The Chronicle Over Cocktails

Just in time for happy hour, here’s your roundup of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Friday wine section.

The lead story on absinthe wonders whether the spirit will catch on as a standard or if it’s just a passing fad. [Hawking the Green Fairy]

Selections rates Pacific Northwest Chardonnays. [Selections]

And Pairings likes Korean seafood pancakes to go with those whites. [Pairings]

Sipping News brings word of a naming rights conflict over at Petroni Vinyards [What’s in a name?]

Finally, the Cheese Course raves over pepper-coated Tuscan pecorino senese [Cheese Course]

The Chronicle Over Cocktails