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  • Beverage industry wrong about Ulman

    Ellen Valentino and the beverage Industry are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts ("Ulman drink ban is heavy-handed," Dec. 18). Ms. Valentino's assertion that the beverage industry has "voluntarily removed full-calorie soft drinks...
  • "Bottle" bill dies in House

    A bill meant to boost recycling of drink cans and bottles by charging a nickel deposit on them died in the House Environmental Matters Committee Monday. The measure, HB1085, sponsored by the committee's chairwoman, Del. Maggie McIntosh, a Baltimore city...
  • Wine expert Paul Lukacs dishes on drink's history, his tastes

    Wine expert Paul Lukacs dishes on drink's history, his tastes
    Unlike those of us who merely sip wine and try to appreciate it, Paul Lukacs has channeled his passion for the drink into a second career, one in which he's increasingly recognized as one of this country's most authoritative voices on the topic. Lukacs'...
  • The Great CT Wine Swindle?

    The Great CT Wine Swindle?
    Connecticut is a tough place to grow wine grapes, and state officials are now investigating allegations that a few of our wineries are cheating. The suspicion is that some of Connecticut's 34 licensed wineries are skirting a state law that requires at...
  • Soda Taxes Rejected in Two California Cities

    Soda Taxes Rejected in Two California Cities
    EL MONTE -- Voters sharply rejected sugary-drinks tax measures in two California cities. In El Monte, 76.8% of voters rejected the tax. The measure would have charged a one-cent tax for every ounce of sugary drink sold within the San Gabriel Valley...
  • New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess

    New York NAACP gets in a sticky mess
    You know the beverage industry is running scared when it feels driven to mount an all-out campaign against a New York City law passed last year banning the sale of super-size sodas and sugary drinks. But it's beyond shameless when that effort includes...
  • Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack

    Long-delayed school snack rules to come soon: Vilsack
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After more than a year's delay, American schools will soon see new U.S. government rules targeting the kinds of snacks sold to students, a move nutritionists say could play an important role in fighting childhood obesity. Anxious...
  • U.S. wine exports hit record, China sales up 18%

    U.S. wine exports hit record, China sales up 18%
    Foreigners are still loving on American wine, especially if it’s from California, pushing U.S. vino exports to a record $1.4 billion in 2012. Wine shipments out of the country grew for the third straight year in a 2.6% boost, according to the Wine...
  • What to do about warehouses?

    What to do about warehouses?
    The Lehigh Valley may be attached to its legacy as a place that makes stuff — steel, cement, Mack Trucks, etc. But the rest of the world, it seems, has come to see the region as something quite different: a distribution hub. This happens to be a...
  • Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy

    Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy
    MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay. It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
  • 'A sigh of relief': Industry hails halt of NYC sugary drinks rule

    'A sigh of relief': Industry hails halt of NYC sugary drinks rule
    The beverage industry and many other Big Apple businesses were celebrating Monday after a New York state judge halted a ban on large sugary drinks a day before it was scheduled to go into effect. The regulation, initiated by New York City Mayor...