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Control State Spirits Sales Rebound Strongly In March

Control state spirits sales posted a strong month in March, with volume up 4.4% and value rising 6.6%, despite a tough comparison from a year ago. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2017

News Briefs for July 21, 2016

•Tuscan winery Badia a Coltibuono has expanded its U.S. lineup with the launch of a 2011 Montebello IGT Toscana ($60 a 750-ml.). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2016

Control States Up Their Game, And Have The Volume Growth To Show For It

Control state spirits volumes rose by 2.7% last year to 49 million nine-liter cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 13, 2016

Pennsylvania Governor Signs Wine Grocery Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a bill that allows wine sales in some grocery outlets and direct shipping of wine to consumers, among other changes. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 9, 2016

Oregon Program Expands Spirits Sales To Walmart, Others In Portland Area

As grocery stores push a ballot initiative to privatize spirits sales statewide, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has announced it will allow 14 new retail venues in the Portland area to sell liquor under its “open recruitment” program, unveiled last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 25, 2016

Oregon Moves One Step Closer To Privatization

Oregon moved one step closer to privatizing spirits sales yesterday, when the state’s Supreme Court approved title language on a ballot proposal that would allow grocery stores to sell liquor. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 25, 2016

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