Tag Archives: Oklahoma

• Opening soon: Gun range with a bar. You know, a ‘guntry club’

Opening soon: Gun range with a bar. You know, a ‘guntry club’

That’s a gun shot, by the way. Oklahoma City entrepreneurs are opening a gun range next month where both alcohol and full automatic machine guns will be on tap. “We’re the only range in Oklahoma that has a liquor license to serve alcohol,” said Larry McAlister, a spokesman for Wilshire Gun, which is still under […]

• Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, & Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Powdered Alcohol Is Real, Dumb, & Coming To A Liquor Store Near You

Well, this sure is a terrible idea. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has reportedly approved a forthcoming product called Palcohol, an alcoholic powder that comes in flavors including Cosmopolitan and Kamikaze. We can practically hear the chorus of stomach pumps now. Although Palcohol’s current website is light on details, a cached […]

• Booze & Bullets? Oklahoma Gun Range Owner Applies for Liquor License

Booze & Bullets? Oklahoma Gun Range Owner Applies for Liquor License

A business owner in Oklahoma is trying to get a liquor license to serve alcohol at his gun range. But is mixing booze and bullets a good idea? Co-owner of Wilshire Guns Jeff Swanson said, “We wanted to build a place where […] you could come in, shoot, enjoy the retail area and then go […]

• Oklahoma Vineyards & Wineries Start Non-profit Organization

Oklahoma Vineyards & Wineries Start Non-profit Organization

Many Oklahoma wineries and vineyards have joined together creating the Oklahoma Grape Industry Council (OGIC). The OGIC is centered around statewide local groups, which have existed for years and focus primarily on viticulture – the growing of quality wine grapes. Gene Clifton of Canadian River Vineyards and Winery, who has been involved in the industry […]

• Twofer: Be Patriotic & Toast the Pledge of Allegiance with Ol' Glory Beer

Twofer: Be Patriotic & Toast the Pledge of Allegiance with Ol' Glory Beer

Feds change course after initial denial of patriotic design. Federal regulators have changed course and approved an Oklahoma native’s bid to include the Pledge of Allegiance on a beer can. The controversial label initially was denied by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, and was the subject of a story Tuesday in […]

• Napa Valley Wineries headed to Houston!

Napa Valley Wineries headed to Houston!

The Napa Valley Vintners are headed to Houston as part of a week-long pass through Texas and Oklahoma to promote Napa Valley wines. Houston is the site of the kick-off Monday, October 11, beginning with a One-Day Wine Symposium hosted by the Society of Wine Educators. The kick-off will continue with an evening wine tasting, […]

• Oklahoma Wineries Buying Grapes Out of State – Tons Left on Vine to Rot

Oklahoma Wineries Buying Grapes Out of State – Tons Left on Vine to Rot

Editor’s note: You read this right. Why bother growing grapes at all? Ok, so that’s the way they roll in Oklahoma. “Oklahoma vineyards are harvesting their grapes right now. Unfortunately, due to poor sales, some of the grapes will be left to rot on the vine. In fact, some vineyards actually stopped watering their grapes […]