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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 28, 2015

•The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) has rescinded its challenge to rules governing craft beer tasting room sales, as the state agency regulating the matter says it will revisit the issue. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 2015

Florida Retailers, Beer Distributors Raise Craft Brewers’ Ire With Challenge To Tasting Room Sales Rules

Groups representing Florida retailers and beer wholesalers are taking aim at the state’s laws governing craft brewery tasting room sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 14, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 5, 2014

•The Florida House of Representatives’ legislative session ran out Friday without the body voting on a controversial bill passed by the state Senate that would have authorized 64-ounce growler fills but also added new restrictions on some craft brewers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 5, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 30, 2014

•The Florida Senate gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill that would allow 64-ounce beer growler fills, but also place new direct-to-consumer sales restrictions on some craft brewers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 30, 2014

Wine Spectator: A Training Ground For Tomorrow’s Top Sommeliers

Leading executives from the wine and spirits world joined Florida International University staff and students September 19 at the Miami school’s Biscayne Bay campus to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the brand new Restaurant Management Lab at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 25, 2013

Florida’s Key West To Get First Legal Distillery

Key West, Florida, once a haven for rum smugglers during the Prohibition era, is set to get its first legal distillery with the debut of Chef Distilled, a new craft spirits company. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2013

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