[image-1]The owners of the popular Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka are being sued by Richard Patrick, a former employee who claims to have invented the flavored drink and says he entered into a verbal agreement with the company brass at the Irvin-House Vineyard and Firefly Distillery on Wadmalaw Island, according to contributor Dan McCue.

No comment from Patrick’s attorney and vineyard spokesfolk say the company has not responded to the allegation.

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