Author Archives: Donna Whitaker

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. “We find that the (Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco)

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Jordan Winery Launches Wine Country Table

It’s a website that offers food, wine and home entertaining advice. “We spend most of our time creating–creating recipes,

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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 … Continue reading

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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. Research … Continue reading

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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. Green’s place in the whiskey

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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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