Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: December 31, 2016

Clash Over Wine Merchant Shipping Laws Grows

Ben O'Donnell
Issue: December 31, 2016

Attorneys who filed a suit in federal court challenging Illinois' ban on wine sales by out-of-state retailers launched another salvo, this time in Missouri. And in Michigan, legislators are weighing a bill that would allow in-state shipping by retailers but explicitly ban sales by out-of-state stores. Wine Spectator's Ben O'Donnell reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 14, 2016.

Members-Only Content


Created with Sketch.

Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 345,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.


Already a member?     Sign In

WineRatings+ app: Download now for 340,000+ ratings.