Tag Archives: Distilled Spirits Council

• High-End Liquor Helps U.S. Economy as Grey Goose Soars

The American drinker is once again feeling rich enough to spend on expensive spirits like Grey Goose vodka and Woodford Reserve, the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. said. Manufacturer sales to wholesalers of so-called super premium spirits grew 11 percent to $3.1 billion in 2010 after falling 4.1 percent the previous year, the council […]

Be Jolly. Drink Responsibly. You Know The Drill.

Be Jolly. Drink Responsibly. You Know The Drill.

With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council encourages adult consumers to make responsible decisions to ensure safe and happy celebrations. The council offers the following tips and recipes for hosting responsible cocktail parties and a free brochure of tips can be viewed or ordered at distilledspirits.org. — Designate a bartender who can […]

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• Michigan State Legislature Passes Liquor Sampling Bill

Fourth State in 2010 to Repeal Outdated Spirits Tasting Ban The Michigan State Legislature today passed a bill giving consumers the opportunity to sample liquor at distilled spirits outlets, according to the Distilled Spirits Council which applauded the legislation and called Michigan’s tastings the latest in a growing trend of states updating liquor laws across […]

• California Legislature Passes Liquor Sampling Bill

California Legislature Passes Liquor Sampling Bill

Bill Moves to Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Desk for Signature SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Legislature passed a bill allowing consumers to sample liquor at distilled spirits outlets, according to the Distilled Spirits Council which applauded the legislation and called California tastings the latest in a trend of states modernizing liquor laws across the country.