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Feds Settle Wine Kickback Case in Illinois

Ten big distributors pay fine to end investigation into favors for Sam's Wine & Spirits, but corruption is still a problem, say industry sources

Posted: January 21, 2009  By H. Lee Murphy

Oct. 31, 2007 Issue  :  News

Illinois Direct-Shipping Bill Passes To Cheers—and Jeers

Posted: October 31, 2007  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Illinois Wine Direct-Shipping Bill Passes to Cheers—and Jeers

New bill allows wineries to ship directly to Illinois residents, but leaves out-of-state retailers out in the cold—and threatening legal action

Posted: August 10, 2007  By H. Lee Murphy

Jun 30, 2006 Issue  :  News

Colorado Friends Team Up in Australia

Posted: June 30, 2006  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Terlato Name to Debut on Wine Labels

Established importer, distributor and producer to introduce new line from California

Posted: July 26, 2005  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Chicago Retailer Accused of Taking Kickbacks

Allegations could jeopardize Sam's alcoholic beverage license

Posted: December 8, 2004  By H. Lee Murphy

Sept. 15, 2004 Issue  :  News

Second Vinexpo Americas Attracts Smaller But Still Diverse Crowd

Posted: September 15, 2004  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Second Vinexpo Americas Attracts Downsized Crowd to Chicago

Trade event features public debut of Gallo's first French wine.

Posted: June 25, 2004  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Gallo to Launch First French Wine

Red Bicyclette, produced in the Languedoc region, will hit store shelves by fall.

Posted: June 25, 2004  By H. Lee Murphy

News & Features  :  News

Renowned Chef Jean Banchet Sells Chicago's Le Francais

Posted: March 9, 2001  By H. Lee Murphy

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