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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Tasting Samples for Virtual Winery Experiences Approved by TTB

In an effort to help stimulate DTC wine sales, Wine Institute requested that TTB and California ABC provide clear guidance on whether small containers of wine may be shipped to winery customers by common carriers for virtual tastings. During Shelter-in-Place orders, this would replace the traditional tasting room experience where visitors sample small quantities of […]

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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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