Apr 19, 2005

/ wild turkey distillery to eliminate 60 jobs

the wild turkey distillery will eliminate about 60 bottling and shipping jobs in coming months as part of a consolidation by its parent company. employees learned late last week that the jobs will be phased out through the end of the year and into early 2006, said spokeswoman sandrine ricard. wild turkey whiskey will be bottled by the seagram distillery in lawrenceburg, ind., 25 miles west of cincinnati, she said. both operations are part of pernod ricard usa...

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Mar 21, 2005

/ house proposal would allow distilleries to sell whiskey

west virginia’s small distilleries would earn the right to bypass state-licensed liquor stores and sell their products directly to the public under legislation headed for a house vote next week. the "mini distillery" proposal grew out of summersville vintner rodney facemire’s desire to sell his isaiah morgan-brand whiskey directly to tourists. facemire felt the laws allowing him to sell his kirkwood wine on site should also apply to his spirits ...

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Mar 15, 2005

/ buffalo trace distillery named "2005 distiller of the year"

an international audience has spoken and buffalo trace distillery was named "2005 distiller of the year" by whisky magazine at the annual "icons of whisky" dinner held in london, england, thursday, march 10th in conjunction with whiskylive london. for the first time in its five year history the award has been given to an american distillery.

via mysan.de

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Mar 08, 2005

/ new bourbon whiskey and ruby port wine blue cheeses

for any cheese tray, salad or recipe, these new outstanding, gourmet blue cheeses make a real celebration. whiskey blue(tm) and winey blue(tm) cheeses from wisconsin have been introduced by ulla nylin, the creator of swedish vodkacheese(tm) several years ago.

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Mar 01, 2005

/ alabama bans state whiskey

conecuh ridge, alabama’s official state whiskey since 2004,  has been banned following founder kenny may's pleding guilty last year to distributing to a minor, possession in a dry county and selling without a license.

via: auburn plainsman,

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