Tag Archives: National Beer Wholesalers Association

• Walmart buying into craft beer craze

Walmart buying into craft beer craze

I know this is going to make all you craft beer haters groan, but the upscale end of the suds market is the only sector showing significant growth in these dreary times. Perhaps it’s driven by a new philosophy: hey, if you’re gonna drown your sorrows in beer, why not make it a good one? […]

• Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America to American Wine Consumers: “HEY, F*CK YOU GUYS!”

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America to American Wine Consumers: “HEY, F*CK YOU GUYS!”

The Case Against HR 1161 1 Wine Dude sez: I’ve officially had it with the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America and their unparalleled ability to continually flip the legislative bird to U.S. taxpayers and American wine consumers. Their latest ploy has been the introduction of HR 1161 – called, strangely enough, the “CARE” act […]

• How a Bill Could Make It Hard to Buy Your Favorite Beer

How a Bill Could Make It Hard to Buy Your Favorite Beer

Beer distributors and producers are warring in Washington. What’s at stake? The right to ship beer straight to consumers. Alcohol can have a blurring effect. Especially when it comes to politics. “When politicians look at the beer industry, it doesn’t matter if you are a Democrat or Republican, a libertarian or vegetarian, there’s something for […]

• Fix the budget! Drink more beer! Beer industry contributes $33.2B to Calif economy

Fix the budget! Drink more beer! Beer industry contributes $33.2B to Calif economy

A new economic impact study shows America’s beer industry, made up of brewers, beer importers, beer distributors, brewer suppliers and retailers, directly and indirectly contributes $33.2 billion annually to California’s economy. Commissioned by the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Beer Institute, the study shows that the industry generates nearly 229,746 jobs in California […]

• Joint statement by beer institutions on USDA dietary guidelines

the Beer Institute, the Brewers Association and the National Beer Wholesalers Association released the following joint statement on the USDA Dietary Guidelines: “The U.S. government’s recently issued Dietary Guidelines have once again refused to perpetuate the myth of the so-called ‘standard drink.’  The Guidelines discuss levels of alcohol content for the purpose of describing consumption […]