craft beer http://wrvo.org en Empire Brewing Company says new brewery will create distinctive craft beers http://wrvo.org/post/empire-brewing-company-says-new-brewery-will-create-distinctive-craft-beers <p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:33:12 +0000 Ellen Abbott 59308 at http://wrvo.org Empire Brewing Company says new brewery will create distinctive craft beers Schumer demands FDA be more clear with cheese making guidelines http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-demands-fda-be-more-clear-cheese-making-guidelines <p>Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is among those asking the Food and Drug Administration to clarify its guidelines on the use of wooden boards to age artisanal cheeses. He says cheese makers have been using wooden boards or panels to age their cheeses for centuries, and that changing the rules would put American producers at a disadvantage.<br /> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:15:24 +0000 Gino Geruntino 57183 at http://wrvo.org Schumer demands FDA be more clear with cheese making guidelines Cuomo's one stop shop for beverage industry http://wrvo.org/post/cuomos-one-stop-shop-beverage-industry <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a service to streamline regulatory processes for New York’s $22 billion alcoholic beverage industry. The <a href="http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/03042013-one-stop-shop-wine-beer-spirits" target="_blank">one-stop-shop</a> initiative is designed to give producers a single point of government contact for licensing, regulatory, and incentives issues. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 21:04:10 +0000 Kate O'Connell 34430 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo's one stop shop for beverage industry Changes in legislation, consumer taste help spur growth in craft brewing http://wrvo.org/post/changes-legislation-consumer-taste-help-spur-growth-craft-brewing <p>New York state’s craft beer industry received a boost earlier this year when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will benefit craft and farm breweries throughout the state.</p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 18:31:16 +0000 Luke Tubia 31052 at http://wrvo.org Changes in legislation, consumer taste help spur growth in craft brewing NY state beer industry could see substantial growth http://wrvo.org/post/ny-state-beer-industry-could-see-substantial-growth <p>Beer is big business in New York state. The industry, which already has a major impact on the state's economy, expects to grow even further.</p><p> Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24485 at http://wrvo.org NY state beer industry could see substantial growth Brewery tax credit law signed http://wrvo.org/post/brewery-tax-credit-law-signed <p>New York state is trying to get out of the way of the burgeoning number of craft breweries in the state. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law Wednesday that uses a mixture of tax credits and incentives to boost the beer business.<br /> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:13:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 22798 at http://wrvo.org Brewery tax credit law signed