Wisconsin breweries and wineries on guard after proposal to ban direct sales revealed

As the negotiations over the Wisconsin state budget continues this week, a memo obtained by a conservative group has the Badger State’s microbreweries and wineries mobilizing to head off a proposal that would end direct retail sales and self-distribution for the beverage producers. According to report by the Associated Press, the memo, which was obtained by the Wisconsin … [ Read more]

Rush River Taproom To Open May 1

With its humble beginnings more than 10 years ago in a converted pole barn in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, Rush River Brewing Company is opening a taproom at its River Falls, Wisconsin, brewery on May 1. In addition to the brewery’s year-round and seasonal beers, the taproom’s 15 tap lines will also be pouring specialty infused beers, which … [ Read more]