The Covid-19 virus is effecting all aspects of our daily lives and we ask you to be responsible and practice social distancing while enjoying our member’s products. For information about how the Coronavirus is impacting the spirits industry in Michigan, please see the following links:
Shelter In Place Order takes effect at midnight tonight, Tuesday, March 24 and continues through April 13 at 11:59 p.m. Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued the order in an effort to further stop the spread of the virus by closing non-essential businesses until April
Administrative Order extending the annual expiration date for 2020 from April 30, 2020 to May 31, 2020
Executive Order closing all dine-in services of all bars and restaurants
Press Release from MLCC on closure
Administrative order asking ADA’s for details on their prevention measures to protect employees
Information and resources provided by DISCUS for distilleries producing hand sanitizer to help meet the needs of the country
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Pure Spirits Tasting Event scheduled for April 26th has been postponed to a date to be determined in the fall
The Michigan Spirits Association
Established in 1967, the Michigan Spirits Association represents the vendors, suppliers, and distributors of distilled spirit products. We partner with the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) to ensure that quality products are available to meet consumer demand across the state.
The Michigan Spirits Business
The Michigan Spirits association serves as an effective voice for its members at the state capitol. In addition to active lobbying and daily monitoring of both regulatory and legislative issues, the association diligently advocates for its members on issues such as: Promoting the responsible use of distilled spirits. Stopping additional mark-ups and tax increases on the distilled spirits industry curtailing underage drinking. Preventing the bootlegging of distilled spirits and increasing penalties for offenses. Reducing burdensome regulation on the spirits industry helping the state and our members increase revenue without raising taxes.
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