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Daily Archive: May 9, 2013

Sommeliers Open Their Own Restaurants, Following A Trail Blazed By Celebrity Chefs

Until recently, serious restaurants in the United States were owned by celebrity chefs, creative developers like Danny Meyer and Richard Melman, or corporate chains. Continue reading →

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Missouri House Passes Franchise Protection Law That’s Tacked Onto Home Brewing Bill

Missouri legislators gave proponents of the state’s controversial liquor franchise bill a considerable boost yesterday—from an unlikely source. Continue reading →

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Top Burgundy Winemakers Will Testify Against Alleged Counterfeiter

Federal prosecutors have begun to show their hand in the upcoming prosecution of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 9, 2013

Heaven Hill Distilleries has debuted redesigned packaging for its O’Mara’s Irish cream liqueur brand. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for May 9, 2013

•Longmont, Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery has introduced a new variety 12-pack called Canundrum. Continue reading →

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