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News Briefs for September 23, 2016

•Wine cocktail brand Myx Fusions is launching its top-selling expressions in new 750-ml. bottles. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 23, 2016

DISCUS, Grocers Withdraw Oregon Privatization Initiative

An Oregon ballot initiative aimed at allowing spirits sales in grocery stores has been abandoned by its backers, including the Northwest Grocery Association and the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS). Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 29, 2016

DISCUS Plans Ballot Push To Boost Spirits Access In Colorado

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) is submitting two ballot initiatives aimed at expanding retail access to spirits in Colorado ahead of the November election. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2016

News Briefs for March 2, 2016

•Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) is another step closer to sealing its pending $107 billion acquisition of SABMiller. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 2, 2016

DISCUS, Wine Institute Weigh In On TTB’s Kroger-SWS Ruling

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) and the Wine Institute have issued a statement advising their members against participating in retailer Kroger’s initiative to allow distributor Southern Wine & Spirits to set its shelf display plans and accept voluntary payment from suppliers to help pay for it. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 16, 2016

DISCUS: Whisk(e)y Growth Drives 4% Value Increase Across U.S. Spirits Market

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) says strong momentum from the whisk(e)y category drove spirits supplier sales up 4.1% last year to $24.1 billion, with volume rising 2.3% to 215 million cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 3, 2016

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