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OLBA Blog

OLBA Blog
Why Haven’t You Joined the OLBA?By Philip Craig on May 30, 2017If you are receiving this newsletter, you may already be an OLBA member, but if you are a permit holder who is not yet a member of the OLBA, then it’s time to make a commitment that impacts your bottom line! Join the organization...

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Alcoholic Beverages Law

Alcoholic Beverages Law
2017 Changes to Washington Liquor Laws Affecting Producers and Distributors by Susan Johnson on August 3, 2017 at 11:31 pm This post was guest authored by Stoel Rives summer associate Alex Pearson. With the Washington State Legislature’s third special session at a close, now is a good time for alcoholic beverage producers and distributors to take...

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Drinks Business Review

Drinks Business Review
Starbucks unveils two new cold foam tea lemonades on June 21, 2018 at 11:00 pm Starbucks has unveiled two new summer-themed cold foam tea lemonades, ‘Summer Sunrise’ and ‘Summer Sunset’. […] Quintessential Brands unveils salted caramel variant of Feeney’s Irish cream liqueur on June 20, 2018 at 11:00 pm Spirits firm Quintessential Brands has introduced...

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Just Drinks

Just Drinks
This week in soft drinks & bottled water, featuring PepsiCo's brace of brand overhauls, Coca-Cola Co's Horlicks consideration and kombucha has arrived on June 22, 2018 at 2:25 pm Here's a round-up of this week's top stories from the global soft drinks & bottled water categories. Click the links to see our round-ups for beer &...

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Nightclub & Bar Digital: Operations

Nightclub & Bar Digital: Operations
Regaining Control: Substance Abuse in the Hospitality Industry by David Klemt on June 18, 2018 at 10:06 pm A stack of cash. A pile of cocaine. A cellphone. It may seem like the common thread for those items is a drug deal. For one person, they meant sobriety. It all comes down to perception in...

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Wine & Spirits Daily

Wine & Spirits Daily
Edrington to Sell Off Cutty Sark, Glenturret on June 22, 2018 at 4:39 pm Edrington revealed in its fiscal year-end report this morning that it will be putting Cutty Sark and Glenturret brands up for sale in order to focus on its more premium collection. The sale process will being this summer, per a statement...

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Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator
Fourth of July Grilling Recipes with Spiaggia Chef Tony Mantuano (Wine Spectator) on June 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm Marinated lamb chops and spicy watermelon salad star on Independence Day. Plus, 12 Italian wine pairings […] Château Giscours Owner Eric Albada Jelgersma Dies at 79 (Wine Spectator) on June 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm The...

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