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As Major Tariff Hike Nears, Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition Sends Letter to Biden Administration Urging Immediate Removal of all EU, UK and U.S. Tariffs on Spirits and Wines

Letter Marks 50 Days from EU’s Doubling of the American Whiskey Tariff to 50 Percent WASHINGTON – The Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition, 48 associations representing the entire three-tier chain of the U.S. alcohol industry, sent a letter today to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Tai, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and U.S....

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New Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition Unites 47 U.S. Associations in the Hospitality Sector to Call for Immediate Removal of Retaliatory Tariffs on Spirits and Wine

WASHINGTON – Forty-seven U.S. associations representing all tiers of the beverage alcohol industry are marking National Agriculture Day with the launch of the Toasts Not Tariffs Coalition to advocate for the permanent removal of all EU, UK and U.S. tariffs on beverage alcohol products in connection to the steel and aluminum and WTO...

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Black-owned distilleries are breaking barriers that once surrounded the Kentucky bourbon industry

This story was featured in The Optimist newsletter. Sign up here to receive stories of kindness, resilience and the best among us every Wednesday and Sunday. LOUISVILLE — Growing up in the predominantly Black West End of Louisville, Victor Yarbrough knew bourbon was a dominant force in Kentucky and that...

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The Monthly Mash: March 2021

The Monthly Mash: March 2021

The Monthly Mash Volume 6.3 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer Dear Friends in the Craft Spirits Industry: Candles play a big role in my daily ritual. Awaken. Make and...

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The Monthly Mash: February 2021

The Monthly Mash: February 2021

The Monthly Mash Volume 6.2 Member-Owned, Industry-Driven ACSA Mission: To elevate and advocate for the community of craft spirits producers. From the Desk of Margie A.S. Lehrman, Chief Executive Officer Dear Friends in the Craft Spirits Industry: Just spray the perfume. Okay … I know this directive won’t literally...

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