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New York Farm Distilleries Have Advantage in Barrel Programs

Craft distilleries are often interested in introducing barrel programs. These can be a regulatory quagmire because distilleries generally can’t sell at retail to the public in the three-tier system. Distillery owners see others doing it but just don’t know how … Continue reading

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Primer on Liquor Law Vocabulary

On-premises – place where alcohol is sold at retail to be consumed at the establishment (restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, casinos, and BYOB establishments) Off-premises – place where alcohol is sold at retail to be consumed elsewhere (liquor store, wine store, … Continue reading

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Cuomo’s Beer, Wine & Spirits Summit – a boost or bust to the industry?

First yoghurt, now alcohol. What do these two have in common? Governor Andrew Cuomo. Last week, Governor Cuomo hosted a “Beer, Wine & Spirits Summit” in Albany to address promotion of the New York-produced alcohol beverage industry, similar to the … Continue reading

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