• 2019 END-OF-YEAR RESULTS

    During 2019 nine-liter case Spirits sales in the control states grew at 3.7%, up from 2018’s 2.8% and 2017’s 2.5%. The control states reported the following nine-liter case growth rates: Alabama 3.8% (vs. 3.7% during 2018), Iowa 3.0% (vs. 3.5%), Idaho 4.5% (vs.

  • ALEXANDRIA, VA (January 14, 2020)—Gregg Mineo, Director of the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations (BALBO) for Maine, was voted incoming chair-elect to the NABCA Board of Directors. He will assume his responsibilities in May 2020, when current Chair-Elect A.D.

  • During November, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew -0.3% over same period sales last year opposite a strong comp.

  • During October, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew 3.0% over same period sales last year opposite a modestly strong comp.

  • During September, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew 4.9% over same period sales last year opposite a weak comp.

  • ARLINGTON, VA (October 4, 2019)—NABCA congratulates the following agencies for their awards in the StateWays Control State Best Practices Award Competition.

    2019 BPA Winners

    Overall Winner

    Ohio Division of Liquor Control
    Superintendent Jim Canepa

  • During August, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew 3.3% over same period sales last year opposite a 4.3% comp.

  • ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 16, 2019) —The National Alcohol Beverage Control Association will relocate its headquarters as of Monday, September 30. The association is moving from Alexandria to Arlington, Virginia. 

  • During July, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew 6.2% over same period sales last year opposite a fairly robust 4.6% comp.

  • During June, nine-liter control states spirits case sales grew -0.8% over same period sales last year despite a weak -5.4% comp. Montgomery County Maryland(-0.8%) reported a monthly growth rate for June that exceeded its twelve-month trend.