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10/30/14

Voters will also be asked how much beer and wine neighborhood restaurants can sell.

10/29/14

With a late spring frost and a relatively cool summer, the harvest is likely to be smaller than in years past, but the grapes that remain should be hearty and of high quality for winemaking.

10/28/14

When it comes to state expenditures, $26,000 is not a huge outlay. That was the bargain rate for some highway signage Arkansas bought and erected to direct people to the state's wineries. The signs, brown with white lettering, advertise the Arkansas Wine Country Trail and the winery tours available.

10/28/14

Arkansas' wine producers said Act 483, which went into effect in August 2013, puts the state wineries at a competitive disadvantage to out-of-state shippers. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Administration said 114 permits have been issued to allow shipping to Arkansas consumers, but only two permits have been given to a state winery.

10/27/14

"We're working hard to build this up. Missouri really supports their industry. We need to promote the industry."

10/27/14

Arkansas' wine producers said Act 483, which went into effect in August 2013, puts the state wineries at a competitive disadvantage to out-of-state shippers

10/22/14

California is still king when it comes to restaurants with interesting wine lists, but some surprise states are catching up.

10/22/14

A state administrative law judge who was asked by the city to review Total Wine's liquor license request approved it, the Potomac, Md.-based independent wine and liquor retailer said Tuesday.

10/17/14

Founded by Germans in 1837, Hermann sits in a valley popularly known as the romantic Rhineland of Missouri. Tucked away on the longest river in America, early residents quickly took advantage of the sunny weather and fertile soil for growing grapes. The rocky nourishing dirt and steep slopes proved perfect for making award-winning white, light and sweet wines.

10/07/14

WineHaven produces 20,000 bottles of honey wine each year, shipping some of it as far away as Japan and South Korea.

10/07/14

The Casper City Council is mulling over how to regulate a special state winery permit that could open the door to a wide range of new drinking venues in the city.

10/06/14

The Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday over the lawsuit challenging the proposal, which would legalize alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties. Currently, 37 of the state's counties are "dry."

10/06/14

Customer after customer did a double take as they walked into the Otsego SuperTarget, surprised to find an entrance just inside the store to a small, brightly lit second shop filled with bottles of chardonnay, pilsners and spirits.

10/03/14

The harvest was spread out, however, from mid-August to the end of September, during the six days a harvest machine came out to pick early-, mid- and late-season grapes from the vines at Feather River

10/01/14

Michael Langley, director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, has thought through the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment. The first thing on his agenda: meetings, lots and lots of meetings. The second: the development of a legislative packag

09/25/14

Colorado Mountain Winefest maintained its record growth, with nearly 6,000 people coming through the gates of Riverbend Park during the 23rd iteration of the popular wine festival presented by Alpine Bank. An estimated 5,950 visitors came to the festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, besting last year's record mark of 5,846.

09/22/14

wine continues to hold a captive audience locally, with at least two new wine shops opening in New Orleans in the past year or so.

09/22/14

Beer and wine are booming in Nebraska, and state regulators are struggling to keep up

09/22/14

A nasty fight involving millions of dollars, hundreds of local jobs, and a take-no-prisoners liquor war took center stage at the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Wednesday

09/18/14

Odneal is a Horticulturist with Missouri State's Fruit Experiment Station and says the Ozark climate takes its toll on native grapes. A harsh winter and wet summer have been her biggest challenges.

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