North Carolina Passes Law Allowing Distilleries to Sell Spirits on Sundays

Beginning Oct. 3, North Carolina consumers will be able to purchase distilled spirits at distilleries on Sundays under a historic new law signed by Governor Roy Cooper late last week. The legislation, HB 890, will provide much-needed revenue to the state’s distillers as well as … Continue readingNorth Carolina Passes Law Allowing Distilleries to Sell Spirits on Sundays

Campari Group Joins Responsibility.org

Responsibility.org announced Campari Group has joined its list of member companies. As the sixth largest spirits supplier in the world, Campari Group will support the organization’s mission to end impaired driving, eliminate underage drinking and promote responsible consumption. “We are proud to welcome Campari Group … Continue readingCampari Group Joins Responsibility.org

California Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

The California Legislature passed SB 389, a bill to extend cocktails to-go until December 31, 2026, which would increase consumer convenience and support hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill now heads Governor Gavin Newsom for signature. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate California’s hospitality … Continue readingCalifornia Legislature Votes to Make Cocktails To Go Permanent Through 2026

Spirits Industry Tariff Suspensions Draw Applause from Industry, But American Whiskey Still Suffers

The United States and European Union decided to suspend tariffs impacting the spirits industry for five years during the ongoing Boeing-Airbus trade dispute, and spirits organizations are applauding. “This agreement is good news for spirits producers who have been hammered by tariffs in recent years, … Continue readingSpirits Industry Tariff Suspensions Draw Applause from Industry, But American Whiskey Still Suffers

Distilled Spirits Council Forms Committee to Drive Diversity, Equity

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States has formed a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee designed to identify and define immediate and long-term actions to take to build more diverse and inclusive opportunities for spirits industry professionals. The new committee will be chaired by … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Forms Committee to Drive Diversity, Equity