The Colorado Wine Industry Development Board and Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology (CAVE) are backing a bill, HB 16-1271, to correct some language that prohibited a limited winery that acquires a wine shipper’s permit from delivering in-person to consumers. The existing language requires that limited wineries use a “common carrier” for all deliveries.
A proposal that would allow Arizonans to order wine via phone or online for direct shipping is being considered by the state legislature. Senate Bill 1381 easily cleared the Senate two weeks ago and now awaits a vote on the House floor. Current state law only allows small wineries (defined as those producing less than [...]
Sen. Nancy Barto (R-Phoenix) has sponsored a new bill that would let Arizona residents place wine orders by phone or online. Prepared by Napa Valley-based advocacy group Free the Grapes, the proposed legislation would allow Arizonans of legal age to have no more than 216 bottles – the equivalent of 18 cases – of wine [...]
The NAWR last month called for revisions to HB 134 (Hudson, R-Wilmington), a direct shipping bill that would restrict Delaware consumers’ access to wine. As currently written, the proposal, which is now sitting in the House Economic Development Committee, would only allow Delaware residents to order wine shipments from U.S. wineries, but not wine retailers, [...]
FedEx has announced North Dakota will now be open for wine shipments into, out of and within the state. All shipments must comply with regulations outlined under ND statute 5-01-16(5) as well as FedEx’s shipping policy.ng policy.