The deal, which closed this week, gives Fountain Square Brewing access to New Day’s lines of mead and hard cider as it tries to widen its distribution footprint.
The number of wine wholesalers in Indiana has dwindled from hundreds to a couple of dozen. That has raised concerns for small wineries that might not produce enough wine to attract a major distributor.
A group composed of a former medical equipment executive, Indiana’s former secretary of commerce and the chairman of the Indiana Republican Party has acquired Save-On Liquors.
The announcement on Thursday, ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, was the latest attempt to combat liquor stores’ exclusive right to sell cold carry-out beer in Indiana.
Monarch Beverage Co. expects the job cuts to occur by Sept. 1, when the Indianapolis-based wholesaler will pull out of the wine business by closing its $67 million-a-year wine distribution business.
The bill now moves to the House, which is expected to vote soon on its own Sunday sales proposal with similar terms.
The company bringing the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain to central Indiana has revealed the sites of the four other restaurants, besides the one in Avon opening later this month.
State law prohibits grocery stores without pharmacies from selling spirits, prompting Marsh to offer big discounts on its inventory.
Hundreds of Indiana restaurants seeking to renew their alcohol permits are now on hold due to a legislative kerfuffle that erupted when two Ricker's convenience stores started selling cold beer.
The convenience store chain would be able to keep the permits that two locations use to sell cold carryout beer—a hot-button issue for Indiana liquor stores. Renewing the permits might be trickier.
A legal loophole used by an Indiana convenience store chain to sell cold beer would be snapped shut under a proposal that was advanced Wednesday by the Senate Public Policy Committee.
A convenience store chain's attempt to sell cold beer has prompted a stern reaction from Indiana lawmakers who want to keep a state law limiting carryout chilled brew sales to liquor stores.
Grocery chains, convenience stores and pharmacies have pushed for years to have Indiana's eight decades-old ban lifted and be able to sell alcohol on Sundays, but a compromise has been elusive.
Confirming reports that began surfacing late last month, D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. officially announced Thursday that it has reached distribution agreements with three wholesalers in the state.
The new law lifts the ban on carryout sales for artisan distilleries, putting the businesses on par with wineries and craft breweries, which already sell alcohol on Sundays.
The state has approved permits to let 13 distilleries sell vodka, bourbon, whiskey and other spirits directly to the public. More permits are under consideration.
Judges heard arguments in January in a lawsuit challenging the state’s prohibition against convenience stores selling cold beer. Waiting seven months for a decision is not unusual.
Jerrad and Jason Oakley have reached an agreement with 69 Liquors in Daleville, Lucky Liquors in Anderson and Mr. G's Liquor Store in Noblesville to sell their moonshine.
Indiana will keep the distinction of being the last state with a "blue law" banning Sunday carry-out alcohol sales after the sponsor of a bill that would have lifted the ban said Tuesday the measure is dead.