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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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Big Hospitality

Big Hospitality
Chester Grosvenor closes restaurant for £350k revamp by Sophie.Witts@wrbm.com (Sophie Witts) on January 17, 2018 at 11:58 am The Chester Grosvenor hotel has closed its La Brasserie restaurant for a Â350,000 refurbishment, which will see the launch of the city-centreâs only champagne bar. […] The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh hotel sold for record sum by Sophie.Witts@wrbm.com...

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Distilled Spirits Council

Distilled Spirits Council
NAS Report: Missed Opportunity To Address Impaired Driving by Eric,Reller on January 18, 2018 at 1:37 am Distilled Spirits Council President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz today issued the following statement in response to the National Academy of Sciences Report on Alcohol-Impaired Driving: […] Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Tax Reform’s Federal Excise Tax Reduction on...

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Drinks Business Review

Drinks Business Review
Koloa Rum launches Kauai Reserve three-year aged Hawaiian rum on January 22, 2018 at 12:00 am Hawaii's Koloa Rum Company has launched its first-ever Kauai Reserve three-year aged Hawaiian rum. […] Redd’s Wicked to introduce watermelon flavor beer on January 22, 2018 at 12:00 am MillerCoors-owned brand Redd’s Wicked is launching a new watermelon flavored...

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Just Drinks

Just Drinks
Britvic targets adults with new Robinsons Fruit Creations ad - video on January 22, 2018 at 4:27 pm A new TV campaign for Britvic's latest Robinsons range will attempt to bring more adults into the cordial category in the UK. […] Westons adds low-alcohol cues to Stowford Press LA packaging on January 22, 2018 at...

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Nightclub & Bar Digital: Operations

Nightclub & Bar Digital: Operations
Help Guests Make the Right Drink Decision by Jack Robertiello on January 20, 2018 at 10:54 pm When customers enter a bar or restaurant they either already have their beverage order in mind or require some encouragement to make their choice. How to best steer them, and what levers an operator or beverage director can...

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Wine & Spirits Daily

Wine & Spirits Daily
SVB: Something "is changing" in the Wine Biz on January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am Despite some one-off recessionary years where US wine consumption took a dive, the long-term volume trends for the wine category have consistently increased. In 1979 US consumers drank just over 300 million gallons annually, and now its much closer to...

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Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator
Unfiltered: 'Wine Spectator' Banned in New Jersey Prisons? Plus, 'Bachelor' Heads to Hall Winery (Wine Spectator) on January 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm We contacted the Dept. of Corrections to find out why this might be contraband. Also in Unfiltered, Yellow Tail is back on the road to the Super Bow […] Restaurant Spotlight: Fresco...

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