The liquor establishment embraces the Flintstones’ economy

By |2022-12-06T23:14:41+00:00December 6th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

The Flintstones Opening and Closing Theme 1960 1966 – YouTube

The liquor establishment embraces the Flintstones’ economy

An article recently in Beverage Dynamics discussed DTC shipping, and its opposition to DTC shipping did not surprise me, what surprised me was a note from the Publisher endorsing a Flinstonian view of the economy, […]

The states unleashed the digital marketplace, but then they fight to resist its evolution

By |2022-11-24T15:59:58+00:00November 24th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

The Craic was Ninety in the Isle of Man – The Dubliners & Paddy Reilly | Festival Folk (1985) – YouTube (Overruled by my son, I picked Thanksgiving music, he wanted Irish music)

The states unleashed the digital marketplace, but then they fight to resist its evolution

There are numerous cases going through the […]

California Shipping Bill, the Cat is out of the bag but the wholesalers work to contain it

By |2022-11-20T18:00:41+00:00November 20th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

Band Aid – Do they know it’s christmas 1984 | HD – Widescreen 16:9 – YouTube

California Shipping Bill, the Cat is out of the bag but the wholesalers work to contain it

COVID brought many changes to the liquor industry and for some of these changes, there is no turning back. In March […]

When the bias becomes scientific: How WSWA works to destroy DTC Shipping

By |2022-11-06T19:57:24+00:00November 6th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

McAlpine’s Fusiliers – The Dubliners & Ronnie Drew | Festival Folk (1985) – YouTube

When the bias becomes scientific: How WSWA works to destroy DTC Shipping

The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) has developed some sort of rapid response team to come to the rescue for their positions on DTC […]

Irish Liquor Lawyer makes 70th media appearance

By |2022-10-31T17:40:34+00:00October 31st, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

Blind Melon – Change – YouTube

Irish Liquor Lawyer makes 70th media appearance

I am happy to announce that I made my 70th media appearance in Blake Gray’s great piece in Wine Searcher discussing the Southern Wine and Spirits issue related to the federal government’s (TTB and joint IRS) […]

Irish Liquor Lawyer makes media appearance discussing Blue Cloud

By |2022-10-25T12:54:18+00:00October 25th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

Great contributing to Kate Bernot’s fine piece on Blue Cloud and how it is shaking up the liquor world.

“One day you’re going to get someone who’s big enough to challenge the system and say, ‘Why can’t we vertically integrate?’ ‘Why is the three-tier system necessary?’” O’Leary says. “Innovation is always in a gray area.”

Irish Liquor Lawyer files U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief

By |2022-10-24T17:02:37+00:00October 24th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

The Dubliners ~ The Galway Races – YouTube

Irish Liquor Lawyer files U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief

Irish Liquor lawyer filed a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief supporting the cert petition which challenges the Fourth Circuit’s decision, in B-21 Wines v. Guy, that upheld North Carolina’s discriminatory wine retailer […]

Irish Liquor Lawyer recognized as one of the top Irish American Attorneys in the Irish Legal 100

By |2022-10-21T14:44:47+00:00October 21st, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

Irish Liquor Lawyer recognized as one of the top Irish American Attorneys in the Irish Legal 100

Song for Ireland (written by Phil & June Colclough) – Paddy Reilly with Deirdre Reilly – YouTube

As the child of an Irish immigrant, I could never have dreamed that I would be received and honored by […]

The Mexican Rocky Balboa takes on the celebrity tequila world

By |2022-09-26T18:43:04+00:00September 26th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

Every celebrity these days known to mankind has a tequila, George Clooney, the Rock, you name them and they have a tequila. I think it is great for the industry and should be celebrated. But sometimes, I just love a real Cinderella story.

The real tequila Cinderella story comes out of Chicago in the name of […]

With physical IDs failing us, States must act to legalize digital ids before it is too late

By |2022-09-18T17:37:13+00:00September 18th, 2022|Liquor Case Discussion|

With physical IDs failing us, States must act to legalize digital ids before it is too late

Mallory Beach was a 19 young woman from South Carolina with her whole life in front of her. Tragically in 2019 she was killed in a boating accident, caused by an underage drinker, whose blood […]

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