06 Jan '12, 2pm

N.J. State Assembly will finally vote on wine shipping bill

What’s at stake if the bill doesn’t pass? New Jersey state wineries could go out of business. As I’ve explained in the past , a federal appeals court has ruled that N.J.’s shipping laws are unconstitutional because they discriminate against wineries from other states. Because in-state wineries can have tasting rooms and direct access to N.J. consumers, but out-of-state wineries cannot, it’s considered unfair. So N.J. was told fix the problem. Allowing shipping directly to residences from wineries would fix the problem.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/beverages/blogs/nj-state-assembly...

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