In 16 years at DISCUS, Cressy worked to change the perception of the liquor industry from purveyors of vice to craftsmen behind the artisanal-cocktails movement. In an interview, Cressy said liquor is back.
Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. Annual results have not yet been reported in Italy, which was the top exporter last year.
Napa County has four code enforcement officers to uphold rural land and building laws. They take on 200 to 300 new cases annually and have 986 pending and unresolved cases over 15 years, most involving building code violations, a county report said.
He has been credited with putting Spain on the fine wine map, transforming the fortunes of Priorat and Bierzo, and is now directing his focus on Rioja Baja, which is why Decanter has awarded Alvaro Palacios the Man of the Year title for 2015.
The county Planning Commission decided last week during its fifth workshop on the subject dating back to December 2013 to send potential adjustments of the six-year-old winery ordinance to municipal advisory councils for comments before revisiting the issue later in 2015
Quintessential Brands Group, whose spirits portfolio include Greenalls Original London Dry Gin, Berkeley Square Gin and Bloom Gin, has today acquired the French spirits producer Lafragette & Legier SA (L&L) from French American Vintners, part of the US-based Kopf Group