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Moët Hennessy USA Becomes Newest Member of

For Immediate Release:                                                   Contact: Sam Nathews,

January 14, 2020                                                                                     (202) 355-1927

Moët Hennessy USA Becomes Newest Member of

Membership affirms Moët Hennessy’s longstanding commitment to promoting alcohol responsibility

ARLINGTON, proudly welcomed Moët Hennessy USA, the leading importer and marketer of high-quality wines, spirits and champagnes in the U.S., as its newest member company. Founded in 1991, is an independent, national, not-for-profit organization funded by distillers, collectively leading the fight to end drunk driving and underage drinking and promoting responsible decision-making in all 50 states and our nation’s capital.

“Moët Hennessy and have a common interest - empowering people to make the most responsible choices when it comes to alcohol consumption,” said Chris Swonger, President and CEO, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) and “Now, we are able to join forces to make an even larger impact across the nation. is proud and encouraged by Moët Hennessy’s decision to become a member, and we look forward to advancing our shared goals together.”

“Responsible consumption has always been a core pillar of Moët Hennessy,” said Seth Kaufman, President and CEO, Moët Hennessy North America. “We embrace our responsibility to carefully encourage consumers worldwide to abide by laws that govern alcohol and joining underscores our commitment.”

Dr. Benjamin Nordstrom, Executive Director,, also applauded Moët Hennessy’s membership, noting the company’s longstanding commitment to ensuring legal, sensible consumption of its many products.

“Underage drinking rates continue to fall and drunk driving fatalities are decreasing because companies like Moët Hennessy are dedicated to research, education, and open conversations about responsible and legal alcohol consumption,” said Dr. Nordstrom. “With collective action, we can make more impact to save and improve lives.”


About Moët Hennessy USA

Moët Hennessy USA is the leading importer and marketer of high-quality wines, spirits and champagnes in the U.S. The Moët Hennessy portfolio includes renowned brands such as: Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Hennessy, Belvedere, Volcan de mi Tierra, Glenmorangie, Woodinville; and fine wines Cloudy Bay, Newton Vineyard, and Numanthia, among others.


The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility ( is a national not-for-profit that aims to eliminate drunk driving and work with others to end all impaired driving, eliminate underage drinking, and empowers adults to make a lifetime of responsible alcohol choices as part of a balanced lifestyle. is funded by the following distillers: Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Beam Suntory Inc.; Brown-Forman; DIAGEO; Edrington, Mast-Jägermeister US, Inc.; Moët Hennessy USA; and Pernod Ricard USA. For over 27 years, has transformed countless lives through programs that bring individuals, families and communities together to inspire a lifetime of responsible alcohol choices. To learn more, please visit

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