Studying Terminal Market plans wine, liquor kiosks for Pennsylvania distributors

Home already to everything under the Philadelphia sun, Reading Terminal Market will soon be dedicating space for an expanded selection of made-in-Pennsylvania wine and spirits.

The historic market recently put out a (RFP) to find a combination of limited distilleries and limited wineries to sell their products in a section of side-by-side kiosks.

3.2 beer phase out: Anheuser-Busch warns they could go from 20 brands to 12 in some states

UTAH -- Lighter beers may soon be harder to find in some states out west, as big breweries phase them out.
"Starting probably early to mid-2018, you're going to see many of the products in the grocery and convenience stores today will begin to disappear," Jim Olsen with the Utah Beer Wholesalers Association said.

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Bill would drop restrictions on who buys drinks at VFW

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are working on a bill to allow out-of-town veterans to buy drinks at clubs run by the Veterans of Foreign Wars or the American Legion. 

Under current law, veterans from out of town must rely on the generosity of others if they want a drink. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission says drinks can only be sold directly to local members at clubs, although the restriction isn't always followed.

County Executive Candidates Criticize Frick Over Planned Fundraiser with Total Wine Co-Owner

County Executive candidate Bill Frick Wednesday brushed off criticism of a planned January fundraiser that Total Wine & More co-owner Robert Trone is hosting at his Potomac home.

Democratic Montgomery County Council members Marc Elrich and George Leventhal—who are also running for county executive—criticized the fundraiser, saying it has the appearance of catering to special interests.

Pennsylvania closes liquor store that sits atop unstable mine in Monroeville

Monroeville's Fine Wine and Good Spirits at 3845 Northern Pike closed Wednesday because the building had structural issues caused by an unstable mine below it, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said in a news release.

The agency that regulates the distribution of alcohol in the state said it is looking to acquire space for a temporary store in the same area until a permanent solution is found.