Alcoholic beverage manufacturing

Napa County firefighter Jason Sheumann sprays water on a home as he battles flames from a wildfire Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 10, 2017 - 12:14 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring at least 100, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores...
Read More
October 06, 2017 - 7:20 am
CUTCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Liquor Authority has suspended the license of a Long Island winery where officials say drunken patrons have engaged in public sex, brawls and other rowdy behavior. SLA officials on Thursday said Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue (kuht-CHAWG') had a "disturbing...
Read More
In this picture taken on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 Vit Spacil, co-owner of a smart mobile brewery, picks hops by the container at a garden in Prague, Czech Republic. The container brewery is capable of making 525 hectoliters a year. The point is not the quantity but the quality and in that it is reflecting a growing appetite of consumers for craft beers. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
September 23, 2017 - 4:19 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech firm is selling professional beer-making sets that fit in a backyard but can produce commercial quantities of brew. The mobile breweries sold by Well Service are a far cry from the kits typically made for home use. They cost 120,000 euros ($143,500), weigh 3,000 kilograms (6,...
Read More
August 29, 2017 - 9:36 am
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An Anheuser-Busch brewery in Georgia is shipping canned drinking water to the American Red Cross to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana. The St. Louis-based beer giant says a truckload of water from its Cartersville, Georgia, brewery arrived in Baton...
Read More
August 25, 2017 - 11:52 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A beer company in Vermont's Green Mountains says it has reached a resolution with a snowboard company over use of the slogan "Take a Hike." Long Trail Brewing Co. sued Burton Snowboards on Wednesday, claiming Burton is using the beer company's slogan on its apparel...
Read More
August 11, 2017 - 7:03 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel has been known as the land of milk and honey since Biblical times — but the land of single malt whiskey? One appropriately named distillery is trying to turn Israel into a whiskey powerhouse. Smooth, honey-brown whiskey is not the first thing that comes to mind when...
Read More
August 09, 2017 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City train commuters can cool off their "summer of hell" with a new beer appropriately named Delayed. Newsday reports ( http://nwsdy.li/2fqNBqt ) that Long Island-based Blue Point Brewery is launching the new brew Monday afternoon in Penn Station. Blue Point president Todd...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2007 file photo, a worker picks grapes for harvest in the vineyards of Castelcerino, above the village of Soave, Northern Italy. The Italian wine grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade due to the effects of the summer 2017 heatwave and drought. (AP Photo/Martino Masotto, file)
August 04, 2017 - 11:24 am
COCCAGLIO, Italy (AP) — The Italian wine grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade due to the effects of the summer's heatwave and drought. Producers of bubbly spumante in the Franciacorta area of Lombardy, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Milan in northern Italy, officially...
Read More
FILE- In this March 10, 2013 file photo, a glass of whisky is held up in front of the Diageo Claive Scotch Whisky collection in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scotland has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so that the whisky industry can be protected after Brexit. (David Cheskin/PA via AP, file)
July 30, 2017 - 8:12 am
LONDON (AP) — Scotland has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so its vital whisky industry can be protected after Brexit. Scottish Economy Secretary Keith Brown has written to officials asking for strong legal protections for the industry, which is worth around 4 billion pounds ($5.3...
Read More
July 30, 2017 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Scotland has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so its vital whisky industry can be protected after Brexit. Scottish Economy Secretary Keith Brown has written to officials asking for strong legal protections for the industry, which is worth around 4 billion pounds ($5.3...
Read More

Pages