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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

Drinks Industry Tax Cuts Extended Through Next Year

The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, which includes key tax breaks for distillers, wineries, brewers, and importers, has been extended for another year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 23, 2019

News Briefs for December 11, 2019

•Trademark disputes involving Scotch whisky aren’t uncommon, but it’s usually the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) pursuing non-Scotch companies for misuse of protected terms like “Highland.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2019

Industry Groups Speak Out Against New Proposed Tariffs On Imported Wine And Spirits, As U.S. Takes Aim At E.U., Mexico

Just days ago the U.S. reached new trade agreements with Canada and Mexico that were expected to ratchet down tariff tensions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 31, 2019

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 24, 2019

•The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States has created a Craft Advisory Council to give a voice to craft distilleries within the trade organization. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2019

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

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