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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

John Esposito Tapped As High West Chief Commercial Officer, Ruvo Joins Board

John Esposito has joined the executive team at Utah’s High West Distillery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2015

News Briefs for October 6, 2015

•Total Wine & More is expanding its presence in the Sacramento area with a new store in Elk Grove, California. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 6, 2015

DISCUS And The Wine Institute Eye Export Growth After “Fast-Track” Approval

DISCUS and the Wine Institute are hailing yesterday’s Congressional vote in favor of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), commonly known as “fast-track” authority, which is expected to facilitate passage of at least two blockbuster free trade deals for the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2015

New Bill Seeks To Lower Distillery Tax Rates

A new bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives is aiming to reduce the tax rates for distillers of all sizes. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2015

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