BevAlc Roundup | DtC Shipment Value Rose 15.5% in 2017, Big Changes Coming to Oklahoma Beer Distribution in October

Kevin Diffily | January 22, 2018

This week, the BevAlc Roundup tackles new revisions to Oklahoma beer distribution, the continued growth of the Direct-to-Consumer shipping channel, guidance from the TTB regarding the new tax overhaul, and why craft breweries are finding massive success despite the overall U.S. economic climate favoring huge corporations.


What the Ale – Big Changes Coming To Beer Distribution In October | Oklahoma distributors prepare for upcoming revisions to tiered system in current law.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 – Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform | Guidance from the TTB on how beverage alcohol producers should respond to the recent tax reform act.

House Committee Gets Preview Of Big Changes Sought On Alcohol | The governor and some lawmakers want to rewrite many South Dakota laws on making, distributing and selling liquor, beer, wine and other alcohol and expand some too.


DtC Shipment Value Rose 15.5% in 2017 | Pennsylvania bounds into top 10 states for shipments; DtC a boon for Northeast producers. The data in this article is data from the 2018 Direct to Consumer Wine Shipping Report, a joint ShipCompliant by Sovos and Wines & Vines production.

Analyst: 2018 Should Be A Good Year For Sonoma County Wineries, Grape Growers | The North Coast wine industry will enjoy another successful year, though storm clouds are on the horizon as growth slows and competition increases from imports and other domestic regions, an industry analyst predicted Thursday.

An Interruptionist Seeks To Change U.S. Wine Distribution | According to Bjoern Lanwer, owner of the Alabama-based BevDeals, his relatively new online platform promises every distributor discounting deal available for every restaurateur and retailer to see and to partake.

Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America | Corporate Goliaths are dominating the U.S. economy. Yet small breweries are thriving. Why?


Making the Case For Shochu | The Japanese spirit is showing gains in the U.S. market – particularly as a base spirit for cocktails.

New Study Finds Incentives For Wine Producers To Vie For Competition Medals | French researchers matched wine contract dates, prices and quantities of influential Bordeaux-based brokers with the records of eleven important wine competitions.

Why Beer Professionals Are Becoming Cicerones | Beer experts discuss the certification process and their motivations for pursuing the title


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