Mariah Carey Leaps Into Wine Business; Gordon Ramsay Set to Start Tweeting

• Mariah Carey will soon launch her own brand of rose called Angel Champagne. [NYDN]

• Due to the recent fire and more recent rains that have lead to road closures, Newcomb’s Ranch restaurant, the only one on 57 miles of Angel’s Crest highway, thinks it best to close and not reopen in spring. [L.A. Times]

• An attempted robbery of a Downtown 7-11 at Seventh and Olive Streets was caught on video, and police are hoping the pubic can help identify the perpetrator. [KABC]

• After allegedly arguing over tacos at home, a woman stabbed her husband to death in Greenfield. [MSNBC]

• California’s Huntington Meat Packing has recalled 864,000 pounds of ground beef due to E. coli fears. [Reuters]

• Fast food restaurants overwhelmingly use higher-fat corn oil to cook their french fries. [Bloomberg]

• U.S. and U.N. forces guarded air drops of food in Haiti, where looting has increased, while some fruit vendors are back on the streets. [Yahoo! News]

• Sam Talbot has separated from his wife and is rumored to be seeing Kelly Bensimon. [NYP]

• Kraft will buy Cadbury for 19 billion dollars. [NYP]

• In an effort to combat alcoholism, British officials have banned drinking games in pubs and may institute mandatory minimum prices on alcohol. [WSJ]

• Starbucks has raised prices on every drink except drip coffee. [NYP]

• Mario Batali and Tom Colicchio are producing a documentary about hunger in America, co-directed by Colicchio’s wife Lori Silverbush. [Daily Dish/LAT]

• Tasti-D-Lite is rewarding customers who tweet about the brand with free fro-yo. [NRN]

• Gordon Ramsay will start Tweeting on February 1. [Monsters & Critics]

Mariah Carey Leaps Into Wine Business; Gordon Ramsay Set to Start Tweeting