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Federal Judge Opens Indiana Up To Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipments

Eric Arnold
Issue: November 15, 2007

A late-August ruling by federal Judge John Daniel Tinder has made it possible for Indiana consumers to receive wine shipments directly from producers. The judge concluded that Indiana's direct-shipping laws, passed in 2006, did not give equal treatment to Indianan and out-of-state wineries, as required by a 2005 Supreme Court decision.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 18, 2007.

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