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• New Yorkers: Enjoy some bubbles at the Vueve Clicquot Polo Classic this weekend. [NY Barfly]
• If you found yourself on a desert island, what kind of tea would you bring? [Tea Guy Speaks]
• Researchers conclude once and for all that Guinness does not travel well. [Hop Talk]
• A tour of Hevron Heights winery in Israel. [Wine Terroirs]
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