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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2007

Illinois Direct-Shipping Bill Passes To Cheers—and Jeers

H. Lee Murphy
Issue: October 31, 2007


Wine lovers in Illinois have bittersweet feelings after the passage of a direct-shipping bill through both chambers of the state legislature. Though House Bill 429 will allow direct shipments to consumers from in-state and out-of-state wineries alike, it will end direct-to-consumer shipments from out-of-state retailers to Illinois residents, which has been legal since 1992.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 27, 2007.


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