• Act for Laying a Duty on the Retailers of Spirits and Liquors

      1736
      An act to charge duty to retailers of liquor and for licensing retailers of liquor. The document beings "At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Fourteenth Day of January, Anno Dom. 1734 in the Eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Kind, Defender of the Faith, And from thence continued by federal Prorogation to the Fifteenth Day of January, 1735. being the Second Session of this present Parliament."
    • Act of Parliament Preventing Private Distillation, Scotland, 1824

      George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1824
      The Act begins: "An Act to continue, until the Tenth Day of November One thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, certain Parts of an Act of the Third Year of His present Majesty, among other Things for the preventing private Distillation in Scotland"
    • An Act to Lay and Collect a Duty Upon Stills

      1794
      An act "to Lay and Collect a Duty Upon Stills" for the Laws of the Province of Upper Canada, A.D. 1794.
    • Alberta Price List No. 3., January 1st, 1925

      Alberta Liquor Control Board (1925-01-01)
      A price list form for the Alberta Liquor Control Board from 1 January 1925. The price list includes "General Information" in regards to permits for individuals and special permits. The alcohol is then listed by category for pricing: Scotch Whisky, Irish Whisky, Rye Whisky, Bourbon Whisky, Rum, Gin, Brandy, Port, Native Wine, Italian (Type) Wines, Sherry, Claret, Burgundy, White Wine, Sparkling Wine, Vermouth, Cocktails, Liqueurs, Champagne, Bitters, Ale and Stout, Chinese Liquors.
    • Apricot-Liqueur Label

      A label from a bottle of Apricot-Liqueur by Berry Bros. & Rudd Ltd., 3 James's Street, London, S.W. The label also states "by appointment" and "wine merchants to H.M. the Queen".
    • Article - Chardonnay

      Olmo, Harold P. (Wine Advisory Board, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 1971)
      An article published by the Wine Advisory Board in California, that discusses the history, culture and process of making Chardonnay.
    • Atlas de France Vinicole, 1946

      Larmat, Louis (1946)
      An atlas of wines of France from a series. This particular Atlas is from the year 1946 and includes photographs, maps and descriptions. The descriptions are in French, English and Italian.
    • Bill of Lading from Oporto, Portugal, 1906

      1906
      A bill of lading for the UK shipping company Ellerman Lines. The cargo on board is "Four Quarter Casks Red Port Wine" in Oporto, Portugal and bound for Liverpool, England. The document is dated 1 August 1906.
    • The "Bodega" Company Price List

      A price list for The "Bodega" Company Limited. The company has branches throughout the United Kingdom, including: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Brighton, and Ryde. The final pages of the price list also include a reprinted article from "The Irish Times" concerning a case against the use of the Bodega Company name.
    • Buffalo Liquor Store

      1900-1920
      A photograph of two men standing behind the counter of a liquor store. The reverse of the photo has a handwritten description that reads "Buffalo Liquor Store 1900-1920".
    • Bulloch, Lade & Co. Order Form, 31 August 1870

      1870-08-31
      An order form for the exportation of scotch pure malt whiskies, distilled by Bulloch, Lade & Co.
    • Canada Postcard

      A postcard with an illustration of a male drinking beer with several other types of alcohol surrounding him and the caption reads "The best Place in the World" referring to Canada. The United States is below the man and is described as "very dry".
    • Canada PostCard, 1930

      1930-08-22
      A postcard from Montreal, Quebec postmarked 22 August 1930. The front of the postcard is an illustration of a male on the ground drinking out of several alcohol bottles with a sign marked "Canada". The caption reads "This place is wet and I am drinking it dry".
    • Canadian Advertising Requirements and Restrictions, by Province for the Distilled Spirits Industry as of September 23, 1976

      Grey Advertising Ltd. (1976)
      A document outlining the rules and regulations for advertising liquor in Canada. The document is sorted by province and outlines the details for advertising, when allowed, in each province. The description of the contents reads "The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of Canadian advertising requirements and restrictions, by province for the distilled spirits industry as of September 23, 1976".
    • Canadian Beer Labels

      An assortment of Canadian beer labels.
    • Central Europe Labels

      A selection of European alcohol labels, including: Grandezza Dansk Frugivinsfabrikat, Max and Moritz Perlwein, Gumpoldskirchner Konigswein Neuburger, Jisenski Biser.
    • Compendium of Festive and Seasonable Stingo Recipes

      1947
      A recipe booklet with the full title "Compendium of Festive and Seasonable Stingo recipes for the Delectation of the Nobility and Gentry, our esteemed Patrons". The inside sentiment reads "Presented to you with Good wishes all Seasonable Cheer by Watneys Brewers of the Very Best Beers at Stag Brewery, Pimlico, London, S.W.I"
    • David Nicholson's Liquid Bread Advertisement

      Stahl & Jaeger
      An advertisement for David Nicholson's Liquid Bread "a pure extract of Malt". The reverse of the advertisement describes the uses for liquid, "...an unsurpassed tonic; a promoter of appetite, a source of muscular strength, an augmenter of nervous energy and a fat-producing hydro-carbon."
    • Duty Distillery Act - Canada, 1844

      1844
      The act begins: "An act to amend the laws now in force imposing a Duty upon Distilleries in any part of the Province of Canada".