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Press Releases| Aug 9, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – For the third time, the Specialty Wine Retailers Association (SWRA) has filed papers seeking full 5 th Circuit review in Siesta Village Market v. Steen . In this most recent filing, SWRA is requesting once again that the full 5 th Circuit Court of Appeals rehear the case and reconsider the Court’s previous two rulings, including its last denial of an en banc hearing. In January, a 5 th Circuit panel of judges ruled in favor of the state of Texas and its law that allows in-state retailers to remotely sell and deliver wine to Texas consumers but denies that right to out-of-...
Press Releases| Aug 2, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – News reports have indicated that multiple people were shot this morning at the warehouse of Hartford Distributors, Inc., a beer distribution company in Manchester, Connecticut. “All of us at NBWA were saddened to learn of this tragic incident,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, all of the employees of Hartford Distributors and their families during this difficult time.” ### The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributor operations in every...
Press Releases| Jul 15, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) will accept nominations for the Fourth Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year award through July 20, 2010 . The award recognizes an American beer distributor who actively markets, sells and promotes craft beer. The award will be presented September 18, 2010, at the Great American Beer Festival, hosted by the BA, in Denver, Colorado. America’s beer distributors and craft brewers can nominate any distributor they believe is deserving of the award. To nominate a deserving distributor and to read...
Press Releases| Jun 13, 2010
Organization Representing Alcohol Beverage Control States Affirms States’ Role to Regulate Alcohol Alexandria, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – applauds the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) for passing a resolution that affirms the organization’s support for H.R. 5034, “The Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2010” or “CARE Act.” The resolution identifies alcohol as a “unique product;” acknowledges that the states have “primary authority to...
Press Releases| May 18, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – applauds yesterday’s passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H. Res. 1297, a resolution “supporting the goals and ideals of American Craft Beer Week.” American Craft Beer Week , a national celebration from May 17 through May 23 coordinated by the Brewers Association’s Craft Beer Program, is an opportunity to highlight the culture and contributions of craft beer and the more than 1,500 craft breweries across the United States...
Press Releases| Apr 29, 2010
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Tavern Month, which celebrates the many licensed bars and taverns that provide hundreds of thousands of jobs to hardworking men and women and enrich America’s social culture. “It’s an American tradition for adults to gather with friends or colleagues to enjoy a cold beer in a local bar or tavern,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “America’s licensed beer distributors proudly work hand-in-...
Press Releases| Apr 25, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – strongly supports House Resolution 1297, which supports “the goals and ideals of American Craft Beer Week.” America’s beer distributors support state-based regulations for alcohol that allow craft brewers to grow their businesses and expand their brands by accessing new markets. “Beer distributors from coast to coast appreciate the entrepreneurial spirit of America’s craft brewers and admire their continued growth,” said NBWA President...
Press Releases| Apr 20, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, America’s beer distributors arrived in Washington, D.C., to advocate for effective state-based alcohol regulation as part of the 2010 Legislative Conference hosted by the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). More than 750 distributors, including 100 first-time attendees, participated in the Conference – a 30 percent increase over last year’s attendance. “The effective state-based regulatory system of alcohol in the U.S. is under attack. In the past 10 years, lawsuits against more than 25 states have challenged states’ authority to regulate alcohol and...
Press Releases| Apr 15, 2010
CARE Act Addresses Challenges to Three-Tier System of Alcohol Distribution ALEXANDRIA, VA – Yesterday, H.R. 5034, “The Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness Act of 2010” or “CARE Act,” was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Bill Delahunt (D-MA), Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC), Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT). The CARE Act aims to clarify congressional intent that states have primary authority to regulate alcohol; prevent the additional erosion of state-based alcohol regulation through the expansion of the Granholm v. Heald decision, but not...
Press Releases| Apr 4, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are seeking nominations for the Fourth Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year award. The award recognizes an American beer distributor who actively markets, sells and promotes craft beer. The award will be presented September 18, 2010, at the Great American Beer Festival, hosted by the BA, in Denver, Colorado. America’s beer distributors and craft brewers can nominate any distributor they believe is deserving of the award. Nominations will be accepted until July 20, 2010 . To nominate a...

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