Weekly Roundup | Latest Millennial Data, Impact of CA Weather, and Beer Management Tips

January 11, 2016

Happy Monday! As you jump into the week, give our weekly roundup a read! We’ve brought you the industry news you should know, including the latest millennial data, impacts of the California weather, and beer management tips. I hope you find it interesting and helpful. Let me know if I missed something!


FedEx to Begin Shipping in South Dakota | FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Ground and FedEx Express will begin servicing shipments of wine beginning on January 15, 2016. ShipCompliant

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Ends Year Strong | Senate Bill 1562 would reduce excise taxes, compliance burdens, and regulations on breweries, cideries, wineries, and distilleries. Brewers Association

TTB Newsletter | This week, the TTB’s newsletter features information on their Tip Line, an extension of their ‘natural’ feedback period, and more! TTB 


They’re Thirsty for Deals, But Millennials Won’t Sacrifice Taste or Quality in Their Alcoholic Beverages | The latest data is out on millennial drinkers. Nielsen

Craft Beer is a Bright Spot for the US Economy | 2015 was an impressive year for craft brewers nationwide. Business Insider

When it Rains, Who Pours? | How the latest crazy weather is affecting tasting rooms. | Wines & Vines


Seasonal Beer Management: Best Practices for Distributors and Brewers | These tips can help your brewery have its best year yet. Brewers Association

Guest Post | How to Avoid Costly Trademark Disputes | Jason Gladfelter of OvalOptions in Denver, Colorado alternative dispute resolution firm, shares some options breweries have other than expensive lawsuits. ShipCompliant

Universities Tap into Craft Beer Growth by Offering Classes | The booming industry has led universities to develop programs in the craft beer industry. Chicago Sun-Times


App-Controlled DIY Cocktail System Launches | A brief guide to decoding the craft beer lexicon, from Pliny to Untapped. The Spirits Business

What’s Your Sign? Here’s Your Beer | What kind of beer does your Zodiac sign tell you to drink? VinePair


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