Governor Newsom Signs California Recycling Bill that Includes Spirits Bottles, a Measure Championed by the Distilled Spirits Council

Late last night, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1013 , which includes spirits products in the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act otherwise known as the “bottle bill.” “While […]

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Distilled Spirits Council and American Craft Spirits Association Co-Host Annual Public Policy Conference September 20-21

  Distilled Spirits Council and American Craft Spirits Association Co-Host Annual Public Policy Conference September 20-21 — More Than 110 Virtual Congressional Visits Planned — WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than […]

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Report Finds Significant Market Growth in Spirits-Based Ready-to-Drink Category

 Report Finds Significant Market Growth in Spirits-Based Ready-to-Drink Category New Poll Data Identifies Consumer Preferences Driving the RTD Market WASHINGTON – A research report analyzing the rapid growth of spirits-based ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails […]

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Statement by Chris Swonger, President and CEO of DISCUS and Responsibility.Org, on the Appointment of Francis Creighton as President and CEO of WSWA

“On behalf of DISCUS and our member companies, I want to welcome Francis to the spirits industry and congratulate him on his new appointment as President and CEO of the […]

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Distilled Spirits Council Champions Sustainability Effort to Include Spirits Bottles in California Recycling Bill

Measure heads to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk for signature Yesterday, the California Legislature passed SB 1013 , which includes spirits products in the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act otherwise […]

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Provi Joins DISCUS As Partner Member To Advance Knowledge Around Digital Evolution Throughout Beverage Alcohol Industry

Provi Joins DISCUS As Partner Member To Advance Knowledge Around Digital Evolution Throughout Beverage Alcohol Industry Washington D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the leading […]

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Four Companies Join DISCUS Partner Membership Program in Q2 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 […]

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Statement by DISCUS President & 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

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 […]

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Statement by Chris Swonger, President and CEO of DISCUS and Responsibility.org on the Appointment of Thomas Graham as Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Executive Director

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 […]

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Lower Tax Rate for Spirits-Based Ready-to-Drink Cocktails Could Generate $3 Million in Additional Revenue for West Virginia

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 […]

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