Like fine wine: The Tipline for 23 October 2023

Additional months of fermentation might do wonders for a bottle of Bordeaux but the same arguably cannot be said for a civil investigative demand. The Federal Trade Commission sued Total Wine & More on Friday, alleging that the alcohol retailer failed to comply with the agency’s document demands as part of a Robinson Patman probe into distributor Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits.

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