Wholesale Laws for Wineries



Direct Shipping Laws for Wineries

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This information is intended for winegrower licensees only.



Increased Enforcement of Age Verification for DTC Sales

Members are advised that the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) is conducting minimum purchase age compliance checks on DTC license holders through the end of the calendar year. Many other states have also made DTC shipping laws and regulations an enforcement priority and are conducting active investigations. The best practice for consumer age verification […]

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Alaska Governor Signs DTC Legislation

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy signed comprehensive alcohol reform legislation (SB 9) into law on June 16, 2022, which provides for limited, regulated, tax-paid wine shipping by wineries of all sizes in the United States that obtain a license from the Alaska Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) board. This omnibus bill was the culmination of 10 years […]

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Colorado DTC Shipments Subject to Retail Delivery Fee

Starting July 1, 2022, wineries that ship wines to consumers in Colorado must collect a $0.27 retail delivery fee on each retail sales transaction that involves delivery by a motor vehicle. The fee will apply to DTC wine shipments because it is considered a retail sale of tangible personal property subject to the state sales […]

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