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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined representatives from the Distilled Spirits Council and Mount Vernon to launch a yearlong celebration of the 10th anniversary of the reopening of George Washington’s Distillery at a special event this evening at the distillery in Alexandria, Va.
The Distilled Spirits Council today lauded the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (OLCC) effort to significantly increase the number of spirits outlets by considering new and innovative retail settings.
The Distilled Spirits Council today commended JobsOhio Beverage System (JOBS) and the Ohio Division of Liquor Control for resolving the long-standing issue of back payments and providing reconciliation to suppliers.
The Distilled Spirits Council is marking “April – Alcohol Awareness Month” by reminding adult consumers to embrace moderation year-round.
The Distilled Spirits Council today lauded legislation passed by the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee, which expands the number of outlets allowed to sell spirits in Pennsylvania.
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (the Council), will host the 'Great American Whiskey Experience', one-of-a-kind tasting seminars in Ho Chi Minh City (April 3) and Hanoi (April 5) for importers, distributors, retailers and bartenders in Vietnam.
The Distilled Spirits Council today testified in favor of H.B. 81, legislation that would allow spirits sales in grocery stores, before the House Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee.
The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for signing legislation making Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday spirits sales and ending a Prohibition-era Blue Law.
With the booming consumer interest in brown spirits, Irish Whiskey has seen substantial growth over the last decade. In 2016, Irish Whiskey volumes were up 18.7 percent to 3.8 million cases and revenues were up an impressive 19.8 percent to $795 million.
The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded the Minnesota legislature for voting to end a Prohibition-era ban on Sunday alcohol sales and urged Governor Mark Dayton to sign legislation that would make Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday sales.