Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Sipping News

Paul Pacult's new liquor competition, Ultimate Beverage Challenge, has released the results of their first Ultimate Cocktail Challenge, in which the judges make their determination as to which liquors go best in what drinks.

Opinions are split on the 2009 Bordeaux. [Dr. Vino]

Dr. Vino interviews "Bobby Paynerchuk."

Eric Asimov dissects the ominous-sounding Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2010, which is being considered by Congress, is loved and supported (and probably written) by wine and beer distributors, and hated by the Distilled Spirits Council, which wrote in a press release, "For good reason, the beverage alcohol industry is sharply divided over the merits of this controversial and ill-conceived proposal. Distilled spirits, wine and beer companies are strongly opposed to the legislation and we urge you not to co-sponsor the bill."

The Chicago Tribune goes in search of the true Templeton Rye.

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