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Wine and beer vote splits town — 690 to 690 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Monday, 21 April 2008

Some want recount because if it's a tie, the place stays dry

updated 8:25 p.m. CT, Thurs., April. 17, 2008

TISBURY, Mass. - Tisbury voters, it seems, are split on whether to allow restaurants in town to put beer and wine on the menu.

Exactly split.

A ballot question on whether to allow sales of alcohol at restaurants and inns in the Martha's Vineyard community tied 690-690 in Tuesday's election.

If it's a tie, the place stays dry. So those favoring the change have already launched an effort to get a hand recount, town clerk Marion Mudge said.

"There are things the machine might not pick up ... like check marks," she said.

Tisbury is one of more than a dozen dry towns in Massachusetts, including several on the island of Martha's Vineyard, where there are no liquor stores or bars. Many restaurants allow customers to bring their own alcohol.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 28 June 2008 )
 
2008 International Amateur Wine Competition PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Wednesday, 02 April 2008

For more information, go to http://www.hwbta.org/competitions.php

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 February 2009 )
 
Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Tuesday, 01 April 2008
On April 15, the Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour will stop to give St. Louisans the opportunity to meet the region’s wine producers and taste wines from more than 25 Paso Robles wineries. At the event, attendees will be able to experience firsthand what makes Paso Robles wines distinctly different.

Paso Robles Wine Country is centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along California’s central coast. The region encompasses nearly 26,000 vineyard acres and more than 200 wineries within a 40-square mile territory.

Event Details:
When: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
What: Paso Robles Grand Tasting Tour
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Clayton, Mo.

Consumer Event:
Public Walk-Around Wine and Food Tasting 6-8 p.m.
*Portion of ticket sales to benefit St. Louis Crisis Nursery
Cost: $35 in advance; $45 at door
Tickets may be purchased in advance by visiting www.pasowine.com
Last Updated ( Saturday, 28 June 2008 )
 
MVWS March 2008 Newsletter is available for download PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Truetken   
Tuesday, 01 April 2008

The March 2008 Newsletter is posted. You can view it by clicking on the "Downloads" link on the left side of this page. Click on Monthly Newsletters then click MVWS 2008 Newsletters.

Reminder: Bring your wine glass to the next meeting.  Thanks!

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 February 2009 )
 
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