State::Legal Action

March 2016 ::Missouri :: Marketing

SB 994 is making its way through the state legislature. The bill would allow the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to work with state, regional, national and international groups and organizations to determine new and better grape varieties for Missouri. It would also  allow the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to oversee and provide professional [...]

March 2015 ::Pennsylvania :: Legal Action

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board (LCB) has spent nearly $300,000 in legal fees to fight its “free” wine kiosk initiative.  Legal action goes as far back as 2010, when the LCB shut down a wine kiosk program aimed at increasing the convenience of purchasing wine in grocery stores.  In 2011 a performance audit of the program [...]