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Jun 30, 2016 05:53 PM

The Distilled Spirits Council and Locust Street Group Partner with The Wall Street Journal on Political Convention Events

In what are sure to be the most sought after tickets of the political season, the Distilled Spirits Council and the Locust Street Group are partnering with The Wall Street Journal to co-host Monday night events at the national nominating conventions in Cleveland (Republicans) and Philadelphia (Democrats) this July.

 
Jun 09, 2016 10:01 PM

CDC Reports Teen Binge Drinking Rates Decline to Historic Lows

A major Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey released today reported that underage and binge drinking rates among high school students are at their lowest levels since the survey’s inception in 1991.

 
Jun 08, 2016 08:16 PM

Distillers Visit Capitol Hill to Lobby on Tax and Trade Issues

Over 40 distillers from across the country gathered June 7-8 in Washington, D.C. for the Distilled Spirits Council’s seventh annual Public Policy Conference.

 

The Craft Cocktail Renaissance Makes Way for Classic Gin Creations with a Twist

With the third annual Negroni Week beginning June 6, it is evident the thirst for classic cocktails continues its march forward. This time, however, with a twist.

 
May 11, 2016 06:34 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Alcohol Modernization as a Win for Colorado Consumers

The Distilled Spirits Council today praised the Colorado Legislature for passing compromise legislation (SB 197), which modernizes Colorado’s alcohol laws by allowing the sale of spirits, wine and beer in grocery stores.

 
Apr 07, 2016 01:48 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Offers Free Alcohol and Moderation Brochure for Alcohol Awareness Month

The Distilled Spirits Council is marking Alcohol Awareness Month by offering adult consumers a free brochure featuring important information about alcohol consumption and the adult diet.

 
Mar 30, 2016 02:51 PM

West Virginians Can Now Enjoy Cocktails During Sunday Brunch

West Virginians can now enjoy a Bloody Mary during their Sunday brunch following legislation signed yesterday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today that changed the on-premise serving hours for alcohol from 1 p.m. to 10 a.m., if approved by local option.

 

Forget Green Beer; Irish Whiskey is Booming

In 2015, super premium Irish Whiskey grew 54.4 percent, while high end premium Irish Whiskey rose 13.7 percent. This trend continues the impressive growth of the Irish Whiskey category with high end and super premium Irish Whiskeys growing a staggering 589 percent and 3,054 percent, respectively, since 2002.

 
Mar 01, 2016 06:23 PM

Jim Clerkin Elected Chair of the Distilled Spirits Council

The Distilled Spirits Council at its annual members meeting on February 25, 2016, elected Moët Hennessy North America CEO Jim Clerkin Chair of the national trade association, which represents the makers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States. Clerkin succeeds Campari America Chairman Gerard (Gerry) Ruvo, who has chaired the Council since 2013.

 
Feb 12, 2016 09:04 PM

Distilled Spirits Council & Wine Institute Statement on TTB Kroger Letter

The Distilled Spirits Council and Wine Institute today issued a joint statement in response to the Tax and Trade Bureau’s (TTB) letter to the organizations regarding a program proposed by Kroger. At issue is whether the program violates the Federal Alcohol Administration Act and TTB regulations.

 
 
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