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Craft Spirits Producers Sold More than 14 Million Cases in 2023 Economic Study, with $7.9 Billion in Sales

Despite Economic Headwinds, Distillery Growth, Export Growth, and Volume Growth Hold Steady   Washington, DC (January 17, 2024) – The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and Park Street today presented highlights from the 2023 Craft Spirits Data Project (CSDP) at its Annual Craft Spirits Economic Briefing. Margie A.S. Lehrman...

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ACSA, Sovos Respond to Criticism of DtC Report

Global tax compliance technology leader Sovos and the American Craft Spirits Association are standing strong by their recently published 2023 Direct-to-Consumer Spirits Shipping Report after criticism from The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA). The report underscores a continued increase in the percentage of regular craft spirits drinkers...

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Craft Spirits Producers Return to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—With an eye toward equitable shipping practices, agritourism, an efficient regulatory structure and sustainable forestry and oak-sourcing practices, 40 of the country’s craft spirits producers and industry partners ascended Capitol Hill Wednesday to engage legislators on key federal priorities during the American Craft Spirits Association’s (ACSA) Legislative Fly-In. ...

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Sovos’ Second Annual Direct-to-Consumer Spirits Shipping Report Shows 87% of Consumers Want to Purchase Craft Spirits via DtC Shipping

Report shows craft spirits drinkers want options to purchase and ship their favorite products now more than ever ATLANTA, OCTOBER 24, 2023 – Today’s release of the 2023 Direct-to-Consumer Spirits Shipping Report from global tax compliance technology leader Sovos and the American Craft Spirits Association underscores a continued increase...

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Craft Distilleries Will Compete for Title of Best State Whiskey at 2023 Heartland Whiskey Competition

Top farmer-distiller whiskey award added to fourth biennial competition  State corn associations sponsor competition that will include multiple whiskey categories along with best-of-state. CHICAGO—Participating state corn associations today announced that the 2023 Heartland Whiskey Competition will take place August 1-2 in St. Louis, Missouri. This is the fourth biennial...

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ACSA ELECTION RESULTS MARK SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR THAT A 100% WOMEN-LED BOARD WILL STEER A NATIONAL DRINKS INDUSTRY TRADE ASSOCIATION

Gina Holman, Kelly Woodcock, and Jessica Lemmon Elected President, Vice President, & Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors, Along with New Board Appointments WASHINGTON, DC (March 30, 2023) – The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) today announces the election of Gina Holman of J. Carver Distillery (MN) as the President of...

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Illinois DtC Campaign Gains Momentum, Reaches More Than 1,250 Letters to Legislators

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In just the first week, the Illinois Ship My Spirits campaign, launched to support legislation permitting spirits direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipping, has resulted in more than 1,250 letters of support to Illinois legislators. The Ship My Spirits campaign kicked off on Tuesday, March 21, with the goal of...

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Spirits Industry Launches “Ship My Spirits” Campaign in Support of Spirits Direct-to-Consumer Shipping in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA), American Distilling Institute (ADI) and Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), three of the nation’s leading organizations representing distillers large and small, joined forces with the Illinois Craft Distillers Association to launch “Ship My Spirits,” a grassroots coalition with...

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ACSA, CRAFT SPIRITS Magazine Announce Third Annual Craft Spirits Packaging Awards Medalists

Portland, Oregon (Feb. 11, 2023) —The American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and CRAFT SPIRITS magazine today announced the medalists of their third annual Craft Spirits Packaging Awards, which celebrates the best in craft spirits labels and packaging. The awards, which are sponsored by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), were announced Saturday during a...

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80% of Consumers Want to Purchase Craft Spirits via Direct-to-Consumer Shipping

80% of Consumers Want to Purchase Craft Spirits via Direct-to-Consumer Shipping

Sovos ShipCompliant’s inaugural Direct-to-Consumer Spirits Shipping Report shows craft spirits drinkers want increased access to their favorite products ATLANTA, DECEMBER 15, 2022 – In the last several years, consumers have become accustomed to the convenience of direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipping for everything from toilet paper to wine, so it’s no big surprise...

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America’s Spirits Producers Return (Virtually) to Capitol Hill to Advocate For Top Federal Priorities

More than 200 distillers from nearly every U.S. state connected virtually with federal lawmakers and regulators today during the spirits industry’s annual Public Policy Conference, jointly hosted by the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS). “Our industry has some of...

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