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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 1, 2020

•Ogden, Utah-based distiller Odgen’s Own has opened a new 32,000-square-foot distillery. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 1, 2020

News Briefs for April 27

•Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve, Experimental Buffalo Trace, and newcomers from New Riff and Abasolo are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest whiskey roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 27, 2020

News Briefs for March 30, 2020

•Having announced new dates for the 2020 Wine Spectator Grand Tour tastings last week, M. Shanken Communications has now also rescheduled its Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest event for later this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2020

Spirits Industry Calls On U.S. Government For Relief

A group of spirits industry trade organizations, including DISCUS and the American Craft Spirits Association, has sent a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asking Congress to provide financial relief to distilleries across the country. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2020

News Briefs for March 19, 2020

•Union Square Hospitality Group, helmed by restaurateur Danny Meyer, has laid off roughly 80% of its workforce, totaling some 2,000 front- and back-of-house staff at the company’s New York City and Washington, D.C. restaurants, and employees at its Manhattan corporate offices. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 19, 2020

Distilled Spirits Council Touts Upscale Growth But Warns On Tariff Impact

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) reports that supplier sales increased 5.3% to $29 billion last year on a volume increase of 3.3% to 239 million cases, but the trade group warned that spirits tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic are presenting significant headwinds for the industry. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2020

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