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News Briefs for November 10, 2015

•Beam Suntory posted sales up 36% for the first nine months of its fiscal year, ended in September, as the company’s stable of whisk(e)y brands prospered in North America. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 10, 2015

News Briefs for February 24, 2014

•Florida-based Imperial Brands, known for its Sobieski vodka brand, has assumed sales responsibility in the U.S. and Canada for Sammy Hagar’s Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum ($21.99 a 750-ml.) under a new agreement that took effect February 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2014

New York Legislators Fire Back On “At-Rest” Opposition

Following reports last week that New York’s proposed legislation to require in-state warehousing of wine and spirits would hurt small wholesalers who utilize warehouses in New Jersey, two New York assemblymen have issued a statement defending the proposal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2014

New York Lawmakers Stir Debate With New Effort To Pass “At-Rest” Legislation

The battle over New York state’s proposed “at-rest” legislation for wine and spirits is heating up. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 4, 2014

Wine Spectator: Hobbs, Selbach Announce New Winery Project in New York’s Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes wine region of New York, which has steadily improved in recent years with Riesling as its lead variety, is drawing increasing attention from outside vintners, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 23, 2014

Wine Spectator Looks at New York’s Proposed Wine Sales Restrictions

Wine Spectator digs into two thorny regulatory issues that could impact the fine wine market in New York state—the “at-rest” bill being considered in the New York legislature that would require wines distributed in New York to be warehoused in the state for at least 24 hours; and the New York State Liquor Authority’s declaratory ruling that sets forth ground rules for third-party wine sellers like Amazon, Facebook, Gilt and Lot18, as well as wine clubs like those of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and Williams-Sonoma. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 26, 2013

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