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04/16/14
Beer, wine and liquor would all be sold in the same store under new proposal to privatize Pa. booze sales
Unlike other partial privatization plans -- such as Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi's proposal to sell wine in grocery stores -- the coalition said this wouldn't devalue the state store system over time, or continue to pit the interests of various alcohol manufactures and sellers against one another.
04/15/14
Beer, wine and liquor would all be sold in the same store under new proposal to privatize Pa. booze sales
In a letter to state Senators last week, the coalition said its proposal is the most friendly to consumers and businesses, since it's crafted by the very businesses that want to move into the beer, wine and spirits game, that would have to meet customer needs to recoup their investment
04/15/14
Are fracking and winemaking compatible?
"The dangers of fracking are becoming increasingly well-known as study after study shows how it contaminates water - a critical resource for our industries. Fracking would jeopardize the safety of the water we rely on for producing our wine - the same water relied upon by the beer industry and other farm-based beverage industries," the piece reads.
04/14/14
Mercer's had to change state law to sell wine ice cream in New York
It was surprisingly easy to put cherry merlot ice cream on dry ice and ship it to places like Japan and Malaysia from Mercer's Dairy in Boonville, New York
04/14/14
Liquor Authority eases regulations for beverage producers
The state Liquor Authority will simplify distilling manufacturing licenses, raise production limits, modernize shipping laws and lower licensing fees for craft manufacturers, all issues pushed for at the summit by beer, wine, spirits and cider producers
04/14/14
New York vintners hope to cork wine glut
At the second New York State Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he is dedicating $6 million to marketing the state's producers of wine and other fine adult beverages
04/14/14
Grape researcher weighs winter freeze damage
In less than 24 hours on Jan. 6, Erie experienced a 57-degree temperature drop that saw the temperature fall from 48 degrees to minus 9 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland
04/10/14
Beer, wine, cider industry focus of N.Y. summit
New York's alcoholic beverage industry employed 85,000 people and the combination of manufacturing, agriculture, distribution and retail had an economic impact of $27 billion in 2012, according to the National Beer Wholesalers Association and New York Wine and Grape Foundation.
04/10/14
Diageo welcomes senate bill for alcohol marketing in Maine
British drinks major Diageo has welcomed Senate Bill LD704, which will allow beer, wine and spirits companies to use different modern methods to engage with and offer promotional pricing to consumers of legal drinking age.
04/09/14
Wine, beer growth highlighted at NY summit
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hosting a second beer, wine, spirits and cider summit Tuesday as a way to boost the growing industry in New York.After reforming New York's laws, the number of farm-based beverage licenses for distilleries, wineries, breweries and cideries has risen 72 percent since 2011, Cuomo announced late last year.
04/09/14
NY to spend $6M to promote wine, beer
Governor Andrew Cuomo will introduce the Craft New York Act to simplify distilling manufacturing licenses and lower fees, expand marketing opportunities and modernize shipping laws. It would have to be approved by the Legislature
04/08/14
Survey: 22% of NY state's wineries multi-generational
"The New York wine industry is firmly rooted in New York soil. Not only the vines, but the families as well," Jim Trezise, president of the New York State Wine & Grape Foundation (NYSWGF), said today. His comments accompanied the release of a NYSWGF-sponsored "Generational Survey" to see how many New York wineries have had two or more generations which have been or are involved in the industry.
04/07/14
NY planning board to welcome wineries
The Village of Medina Planning Board completed its review of language necessary to facilitate wineries, breweries, distilleries, cideries and meaderies in the Downtown Historic District. The board also recommended that those uses be allowed in the General Business District as well as the Light Industrial and Industrial Zones.
04/07/14
Tavern on the Green Accepting Reservations
It has been two years since renovations started on Tavern on the Green in Central Park, but the finish line is in sight. The restaurant will open to the public for dinner on April 24, and reservations are now being accepted
04/07/14
Policy on New York's Internet Wine Sales Unclear
Currently more than 3,000 residents of Madison County and neighboring counties utilize wine clubs, a number of that continues to grow. This growing popularity of wine clubs around Central New York shows that consumers are receptive to this option and want to fully utilize this for purchases. These regulations will negatively impact this population and decrease consumer choice.
04/07/14
Survey: 22% of state's wineries multi-generational
"The New York wine industry is firmly rooted in New York soil. Not only the vines, but the families as well," Jim Trezise, president of the New York State Wine & Grape Foundation (NYSWGF), said
04/04/14
Wine-only 'privatization' hurts taxpayers and distillers: PennLive letters
The latest "liquor privatization" proposal being considered in Harrisburg will cost the Commonwealth millions in lost tax revenue and continue to inconvenience consumers by making it impossible to purchase spirits, wine and beer in the same place.
04/04/14
Wines & Vines: What goes into making wine bottle labels?
Several of us from CJS Vineyards attended the Business, Enology & Viticulture New York Conference Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Waterloo Holiday Inn
04/03/14
Free the Grapes! Massachusetts: Call Committee Members
House Bill 294 has been languishing in committee since it received a hearing on November 12. We are in the second year of a 2-year session, and we need your help to get a vote on HB 294!
04/02/14
Expanding wine, beer sales in Pa.
The "compromise" liquor reform proposal legislative negotiators in Harrisburg reportedly are working on is a compromise in name only. The proposal apparently would leave state liquor stores with the exclusive right to sell wine and spirits, but it would expand services in a number of ways, many of them not particularly good for Pennsylvania.
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