Distilled Spirits Council Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to Reject New Spirits Bottle Deposit Proposal

The Distilled Spirits Council today urged Massachusetts lawmakers to reject a proposal to impose a new 5-cent per container deposit on all 50-milliliter distilled spirits products, which would impose a significant burden on consumers without providing any intended benefit. “With recycling rates at historic levels, most states recognize that bottle deposit laws are a relic […]

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Distilled Spirits Council of the United States to Showcase American Spirits in Australia

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (Distilled Spirits Council) today announced that it is conducting an export promotion in Sydney, Australia June 14, 18, and 19 to showcase some of the finest American distilled spirits products in one of its most important export markets.

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Distillers Head to Capitol Hill

Distilled spirits producers from across the country are gathering in Washington, D.C., May 14-16 for the ninth annual Public Policy Conference hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA).

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American Heart Association Journal: Moderate Alcohol Consumption One of Five Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors That Could Significantly Improve Longevity

A new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation confirms that moderate alcohol consumption is one of five healthy lifestyle behaviors that could help people live longer. The study found those who consumed alcohol in moderation had a lower risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular disease deaths than those who did not drink.

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Distilled Spirits Council President & CEO Kraig R. Naasz Announces Departure, Return to Washington2 Advocates

Distilled Spirits Council President and CEO Kraig R. Naasz today announced he will depart the Council at the end of June to rejoin his partners of 10 years at Washington2 Advocates (W2A), an issues management company with offices in the nation’s capital and the Pacific Northwest.

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Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Tennessee Legislature for Approving Seven-Day Alcohol Sales

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded the 110th Tennessee General Assembly for voting to allow seven-day alcohol sales in the state.

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month: DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL: EMBRACE MODERATION YEAR-ROUND

The Distilled Spirits Council is marking “April – Alcohol Awareness Month” by encouraging adult consumers who choose to drink to take time to reflect on their alcohol consumption and embrace moderation year-round.

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Distilled Spirits Council Launches New Branding Initiative Including Modern Logo, Website & Annual Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council today announced the launch of a rebranding initiative, featuring a new logo, website and annual report , as part of an ongoing modernization effort. “The distilled spirits sector has achieved both record sales and exports, with eight consecutive years of market share growth,” said Distilled Spirits Council President & CEO Kraig […]

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Cheers to the Future

The Distilled Spirits Council recently unveiled its 2017 Annual Report which highlights Council driven successes for the distilled spirits sector in advocacy, promotion and modernization. 

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Indiana Repeals Sunday Alcohol Sales Ban

For the first time in Indiana’s history, consumers can purchase a bottle of spirits beginning this Sunday after Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation striking down a Prohibition-era Sunday alcohol sales ban.

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