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News Briefs for August 8, 2019

•Two upcoming whisky auctions—one in Chicago and the other in Hong Kong—are putting up some rarely seen collectible whiskies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 8, 2019

Wine Spectator: Diamond Creek Owner Adelle “Boots” Brounstein Dies at 92

Adelle “Boots” Brounstein, who co-founded Napa Valley’s legendary Diamond Creek winery with her husband, Al, and helped guide the winery for more than half a century, died July 31 following a brief illness. She was 92. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 2, 2019

Wine Spectator: Wine Auction Prices Continue to Climb in the First Half of 2019

Riding on the coattails of a highly successful 2018 season, commercial auction houses pulled out all the stops in wine sales in the first half of 2019. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 22, 2019

Wine Spectator: Will The Supreme Court’s Tennessee Decision Dramatically Change The U.S. Wine Market?

On June 26, the Supreme Court handed down a milestone ruling in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Russell F. Thomas, striking down Tennessee’s durational residency requirement for alcohol retailers, which mandated that only people who had lived in the state for two years or more could get a license to sell alcohol. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 17, 2019

Wine Spectator: Supreme Court Opens Door To National Wine Retailer Shipping Challenges

Earlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, in a 7-2 ruling, a lower court’s decision on Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Russell F. Thomas (formerly v. Zackary Blair), striking down a durational-residency requirement for liquor retailers in Tennessee. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2019

Wine Spectator: The Upcoming Supreme Court Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court is shortly expected to hand down an opinion on Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Zackary Blair et al, potentially the biggest case involving wine since Granholm v. Heald in 2005, which struck down bans against out-of-state direct-shipping by wineries. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2019

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