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Understanding Moderation

Part of responsible drinking is understanding that a standard drink of beer, distilled spirits and wine each contains the same amount of alcohol. It's not what you drink, it's how much that counts.

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For more than 75 years, the spirits industry has adhered to a rigorous set of standards for beverage alcohol advertising and marketing. Click here to learn more about the Code.

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Results: 643 Article(s) Found.
Mar 20, 2014 09:12 PM

Major FTC Report Commends DISCUS Advertising Code and Rigorous Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a major report released today on advertising in the beverage alcohol industry, the Federal Trade Commission recognized the Distilled Spirits Council for its “robust” and effective self-regulatory system.

Mar 19, 2014 06:27 PM

George Washington’s Peach Brandy Goes on Sale for 1st Time in More Than 200 Years

NEW YORK CITY – Spirits aficionados and history buffs gathered at New York City’s NoMad hotel today to enjoy a sip of history, as the presidents of George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the Distilled Spirits Council unveiled the first Peach Brandy distilled at George Washington’s Distillery in more than 200 years.

Mar 07, 2014 06:30 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Hosts Booth at Duty Free Show of the Americas

Orlando, FL – The Distilled Spirits Council said today it is hosting an export promotion at the Duty Free Show of the Americas in Orlando on March 10-12, featuring dozens of American spirits products from 21 distillers. The project is designed to showcase the products for buyers from over 70 countries who attend the show and convention.

Feb 12, 2014 09:22 PM

Wisconsin Distillers Testify in Support of Spirits Tasting Bill

A group of local distillers from across Wisconsin came to the Capitol this morning to testify in support of a bill that would allow adult consumers to sample small amounts of their distilled spirits products at liquor store tasting events, according to the Distilled Spirits Council, a national trade association representing thousands of liquor brands sold in Wisconsin.

Feb 04, 2014 03:03 PM

U.S. Bourbon and TN Whiskey Drive Export Records in 2013

New York City – American distilled spirits exports broke new records in 2013 crossing the $1.5 billion threshold, driven by premium Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey which exceeded the $1 billion mark for the first time, the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) reported today at its annual briefing for Wall Street analysts.

Feb 03, 2014 05:27 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Names Ted Huber Chairman of Small Distiller Affiliate

Washington, DC – The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) today announced that Ted Huber of Huber Starlight Distillery in Starlight, IN, has been named Chairman of its Small Distiller Membership, an affiliate arm for distillers who produce less than 100,000 gallons per year. In addition to serving as Chairman, Huber will also attend DISCUS Board of Directors meetings.

Jan 14, 2014 05:41 PM

U.S. Distilled Spirits Council Hosts Promotions in Growing Brazil Market

Washington, D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) today announced plans for two upcoming American spirits promotions in Brazil, which is an expanding export market for U.S. distilled spirits producers. The seminars and tastings in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro will be led by Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, who will discuss the history and unique production process of Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey.

Jan 07, 2014 07:34 PM

CDC Head Promotes Brief Screening and Intervention as Most Effective Tools to Address Alcohol Problems

The Distilled Spirits Council commenting on a new report about alcohol screening and intervention released today by Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas R. Frieden said:

Dec 18, 2013 07:52 PM

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

WASHINGTON — A major Federal study released today reported that underage drinking is at its lowest level since the study’s inception in 1975, according to the Distilled Spirits Council.

Dec 06, 2013 04:50 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Provides Responsible Drinking PSA to TV Stations

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of the holiday season, the Distilled Spirits Council is providing a moderation and responsible drinking public service announcement to local television stations around the country.​

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