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VABC Recognizes September as Virginia Spirits Month

The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) has partnered with the Virginia Spirits Board and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) in celebrating September as Virginia Spirits Month.In celebration of this...

The 2023 Beverage Alcohol Retail Technology Buyers Guide

Even as we move beyond the tech boom years from the Covid-19 era, using the right beverage alcohol retail technology remains important. The pandemic taught scores of consumers how to order all manners of...

DISCUS Moves Into New Capitol Hill Office

Coinciding with the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States’ (DISCUS) 50th anniversary, the trade association for the spirits industry announced today it has officially opened the doors of its new headquarters at 101...

Breakthru and Deutsch Family Renew Partnership

Breakthru Beverage Group and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits have announced that they have signed an agreement on a new five-year partnership, continuing their collaboration to support Deutsch’s portfolio. The agreement maintains Breakthru’s current,...

DISCUS Encourages Sunday Sales in Montana

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) sent a letter to Montana Governor Greg Gianforte urging him to sign House Bill 867, which would fully allow sales of distilled spirits products from...

Maine BABLO Director Retires

Gregg Mineo, Director of Maine's Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations retired from his position as of April 28, 2023. After agreeing to come out of his first retirement, Mineo served BABLO for...

U.S. DOT Changes Drug and Alcohol Testing Protocols

The U.S. Department of Transportation is making some changes to transportation workplace drug and alcohol testing programs -- most notably adding another option when it comes to the sample collection process. In a final rule set...

North Carolina Considers On-site Alcohol Sales

In an effort to drive more tourism into the county, the Rowan County Tourism Development Authority of North Carolina has requested an ordinance change for properties in the rural agriculture zoning district to allow...

Virginia ABC: The 2021 Overall Best Practices Award Winner

Despite significant changes over the years, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) has successfully maintained its position as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking beverage alcohol control states. After receiving authority status in...

The 2021 StateWays Best Practices Awards

Our annual Best Practices Awards include the Best Overall Winner and the additional categories below. Congratulations to the 2021 winners! Best Trade/Licensee Education Program Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services In January of this year, Alcohol Beverage Services...

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