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Spec’s Sues Texas ABC For Alleged “Regulatory Overreach”

Texas liquor chain Spec’s Wines, Spirits, & Finer Foods is hitting back at the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), which had targeted the 177-store chain with sanctions and fines for alleged transgressions in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 6, 2018

Texas Judges Toss TABC Case Against Spec’s

After a three-year probe of 164-unit retail juggernaut Spec’s Wines, Spirits and Finer Foods, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) failed to produce any evidence to back dozens of allegations against the retailer and has been admonished by a pair of Texas administrative law judges. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 5, 2017

Claiming Unfair Treatment, Buffett’s McLane Sues To Enter Texas

McLane Co., the mammoth food and drinks distributor owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, has filed a federal lawsuit in Austin claiming that the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) is unfairly barring it from distributing beverage alcohol in the Lone Star State. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2016

Wal-Mart Takes TABC To Court In Effort To Sell Spirits In Texas

Wal-Mart, the largest retailer of beer and wine in Texas, is taking the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to court in an effort to sell spirits in the state. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2015

Twin Liquors Faces $500,000 Fine, Is Cutting Back Wholesale Operations

Austin, Texas-based Twin Liquors is facing a potential $500,000 fine by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission over an investigation that began in April 2013, the Austin American Statesman reported. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2014

Twin Liquor Owners Fight Back Against “Witch-Hunt” As TABC Threatens Shut Down

Twin Liquors owners David and Margaret Jabour say the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is trying to shut down their stores amid an investigation into possible links between Twin and convicted drug traffickers, and the Jabours are now fighting what they call a TABC “witch-hunt” in court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2014