The Daily Green recounts how a wine-bottle manufacturer violated federal pollution laws, and questions whether glass packaging deserves its environmentally sound reputation.

The Daily Green recounts how a wine-bottle manufacturer violated federal pollution laws, and questions whether glass packaging deserves its environmentally sound reputation.

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The Fountain of Youth: Pomegranate and vodka in a martini glass topped with a splash of sparkling wine and garnished with a few blueberries.

The Fountain of Youth: Pomegranate and vodka in a martini glass topped with a splash of sparkling wine and garnished with a few blueberries.

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"Ladies, fire up your brew pots and polish those carboys." The LA Times profiles homebrewing as the hot new female hobby.

"Ladies, fire up your brew pots and polish those carboys." The LA Times profiles homebrewing as the hot new female hobby.

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NY Times' Eric Asimov celebrates Oktoberfest with a roundup of 24 samples of Märtzen, the traditional autumn beers of Germany.

NY Times' Eric Asimov celebrates Oktoberfest with a roundup of 24 samples of Märtzen, the traditional autumn beers of Germany.

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Kevin Diedrich is featured next in the series of drinks for Le Mixeur Cinq. The Spiced Marmalade comes to life...

Kevin Diedrich is featured next in the series of drinks for Le Mixeur Cinq. The Spiced Marmalade comes to life...

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To celebrate the release of Quantum of Solace Bollinger have released a limited-edition Champagne cooler in the shape of a Walther PPK bullet.

To celebrate the release of Quantum of Solace Bollinger have released a limited-edition Champagne cooler in the shape of a Walther PPK bullet.

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Who's got Cabin Fever? A new 80-proof maple spirit liqueur produced by a family in New England.

Who's got Cabin Fever? A new 80-proof maple spirit liqueur produced by a family in New England.

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Meet Albert Trummer, the Austrian-born impresario at Apotheke in Manhattan's Chinatown: "part lounge, part pharmacy, and part Cirque du Soleil."

Meet Albert Trummer, the Austrian-born impresario at Apotheke in Manhattan's Chinatown: "part lounge, part pharmacy, and part Cirque du Soleil."

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Jon Bonne's online addendum to his SF Chronicle article highlights the non-Chardonnay offerings of three profiled wineries.

Jon Bonne's online addendum to his SF Chronicle article highlights the non-Chardonnay offerings of three profiled wineries.

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What cocktail connoisseur could resist the masculine Deco stylings of Ralph Lauren's Sayer Auto Cocktail Shaker?

What cocktail connoisseur could resist the masculine Deco stylings of Ralph Lauren's Sayer Auto Cocktail Shaker?

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The Orange Spur by PDT's Don Lee -- our pick for the best-looking entry in the Marie Brizard cocktail challenge.

The Orange Spur by PDT's Don Lee -- our pick for the best-looking entry in the Marie Brizard cocktail challenge.

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Dispatches from the floor of the Bar Convent Berlin (Berlin Bar Convention) trade show.

Dispatches from the floor of the Bar Convent Berlin (Berlin Bar Convention) trade show.

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Drinkhacker tastes the Glenlivet XXV, a 25-year scotch aged in oak and Oloroso Sherry casks. "Honey and flowers are on the nose, with heather, hay, and nuttiness immediately following."

Drinkhacker tastes the Glenlivet XXV, a 25-year scotch aged in oak and Oloroso Sherry casks. "Honey and flowers are on the nose, with heather, hay, and nuttiness immediately following."

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The Kitchn marvels at Tonfisk's Newton cream-and-sugar set, which uses a gravity-based gizmo to keep the sugar from tumbling out.

The Kitchn marvels at Tonfisk's Newton cream-and-sugar set, which uses a gravity-based gizmo to keep the sugar from tumbling out.

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Star Power -- 100% star-fruit juice, one of nature’s most potent and exotic sources of polyphenolic antioxidants and vitamin C. (via Beyond Drinks)

Star Power -- 100% star-fruit juice, one of nature’s most potent and exotic sources of polyphenolic antioxidants and vitamin C. (via Beyond Drinks)

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Underhill Lounge asks: "What’s not to love about a 'Cuban Manhattan'?"... better known as the Fair & Warmer Cocktail, 1/3 sweet vermouth, 2/3 rum, and a dash of curacao.

Underhill Lounge asks: "What’s not to love about a 'Cuban Manhattan'?"... better known as the Fair & Warmer Cocktail, 1/3 sweet vermouth, 2/3 rum, and a dash of curacao.

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Smirnoff gets a makeover for the new Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace". (Wonder what it'd taste like mixed with Coke Zero Zero Seven?)

Smirnoff gets a makeover for the new Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace". (Wonder what it'd taste like mixed with Coke Zero Zero Seven?)

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"Enough with this garbage!" exclaims Off the Presses, railing against excessive or overly-fussy garnishes that interfere with a drink's enjoyment.

"Enough with this garbage!" exclaims Off the Presses, railing against excessive or overly-fussy garnishes that interfere with a drink's enjoyment.

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Neyah White goes on the prowl for a bottle of Cougar bourbon.

Neyah White goes on the prowl for a bottle of Cougar bourbon.

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Jeffrey Morgenthaler visits Berlin's Lebensstern to watch Thomas Pflanz in action, then explains the meaning of the Irish Goodbye.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler visits Berlin's Lebensstern to watch Thomas Pflanz in action, then explains the meaning of the Irish Goodbye.

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Another Drink of Cinq, this one created by Portland's Lance Mayhew. Part 2 in the series leading up to Le Mixeur Cinq, October 4.

Another Drink of Cinq, this one created by Portland's Lance Mayhew. Part 2 in the series leading up to Le Mixeur Cinq, October 4.

