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  • August 28, 2015

    City councilor wants liquor license control returned to Boston for first time since Prohibition

    Boston city councilor who has led the charge in the city's recent efforts to overhaul the liquor license permitting process says she plans to file a home rule petition with the state Legislature that if passed would let Boston control its own liquor permitting for the first time in more than 80 year...
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  • August 26, 2015

    E. & J. Gallo Announces Purchase of Talbott Vineyards

    E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) announced today that it has agreed to purchase Talbott Vineyards, one of California's largest and most esteemed producers of 100% estate-grown wines. Talbott Vineyards is located within the premier Santa Lucia Highlands appellation near Monterey Bay and produces a va...
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  • August 6, 2015

    Red wine could slow brain ageing by 7.5 years

    Red wine could play a significant role in slowing down the brain's ageing process and help battle the onset of Alzheimer's, according to a study published in the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association.

    The study, carried out by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago...
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  • July 28, 2015

    Wealthy And Educated Americans Drink Alcohol The Most

    In the United States, drinking alcohol depends heavily on socio-economic status. The country’s drinkers are most likely to be wealthy and well educated, according to  a recent Gallup poll.

    While 64 percent of all adults do generally drink alc...
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  • July 23, 2015

    US wine lovers yet to embrace online

    While using the internet to seek out information about wine has surged over the last four years, only 11% of American wine drinkers have bought wine online this year.

    A recent study by Wine Intelligence found that just 11% of US wine lovers surveyed had used the internet to buy wine...
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  • May 12, 2015

    Drizly & WSWA Services Form Strategic Alliance

    BOSTON - An innovative technology company and an affiliate of the nation’s largest wine and spirits wholesaler association have formed a strategic alliance to accelerate the adoption of technologies enabling on-demand delivery within the three-tier U.S. beverage-alcohol industry. Drizly, the B...
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  • April 8, 2015

    How Amazon is getting beat by an upstart alcohol delivery app in its own backyard

    Amazon is obviously pushing the boundaries of how we purchase, receive, and consume retail goods and groceries these days. Recently, it unveiled its new physical Dash Button that customers can press to order refills on products such as diapers, laundry detergent, and coffee pods. Eventually, the com...
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