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WSWA Names Michelle Korsmo As President And CEO

The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) executive committee has appointed Michelle Korsmo as president and CEO of the trade group, replacing Craig Wolf, who stepped down June 30.

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Posted in News on July 20, 2018

Interview: The WSWA’s Move To Back Legalized Cannabis

Last night, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) officially came out in favor of legalized cannabis in states that pledge to regulate the category like beverage alcohol. Shanken News Daily met with Dawson Hobbs, the WSWA’s acting executive vice president for external affairs, to discuss the group’s new position on cannabis, and the role beverage alcohol wholesalers could play in the category looking ahead. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 13, 2018

News Alert: WSWA Says It Supports Legalized Cannabis If Regulated Like Alcohol

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) trade group is mounting a new push to convince Congress to recognize the legality of cannabis in states that have approved it for recreational use—but only if states agree to regulate cannabis as they do alcohol. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 13, 2018

U.S. Wine & Spirits Distributors Unveil A Major Commitment To Diversity

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America trade group kicked off its 75th annual convention and exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada yesterday with a general session that featured outgoing president and CEO Craig Wolf, incoming chairman Barkley Stuart, Constellation Brands CEO Rob Sands, and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 2, 2018

WSWA President And CEO Craig Wolf To Step Down This Summer

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) president and CEO Craig Wolf will step down June 30 after 18 years of service at the organization. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 26, 2018

Interview: WSWA President & CEO Craig Wolf On The Direct Shipping Issue

As e-commerce continues to gain momentum in the beverage alcohol arena, the practice of interstate shipping of wine by retailers has become a highly contentious issue—especially after carriers like UPS and FedEx began refusing such shipments in most cases within the past year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 14, 2017

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