The state Liquor Control Board plans to announce a new program today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show that could put more local wines on state store shelves. LCB spokeswoman Stacy Kriedeman said a "PA Preferred" winery could select a number of wines to be placed in local wine and spirits stores.
Philadelphia has long been known for its devotion to good beer. So, it's not unusual to see a line of draft pulls at local bars. It is unusual, however, to see wine coming out of that tap. But thanks to a change in Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board regulations, that sight is slowly becoming more common.
Bordeaux's not on the list, and that's one reason it's interesting. The selections are notable for including offbeat wine regions around the world, from a castle in Puglia, Italy, to a university town in South Africa.
t sometimes seems as though the best public policy is the one that takes the longest to develop. If that concept is correct, Santa Barbara County's next winery land-use ordinance should be nearly perfect.
The project, which is a joint venture between Moet Hennessy and Nignxia-based SOE Nongken, includes construction of a winery, fermentation cellars, tasting room and luxury visitor center in around 6,300m² space.
The race starts and finishes at Doukenie Winery in Loudoun County. Doukenie Winery is also the host site for the post-race Wine & Music Festival in the beautiful outdoor setting featuring over a dozen wineries from the region, plus an awards ceremony, exhibitors, Food & Beer Garden and a popular live band.
The Independent Complaints Panel has ruled that Tesco's Everyday Value alcohol range does not breach alcohol responsibility rules, after a consumer complained its label encouraged "immoderate consumption".
Concerned that the establishment not be turned into what members said could be a restaurant in the middle of a liquor store, the Harford County Liquor Control Board requested Wednesday that the owner of Pairings Bistro in Bel Air give them a final floor layout of his recent expansion.
Since 2001, Christine Skandis, the businesswoman behind Skandis Fine Wine, sometimes referred to as "nectar of the gods," has been bringing a grape that is thousands of years old down the mountain to satisfy the tastes of mortals. After all, why should only ancient gods enjoy such fine wines?
In all, there are about 120 tonnes of grapes to harvest this year at Henry of Pelham. It will be about four full nights of work, said Speck, to complete the harvest. They hope the temperatures keep cooperating, as they've had a new adversary this year in addition to birds and the fear of rot due to warm weather.