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Southern Wine & Spirits

At one point, St. Louis had more than 200 breweries, but those numbers have declined drastically over the years.
Veronique LaCapra | St. Louis Public Radio

A federal appellate court has upheld a Missouri Prohibition-era law that requires residency for alcohol wholesalers.

Miami-based South Wine & Spirits challenged the law arguing it amounted to economic protectionism by the state.

Missouri has a three-tiered system that requires wholesalers based in the state serve as the distributors from those that make beer and alcohol to the retailers that sell it.