Distilled Spirits Council President Praises Proposed Drunk Driving Legislation

Chris R. Swonger, president and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) and Responsibility.org announced support for the bipartisan Reduce Impaired Driving for Everyone Act.  The RIDE Act would expand the nation’s ongoing efforts to develop effective and unobtrusive automotive technology. … Continue readingDistilled Spirits Council President Praises Proposed Drunk Driving Legislation

The Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism

To no one’s surprise, the coronavirus pandemic struck a blow to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that for the first time in its 21 years, total attendance on the Trail fell – sharply – in 2020. Visitors last year to member … Continue readingThe Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism

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