The Ohio State Fair, dry since the 19th Century, will now allow beer and wine sales.
Several American high school students have been suspended from school for as long as four weeks for drinking wine on a trip to Italy.
Consumers who have always wanted to be wine judges can take part in the 2011 Golden Nose in New York’s Finger Lakes district. Amateur wine judges are invited to come and sniff, swish and spit like the pros in early June. (Pictured, 2010 runner-up Silver Nose winner Lee Marvin.)