Ohio Passes Legislation Leading to Home Alcohol Delivery

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed HB 674, allowing the Ohio Division of Liquor Control (ODLC) to create rules to allow home delivery of distilled spirits in original containers. David Wojnar, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States vice president of state government relations, released this … Continue readingOhio Passes Legislation Leading to Home Alcohol Delivery

Spirits Coalition Speaks Out Against New EU Tariffs on U.S. Spirits

A coalition of 20 trade associations warned in a released statement that new European Union tariffs will further damage a once-booming transatlantic drinks trade. The coalition represents the U.S., EU and United Kingdom wine and distilled spirits and related sectors and claims that the added … Continue readingSpirits Coalition Speaks Out Against New EU Tariffs on U.S. Spirits

Last Drop Distillers to Release Trio of Vintage Spirits – Bourbon, Rum, Cognac

The Last Drop Distillers announced an autumn release that will feature three different spirits: a Bourbon distilled in 1980, a 43-year-old Jamaican rum and a vintage cgnac from 1959. The Sazerac-owned distillery will release The Last Drop Autumn Collection in extremely limited quantities. Here’s a … Continue readingLast Drop Distillers to Release Trio of Vintage Spirits – Bourbon, Rum, Cognac

Collectors, Taxes and the Modern Day Bootleggers

The U.S. government wants its booze taxes. Last week, the TTB updated its TTB Tip Line to encourage citizens to report the illegal transactions of “alcohol and tobacco products into domestic commerce without the payment of taxes.” Does this mean the TTB will start cracking down on people selling liquor … Continue readingCollectors, Taxes and the Modern Day Bootleggers