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Bourbon barrel recovery underway at storm-damaged warehouse

Jun. 22, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery says efforts are underway to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon at a massive storage warehouse that partially collapsed during a thunderstorm. O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro said a section of the warehouse has been "successfully deconstructed" and the...

Mexico's tequila exporters warily eye US tariffs deadline

Jun. 7, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

EL ARENAL, Mexico (AP) — After decades of building a domestic market for Tequila Cascahuín, Salvador Rosales readied the family business for a plunge into the U.S. export market this year. He made sure he had a stable supply of high-quality blue agave, the succulent whose juice is distilled into...

New York City bans alcohol ads on city property

Apr. 30, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City banned alcohol advertising on city property on Tuesday, citing health risks posed by excessive drinking. The ban, which takes effect immediately, applies to bus shelters, newsstands, Wi-Fi kiosks and recycling kiosks. Venues that are currently allowed to sell alcohol, such as...