Are Beer Wholesalers Buying Votes For A Direct Shipping Ban?

March 18, 2010

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) has made substantial 2009-2010 campaign contributions to 11 of the 14 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who will determine the future of the NBWA’s efforts to outlaw direct shipping of any form of alcohol. At NBWA’s urging, the subcommittee held a hearing March 18 on direct shipping […]

Calif Sanctions Greenfield/Cartlidge & Browne, 2 Others Over Grower Issues

March 16, 2010

Greenfield Wine Company’s ability to buy winegrapes is on probation following recent sanctions by the Market Enforcement Branch of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The stipulated agreement between the MEB and Greenfield Winery (d.b.a Cartlidge & Browne Winery ) of American Canyon specifies that Greenfield will lose its license to buy winegrapes […]