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Tag Archives: Wine

Expanded bottle bill might improve glass recycling but add headaches and costs

(Provided by New York Wine & Grape Foundation)

A proposed law that would extend New York’s bottle bill to wine and liquor bottles could increase recycling of glass significantly and create a cleaner stream of recycled glass, potentially making it easier to find end users in a tight ...

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Wine drinkers file suit over alleged short-pours by Delaware North

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A Buffalo attorney has filed a class action suit against Delaware North Companies Inc., claiming the food service conglomerate has been short-changing — or in this case, short-pouring — wine-buyers at KeyBank Center. Michael Hayes filed the complaint in state Supreme ...

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Wineries facing rash of lawsuits over accessibility

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If you get sued over how accessible your website is for people with visual impairments, fix the problems rather than settle the lawsuit, says Robert Duffy, president of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. His statement was prompted by a wave ...

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NY Wine Region of the Year

New York state has been honored with the title of “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The publication cited the quality of wines, tremendous growth of the industry and greatly improved business climate. The award will be ...

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Cuomo: NY will boost beer, wine, liquor sales

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state government will put the promotion of beer, wine and liquor made in New York “on steroids” to boost jobs and help the growing industries. Cuomo along with farmers and orchard growers are meeting ...

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Perinton winery receives eight medals

Casa Larga Vineyards received several honors at the 2012 New York Wine & Food Classic competition Aug. 13-14 in Watkins Glen, Schuyler County. The 27th annual awards were based on blind tastings by 23 expert judges who evaluated 752 wines, ...

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Billionaire loses NY lawsuit over rare wine

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire collector and yachtsman William Koch has lost a lawsuit against Christie’s alleging the auction house had sold vintage wine it knew was counterfeit. A federal judge in New York threw out the case. She ruled that the statute of limitations had run out....

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Commentary: Let them sell wine

With the state going bankrupt, Gov. David A. Paterson is pushing a bill that would allow grocery stores to sell wine, and this time it has a chance to pass even though it was squashed ...

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