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Ursula, a wine-bottle carrier made of leather [Editor's note ~ it collapses into a flat ring for storage]

Ursula, a wine-bottle carrier made of leather [Editor's note ~ it collapses into a flat ring for storage]

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Prickly pear cactus fruit made into a light, refreshing, and gorgeous drink.

Prickly pear cactus fruit made into a light, refreshing, and gorgeous drink.

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Montage by designers Julien De Repentigny and Gabriel Lefebvre

Montage by designers Julien De Repentigny and Gabriel Lefebvre

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Asahi introduces Ginger Draft, sort of a premixed shandy targeted at younger drinkers, complete with a J-Pop theme song by Anna Tsuchiya.

Asahi introduces Ginger Draft, sort of a premixed shandy targeted at younger drinkers, complete with a J-Pop theme song by Anna Tsuchiya.

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Now this is old school! the Bijou Cocktail, originally mixed in 1882!!

Now this is old school! the Bijou Cocktail, originally mixed in 1882!!

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A modern version of the venerable Claret Cup

A modern version of the venerable Claret Cup

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Scomorokh celebrates the rebirth of his blog with two of his favorite shooters, the Electric Banana and the Brave Bull.

Scomorokh celebrates the rebirth of his blog with two of his favorite shooters, the Electric Banana and the Brave Bull.

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Guinness and Neiman Marcus will build you an authentic Irish pub for a cool $250k!

Guinness and Neiman Marcus will build you an authentic Irish pub for a cool $250k!

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Vessel 75, a journey into molecular mixology.  [Editor's Note ~ boudreau's recipe originally linked in [post:684]

Vessel 75, a journey into molecular mixology. [Editor's Note ~ boudreau's recipe originally linked in [post:684]

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Yo, check these limited edition Hennessy kicks by Jhung Yuro. Each $300 pair comes in a lizard-skin shoebox with a braided rope handle. (Cognac, alas, not included.)

Yo, check these limited edition Hennessy kicks by Jhung Yuro. Each $300 pair comes in a lizard-skin shoebox with a braided rope handle. (Cognac, alas, not included.)

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Jeff Morgenthaler and Jay Hepburn (pictured) explore the liquor closet at Mixology magazine, where they discover 2,000 of their closest friends.

Jeff Morgenthaler and Jay Hepburn (pictured) explore the liquor closet at Mixology magazine, where they discover 2,000 of their closest friends.

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Cocktail Slut throws a punchbowl party -- an idea we're totally stealing for our next shindig -- letting guests pour their own Philadelphia Fish House Punch.

Cocktail Slut throws a punchbowl party -- an idea we're totally stealing for our next shindig -- letting guests pour their own Philadelphia Fish House Punch.

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Brooklyn's Six Point Craft Ales' Hop Obama, 
"an entirely unique ale that doesn't conform to traditional style guidelines."

Brooklyn's Six Point Craft Ales' Hop Obama,
"an entirely unique ale that doesn't conform to traditional style guidelines."

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"Dandelion Wine".... one of the most beautiful wine labels I've ever seen

"Dandelion Wine".... one of the most beautiful wine labels I've ever seen

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"Gimme a Light!" Popular Science shows you how to turn your empties into something useful: solar-powered garden lanterns.

"Gimme a Light!" Popular Science shows you how to turn your empties into something useful: solar-powered garden lanterns.

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Plup, a new bottled water from Finland that's wearable, stackable, and -- best yet -- refillable!

Plup, a new bottled water from Finland that's wearable, stackable, and -- best yet -- refillable!

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Jamie Boudreau gives us the lowdown on Fee's new cherry bitters: "a strong, fruity flavor of the cherry and the cherry pit"

Jamie Boudreau gives us the lowdown on Fee's new cherry bitters: "a strong, fruity flavor of the cherry and the cherry pit"

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Le Mixeur presents Liberty Bar's Andrew Friedman, and his cocktail contribution to Le Mixeur Cinq, "The Unnamed Orange Bomb."

Le Mixeur presents Liberty Bar's Andrew Friedman, and his cocktail contribution to Le Mixeur Cinq, "The Unnamed Orange Bomb."

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...and Rookie Libations takes a cue from Dr. Funk to create the Only Funkin': two kinds of rum, lemon, hibiscus grenadine, lemon, violet tea syrup, and pastis de violette.

...and Rookie Libations takes a cue from Dr. Funk to create the Only Funkin': two kinds of rum, lemon, hibiscus grenadine, lemon, violet tea syrup, and pastis de violette.

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A Mountain of Crushed Ice serves up a tiki classic called Dr. Funk, a potent mix of rum, lime, lemon, soda, and absinthe.

A Mountain of Crushed Ice serves up a tiki classic called Dr. Funk, a potent mix of rum, lime, lemon, soda, and absinthe.

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"Pardon Messieurs, but champagne was a BRITISH invention, claims new research" ~  New claims suggest Christopher Merrett invented the process - and the bottle - for making champagne

"Pardon Messieurs, but champagne was a BRITISH invention, claims new research" ~ New claims suggest Christopher Merrett invented the process - and the bottle - for making champagne

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Russian Standard have launched a new vodka with the added ingredient Ginseng. Russian Standard Gold has just gone on sale in Russia and will likely hit Western markets next year sometime.

Russian Standard have launched a new vodka with the added ingredient Ginseng. Russian Standard Gold has just gone on sale in Russia and will likely hit Western markets next year sometime.

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Ayyyy! asks you to raise your glasses to the hard drinking women of TV. Can you name them all?

Ayyyy! asks you to raise your glasses to the hard drinking women of TV. Can you name them all?

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Peruvian drink staples - the golden-hued Inca Kola and chicha morada (purple corn drink).

Peruvian drink staples - the golden-hued Inca Kola and chicha morada (purple corn drink).

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