Nashoba Valley Winery Fights For Its Existence After ABCC Reinterprets Farmer-Series License Statutes

Nashoba Valley Winery, a hilltop orchard and vineyard located in bucolic Bolton, Massachusetts, operates a winery, distillery, and brewery as well as a farm-to-table restaurant serving up its wine and beer alongside locally-grown food. Running the business has required four separate licenses from the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC): a pouring license for the…

California District Court Disposes of Challenge to MillerCoors’ Marketing of Blue Moon

During an apparent respite from the controversy surrounding the Trump University Case, California District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel recently found time to dispose of another high profile case in which a craft beer enthusiast accused MillerCoors of deceptively marketing its popular Blue Moon Belgian-style beer. Parent v. MillerCoors has been lingering since October of 2015,…

At the Bar with Bowditch Wins “Social Media/Interactive” Trophy at 2015 LMA Your Honor Awards!

On the evening of March 23, 2016, At the Bar with Bowditch earned a 2nd place trophy in the category of “Social Media/Interactive” at the Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter’s Your Honor Awards for 2015! The five judges, who are marketing professionals in non-legal industries, were particularly impressed by Bowditch & Dewey attorneys’ deep…