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04/21/14
Minnesota wine worth savoring
The fifth annual event, slated for April 26 at Canterbury Park, will find 20 Minnesota wineries pouring their wares
04/21/14
Statewide Alcohol Sales Ballot Title Rejected
McDaniel denied the ballot title because of ambiguities in the text of proposed measure. As of now, 37 counties are dry and 38 are wet in Arkansas
04/17/14
ND: Goehring awards state's first wine and grape research grants
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded North Dakota's first research grants to support and promote the state's grape and wine industry. "The 2013 Legislature appropriated $80,000 for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture to fund industry research and promotion," Goehring said. "North Dakota's grape and wine industry has seen significant growth in recent years, and the research funded by these grants will help keep that industry growing."
04/15/14
Sunday alcohol sales in Minnesota may stall over 'growlers'
A bill that would allow limited Sunday sales of alcohol in Minnesota is in jeopardy
04/14/14
The growing Iowa and Minnesota wine industries
A recent study is showing that the expansion of Iowa's wine industry in recent years shows it's potential to become a regional leader
04/14/14
Sonoma vintner returns to Oklahoma to pour cabs at Philbrook Wine Experience
When Casidy Ward and husband, Lynn Hofacket, got married and moved to California in 1988, they had little idea how they would make a living or if they even would stay
04/14/14
Gun range aims to be the first with a liquor license in Oklahoma
At 40,000 square feet co-owner Jeff Swanson says Wilshire Gun will be a full-fledged destination
04/14/14
Wine ice cream gets cold shoulder
Lobbyists representing an alcohol-infused ice cream maker brought sweet treats Thursday to the State Capitol
04/11/14
Vote on 'wine ice cream' bill again postponed in Louisiana
After confusion over what, if any, agency would regulate ice cream products that contain ice cream, sponsor state Rep. Marcus Hunter, D-Monroe, agreed to delay a vote on the bill until he could speak to state alcohol regulation officials. It is unclear when the bill might be heard again.
04/08/14
Economic impact of Iowa's wine industry grew nearly 80 percent over four years, study says
The economic impact of Iowa's wine industry has exploded in recent years, according to a new study. Frank, Rimerman + Co., a California-based consulting firm, reported that the economic impact of Iowa's wine and wine grapes industry was $420 million in 2012, an increase of around 80 percent from $234 million in 2008.
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