Weekly Roundup | Sixth Circuit Decision on A-B Labeling, 2015 Craft Beer Data, Wine Industry’s Research Commitment

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful and restful weekend. This week’s roundup covers a decision concerning A-B’s overstating alcohol levels, how craft beer performed in 2015, and where science meets the grape vine in Washington. I hope you find it interesting. As always, if you read something I missed, let me know in the comments!

LegislativeUpdate

Tolerance, Intent, and Deception: Sixth Circuit Decides on A-B Labeling | The details of the Sixth Circuit’s interpretation of overstating alcohol content and where tolerance levels play a role. Bevlog

TTB Newsletter | This week’s newsletter covers USDA ruling on the National Organic Program and the Treasury’s annual Freedom of Information Act report. TTB

IndustryUp

2015 Craft Beer Data Infographic | Here are the numbers for craft beer’s 2015 performance. Brewers Association

Celebrate California Sustainable Winegrowing During ‘Down to Earth’ Month in April | This will be the 5th annual Down to Earth Month in April celebration – where leaders in sustainable wine growth will share their ideas and celebrate sustainability. Wine Institute

Washington Wine Commission: Wine Industry Grows Its Research Commitment | Winegrowers are working side by side with Washington State Wine to innovate and create solutions to sustainable practices. Tri-City Herald

DontMissOut

DIRECT Keynote Speaker Announcement – Steve Gross | We are thrilled to announce that Steve Gross will be one of our featured keynote speakers at this year’s DIRECT Conference. ShipCompliant

I Want My Beer Direct-to-Consumer | For several years wine has been crossing borders to fulfill ardent wine enthusiasts’ needs, but what about beer? ShipCompliant

JustFun

Wine Pairings for The Most Popular Easter Candies | Adults can have fun with Easter candy too – here are the best candy-wine pairings. VinePair

Wine Tech Upstart Drops Smart Bottle on a $300 Billion Industry | Innovation for keeping oxygen out and extending the life of an open wine bottle. Bloomberg Business

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