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Earlier this week, TTB announced its intention to hold two virtual listening sessions this month to hear industry concerns regarding alcohol nutritional information, allergens, and ingredients.

Nutritional information, allergen, and ingredients statements are generally not required on alcohol beverages falling within TTB’s labeling jurisdiction. For products that make certain types of nutritional claims, TTB has

A recent legal case, Consorzio di Tutela della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco v Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated [2023] SGCA 37, the Singapore Court of Appeal granted Consorzio’s application to register “Prosecco” as a Geographical Indication (“GI”) which designates wine originating from Italy. This represents a significant interpretation of the Geographical Indications Act 2014

On June 23rd, Governor Cuomo announced that emergency declaration that commenced in March 2020 would come to an end on June 24th. As a result, all executive orders expired on that date.

Effective immediately, the temporary to-go privileges that were extended by the New York State Liquor Authority (“NYSLA”) to New York State-licensed bars, restaurants,

In response to Governor Cuomo’s order, the New York State Liquor Authority (“NYSLA”) issued restrictions to licensees with respect to the COVID-19 outbreak, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 at 8:00 PM ET. Per the NYSLA, all licensed on-premises establishments (including restaurants, bars, taverns, clubs, arenas, catering establishments, etc.) must stop on-premises sales of alcohol beverages

In a world where the spread of COVID-19 is increasing and where consumers and businesses alike have encouraged “social distancing,” it is not without many sacrifices. The wine industry and other service-based businesses are certainly not immune and must be creative during a time where consumers and workers are staying home. Many wineries, breweries, distilleries, and cideries have

This March is the inaugural Northeastern Cider Conference, which will be held in Albany, New York. The conference is a much-needed event for cider makers, brand owners, and importers. Sessions will discuss matters pertaining to growing, fermenting, distribution, retail, education, packaging, etc. and will include many renowned professionals in the cider world.
I will be one of

CLE International is hosting its annual Wine, Beer, and Spirits CLE. This year, the program will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 16th and 17th at the Le Meridien hotel. Attendees can earn up to 12 hours of MCLE credits including one hour of ethics.
This year’s conference is subtitled Developments & Trends in the Alcohol Beverage Industry. Conference