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Judge Dismisses Challenge to Florida's Ban on Wine Shipments

Issue: September 30, 2001

In a legal setback to wine collectors, a U.S. District Court judge in Florida has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban against out-of-state sellers shipping wine directly to consumers. Judge James Whittemore threw out a civil rights complaint filed in 1999 by six wine collectors in Sarasota County.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2001.

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