WTO AGREEMENT LAUNCHES NEW GLOBAL TRADE NEGOTATIONS EXPANDED MARKETS FOR DISTILLED SPIRITS EXPORTS SOUGHT

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 16, 2001 – A new round of worldwide trade talks will lead to reduced tariffs and more open markets for distilled spirits products said Debbie Lamb, Senior Vice President for International Issues and Trade. The agreement to launch a new round of trade negotiations was reached Nov. 14 at the Doha Ministerial […]

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DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL PRESIDENT DISCUSSES EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT COLLEGE ALCOHOL ABUSE AT U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONFERENCE

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2001 – Distilled Spirits Council President Peter H. Cressy recently told officials at a U.S. Department of Education conference about the distilled spirits industry’s initiatives to combat alcohol abuse on college campuses through a series of national and regional conferences. “Public-private partnerships are an essential component of any program to combat […]

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TRINITY UNIVERSITY AND DISTILLED SPIRITS INDUSTRY HOST ALCOHOL ABUSE CONFERENCE FOR TEXAS COLLEGES

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 31, 2001 – Ten Texas colleges and universities are gathering in San Antonio today with community and liquor industry leaders for the “American Campus and Alcohol Conference,” a three-day meeting on combatting alcohol abuse on college campuses. “The purpose of this conference is to develop and sustain partnerships between the campus, the […]

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DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL, GOLDRING FAMILY FOUNDATION SUPPORT LSU CONFERENCE ON COLLEGE ALCOHOL ABUSE

BATON ROUGE Oct. 15, 2001 — The Distilled Spirits Council and Louisiana Wholesaler William Goldring today presented a $25,000 grant to Louisiana State University at Eunice to convene a three-day academic conference on combatting alcohol abuse on college campuses. The conference, taking place Oct. 14-16 at LSU’s Baton Rouge campus, is being convened by LSU, […]

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DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL-BACKED TASTINGS BILL PASSES IN NEW YORK

–NATIONAL TASTINGS TREND SWEEPS INTO NY– WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2001 – Legislation backed by the Distilled Spirits Council permitting distilled spirits tastings in New York liquor stores passed yesterday, according to Council President Peter H. Cressy, who called the legislation, “the beginning of a stylish new era of sophisticated spirits tastings in New York.” “The […]

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THE DISTILLED SPIRITS COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS

Washington, D.C. – October 1, 2001, The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States today announced the appointment of Beth Ellen Davies as the new Director of Lifestyle Communications for the Office of Public Affairs and Communications. “We are excited to have someone with Ms. Davies diverse entertainment, consumer and distilled spirits public relations background […]

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