FRANKFORT, Ky. — Concerned that global trade disputes could escalate — with Kentucky bourbon makers caught in the crosshairs — the industry has invited whiskey associations from across the world to discuss ways to defuse the conflicts.
US trade body the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) has appointed Michelle L Korsmo as its new president and chief executive officer.
The amount of liquor individuals can bring across a provincial boundary for personal use is set to double, following a deal struck at the Council of the Federation meetings late Thursday in Saint Andrews, N.B.
Over the past several months, the State Liquor Authority investigated two City of Poughkeepsie businesses and pulled their liquor licenses after troubling incidents.
The Lower House Committee for Information Policy has backed a motion banning advertisers from promoting alcohol, pharmaceuticals, gambling and weapons on kids’ radio and TV programs.
There’s no need to tip the mixologist at the Tipsy Robot, a glittering bar in Las Vegas where automated arms handle all the shaking, stirring, muddling and garnishing, making up to 120 cocktails an hour.
For states still recovering financially from the latest recession, sin taxes — taxes on tobacco, alcohol, gambling and, most recently in some states, marijuana — are an attractive option for legislatures to close budget gaps.
Inside a huge industrial building in Franklin, there are 120 conveyor belts designed to carry broken glass to three stories of giant machines that crush the glass and sort it, to be sent away and be made into new bottles.
A report from the Irish Brewers Association has shown that beer exports went up slightly by 0.2%, but earnings from sales reduced from €280m in 2016 to €273m last year.
Facebook and Instagram will more proactively lock the accounts of users its moderators encounter and suspect are below the age of 13.