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2 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

Narragansett Beer Stars in New Campaign Commercial

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo released a TV commercial Wednesday using the story of the beer's rise, fall - and rise again - to highlight her plans for a manufacturing resurgence.

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Related Topix: Beer, Cranston, RI

6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

378 people 'pay it forward' at Fla. Starbucks

A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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10 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

'America's Got Talent': Did Kelli Glover make it to the semifinals?

Dom the Bom's Triple Threat, Emil and Dariel and Extreme are the first acts up to hear results.

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Related Topix: Wine, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant's No. 2

I s#&% you not: The world's most expensive coffee is now being produced in Thailand's Golden Triangle , a region better known for another high-priced, if illegal, export: opium.

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Related Topix: Coffee, Beer

Oxford Times

Beer festival veto leaves a bitter taste

WANTAGE'S Beer Festival has lost its home at the former Civic Hall - despite the venue deciding to host its own event this year.

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Related Topix: Beer, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Evesham Journal

Bewdley Beer Festival will start tomorrow at St George's Hall at 6pm.

The annual festival, which is in its 16th year, will run from Thursday to Sunday with around 40 different ales, 12 ciders and a range fruit wines available from breweries across the country.

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WXLO-FM Worcester

Train, Meghan Trainor, Matt Nathanson to Perform at Live in the Vineyard Festival

Train, Matt Nathanson and hot new artists Meghan Trainor and Echosmith are among the acts who'll be performing at the annual Live in the Vineyard Festival , scheduled to take place in Napa Valley, California, November 6 through 9. The twice-a-year festival features great music, as well as fine wines and food prepared by world-renowned chefs.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Train, Wine

The Globe and Mail

Ontario government losing money from liquor monopoly, study says

An LCBO outlet is shown in Toronto. A report from the C.D. Howe Institute recommends that Ontario allow wine and beer sales in grocery and convenience stores, permit beer to be sold by other retail outlets and grant licences for off-winery stores to wineries and to new wine retailers.

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Radio City

Sanctions Send Carlsberg Beer Flat, Probably

The Danish brewer currently controls 38% of the lager sector in Russia, and said it expects a further sales deterioration as the year progresses.

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Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Baristas battle it out in Brierley Hill coffee-making competition

Buy photo: 341413L BARISTAS battled it out at Merry Hill's Copthorne Hotel when it hosted a coffee-making contest organised by Douwe Egberts.

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Related Topix: Coffee

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BeverageDaily

Tata Global Beverages: Greenpeace pesticide study 'confirms tea brands safe to drink'

Hindustan Unilever India and Tata Global Beverages insist their teas comply with legal standards and are safe to drink after Greenpeace said it found illegal pesticide traces in popular Indian tea brands.

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Related Topix: Tea, Agriculture, Science

KING-TV Seattle

Eatery that served toxic tea had labeling citation

A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling.

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Related Topix: Soft Drinks, South Jordan, UT, Salt Lake County, UT, Sandy, UT, Seattle, WA

This is Oxfordshire

Raising a glass to success of hostelry's beer festival

THE Perch pub in Binsey is planning a beer and cider festival as the business recovers from the impact of a fire and the floods earlier this year.

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KMIZ

McDonald's coffee coming to supermarkets

The fast food chain said Tuesday it's collaborating with Kraft to start selling its McCafe brand in grocery stores early next year.

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Houston Press

Houston Restaurant Weeks: Backstreet Cafe

What they're up to for Houston Restaurant Weeks: This year, Backstreet Cafe offers one lunch menu for $20 and five prix fixe dinner menus paired with white and red wine, cocktails or beer for $35 each.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beer, Cocktails

KRVN-AM Lexington

Bourbon Industry in Largest Expansion Since End of Prohibition

On the 50th anniversary of Congress' declaration that bourbon was "America's native spirit," Kentucky is producing the most bourbon since 1970.

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Related Topix: Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Whiskey

Tri-cityherald.com

NY: Wineries can import grapes to bolster harvest

Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball said Monday the law requires all wines produced on New York farms must contain only grapes, fruit and other products grown in the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Producer prices fall as dairy declines

Prices for dairy products have weakened this year as farmers increased production to take advantage of higher prices.

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KMIZ

Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.

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Related Topix: Arizona State University, James Madison University, Coastal Carolina University, Coffee

Contra Costa Times

Wine: Mendocino's Italian wines

Mention Mendocino wine these days, and most aficionados will think of pinot noir.

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Related Topix: Wine, Mendocino, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Potter Valley, CA

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