Posts filed under ‘Wine Distribution’

Kansas Modifies Statute to Allow Direct Wine Shipping

Wineries will soon be able to ship directly to customers in Kansas.

Continue Reading April 22, 2009 at 8:55 pm Leave a comment

Surviving the Beer Wars: a Movie Review by Richard M. Blau

Last night, I attended the movie premier of “BEER WARS,” a self-styled documentary by filmmaker Anat Baron portraying the beer industry in America from the vantage of small artisanal brewers and specialty beer producers.

Continue Reading April 20, 2009 at 9:28 pm Leave a comment

“Beer Wars,” a Beer Industry Documentary Disappoints Many

Why is “Beer Wars,” disappointing or not, important? The film explored the challenges associated with craft brewers struggling for market share within the beer industry and illustrated the tension between major brewers, such as Anheuser Busch or Miller, and smaller craft producers. At the heart of the issue, is the ability of craft breweries to get product to market. Shelf space and distribution, dominated by large brewers, are essential to craft breweries seeking to grow outside their local area.

Continue Reading April 18, 2009 at 8:15 pm Leave a comment

Tennessee Direct Wine Shipping Bill Passes the Senate

Customers in Tennessee may soon be able to order direct shipments of wine from out-of-state wineries, according to a recent article in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The Tennessee Senate voted 22-8 Monday, April 13, 2009 to approve legislation setting up a system in which out-of-state wineries can register with the state of Tennessee if they wish to ship directly to Tennessee consumers. The companion bill, HB 1155 is scheduled for consideration by the Government Operations Committee on Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

Continue Reading April 18, 2009 at 7:12 pm Leave a comment

Wine Shipping Bill Advances in the Tennessee Senate

Customers in Tennessee may soon be able to order direct shipments of wine from out-of-state wineries, according to a recent article in the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The Tennessee Senate voted 22-8 Monday, April 13, 2009 to approve legislation setting up a system in which out-of-state wineries can register with the state of Tennessee if they wish to ship directly to Tennessee consumers.

Continue Reading April 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm 1 comment

Research Suggests Iowa Update Wine Shipping Laws to Allow Direct Shipment to Customers

According to a recent article, authored by University of Iowa law student Jessica Reese and published in the most recent issue of The Iowa Law Review, portions of Iowa’s wine distribution laws are unconstitutional in the wake of the US Supreme Court Decision in Ganholm v. Heald. The article also takes issue with current native-wine statutes that confer benefits upon native wineries not available to out of state wineries.

Continue Reading April 9, 2009 at 5:10 pm 2 comments


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