Category Archives: PLCB

Reality Check

Posted on by Mike Madaio

Sorry folks, but PA liquor control isn’t doomed. Read more

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Alexander the Grape

Posted on by Mike Madaio

Giving Macedonian wine a try. Read more

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Privatization Prudence

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Be careful what you wish for. Read more

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Fall Sale Picks

Posted on by Mike Madaio

What to look for at the PLCB Chairman’s Selection sale. Read more

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PLCB: Mining Its Own Business?

Posted on by Jeff Kralik

The state’s TableLeaf brand is causing a commotion. Read more

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Is the PLCB Killing Your Wine?

Posted on by Mike Madaio

Read this before you order wine in the summer. Read more

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PLCB rolls out direct shipping to PA homes

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

Earlier today, the PLCB announced a new service to its “valued customers” via e-mail. Starting this week, consumers can have online orders sent directly to Pennsylvania addresses. According to the e-mail, increased shipping tariffs will apply, to offset the “cost … Read more

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Reason no. 37 to be wary of PLCB wine

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

First, there was sun tea. Now, the Commonwealth introduces UV Vin, the Liquor Control Board’s latest innovation aimed at delivering a superior experience to wine lovers from Allegheny to Ardmore. Sufferin’ sunbeams, the supposed quality of wines sold on PA … Read more

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Online Wine Shopping in PA

Posted on by Mike Madaio

Stores that will ship to PA, or places where you can shop online from Pennsylvania. Read more

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A word from Craig LaBan on the PLCB

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

As a final installment from my interview with Philadelphia Inquirer dining critic Craig LaBan, I’ve decided to share his thoughts about the Commonwealth’s Liquor Control Board and its, more times than not, confounding state of atrophy. I think you may … Read more

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Equal and opposite: Frustrated in Philly finds wine choice in Florida

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

Here’s the action: Philly area wine lover flies his family to the Florida Keys for vacation. Once checked in, he makes a provisions run to the local Publix supermarket where, rounding the fruit section, he finds a floor-to-ceiling aisle dedicated … Read more

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