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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

Mel Dick Receives WSWA’s Lifetime Leadership Award

Southern Glazer’s executive Mel Dick, a driving force in the U.S. wine market for more than 60 years, has been honored with the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America’s (WSWA) Lifetime Leadership Award. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 3, 2019

WSWA Backs Tennessee Law In Residency Case Against Total Wine

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) has filed an amicus brief in the highly anticipated Supreme Court case of Tennessee v. Byrd, for which oral arguments could begin in January. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 21, 2018

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

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