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Amazon Wine Will Shut Down By December 31st - Compli-beverage blog

October 23, 2017

Amazon sent out an email to sellers participating on Amazon Wine today, notifying them that the site will "close" on December 31st, 2017. Although the letter doesn't state the reasons explicitly, one can speculate they anticipated challenges with tied-house laws that prevent retailers of alcohol from accepting anything of value (for example, advertising fees) from suppliers of alcohol (aka wineries)