Author Archives: aigo

TTB Processing Times

TTB has recently begun publishing the average number of days the agency takes to process original applications to operate. This week, TTB published updated averages as of July 2013. Almost all average processing times have gone up considerably since the … Continue reading

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Plan Now for Consumer Sales

Effective June 14, 2013, Texas breweries were authorized, for the first time ever, to sell their products to consumers by-the-glass for consumption at the brewery.  As of September 1st, Texas distilleries will not only be authorized to sell their products … Continue reading

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The (Third) Party Rocks On

When the regular session ended with neither a bang nor a whimper we were so relieved that the Jack Martin & Associates folks, and their treasured clients, had escaped with only minor cuts and bruises that most of us made … Continue reading

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Crawling from the Wreckage

We’re always pretty glad we don’t live in Oklahoma, particularly in recent weeks, but lately we’ve been feeling like the victims of an Oklahoma tornado; metaphorically at least. Over the last few months the Legislative storm has blown us hither … Continue reading

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Alcohol Laws Ruled Unconstitutional

In a harsh rebuke of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, federal judge Sam Sparks ruled several provisions of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code (the “Code”) unconstitutional in Authentic Beverages Company, Inc. v. Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The court struck down … Continue reading

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Wine Law in Texas Conference

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New Breach of Peace Rule; Amendment of JM&A A/B Policies

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TABC Announces New Technology

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TABC Rolls Out New License/Permit Application

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TABC Announces Montgomery Co. Stings

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