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Statement by Chris Swonger, President & CEO, DISCUS and Responsibility.Org on Danny Wirtz Appointment as WSWA Chairman

Congratulations to Danny Wirtz on Becoming Chairman of WSWA ‘Industry Unity is the Key to Overcoming This Crisis’ Statement by Chris R. Swonger, President and CEO Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. and Responsibility.Org Congratulations to Danny Wirtz, Vice Chairman, Breakthru Beverage, on his appointment as Chairman of the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA).  These […]

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Industry Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

We are in this together! Our COVID-19 Industry Response page is a resource for distillers, consumers, advocates and leaders within our industry. Please reach out to [email protected] if you have questions. Cocktails To-Go Fact Sheet Read our fact sheet how cocktails to-go are boosting the struggling hospitality industry and how we encourage maintaining responsibility measures. [...]

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Christine LoCascio

Christine A. LoCascio joined the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) in 2001 and is now responsible for coordinating and implementing the Council’s federal, state and international trade public policy objectives.  In this role, Christine advocates in support of DISCUS priorities, such as securing a permanent extension of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax […]

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Emily Smith

Emily has been with DISCUS since 2006 and on the State Government Relations team since 2008, where she provides policy analysis and research on alcohol issues in all 50 states. She graduated from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, with a major in English and minor in Music. Emily’s favorite drink? “Bourbon is my favorite, but […]

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WSET: Education & Training

DISCUS Education & TrainingAs our industry continues to grow and evolve, education is an important part of understanding our heritage, celebrating the present and considering our opportunities for the future. DISCUS recognizes the importance of education and offers courses for both industry insiders and the larger public through our education partners. DISCUS also hosts monthly [...]

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Distilled Spirits Council Economic Report: Tariffs Cause Rough Seas on Both Sides of the Atlantic, Strong U.S. Spirits Market in Jeopardy

The devastating impact of the retaliatory tariffs on distilled spirits products is accelerating, threatening to upend the decade of growth in the U.S. spirits sector, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) reported today at its annual economic briefing for media and analysts. “While it was another strong year for U.S. spirits sales, […]

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