Congressional Bourbon Caucus Calls on Biden Administration to Thwart Whiskey Tariffs

The Congressional Bourbon Caucus submitted a letter to Katherine Tai, the newly-confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, to work with the EU and UK to immediately suspend tariffs on American whiskey exports. The letter was drafted and submitted by the caucus’ co-chairs, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth and … Continue readingCongressional Bourbon Caucus Calls on Biden Administration to Thwart Whiskey Tariffs

Distilled Spirits Council Supports Expanded Sales in Pennsylvania

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States said allowing the sale of distilled spirits from certain r-license holders already able to sell beer and wine could generate $86 million in new taxes and profits for the state of Pennsylvania in the first year. This … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Supports Expanded Sales in Pennsylvania

New York Distillers Guild Study Shows Major Economic Impacts

The New York State Distillers Guild, the trade association of distilled spirits producers in New York State, releases its 2020 Economic Impact Study of the state’s distilled spirits industry, which found the industry supports an economic output of $4.4 billion, of which $3.2 billion impacts … Continue readingNew York Distillers Guild Study Shows Major Economic Impacts

Distilled Spirits Council Announces DISCUS Academy for Industry Education

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the advocacy organization for the U.S. spirits industry, announced the launch of DISCUS Academy to provide education and training for distilled spirits industry professionals. The education courses will be available to both DISCUS members and non-members, … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Announces DISCUS Academy for Industry Education

Distilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, or DISCUS, announced new appointments to the Craft Advisory Council for the 2021-22 term. The council elected Philip McDaniel, CEO and Co-Founder of St. Augustine Distillery, as council chair and Rob Cassell, President of New Liberty, as … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council Names New Craft Advisory Council Appointments