Tag Archives: Nevada

• Tasting At Distilleries May Soon Be Reality In California

Tasting At Distilleries May Soon Be Reality In California

What does California have in common with Nevada, Alaska and Mississippi? If you’re stumped, don’t worry, because there may actually only be one thing: A prohibition against distilleries selling tastes and bottles of their product at the actual distillery. Yep, it’s true. When it comes to certain liquor laws, California is about as progressive as […]

• Amazon Wine goes after online booze sales

Amazon Wine goes after online booze sales

When it comes to selling wine, Amazon won’t give up. On Thursday it launched Amazon Wine, its latest shot at a red-tape-wrapped market that the e-commerce giant has struggled to crack. Amazon Wine operates more as a middleman, offering customers a selection of around 1,000 wines at prices ranging from $5 to $200. A $10 […]

• Southern Wine & Spirits Leases 26,000 sq. ft. in Spokane

Southern Wine & Spirits Leases 26,000 sq. ft. in Spokane

Southern Wine & Spirits of Washington, an alcoholic beverage sales and distribution company, signed a new lease to occupy about 26,000 square feet in the industrial building located at 16005 E. Euclid Ave. in Spokane Valley, Washington. The 24-foot high industrial building totals about 28,000 square feet in the Valley submarket. The property was constructed […]

• You Go Girl! Patricia Richards Named America’s Top Female Bartender

You Go Girl! Patricia Richards Named America’s Top Female Bartender

Head Mixologist for Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Named America’s Top Female Bartender Askmen.com has named Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Mixologist Patricia Richards the top female bartender in America. As head mixologist for the resorts, she oversees 25 bars, and has made a name for herself as the first female in Las Vegas to […]

• Immigrants take a gamble starting distillery in desert

Immigrants take a gamble starting distillery in desert

George Racz is in high spirits one recent afternoon as he stands inside a Henderson warehouse, surrounded by the fermenting tanks and brown barrels that soon will be distilling the fruits of his labors. The Romanian-born family man is in the liquor business. Or, at least, he’s taking a shot at it. After nearly two […]

• Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Why & What Your State Drinks: The American Map of Brews

Naturally, Nevada is Four Loko. The Houston Press, jumping on the America-graphic bandwagon, has come up with a beer for every state in the Union. (More on TIME.com: See a map of why your state sucks) The criteria varied, but included the beer’s origin (which is why Budweiser landed squarely in Missouri), national recognition, cultural […]

• Nevada Casinos Lost Another $3.4B In 2010, But At Least People Are Drinking More

Nevada Casinos Lost Another $3.4B In 2010, But At Least People Are Drinking More

Nevada’s gaming industry lost another $3.4 billion in 2010, including a large debt write-down according to the Las Vegas Sun. The year before the industry lost another $6.7 billion. The only upside to the annual report was alcohol sales, which rose 3% to $1.4 billion. Analysts say the rise in alcohol sales is related to […]

• Vegas Hosts World’s First Premier Luxury Whiskey Show

Vegas Hosts World’s First Premier Luxury Whiskey Show

The angels over Scotland must surely be in a dither, waiting for their share of the heaven-bound bounty soon to be unleashed in Las Vegas. On March 18 and 19, 2011, whiskey companies from around the world will offer some of their rarest, oldest, most coveted and newest expressions at the Universal Whisky Experience at […]

• Toast New Year's With Limited Release, Award-winning Alaskan Barley Wine Ale

Toast New Year's With Limited Release, Award-winning Alaskan Barley Wine Ale

Release kicks off Brewery’s 25th Anniversary celebrations in 2011. Alaskan Brewing Co’s limited release Barley Wine is returning in time for craft beer fans to celebrate the New Year in Alaskan style. A big beer for big Alaska winters, this award-winning brew is ideal for sharing with friends in a toast to the year to […]

• Wine app simplifies tastings

Wine app simplifies tastings

… At $2.99, Wine Tasting Tab will launch with information on about 650 tasting rooms. A third are located in the Sacramento wine region – Sacramento, San Joaquin, Nevada, El Dorado, Calaveras, Amador, Yolo and Placer counties – as well as about 250 in Napa County and 200 in Sonoma County, Ehlert said. Ehlert has […]