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Wine Shipping Laws State by State

Learn how (or if) you can ship wine legally by selecting your destination below

AL
Alabama
AK
Alaska
AZ
Arizona
AR
Arkansas
CA
California
CO
Colorado
CT
Connecticut
DE
Delaware
FL
Florida
GA
Georgia
HI
Hawaii
ID
Idaho
IL
Illinois
IN
Indiana
IA
Iowa
KS
Kansas
KY
Kentucky
LA
Louisiana
ME
Maine
MD
Maryland
MA
Massachusetts
MI
Michigan
MN
Minnesota
MS
Mississippi
MO
Missouri
MT
Montana
NE
Nebraska
NV
Nevada
NH
New Hampshire
NJ
New Jersey
NM
New Mexico
NY
New York
NC
North Carolina
ND
North Dakota
OH
Ohio
OK
Oklahoma
OR
Oregon
PA
Pennsylvania
RI
Rhode Island
SC
South Carolina
SD
South Dakota
TN
Tennessee
TX
Texas
UT
Utah
VT
Vermont
VA
Virginia
WA
Washington
WADC
Washington D.C.
WV
West Virginia
WI
Wisconsin
WY
Wyoming
Sources

http://abc.utah.gov/events/faqs.html

http://abc.utah.gov/license/licenses_manufacturing.html

http://admin.shipcompliant.com/Documents/North%20America/US/Limited/Nevada/NevadaSB428_EN.pdf

http://agpolicy.ky.gov/Documents/article_070213_CommJourn_WineriesShip.pdf

http://agri.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/agrinvgov/Content/Home/Features/2013nvagreport.pdf

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=66.44.140

http://archive.flsenate.gov/data/Publications/2006/Senate/reports/interim_reports/pdf/2006-146rilong.pdf

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-06-26/business/bs-md-wine-shipping-20110620_1_maryland-wineries-winery-owners-direct-wine

http://blog.lib.umn.edu/hung0025/law/

http://blogs.houstonpress.com/eating/2011/12/absurdity_of_texas_wine_shippi.php

http://capone.mtsu.edu/berc/global/pdfs/gcsum00.pdf

http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4399

http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/abc/Resources/FAQ.aspx

http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/Portals/9/pub/Localopt.pdf

http://data.opi.mt.gov/bills/2013/billhtml/HB0402.htm

http://date.delaware.gov/dabcpublic/servlet/faqs_dabcte

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title4/c007/index.shtml

http://edr.state.fl.us/Content/conferences/revenueimpact/archives/2008/pdf/page%2070-73.pdf

http://eliquor.wyoming.gov/WebLinks/Wine%20Direct%20Shipper%20Information.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_shipping_laws_in_the_United_States

http://freethegrapes.org/

http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2011/Gov_Nixon_First_Lady_tout_success_in_Missouri_exports_during_Mount_Pleasant_Winery_visit

http://hi-mauicounty.civicplus.com/documents/47/Rule%20Book%20101.std.2012_201209111235251724.pdf

http://images.fedex.com/international/pdf/International_Wine_Shipping_Guide_v_3_2.pdf

http://iowaabd.com/files/client_files/452/2548/2012_redbook.pdf

http://legis.state.sd.us/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=35-12A-1

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/2001/enroll/hb0132.htm

http://legisweb.state.wy.us/statutes/statutes.aspx?file=titles/Title12/Title12.htm

http://liquorcontrol.vermont.gov/sites/liquorcontrol/files/directshipconsumer.pdf

http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+4.1-302

http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2011rs/chapters_noln/Ch_204_sb0248E.pdf

http://millyardcommunications.com/index.php?src=news&refno=3224&category=News

http://msbusiness.com/blog/2013/02/08/city-leaders-set-election-date-for-liqourwine-vote/

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-wine-distribution-laws-leave-revenue-untapped/article/3534636

http://paindependent.com/2013/02/liquor-privatization-could-mean-new-markets-for-pa-wineries/

http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&QUERYDATA=$$ABC79-C$$@TXABC079-C+&LIST=LAW+&BROWSER=BROWSER+&TOKEN=41576650+&TARGET=VIEW

http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/LAWSSEAF.cgi?QUERYTYPE=LAWS+&QUERYDATA=$$ABC79-D$$@TXABC079-D+&LIST=LAW+&BROWSER=BROWSER+&TOKEN=03024727+&TARGET=VIEW

http://reports.abc.nc.gov/uploads/resources/B32114A7361E4C30ACF3BC1B2518E304.htm

http://revenue.mt.gov/formsandresources/faq/faq-foreign-winery-importer-licensees.mcpx

http://shipcompliantblog.com/blog/2009/04/20/kansas-to-open-for-winery-direct-shipping-july-1st/

