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'Hiccup!' Spirits low after vodka brand auction runs dry

Dec. 06, 2022 15:00 PM EST

THE HAGUE (AP) — Shareholders of dismantled Russian oil company Yukos were low in spirits Tuesday after the top bid in an auction of several iconic vodka brands came up short. Financial holding company GML, which was the majority shareholder in Yukos before the Kremlin dismantled...

Civil War collection on permanent display at winery

Dec. 03, 2022 09:03 AM EST

CENTREVILLE, Va. (AP) — D.P. Newton’s extensive collection of Civil War artifacts that once filled his southern Stafford County museum is now on permanent display in Centreville at a business that touches the east side of the Manassas National Battlefield Park. “It went back to...

Cheers! Serbia's plum brandy gets UN world heritage status

Dec. 01, 2022 07:29 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It's time to raise a glass for sljivovica - Serbia's traditional plum brandy that authorities said Thursday is being added to the U.N.’s list of intangible cultural heritage as a cherished tradition to be preserved by humanity. UNESCO experts gathering in...

Colorado governor visits shooting site as community heals

Nov. 29, 2022 22:10 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In a crowded brewery, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis embraced Richard Fierro, the veteran hailed as a hero after tackling a shooter who killed five people and injured 17 others at the LGBTQ enclave Club Q last week. There was a festive atmosphere Tuesday...

World Cup fans put off by prices, beer limits commute by air

Nov. 24, 2022 13:33 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Travel at this World Cup was supposed to be easy in the tiny host nation of Qatar, after fans had to take long flights between cities at the last three tournaments. The eight stadiums in Qatar are in or near the capital, so fans don't have to go too far to get to...

Supreme Court takes Jack Daniel's case against dog toy maker

Nov. 21, 2022 14:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a dispute over a dog toy that got whiskey maker Jack Daniel's barking mad. Jack Daniel's had asked the justices to hear its case against the manufacturer of the plastic Bad Spaniels toy. The toy mimics the Jack Daniel's...

Justices asked to hear dog toy dispute. Will they bite?

Nov. 20, 2022 14:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniel's is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey's signature bottle. Now, the liquor company is barking at the door of the Supreme Court. Jack Daniel's has asked the justices to hear its case against the...

AP PHOTOS: UN distinction sought for prized Serb plum brandy

Nov. 17, 2022 03:36 AM EST

ROZANCI, Serbia (AP) — Forget whiskey or cognac. For Serbs, nothing beats homemade sljivovica, a plum brandy they hope will win U.N. recognition soon as an example of an important cultural tradition. Sljivovica (pronounced SHLI’-vuh-vitsah) has been handcrafted — and consumed...

Campaign helps military members get home for holidays

Nov. 15, 2022 04:01 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee-based Jack Daniel Distillery is continuing a more than decade-long tradition of helping military service members and their families get home for the holidays. The distillery producing Jack Daniel’s whiskey is again teaming with the military...

Western Kentucky Distilling to build distillery, warehouses

Nov. 09, 2022 04:06 AM EST

BEAVER DAM, Ky. (AP) — Surging growth in Kentucky's bourbon industry is reaching Ohio County, where the Western Kentucky Distilling Co. is planning a distillery and warehouses. The company will invest nearly $22 million and create 35 full-time jobs with the distillery and...