese whiskey.

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