News Articles


Wine & Spirits industry news and information, from articles on emerging beverage trends and legislative news affecting our industry, to links to industry journals, rating and educational sites, blogs that entertain and educate on topics such as food and wine pairings to creating the craftiest cocktail, to wine and spirits organizations that provide important networking and learning opportunities, Martignetti Companies seeks to provide valued customers the resources you need to grow your business. As you read through these important reference tools, let us know if you have any suggested new sites to add by contacting us at

September 2020

9/23/20 Bar Seating and Increased Number of People at a Table - Welcome News for Restaurants
9/22/20 ServSafe Training Videos & Eversource Small Business Programs
9/14/20 Martignetti Companies Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week September 13-19, 2020
9/10/20 Outdoor Dining Extended & Takeout & Delivery to Gain During NFL Games
9/3/20 Restaurant Workshare Webinar Sept. 3 & Tips for Weathering 2nd COVID Wave
9/1/20 Martignetti Companies Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week September 13-19, 2020

August 2020

8/31/20 Payroll Tax Deferment Guidance & Restaurant Revival Campaign
8/26/20 Restaurant Recovery Update August 26, 2020
8/17/20 ABCC Reminder Repayment Plan Begins in September
8/11/20 Action Alert - Protect Restaurants Against Added PPP Tax Liability
8/11/20 Governor Clarifies Updated Restaurant Rules
8/7/20 On-site Beverage Consumption Must be Accompanied by Food, ABCC Increases Staff for Compliance Checks

July 2020

7/27/20 House Proposes Distressed Restaurant Relief Fund and Webinar to Explain Business Interruption Insurance
7/21/20 Cocktails to Go Guide
7/21/20 Extension on Evictions to Oct 17 and Drinks to Go ABCC Advisory
7/20/20 Restaurants Can Sell Mixed Drinks to Go Effective Immediately
7/14/20 Masks Required Signs and MassSave Energy Efficiency Offers
7/13/20 Senate Passes Mixed Drinks to Go; Washington Talks of New Relief Bill
7/2/20 Reopening, PPP Extension & Foodservice Town Hall July 8th
7/1/20 Urgent Legislative Alert: Contact you State Senator and ask them to help the restaurant industry!