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Wine Spectator: U.S. Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Wine Law

Wine was on the docket at the highest court in the land yesterday, as eight Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Zackary Blair, the most important wine case to go before the high court in 14 years.

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Posted in News on January 17, 2019

News Briefs for January 17, 2019

•Glen Moray has introduced a new Speyside Scotch whisky to the U.S. market. The 40%-abv whisky is first matured in ex-Bourbon barrels before finishing for a number of months in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 17, 2019

Government Shutdown Snarls New Product Approval Process

As part of the partial government shutdown that began on December 22, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has suspended the approval process for bringing new alcoholic beverages to market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 16, 2019

Copper Cane’s Elouan Brand Lines Up Label Change After TTB Ruling

Copper Cane Wines & Provisions’ Oregon brand Elouan is changing its labeling following a ruling by the Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) that the brand was in violation of Oregon’s wine labeling laws. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2018

Copper Cane’s Joe Wagner Sees Bright Future For Oregon Wines Despite Labeling Controversy

Copper Cane Wines & Provisions launched its first Oregon label, Elouan, in 2015, initially selling 10,000 cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2018

Wine Spectator: Small Wineries Facing Tax Hikes Win Reprieve From The Feds

Wine Spectator has learned that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has extended a temporary procedure for small wineries trying to collect excise-tax credits, relieving many vintners who would have faced massive tax hikes come July 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 18, 2018

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