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News Alert: Florida, Texas Order Shutdowns of Bars and Nightclubs

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has banned on-premise bar and nightclub alcohol sales in the Sunshine State, following Friday morning’s announcement that nearly 9,000 new people tested positive for Covid-19. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 26, 2020

Lawmakers Unveil $120 Billion, Bipartisan Bill To Aid Restaurants

A bipartisan group of legislators in the the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives is launching a new effort to provide economic relief to the independent restaurant industry amid the pandemic. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 22, 2020

Off-Premise Growth Eases Slightly But Remains At Strong Double-Digits

Both spirits and wine saw off-premise sales slow slightly in the week through May 30 compared with prior weeks, according to Nielsen, although growth rates remain robust year-on-year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 10, 2020

Interview: Minneapolis Retailer France 44 On Navigating The Covid-19 Environment

Editor’s Note: Minneapolis-based retailer France 44 Wines & Spirits, a Market Watch Leader, offers an upscale selection of wine, spirits, and beer, as well as gourmet cheeses, meats, and takeout items. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2020

Oregon’s Winery Tasting Rooms Begin Reopening Today

Oregon governor Kate Brown has given the go-ahead for winery tasting rooms in the state to reopen, starting today. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 15, 2020

Cocktails To Go See Rising Consumer Interest: Nielsen

With the on-premise hurting due to closures from the Covid-19 pandemic, Nielsen estimates that off-premise beverage alcohol volume must rise by 22% to offset the on-premise decline. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 8, 2020

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