Agave Spirits Maker Izo Spirits Seeks Crowdfunding Investments

Agave spirits maker IZO Spirits is actively seeking investors via crowdfunding platform StartEngine. The Mexico-based company’s Mezcal, Tequila, Sotol and Bacanora products currently are distributed in eight U.S. states, with an expansion to Georgia, Minnesota and Montana coming soon. Shares are $1.25 each, with a minimum … Continue readingAgave Spirits Maker Izo Spirits Seeks Crowdfunding Investments

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

The Producer Mezcal Releases Two New Expressions

The Producer Mezcal announced the launch of two expressions, Ensamble and Tepeztate. In conjunction with the launch, the brand will launch the Producer Series in partnership with Swizz Beatz, an annual series that highlights partnerships with influential artists, producers, crafters committed to the same excellence … Continue readingThe Producer Mezcal Releases Two New Expressions

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