Tag Archives: National Rifle Association

• Hot Topic: Do Booze & Guns Go Together at Texas Gun Show?

Hot Topic: Do Booze & Guns Go Together at Texas Gun Show?

The controversial proposal to allow alcohol sales at gun shows in Texas has been met with mixed reactions for gun buyers as well as vendors. For the next month the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is accepting public comment on the idea after a gun club from the Dallas-Fort Worth area asked the state to reconsider […]

• Booze ‘n Bullets: Chicago bans guns in places that serve liquor

Booze ‘n Bullets: Chicago bans guns in places that serve liquor

Chicago suffered a recent setback when an appeals court struck down an Illinois concealed weapons ban, but the city put new regulations on the books Wednesday. The Chicago City Council fired a retaliatory shot in the gun-control battle Wednesday, passing ordinances that ban concealed weapons in many liquor businesses. Chicago, home to some of the […]

• NRA wine club presents ‘dicey’ situation for Napa wineries

NRA wine club presents ‘dicey’ situation for Napa wineries

How political is your wine palate? With debate raised this month concerning city and county investments into companies that profit from firearm and ammunition sales, is it worth asking how much wine connoisseurs care about the political stances behind their favorite labels? Most local wineries avoid public political affiliations for fear of alienating segments of […]

The NRA has a WINE CLUB?! Winemaker pulls labels from list

The NRA has a WINE CLUB?! Winemaker pulls labels from list

One of Australia’s leading winemakers is distancing itself from the National Rifle Association, after the company learned it was one of 20 Australian producers that sold wine through the association’s for-profit wine club. According to Australian’s Herald Sun newspaper, Yalumba is pulling its four wines sold through the NRA site. According to pro-gun lobby’s executive […]

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• International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event, Chicago, May 22-23

International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event, Chicago, May 22-23

The International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event at NRA Show is the industry’s first and only forum focused exclusively on restaurant and hospitality bar programs. IWSB presents unparalleled opportunities to explore beverage alcohol trends, provides access to the industry’s leading experts, and showcases brands and labels from around the world. The 2011 IWSB will be […]