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2010-07-19 12:00:00

Will Autograph Pre-Purchased Bottles in Franklin Mills HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bethenny Frankel, New York Times best-selling author and star of Bravo's smash hit TV show, "Bethenny Getting Married?," will meet with fans and sign bottles of her Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) at the PA Wine & Spirits Stores in Franklin Mills from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 22. "Bethenny Frankel has made her mark on reality television and now she's making her mark on the...

2010-03-18 13:30:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released Handbook Advance 2010, the bleak economy influenced the success of each segment of the beverage alcohol business in 2009. Distilled spirits and wine experienced positive results, albeit at a much slower rate than in the past, while beer saw unprecedented declines. Last year, the economy reversed the previous "trading up" trend in the spirits category and consumers changed their...

2009-12-17 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an important briefing yesterday at the National Press Club, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism showcased an informative, free consumer booklet to encourage responsible drinking decisions during the holiday season and beyond. The brochure underscores that, "Drinking can be beneficial or harmful, depending on your age and health status, the situation, and, of course, how much you drink." Based on the latest research, the...

2009-01-07 19:11:50

A Jack Daniel's collector said he has reached a deal with Tennessee liquor control authorities that will allow him to keep most of his 2,400-bottle collection. Raymond Fraley Jr., a lawyer for Randy Piper, said his client will forfeit several hundred of the least-valuable bottles from his collection to the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, which will auction the whiskey, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Wednesday. Piper's collection was seized in October 2007 after Alcoholic...

2008-12-12 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as the Obama Administration sets its sights on stabilizing and strengthening the U.S. economy, a coalition of public interest groups today called on the transition team and incoming Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to move quickly on another matter where action by the Treasury Department is needed and long overdue: requiring mandatory, basic serving facts disclosing alcohol content per serving and the definition of moderate, or...

2008-12-11 17:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Peter H. Cressy, president of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States: The Distilled Spirits Council is pleased to see the continued long-term decline in underage drinking. The study's authors point out that these declines may reflect the greater decline in reported availability of alcohol by those under the legal drinking age. The research is clear that most youth who drink get their alcohol from...

2008-09-25 15:00:39

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) hailed last night's resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that formally recognizes the "We Don't Serve Teens" campaign. House Resolution 1042, co-sponsored by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.) and more than 100 other members of Congress, and championed by WSWA, lauds the industry's efforts in the fight against underage access to alcoholic beverages. The House resolution complements a similar...

2008-09-21 03:00:22

By Anonymous Wine and spirits sales are being driven by seemingly opposite demographics, baby boomers and consumers who have recently reached legal drinking age. They likewise are popular due to two seemingly divergent trends, health consciousness and the search for status. "Consumers continue to be interested in trading up in nearly every [spirits] category," Brian Morgan, senior research analyst for Euromonitor International, Chicago, told Beverage Industry earlier this year. "It's a...

2008-09-18 15:00:26

Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd. (OTC BB: DKAM) (the "Company"), a leading owner, developer and marketer of premium beverages, today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter 2009. In the first quarter of fiscal 2009, the Company achieved net sales of $1.1 million. The Company's Old Whiskey River Bourbon, Aguila Tequila and Damiana Liquor and international wine brands all continued to increase in sales versus last year. While shipments of Trump Vodka decreased in the quarter...

2008-08-01 18:00:25

By TASTE OF WINE MARK FISHER Beer has regained its momentum as the drink of choice among Americans, and its surge in popularity has come in part at the expense of wine, according to Gallup's annual Consumption Habits poll. When Gallup three weeks ago asked 1,016 Americans older than 18 (hmmm. Why not 21, I wonder?) what alcoholic beverage they mostoften drink, 42 percent preferred beer, 31 percent wine and 23 percent liquor. In recent years, wine had narrowed the...


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