Facebook  Twitter  Linked In  You Tube  GooglePlus  Pinterest

Tag: WineAmerica

WineAmerica Applauds Excise Tax Law Development

WineAmerica Applauds Excise Tax Law Development

WASHINGTON, DC–WineAmerica is delighted that wineries throughout the country will now be able to take full advantage of reduced federal excise taxes due to an announcement by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) that it is extending an “alternate procedure” through December 31, 2019. “This ruling now ensures that the Congressional […]

Louder and More Unified Voice for Wine Needed in Washington D.C.

Louder and More Unified Voice for Wine Needed in Washington D.C.

Coming off the announcement a few days before Christmas that federal excise taxes on wine, beer, and spirits were being reduced as part of President Donald Trump’s tax reform bill, WineAmerica president Jim Trezise has something substantive that he can build his hour-long workshop around. Scheduled for 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 21, the program entitled “Washington D.C.: Politics, Policy and Your Bottom Line” will wrap up the first day of the third annual conference.

By February 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
California State Society Wine Auction Raises $268,000 for North Bay Fire Relief Fund

California State Society Wine Auction Raises $268,000 for North Bay Fire Relief Fund

Washington D.C. — On Thursday, Dec. 7, the California State Society, in conjunction with Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Wine Institute and WineAmerica, hosted a wine auction fundraiser in Washington, D.C. to support Redwood Credit Union Community Fund’s North Bay Fire Relief Fund. Congressman Thompson, who represents the communities hit hardest by the Northern California fires, emceed […]

By December 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, November 13

Afternoon Brief, November 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Spectator to Unveil Top 100 Wines of 2017 After tasting more than 16,000 wines from vineyards around the globe, the editors at Wine Spectator are set to release their much-anticipated list of the Top 100 Wines of 2017… Today’s News: Livermore Wineries Report Bump in Business […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Wine Impact Study Designed to Impact Policy

Wine Impact Study Designed to Impact Policy

The $220 billion economic impact of the U.S. wine industry revealed in WineAmerica’s recent study has grabbed headlines in the media, but the target audience for the information is much narrower, it’s the lawmakers in Congress and state legislatures across the nation who preside over the arcane and fragmented regulations of the alcohol industry.

By October 4, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
WineAmerica Study Shows $219.9 Billion Economic Impact of U.S. Wine Industry in 2017

WineAmerica Study Shows $219.9 Billion Economic Impact of U.S. Wine Industry in 2017

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017—WineAmerica, the National Association of American Wineries, today unveiled a national economic impact study showing the wine industry’s total benefit to the American economy at $219.9 billion in 2017. This is the first detailed study ever conducted of the wine industry’s national economic impact. The study was conducted by John Dunham & […]

By September 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, September 11

Afternoon Brief, September 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Torrid Temperatures Shrivel California Wine Grapes to Raisins Humans weren’t the only ones caught off guard and uncomfortable by the Bay Area’s Labor Day weekend heat spike. Wine grapes, unaccustomed to those temperatures at this time of year, were left shriveling on the vines… Today’s News: Rosé […]

By September 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act Introduced in Congress

Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON, DC, (July 20, 2017)— WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, and its partner the MIC Coalition (Music, Innovators, Consumers) enthusiastically support the bipartisan legislation introduced yesterday by Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) to establish a searchable, digital database of historical and current copyright ownership and licensing information. The bipartisan Transparency […]

Jim Trezise Emphasizes U.S. Wine Industry’s Growing Need for National Representation

Jim Trezise Emphasizes U.S. Wine Industry’s Growing Need for National Representation

If your winery sells 10,000 gallons of wine, you are saving $11,000 a year and you may not even know why: WineAmerica.

By June 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, June 15

Afternoon Brief, June 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, and ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, are working together to simplify music licensing compliance… Today’s News: The Most Wanted Sauvignon Blancs If it’s summer, it […]

By June 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries

WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries

WASHINGTON, DC, (June 15, 2017)— WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, and ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, are working together to simplify music licensing compliance for the American wine industry with the introduction of a unique music license created specifically for wineries. The wine industry is unique: many wineries and vineyards […]

WineAmerica and Wine Industry Network Join Forces

WineAmerica and Wine Industry Network Join Forces

National Association named Presenting Sponsor for U.S. Wine & Beverage Expo  May 31st, 2017 –  Wine Industry Network (WIN) and WineAmerica today announced that WineAmerica, the National Association of American Wineries, will be the Presenting Sponsor for Washington, D.C. based U.S. Wine & Beverage Conference and Expo (USBevX). In this role, WineAmerica will play an […]

Afternoon Brief, May 1

Afternoon Brief, May 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: 2016 California Wine Sales in U.S. Hit New Record: 238 Million Cases with Retail Value of $34.1 Billion California wine shipments to the U.S. reached an estimated retail value of $34.1 billion in 2016, up 4.6%… Today’s News: Preconceptions Still a Problem for East Coast Wines The […]

Afternoon Brief, March 15

Afternoon Brief, March 15

French Wine Capitalizing on U.S. Drinking Trends: Major trends in the U.S. wine market including premiumization, sparkling wine, and rosé play to the strengths of French wine leading to a 14.2% value growth, surpassing runner-up New Zealand at 13.7%, to claim the highest import growth by nation over the past 52 weeks according to Nielsen data*…

By March 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
House and Senate Members Reintroduce the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

House and Senate Members Reintroduce the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

On Monday January 30th, leading House and Senate Members reintroduced the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act. This comprehensive bill would drastically reduce the federal excise tax (FET) burden on wineries, breweries and distilleries. Every congressional district in the United States includes a brewery, winery, distillery, importer or industry supplier, all of whom operate under […]

By February 1, 2017 0 Comments Read More →