NEWS EDITION: Mission to Recover WWI Wreck with Wine Worth ‘Millions’ Foiled by British Authorities

"Century-old wine bottles off the coast of the United Kingdom are just out of reach for scuba divers looking to salvage the underwater vintages."

NEWS EDITION: Mission to Recover WWI Wreck with Wine Worth ‘Millions’ Foiled by British Authorities

"Century-old wine bottles off the coast of the United Kingdom are just out of reach for scuba divers looking to salvage the underwater vintages."

Welcome to another edition of Uncorked News.  Interesting industry info for liquor stores, beer stores, and wine shops with a splash of point of sale (POS) technology topics

Mission to Recover WWI Wreck with Wine Worth ‘Million’ Foiled by British Authoritiess

“Century-old wine bottles off the coast of the United Kingdom are just out of reach for scuba divers looking to salvage the underwater vintages.
 
The wreckage of SS Libourne, which sunk during World War I off the Cornish coast, is believed to contain bottles of red and white wines, as well as Benedictine liquor. The merchant ship was reportedly struck down by the German Navy when it was traveling from Bordeaux to Liverpool in 1918. The Mirror UK reports that the site contains some 10,000 bottles of wine and liquor.”
 

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Push to Change Alcohol Licenses in Mass. Survives High Court Challenge

“Backed by the Massachusetts Package Stores Association, the proposal would gradually double the number of allowable licenses any one retailer can hold to 18 by 2031, but also reduce the cap on licenses specifically for the sale of all alcoholic beverages — beer, wine and liquor — from nine to seven. The total cap of 18 would cover both licenses for all alcoholic beverages and those for just beer and wine sales.”

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Feds Take Critical Look at Big Beer Strategy of Organizing Retail Shelves

“Some of the most powerful retail sales practices for alcohol are getting a closer look from federal regulators, with the potential to upend decades of precedent that shape the way beer, wine, and liquor appear on store shelves. Chief among the sales practices under scrutiny are what’s known as category management and shelf schematics. These are strategies by which an alcohol wholesaler or manufacturer provides a retailer with guidance—often in the form of visual plans—on how to stock, display, price, and promote products.”

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