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The COLA Conundrum

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

On the issue of Certificates of Label Approval (COLAs), the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is finding itself caught between a rock and a hard place. The rock is their funding, including dwindling budgets each year, and concerns over furloughs, government shutdowns, and long term sequestration given an inept and unpredictable Congress. [...]

September 30th, 2013

The Pac Northwest is Heating Up! Learn How to Harness the Growth

By Ken Vasko, Senior Manager

Next week, our team will be in Napa to celebrate our 8th annual DIRECT Conference. If you’ll be in the area on June 13th, we’d love for you to attend! But did you know that we’ll also be holding events in Oregon and Washington this month? It’s easy to see why hundreds of brands in [...]

June 6th, 2013

Your DIRECT source of Wine Shipping Information

By Jamie Jimenez - Marketing, ShipCompliant

The ShipCompliant Blog brings you a steady flow of legislative updates, regulatory changes and other important news impacting wine shippers. If you find this information valuable, you won’t want to miss DIRECT 2013, ShipCompliant’s 8th annual Direct Sales and Shipping Seminar taking place June 13, 2013, in Napa, California. This full-day seminar will feature multiple [...]

June 4th, 2013

Sonoma County Updates, and a Cordial Invitation

By Ken Vasko, Senior Manager

Today, we would like to remind you of two things: one is a law that will affect our friends in Sonoma County this year, and the other is a cordial invitation to an industry event in the area on May 30th! Sonoma County has seen great growth over the past few years, especially in 2012. According [...]

May 22nd, 2013

DIRECT Conference Gives Wineries Tools to Succeed in Changing Direct Shipping Environment

By Jamie Jimenez - Marketing, ShipCompliant

ShipCompliant launched its first Direct Shipping Seminar & Users Conference in 2006, one year after the groundbreaking Granholm v. Heald Supreme Court ruling that put the framework in place for the direct shipping landscape as we know it today. Since the 2005 ruling, 26 new states have opened or adopted a new permit system for [...]

May 15th, 2012