Registration Coming Soon for the 2011 Wine and Grape Policy Conference

by Michael Kaiser Registration will be open soon (March 14) for the 2011 Wine and Grape Policy Conference. The annual Wine and Grape Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. is an important opportunity for members of both organizations to discuss and evaluate Federal policy issues of interest to our industry, and to communicate our stances directly … Read more Registration Coming Soon for the 2011 Wine and Grape Policy Conference

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WineAmerica Joins Industry Partners to Oppose a Wholesaler Protection Bill

By Cary M. Greene On Monday February 14, WineAmerica joined with our producer and importer trade association partners in expressing our opposition to the wholesaler-sponsored bill known as the Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Enforcement Act (CARE Act) or, more appropriately, the Wholesaler Protection Act. The purpose of our joint producer letter, available at http://www.winebusiness.com/content/file/Joint_Producer_Letter_GO_2_14_2011.pdf, is to … Read more WineAmerica Joins Industry Partners to Oppose a Wholesaler Protection Bill

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FY 2012 TTB Budget to be $5 million less than proposed for FY 2011

By Michael Kaiser Today to much fanfare the White House released the FY 2012 Budget Proposal. This is the recommendation to Congress for the funding of the Federal government for the 2012 Fiscal Year. There are a wide variety of spending cuts that have been proposed by the Obama Administration in the proposal. The TTB … Read more FY 2012 TTB Budget to be $5 million less than proposed for FY 2011

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