This week, South Dakota became the 43rd state to allow direct-to-consumer wine shipment to consumers. The legislation, HB 1001, was signed by the Governor Daugaard on February 19 and establishes a wine direct shipper license through the South Dakota Department of Revenue. The bill would allow for any winery that holds a federal basic … Read more Direct shipping comes to South Dakota
Does the TTB plan on requiring GMO labeling in alcoholic beverages? The TTB does not mandate the use of GMOs on alcoholic beverages. There is no federal GMO labeling requirement currently. Until such time, disclosure is voluntary. The TTB is currently doing an internal review on the existing standards for disclosing any GMOs used in … Read more Ask Your Advocate – Does the TTB plan on requiring GMO labeling in alcoholic beverages?
Massachusetts has become the 41st state to allow for direct wine shipments from in-state and out of state wineries. The 2014 budget bill, which approves the appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015, was signed into law by the governor. The direct shipping language was included in this bill, which will go into effect on January 1, … Read more Massachusetts to Allow Direct Wine Shipments