December 1933

21st Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Ended


December 5, 2017 marks 84 years since the United States ratified the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and paved the way for the modern three-tier beverage alcohol system.

WSWA is affiliated with 32 state organizations and groups across the country. These organizations participate in WSWA as part of the association’s Advisory Council. Of these, 15 have an online presence and are listed below:

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Colorado
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Connecticut
Wine & Spirits Distributors of Illinois
Wine & Spirits Distributors of Indiana
Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Kansas
Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Kentucky
Beer Industry League of Louisiana
Maine Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
Montana Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
North Carolina Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association
Wholesale Beer and Wine Association of Ohio
Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of South Carolina
Virginia Wine Wholesalers Association
Washington Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association