News Releases

August 03, 2022

Partner Member Program Connects Spirits Supply Chain Businesses, Industry Partners with Spirits Companies The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, the leading voice and advocate for the U.S. spirits industry, today announced four companies have joined the organization as Partner Members in the second quarter of 2022. This brings the total number of Partner […]

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July 28, 2022

Statement by DISCUS President and CEO Chris Swonger Regarding the Tax and Trade Bureau’s Issuance of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Establishing a New American Single Malt Whisky Category “This is great news for U.S. distillers and consumers. We want to thank TTB for listening to the industry’s requests and we look forward to working with […]

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July 27, 2022

Statement by Chris Swonger, President and CEO  of the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. and Responsibility.org, on the Appointment of Thomas Graham as Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Executive Director   On behalf of the Distilled Spirits Council, Responsibility.org and our member companies, I want to congratulate Thomas Graham on his appointment as the new executive director of […]

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July 25, 2022

Distilled Spirits Council urged state committee to consider fairer tax rate for spirits  The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) testified before the West Virginia Joint Standing Committee on Finance today urging the legislature to lower the tax rate for spirits-based ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails – a move that could generate an additional $3 million […]

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July 06, 2022

Distilled Spirits Council Issues New Safety Guide on Pot Still Pressure Relief -Free Guide Available to All Industry Members- WASHINGTON — The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) today announced the release of its new Pressure and Vacuum Relief in Pot Still Distillation safety guide that is available free to all industry members. This voluntary guide, […]

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July 05, 2022

Women of the Vine & Spirits Continues Ongoing Industry Training on Sexual Harassment and Bystander Training with Support from Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America July 5, 2022 (New York, NY) – As part of an ongoing initiative to support those in the beverage alcohol and hospitality […]

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July 01, 2022

Growth of ready-to-drink cocktails accelerated by consumer demand for high-quality ingredients, variation and convenience With Summer in full swing, many adult consumers will fire up their grills and raise a glass (or can!) to our nation’s independence with a ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States ( DISCUS ). DISCUS […]

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