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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Delaware Clarifies On-Site Shipping Rules

The Delaware Commissioner of Alcohol has released a letter clarifying the regulations for consumers in Delaware who wish to obtain wine from outside the State. The letter confirms that Delaware consumers are permitted to carry an unspecified amount of wine into the State on their person provided the wine is for the consumer’s personal consumption […]

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Delaware Restricts Self-Distribution

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.

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