Eric Asimov on the growing beer culture, also Garret Oliver. Read the last paragraph. Responses from blogger Dr Vino and Wine Spector's Matt Kramer. Binny's is excited for Garret Oliver's upcoming appearance.   Decanter reports on the end of the shaky 2011 season in Bordeaux. People are smiling, but 2011 is not 2010 or 2009.
More from Eric Asimov as he raises issues regarding New Zealand Pinot Noir... ...also wine in general if you really think about it.   Motorhead releases a wine. Google releases a beer. We are casual fans of both.   Did you catch Ken Burns's Prohibition on PBS? Brought to Chicago by Binny's. Here's a political allegory. We think we get it. We are namedropped.   Thoughts?