A decline in beer production in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on Montana’s malt barley industry, which is looking for new markets to make up the difference.
It seems un-Australian, but has been going on for decades - every six months the amount of tax we pay for beer goes up. That means on August 3 it will be going up again, despite calls from the Brewers Association of Australia and Australian Hotels Association to freeze the rate because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- UK's eased coronavirus restrictions bring drinking crowds out, attract warning from police federation
Britons have taken full advantage of their first chance in more than three months to have a pint at a pub. Dubbed Super Saturday, restaurants, bars and hairdressers welcomed customers, but it was the vast number of people filling the streets after a few drinks that had some authorities concerned.
We hear a lot about the troubling increase of homicides in Kansas City. But fatal crashes are also spiking. More drunk drivers could be to blame. Police say drunk driving is leading to a surge in fatal crashes this year as 52 people already have died in Kansas City accidents, compared to 36 people a the same time last year, a 44 percent increase.
ALBANY — As all of New York's regions continue to move to a complete reopening in the wake of the pandemic, concerns about virus spread continue - particularly in relation to indoor spaces and large outdoor gatherings.
Japanese spirits producer Suntory has teamed up with 11 companies on a new joint venture that will develop innovative technology for used plastics.
- Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Announces Departure of Executive Vice President of Emerging Spirits Brands, Rudy Ruiz, to Join Park Street
MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that Rudy Ruiz, Executive Vice President of Emerging Spirits Brands, will be leaving the Company, effective July 3, 2020, to join industry innovator Park Street.
A new report pegs Covid-19-related losses to California’s wine industry at $4.21 billion, equating to the direct and induced loss of 42,376 jobs.
The food and beverage regulator has revised the wording of pregnancy warnings on alcohol bottles but rejected arguments that adding red lettering would impose an unreasonable cost on the industry.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board reminded licensed liquor establishments and their patrons to abide by social distancing and masking requirements to help slow the spread of COVID-19.