Indiana High Court Spikes Monarch Beverage Bid for Liquor License

Monarch Beverage can’t enter the liquor business through an affiliated company, Spirited Sales LLC, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled.

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Jordan Winery Launches Wine Country Table

It’s a website that offers food, wine and home entertaining advice.

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TTB Launches Largest Probe Ever of Slotting Fees

In a move officials said was a clear indication Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau intends to actively enforce a level playing field, about 40 Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco and TTB officials conducted a joint operation targeting alleged “pay to play” schemes in the greater Miami area.

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1250 Craft Brewers Adopt “Independent Craft” Seal

More than 1,250 brewing companies and counting, representing more than 1,500 brewing locations and about 50% of U.S. craft brewer volume have signed the license agreement to use the Brewers Association’s new independent craft brewer seal, the trade group said.

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Foundation Honors Slave That Taught Jack Daniel Distilling

Nathan “Nearest” Green was the master distiller for the whiskey operations for Dan Call in the mid-1800s in Lynchburg, Tenn., where a young Jack Daniel got his training in the business.

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Tennessee Distiller Launches Uncle Nearest 1856 Aged Whiskey

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey, a national whiskey brand inspired by Nathan “Nearest” Green, officially launched in Portland, Ore., yesterday (7/19). The aged whiskey debut in Portland will be followed by Nashville, Tenn.

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