Mediavore: Lobsters Thrive in Maine; Red Tide on the Cape

• The Maine coast’s lobster population is at an all-time high, but the crustaceans aren’t faring as well in Southern New England. [Herald]

• Part of Cape Cod’s Nauset Marsh System is closed, due to red tide. [Herald]

• French makers of traditional rose wines, in which crushed grapes are briefly fermented with their skins, are deeply unhappy about the E.U.’s proposal to allow the wine to be made by simply blending red and white wines. [NYT]

• In the recession, customers are increasingly turning to “economy beers” like Busch and Miller High Life. [WSJ]

• OpenTable is readying for its IPO and expects to make about sixteen million from the offering. [San Francisco Business Times]

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Mediavore: Lobsters Thrive in Maine; Red Tide on the Cape