Wine and spirits distributors are the vital link bringing an ever-expanding variety of brands from around the world to the places consumers buy them. As local, family-owned businesses, distributors are essential members of the economy.
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Oct 04, 2022
Honoring a Titan of The Wine and Spirits Industry, the Award will be Presented at WSWA’s Access LIVE Event in April 2023 to an Individual Who Embodies Mr. Herrmann’s Indelible Legacy
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WSWA Educational Foundation Releases Study Conducted by Morning Consult That Finds American Moms Are Concerned DTC Spirits Shipping Will Increase Underage Access, DUIs
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As Congress seeks to make the United States Postal Service (USPS) solvent, it is imperative that individual state laws concerning the direct to consumer shipping of wine, beer and spirits are respected.
Enforcement efforts around the country have revealed that states grapple with the harmful impacts of non-compliance in the direct-to-consumer alcohol shipping market. While many shippers respect state laws, there are bad actors that ship alcohol illegally to consumers by taking advantage of loopholes to evade compliance, which harms law-abiding businesses, undercuts state authority, and ultimately has negative impacts on the entire marketplace and consumers.