"Hold my wine"
Plus: His Holiness, a known tater!
Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fingers Weekender, a Sunday digest exclusively for paying Friends of Fingers featuring the independent journalism about drinking in America you love, optimized for hungover scrolling. In today’s edition:
Why thousands of acres of grape vines and hop bines gotta go;
Why tequila exports are falling for the first time since 2009;
Why bottle bills are such a mixed bag in New England legislatures;
And much more. If someone forwarded this to you, buy a subscription to get next Sunday’s edition straight in your inbox.—Dave.