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Texas Associations Oppose DTC Spirits and Beer Shipping

The Texas Package Stores Association (TPSA), Beer Alliance of Texas (BAT), Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Texas (WSWT), and Texas Distilled Spirits Association (TDSA) have forged a significant compromise aimed at strengthening the already...

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes Passes Away

Diageo announced on June 7 that long-time CEO Ivan Menezes has died after a brief illness. Menezes, 63, held the CEO role at the spirits giant for 10 years, and was scheduled to retire at 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,...
RNDC

Luxco and RNDC Sign National Distribution Agreement

Luxco and the Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) have announced an expanded distribution relationship with national scope. Luxco will be exclusive with RNDC in 21 open states and 18 control markets across the U.S. The 39-market...

WSWA Commissions DTC Study

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) has announced the findings of an economic study commissioned to assess the economic costs resulting from the enforcement of direct-to-consumer (DTC) alcohol shipping laws at both a...
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Launches SG Proof App

Continuing its investment in modern technologies, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits today announced that its newly launched SG Proof app is now available on the App Store for Apple device (iOS) users, and is also...
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Ecommerce Platform Surpasses 3 Billion in Revenue

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's) has announced that its SGProof.com B2B eCommerce platform has passed the $3 billion revenue mark in 2022, following continued adoption among the company’s customer base. In 2022, 82,000...

The Female Founders and Execs Reshaping the Alcohol Industry

The “old boys network” that has long been the beverage alcohol industry has evolved to accept more women in leadership positions. But there’s still a ways to go in terms of  true gender diversity,...

The 2022 Beer Growth Brands: Trends and Growth Drivers

Beer has seemingly reached an inflection point. Perhaps more so than any other category, it has been changed by Covid-19. Before the pandemic, craft enjoyed rapid growth, fueled by consumer experimentation and a breakout in...

DISCUS Welcomes WSWA CEO

Statement by Chris Swonger, President and CEO of DISCUS and Responsibility.Org, has released a statement on the appointment of Francis Creighton as President and CEO of WSWA. Swonger comments: "On behalf of DISCUS and...