House Passes Tax Plan, Doesn’t Include Craft Bill

The House of Representatives passed a far-reaching overhaul of the U.S. tax code, reducing the corporate tax rate to its lowest point since 1939 and cutting individual taxes for most households next year. Continue reading

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WSWA Backs Senate Bill

With the House having completed its tax reform bill, attention is shifting to the Senate, and Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America praised the Senate measure, saying it “will benefit Continue reading

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UK High Court Okays Minimum Price for Alcohol

The ruling makes Scotland the first country in the world to be able to set a minimum price for alcohol.  Scottish MPs passed the minimum-price law in 2012, imposing a 50 pence per unit limit on alcohol, which mean a bottle of whiskey couldn’t be sold for less than £14 ($18.46). Continue reading

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Oakland Planners OK A-B Craft Brewery

The decision by the Oakland, Calif., planning department will let Golden Road Brewing, Los Angeles, open a brew pub and beer garden. Continue reading

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Brown-Forman Increases Cash Dividend 8.2%

The new rate of 19.75 cents per share applies to both Class A and Class B stock.  It’s payable Jan. 2, 2018, on stock of record Dec. 7. Continue reading

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Cuvasion Taps Fine Design Group to Create an Identity

“This is an incredible opportunity to contribute to the future legacy of a historic Napa Valley winery,” says Fine Design’s creative Continue reading

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