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Posts from the Kansas Category

Add Two to the List of Open States, and Many More Updates, Effective Today

By Jamie Jimenez - Marketing, ShipCompliant

Tennessee, Kansas Open For Direct Shipping Today, both Kansas and Tennessee open for direct shipping – the first two states to open in almost three years. These are the first states to change from Prohibited to Limited since Vermont in late 2006. As of today, Kansas residents have direct access to up to twelve cases [...]

July 1st, 2009

Details on Submitting the Kansas Special Order Shipping License Application

By Annie Bones, State Relations - Wine Institute

As of June 25th, wineries may apply for a Special Order Shipping License that allows them to ship off-site sales to Kansas consumers (on-site sales do not require a Shipping License). The initial costs for the Special Order Shipping License include a $50 license fee and a $50 registration fee. The license will be valid [...]

June 30th, 2009

Kansas permit applications available, Tennessee coming soon…

By Jamie Jimenez - Marketing, ShipCompliant

Late yesterday the Kansas ABC posted their applications for direct shipping on their website.  Wine producers across the country can now apply for permission to direct ship wine to Kansas consumers effective July 1, 2009. Kansas SB 212 was signed into law by Governor Kathleen Sebelius on April 10. Wineries interested in avoiding the hassle [...]

June 26th, 2009

Kansas to Open for Winery Direct Shipping July 1st

By Jane Hwang - ShipCompliant Research Team

The Kansas Legislature approved Senate Bill 212 on April 10, 2009. Governor Kathleen Sebelius followed suit today by signing the bill into law, which will go into effect on July 1st, 2009. Although the road to approval contained a few bumps and detours, the original purpose of the bill remained unchanged: to give out-of-state and [...]

April 20th, 2009

FedEx begins shipping to Kansas

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

Following up on Annie’s post below, FedEx is now approved to ship to Kansas for onsite shipments and began shipping yesterday. They posted the change on the state pairing chart on their wine website.

August 8th, 2006