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.

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association CEO Statement in Honor of 9/11 Victims, Veterans, First Responders and Service Members


Washington, D.C. — Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) President and CEO Craig Wolf today released a statement honoring the victims of September 11, 2001 as well as service men and women, first responders, and veterans.  
Wolf is a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve and has completed a deployment to Afghanistan as a judge advocate general with the Army’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
His statement follows:
“The events of September 11 remind us of the risks first responders take every day and of the cost of freedom paid by our men and women in uniform.
“On behalf of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America and our members around the country, our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks, those first responders killed in the line of duty and the families of our veterans and active-duty military service members who have built the foundation of liberty on which we stand today.”
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) is the national trade organization representing the wholesale tier of the wine and spirits industry. It is dedicated to advancing the interests and independence of wholesale distributors and/or brokers of wine and/or spirits.

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