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Wine Institute's to-do list includes expanding, updating and protecting shipping laws

January 24, 2020

All but five states allow DtC wine shipments. Wine institute continues to try to pass bills that would allow DtC wine shipments in Alabama, Mississippi, Delaware and Kentucky. Wine Institute tried to have DtC bills passed in four of these five states. They all failed. Wine Institute ran no bills in Utah, another state that prohibits DtC wine shipments. A DtC bill has been proposed. However, Wine Institute does not support a current wine shipment bill because it requires that the wine be ordered through the state liquor system with an 88-percent markup