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07/31/14

The small number of beer and wine distributors in Montana belies the outsized impact the industry has on the state's economy, particularly in southwest Montana, according to new research by the University of Montana's Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

07/30/14

For the entire month of August, Missouri wineries and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board are featuring the Vignoles grape varietal. The Vignoles (veen-yole) grape is a varietal that thrives in the demanding weather conditions of the state, and is the most commonly grown white grape.

07/30/14

We've all heard the story about how Anheuser-Busch came roaring back to life after Prohibition ended in 1933. The King of Beers even delivered a wagon of suds to President Franklin Roosevelt at the White House, you may have seen the famous picture of that moment. But another Missouri industry never really fully recovered after prohibition; Missouri's vast collection of wineries.

07/29/14

Like a giant measuring stick in the desert, the dropping water level of Lake Mead, the nation's largest man-made reservoir, provides a vivid representation of the drought that is gripping the Southwest and much of the West.

07/29/14

But another Missouri industry never really fully recovered after prohibition; Missouri's vast collection of wineries.

07/29/14

Harvest Fest featured grape picking, stomping and entertainment at Pontchartrain Vineyards July 26, 2014 in Bush, LA.

07/28/14

"The wine starts dropping in and it magically knows when to stop. Next, a drop of liquid nitrogen in each bottle to force out all of the oxygen. This might be the coolest part!"

07/28/14

Beer, wine and liquor distributor Major Brands, as it rebuilds its business following the departure of some of its largest suppliers, is acquiring Missouri Beverage Co

07/25/14

Seven Western states that rely on the Colorado River Basin for valuable water are drawing more heavily from groundwater supplies than previously believed, a new study finds, the latest indication that an historic drought is threatening the region's future access to water.

07/25/14

Missouri-based spirits and wine wholesaler Major Brands has agreed to acquire local rival Missouri Beverage Co. (MoBev) for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to close this fall.

07/23/14

Whether you don't want to drag the kids to a liquor store with you, or you shouldn't get behind the wheel, the store can come straight to you with the click of a button

07/22/14

As the temperature rises, we all tend to look for anything that will cool us off. One great and delicious option is an ice-cold popsicle, but why not take it one step further and make it a delicious wine-infused popsicle?

07/22/14

uch a loss is devastating, but two years later, Mick McDowell is philosophical about the fire. "Everybody goes through difficulties."

07/21/14

Flagstaff House has once again been honored with the Wine Spectator Grand Award for their commitment to fine wine and their 15,000-bottle wine cellar, an award they have won every year since 1983.

07/18/14

Little Hills will keep its restaurant and tasting room, but the actual winery is set to move to a 37-acre piece of land out in unincorporated St. Charles County pending conditional use permit approval. It's just four miles from Winghaven and Highway 40.

07/18/14

There's yet another casualty of last winter's polar vortex: grapes.

07/17/14

The world's largest retailer, headquartered in Bentonville, contributed $333,333.33 each to the group's organizers in Craighead, Saline and Faulkner counties, according to a report filed July 15 with the Arkansas Ethics Commission

07/17/14

"All of the vineyards north of the metro are either showing a 100 percent loss or near 100 percent losses for all of their grapevines," Minnesota Grape Growers President Irv Geary said.

07/15/14

Alcohol sales are actually on the rise across the state, especially in Denver

07/11/14

The Woodbury City Council recently unanimously approved the Maryland company's request to build a store at Woodbury Village. The new location will be the wine giant's third in the Twin Cities. The company recently opened a store in Roseville and another in Burnsville is on the way.

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