State-by-State COVID-19 Guidance for ABC Licensees

To assist with winery sales and business operations, Wine Institute’s State Relations Team has compiled a listing of guidance for State ABC licensees in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The new resource page is updated continuously as new information is released and changes impacting the sale and regulation of wine are implemented. Many of the […]

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Impact of U.S. Supreme Court’s Sales Tax Ruling on DTC Wine Shipping

On June 21, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Wayfair v. South Dakota that states may require online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes even if those retailers do not have a physical presence in that state. This ruling marks a victory for states, which can now tax remote sellers. Each state will […]

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FedEx Expands Direct Shipping in Vermont and Sitka, Alaska

Effective November 1, 2006, Vermont will allow for “Direct or Permit” shipping into, out of, or within the state. FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will accept wine shipments from Approved Wine Shippers as of this date. Also, FedEx Express service is now available to Sitka, Alaska (zip code 99835). If you have any questions please […]

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