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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.

 
Feb 02, 2016 04:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Deliver Steady Sales Growth of 4.1 Percent in 2015

Distilled spirits delivered another year of steady growth in 2015 with supplier sales up 4.1 percent and volumes up 2.3 percent, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual briefing for media and Wall Street analysts. Distilled spirits suppliers and marketers also marked the sixth straight year of increasing their market share relative to beer in 2015.

 
Jan 15, 2016 11:04 PM

DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL HOSTS SEVENTH ANNUAL BEST PRACTICES MEDIA SUMMIT FOR RESPONSIBLE ADVERTISING

Industry leaders, government officials and digital media experts from across the country gathered January 14 in Washington, D.C., at the Distilled Spirits Council’s (DISCUS) Seventh Annual Best Practices Media Summit for a full-day conference focusing on social media and compliance with the DISCUS Responsible Advertising Code.

 
Jan 07, 2016 05:36 PM

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Reaffirm Moderate Drinking As Part of a Healthy Adult Diet

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, issued today, emphasize that American adults who choose to drink should do so in moderation; reaffirm the definition of a standard drink for beer, wine and distilled spirits; and adopt the new terminology “drink-equivalents.”

 
Dec 16, 2015 05:05 PM

U.S. Government Reports Teen Drinking Rates Hit New Historic Lows

The 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey released today reported that teen underage drinking and binge drinking rates are at their lowest levels since the study’s inception in 1975, according to the Distilled Spirits Council.

 
 
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