Month: November 2017

Local Liquor Law News: Keene, TX

One dry Texas city is looking to become a little less so. Driven by economic reasons, the city of Keene recently announced a committee seeking to allow alcohol sales of beer and wine for off-premise consumption. In 2003, cities gained greater control over alcohol...

TABC Shift to Warnings

In a sign that perhaps the staff shake-up at the TABC over the summer is having an effect, the state’s liquor regulatory agency recently shifted toward an emphasis on warnings, rather than citations. Offenses that do not involve public safety matters will...

The Importance of TABC Renewal in Dallas, TX

When it comes to the serving of alcohol, specific rules and requirements can vary depending on your state. In Texas, the law requires that restaurants and bars that serve alcohol have a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) license. These licenses are granted to...

In Vino, Very Bad News: Global Wine Production Down

Hold on to your glasses, everyone, because wine producers across the globe are having a bad year! The European wine industry is bearing the brunt of the decline, but worldwide, production is predicted to fall 8% this year, according to the International Organization...