Glossy Booze is a regular Alcademics feature in which I note the coverage of alcohol in glossy magazines.
Fine Cooking (August/September) has a story on beer cocktails written by Lew Bryson.
Sherman's Travel (summer 2009) lists which Napa wines to buy now.
In Gourmet (August) David Wondrich writes a story about (wait for it, wait for it, wait for it...) punch!
Sunset (August) has a story on Canada's Okanagan Valley wine region and another on summery wine cocktails.
Men's Journal (September) has a story on San Francisco's breweries and distilleries, and another on better cocktail mixers like Fever Tree bitter lemon and Q Tonic.
Details (September) also gets into mixers with a story on craft sodas including Maine Root and Dry Soda.
Every Day with Rachael Ray (August) has recipes for a citrusy beer cocktail, a Caipirinha, a Tomate (water, pastis, grenadine), Pineapple Shave Ice, Almond Float, and four other shave ice flavors.
Bon Appetit has a very, very long recipe for a Bloody Mary with 16 ingredients- plus garnish.
In Readymade (August/September) Alex Day makes drinks with cinnamon, honey ginger, and lavender syrups.