Print this Page

Like Spirits?

Like DISCUS on Facebook

Stay updated on the latest issues impacting the spirits industry. The DISCUS Facebook page contains news clips, action alerts and opportunities to get involved. Like us now!

read more

There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

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.

read more

There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

Committed to Responsibility

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.

read more

News

Category:
 
Results: 730 Article(s) Found.
Dec 01, 2016 10:11 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Blasts Massive New Tax on Spirits in Governor’s Budget

The Distilled Spirits Council today blasted the massive new spirits tax proposed by Governor Kate Brown, calling the additional markup of 50 cents per bottle a stealth tax that unfairly targets Oregon’s consumers of distilled spirits.

 
Nov 14, 2016 09:37 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Spirits in Shanghai

The Distilled Spirits Council hosted an American Whiskey tasting seminar and cocktail demonstration for local media and beverage industry executives in Shanghai on November 14. The event, which was held at 1515 West, Chophouse and Bar, highlighted the mixability and versatility of American Whiskeys and the characteristics that distinguish them from other whiskies from across the globe.

 
Nov 10, 2016 05:26 PM

Tax Reform for Spirits, Beer & Wine Should Be Lame Duck Priority

Now that 51 U.S. Senators and 284 U.S. Representatives are co-sponsoring the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, Congress should make passing tax reform for spirits, beer and wine a priority for the lame duck session, the Distilled Spirits Council said today.

 
Nov 10, 2016 05:24 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Showcases American Spirits in Hong Kong

The Distilled Spirits Council showcased American distilled spirits products at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair, which was held in Hong Kong from November 10-12. As one of the most promising markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports, the promotion in Hong Kong will showcase fine American spirits from 16 leading American distillers, including 12 small distillers to the growing market as well as serve as a gateway to the broader Asia-Pacific region. The Council’s promotion was

 

The Hill Names Council’s Naasz, Gorman & Culver Top Lobbyists for 2016

The Hill, one of Washington, D.C.’s premier publications covering the Administration, Congress and politics, named the Distilled Spirits Council’s Kraig R. Naasz, Mark Gorman and David Culver to its 2016 Association Top Lobbyists List.

 
Oct 28, 2016 08:33 PM

U.S. Trade Rep Visits Tennessee Distilleries; Touts Benefits of Trade to Spirits Sector

Distillers from across Tennessee gathered today in Nashville to discuss with United States Trade Representative Michael Froman the positive impact of international trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the U.S. distilled spirits sector and tour Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery.

 

Fall Into Flavor with Tasty Harvest Cocktails from Leading Texas Mixologists

Harvest cocktails are a new trend that has adult consumers toasting the fall season with flavorful, new cocktails. Cocktail menus across Texas have transformed from light, fruity concoctions to spicier, woodsier offerings embodying the spirit of the harvest season.

 
Oct 13, 2016 07:51 PM

Distilled Spirits Council to Showcase American Spirits in Hong Kong and Shanghai

The Distilled Spirits Council today announced that it will showcase American distilled spirits products at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair (November 10-12) and hold a separate event in Shanghai (November 14). As one of the most promising markets for U.S. distilled spirits exports, the promotions in China will showcase fine American spirits from 16 leading American distillers, including 12 small distillers--many of whom are new to the Chinese market.

 
Oct 12, 2016 07:27 PM

I, Whiskey Documentary Celebrates Entrepreneurship and Innovation

I, Whiskey: The Human Spirit, a documentary-style short film that tells the story of how the freedom to innovate brings people together, premiered tonight at a reception sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council and the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) at the Jack Rose Dining Saloon.

 
Oct 06, 2016 01:29 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Promotes Michele Famiglietti, Appoints Kelly Pike Poulsen

The Distilled Spirits Council, representing the nation’s leading branded and craft distillers, today announced the promotion of Michele Famiglietti to senior vice president of member relations and the appointment of Kelly Pike Poulsen as vice president of federal government relations.

 
 
Results: 730 Article(s) Found.
© 2016 Distilled Spirits Council of the United States | Equal Opportunity Employer
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, Inc., prohibits discrimination in its programs on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, or other protected status.