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NABCA Communications VP Retires

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Steven Schmidt, NABCA senior VP of Public Policy and Communications Departments retires on Dec. 2, 2022. Schmidt was employed as Director of Education and Community Services at the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for 12 years...

Buffalo Trace Reveals 2022 Antique Collection Whiskeys

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George T. Stagg is back. In one of Bourbon Hunting Season's most anticipated moments, Buffalo Trace has unveiled the lineup of its 2022 Antique Collection — complete with the return of George T. Stagg,...

KY Distillers Set Records for Bourbon Barrel Inventories

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The number of bourbon barrels in Kentucky reached a record 11.4 million earlier this year, according to the Kentucky Distillers' Association (KDA), a non-profit trade association. This comes as the state’s distilling industry marked its...

DISCUS Reports Key Foreign Trade Barriers

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The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) submitted a detailed report with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) identifying key foreign trade barriers impeding U.S. distilled spirits exports. The report provided a comprehensive review of the...

The Alcohol Brands Driving Meaningful Change in DEI

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The recent, much-needed emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the beverage alcohol industry is reflected by the rise of successful brands with diverse ownership. Gradually, industry leaders represent a broader range of...

Campari Group Moves Ahead with Acquisitions

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Campari Group recently acquired a stake in London-based Catalyst Spirits  for an undisclosed sum. This follows Campari Group’s recent announcement that it had acquired an initial 15% interest in Howler Head Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with Natural...

DISCUS Releases LBI Q2 Report

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The Luxury Brand Index (LBI), a tool created by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) to analyze sales of spirits brands at the top end of the distilled spirits market, shows luxury brands...

NABCA Launches Gateway App

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The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) has launched its Gateway App for iPad and Windows desktops, allowing subscribers to access their daily account level sales information while on the road. The app shows...

Wine Sales Continue to Slide, According to 2022 Wine Handbook

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Wine sales continue to struggle, according to the Beverage Information Group’s 2022 Wine Handbook, recently published. The wine category saw its volume fall -0.5% in 2021, dropping to its lowest point since 2018, with 348...

Virginia ABC Appoints Chief Administrative Officer

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The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) has chosen David Alfano as its Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Alfano will lead the authority's finance, human resources (HR) and procurement teams and functions.  He brings...

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