Responding differently to a similar legal challenge, Delaware took a different path last week when Governor Ruth Ann Minner signed legislation requiring that Delaware farm wineries sell their product exclusively to wholesalers for distribution to retailers. Delaware has only one active farm winery at this time. For more information contact State Relations at (415) 356-7530.
The Washington State Legislature passed a favorable direct-to-consumer shipment bill (ESB 6537), transitioning Washington from a reciprocal state to a permit state. This was done to ensure that our shipping privileges can be maintained without any Constitutional challenges in the future. With a wine shipper’s permit, wineries will be able to ship an unlimited amount […]