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Posts from the Litigation Category

Possible Effects of Recent Congressional Hearing on Direct Shipping

By Cary M. Greene, Esq., Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, WineAmerica

You may have seen reports about a recent U.S. Congressional subcommittee hearing on “Legal Issues Concerning State Alcohol Regulation.” The hearing was important for anyone concerned about direct-to-consumer wine shipping since a primary question was whether federal courts should be stripped of their authority to strike down state alcohol laws that discriminate against out-of-state businesses—the [...]

April 6th, 2010

Notes on Wine Distribution v.32

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

The latest version of “Notes on Wine Distribution”, by R. Corbin Houchins, is now available. Release 32 includes updates on legislation, litigation and general discussions on available distribution channels for wine. This release includes substantial changes, including new sections on age and identity, facial neutrality, and logistical support services, as well as updates to state [...]

February 4th, 2010

Siesta's Over

By R. Corbin Houchins Beverage Industry Counsel

On January 26th, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ended the puzzling status of interstate retailing in Texas created by the lower court’s decision in Siesta Village Market. The district court had ruled that out-of-state retailers had a Commerce Clause right to sell wine to Texas consumers, but only wine that had been purchased from [...]

January 27th, 2010

Siesta’s Over

By R. Corbin Houchins, Beverage Industry Counsel

On January 26th, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ended the puzzling status of interstate retailing in Texas created by the lower court’s decision in Siesta Village Market. The district court had ruled that out-of-state retailers had a Commerce Clause right to sell wine to Texas consumers, but only wine that had been purchased from [...]

January 27th, 2010

High Fives in the First Circuit

By R. Corbin Houchins, Beverage Industry Counsel

Justified jubilation greeted the 14 January 2010 decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which affirmed the federal district court decision of 19 November 2008 in Family Winemakers of California v. Jenkins, invalidating the Massachusetts “volume cap.” (see previous post “Huge win for wineries, but can I ship to Massachusetts [...]

January 26th, 2010