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Beer Trends in 2023: A Time of Transition

Perhaps more so than any other beverage alcohol category, beer has undergone the most change in the past five years. Pre-pandemic, a rise in microbrewery taprooms drove greater consumer experimentation, which in turn helped fuel...

Growing Black-owned Beverage Alcohol Businesses

Black-owned brands have grown in size and number in the alcohol industry in recent years, thanks to successful leaders who have given advice and uplifted others. Perhaps the most well-known example is Uncle Nearest Premium...
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The 2023 StateWays Best Practices Awards

The StateWays Magazine Control State Best Practices Awards launched in 2015 to recognize control state agencies that lead the industry in innovation, education and enforcement. Best Enforcement Program Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services By Krystina Skibo In the...

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...

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...

Interview: The Future of Cannabis Drinks

Water-soluble cannabinoid products have improved dramatically in recent years, stimulating growth in the cannabis drinks industry. THC/CBD beverages are on the upswing, thanks to leaps forward in this area of production technology. What’s next? As...

VABC Announces 74 Newly Launched SKUs

As summer begins, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) launches 74 new products into our stores across the Commonwealth.New items are being imported from around the world including new rums from Mauritius, gin from...
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A Lifetime of Service: Fred Wooton Becomes NABCA Chairman

Fred Wooton is widely known among colleagues as “The Commissioner of Change.” Currently serving as Commissioner of the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (WVABCA), he has devoted his entire professional career to the...

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...

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