Tainted liquor kills at least 10 in northern India
Direct Shipment of Alcohol: Are We There Yet?
At least 10 people have died and 39 others were hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in northern India, police said Tuesday.
The victims drank the liquor at a state-run shop in a village in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday night, police officer Rajesh Kumar said.
Private Labels Threaten Alcohol Market Balance
Because so many products can be conveniently purchased online these days, there is an expectation that alcohol products should also be conveniently delivered to a consumer's door. And, although delivery of alcohol to residents is not new, it has become a much more important retail tool. This phenomenon is partly driven by the almost 20,000 breweries, wineries and distilleries that have sprouted up in the last few decades. Because the vast majority of businesses are very small, their products are not immediately available in most states. This growth is impressive. Below is a chart of Oregon distilleries. When I was a regulator there were only about three.
Going to Mexico for Spring Break? Here are the health concerns you should keep in mind
Private label alcohol has evolved to the point where it provides a benefit for large grocery chains that is not economically feasible for small independent retailers. Therefore, if it becomes a widespread practice, it represents a threat to the alcohol market balance that allows large and small operators to be profitable.
Mexico finds more fake tequila and why the US rarely faces this issue.
The more serious concerns for US tourists visiting Mexico is the supply of unregulated alcohol in various parts of the country.
With Spring Break on the horizon it seems like a good time to talk about alcohol product safety.
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC names Elizabeth Herlong Brogdon as Executive Director
For an overview of all industry-related bills before the South Carolina Legislature, download the 2017-2018 Session Legislative Update here.
Why you should only buy alcohol from a licensed supplier, wholesaler or retailer
Elizabeth Herlong Brogdon, Esq. has been named Executive Director of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC (WSWA-SC). In this role, Elizabeth will lead the Association, to include overseeing legislative strategy, coordinating legislative efforts, working closely with state regulatory agencies (primarily SLED and SCDOR), and providing legal advice to the Association’s member wholesalers.
Bought counterfeit vodka this Christmas? There's a big chance it was made in a filthy outhouse.