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Nebraska Tightens up Existing Direct Shipping Law

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

LB 230 passed Nebraska’s unicameral legislature and was signed by the Governor on April 24, 2013. The new law will go into effect on September 6, 2013. Nebraska is currently open to direct shipping from wineries and retailers (although there was some debate recently as to whether retailers should qualify under the current law), with [...]

May 6th, 2013

October 1st Brings New Direct Wine Shipping Regulations to Montana

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

Montana House Bill 402 was signed by Governor Bullock on April 12, 2013 and creates workable direct wine shipping laws in the state. The new law, effective on October 1, 2013, will replace the flawed consumer licensing system presently in place for wine shipping in Montana. Current regulations require that out-of-state wineries ship only to [...]

April 22nd, 2013

The 2013 Direct Shipping Report: How Will It Change Your Strategy?

By Ken Vasko, Senior Manager

Every year, ShipCompliant teams with Wines & Vines to report on the state of the direct-to-consumer wine market. The 2013 Direct Shipping Report is now available! If you are feeling antsy, feel free to click here to download the report! If you’ve got a few minutes, we’ve provided some summary highlights below. The model, built [...]

April 16th, 2013

NCSLA 2013 Conference Presents “COLA Changes on the Horizon”

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 11, 2013 CONTACT: Pamela Frantz, Executive Director 847-721-6410 The National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, Incorporated (NCSLA) will assemble June 24-28th on the island of Oahu at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii for its 2013 annual meeting and conference. Serving as conference host is the Honolulu Liquor Commission. [...]

April 11th, 2013

North Dakota Makes Direct Shipping Easier for Wineries and Retailers

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

North Dakota legislature has passed, and its Governor has signed into law on April 1, new legislation that will allow wine orders to be shipped from any fulfillment house that obtains a North Dakota “logistics shipper” license, require licensure of common carriers, and make other related changes to the state’s direct shipping law. These new [...]

April 5th, 2013