Is This The Next Big Constitutional Alcohol Battle? – A Challenge in Missouri To Wholesaler Director and Officer Residency Requirements

A Federal District Court has rejected a challenge to the requirement under Missouri’s Liquor Control Law that the officers and directors of a wholesaler must be residents of Missouri based on a refusal to extend the logic of Granholm to wholesalers. Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc., and it’s wholly owned subsidiary Southern Wine […]

Whiskey Distillers Sued Over “Whiskey Fungus”

There’s a great article over at Food Manufacturing about a suit filed on Wednesday against Heaven Hill Distilleries, Diageo America’s Supply and Brown-Forman by a group of Kentucky residents who claim that whiskey fungus – Baudoinia Compniacensis – caused by the defendants’ distillery operations is damaging their property and diminishing its value. We’ve obtained a […]