Tennessee Whiskey

Tennessee Drops Probe As George Dickel Admits Sending Whiskey Out Of State

By Richard Thomas One of the pieces of fallout from the major statehouse battle of Tennessee’s state whiskey law this past March ended on Wednesday, as state authorities dropped their investigation into whether George Dickel was violating said law. Although most media attention has been on the 2013 law sponsored by Jack Daniel’s parent company Brown-Forman, an earlier law dating ...

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Diageo Sues Tennessee And Heaven Hill

By Richard Thomas Diageo opened Round Two of the Tennessee whiskey battle by going to court last Friday, filing a lawsuit in Federal Court against Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission Director Keith Bell according to Courthouse News Service. The London-based drinks giant is seeking to overturn a 1937 law that prohibits Tennessee liquor-makers from storing and aging their products anywhere but ...

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Diageo Tennessee Whiskey Law Tabled

By Richard Thomas Drinks giant Diageo’s push to rewrite Tennessee’s new whiskey law allowing used barrel whiskey to enjoy the label of “Tennessee whiskey” has been tabled until summer amid fierce controversy. According to The Tennessean, State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) moved for the contentious bill to be sent to a summer study committee. Practically speaking, this means the original ...

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