WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) will host an American Spirits seminar and tasting of super premium American spirits for importers, restaurant and nightclub owners, managers, bartenders, spirits buyers and media in Shanghai on November 15, 2011.

The event, which will celebrate the taste, style and sophistication of American distilled spirits, is coordinated in connection with the Council’s participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program (MAP).

The Council will also host an American Spirits booth in the US Wine and Spirits pavilion of the FHC 2011 Shanghai Show November 16-18, 2011.

In addition to locally available American spirits, these events will also introduce the Chinese trade and media to a variety other American Spirits interested in distributing to China in the future.

For more information, please contact: Frank Coleman, Council Senior Vice President, Telephone 202 682 8840 or e-mail: [email protected].