http://statutes.laws.com/georgia/title-3/chapter-2/article-2/3-2-36

http://statutes.laws.com/new-mexico/chapter-60/article-7a/section-60-7a-25

http://uniweb.legislature.ne.gov/laws/statutes.php?statute=53-175

http://vintners.net/wawine/misc/cft_012301.pdf

http://volcanowinery.com/store/wines/hawaiian-guava-wine/

http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText10/SenateText10/S2029.pdf

http://wineinstitute.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateId=31

http://wineinstitute.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateId=36

http://wineinstitute.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateId=45

http://wineinstitute.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateId=47

http://wineinstitute.shipcompliant.com/StateDetail.aspx?StateId=48

http://www.abc.ca.gov/forms/ABCAct_2012.pdf

http://www.abc.virginia.gov/enforce/shippinginfo.html#direct

http://www.abca.wv.gov/licensing/Documents/Direct%20Shippers%20FAQ.pdf

http://www.abcboard.alabama.gov/(S(lixxsyd1krx25cgrqbo5pygu))/faq.aspx

http://www.adventuresinwine.com/wines/?c=oregon

http://www.alcbev.state.ut.us/newsletter/documents/2003spring.pdf

http://www.americanwinegrape.com/blog/index.php/2012/06/20/montana-home-wine-making-laws/

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/29933/shipping-ban-hampers-arkansas-wine-tourism?page=all

http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/2011R/Bills/HB2082.pdf

http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2011/Summary%20Budget%20Manuals/2010TaxHandbook.pdf

http://www.atc.dps.mo.gov/licensing/wine_direct_shipper.asp

http://www.azcentral.com/travel/articles/20130115hopes-abrewing-winery-brewery.html

http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/4/00203.htm&Title=4&DocType=ARS

http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/4/00203-04.htm&Title=4&DocType=ARS

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/vol05_Ch0261-0319/HRS0281/HRS_0281-0031.htm

http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/rpt/2009-R-0101.htm

http://www.cga.ct.gov/2010/rpt/2010-R-0267.htm

http://www.cga.ct.gov/current/pub/Chap545.htm#Sec30-74.htm

http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_clerk/licenses/documents/Liquor_Code_2012.pdf

http://www.co.maui.hi.us/index.aspx?nid=673

http://www.com.ohio.gov/liqr/DirectShipping.aspx

http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/dca/pub/Title4LocalOptionLaw.pdf

http://www.darientimes.com/376/editorial-shaking-up-the-blue-laws/

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/greene-county-winery-part-of-growing-trend/nWC3L/

http://www.delawarestatehouse.com/pdfs/060611_Lawmakers_Say_No_Sale_to_Direct_Wine_Shippments4.pdf

http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/abc/rules/Pages/UnofficialLocal.aspx

http://www.dor.ms.gov/info/faqs/TobaccoBeerandAlcohol.html

http://www.dor.ms.gov/info/faqs/TobaccoBeerandAlcohol.html#x

http://www.dor.state.wi.us/faqs/ise/liquor.html

http://www.dor.state.wi.us/news/091108.pdf

http://www.dor.state.wi.us/pubs/pb302.pdf

http://www.ecori.org/front-page-journal/2013/2/6/local-beer-and-wine-takes-on-ri-alcohol-lobby.html

http://www.fiorewinery.com/wine.asp?id=6

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XIII/178/178-27.htm

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XIII/179/179-15.htm

http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XIII/179/179-58.htm

http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/072211_wine_industries

http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/1042011stateexports

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20130220/ADV01/302200286/Door-County-part-Wisconsin-Ledge-

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/95/PDF/095-0634.pdf

http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/1998/in/in1093.1.html

http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title35/ar50/ch2.html

http://www.in.gov/legislative/igareports/agency/reports/ALTOB01.pdf

http://www.isp.idaho.gov/abc/documents/IdahoWineDirectShippingRequirements.pdf

http://www.ksrevenue.org/pdf/hbretailers.pdf

http://www.ksrevenue.org/pdf/hbsos.pdf

http://www.ksrevenue.org/pdf/LiqPenGrid.pdf

http://www.lcb.state.pa.us/cons/groups/system_internet/documents/webasset/000820.pdf

http://www.lcb.state.pa.us/PLCB/Licensees/DirectShipping/index.htm

http://www.lcb.state.pa.us/PLCB/Licensees/FAQs/index.htm

http://www.lcc.ne.gov/FAQs.html

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-369.html#NRS369Sec450

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/waisgate?WAISdocID=36110013706+0+0+0&WAISaction=retrieve

http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t05c01.pdf?20130221154706

http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t12-1c32.pdf?20130221154241

http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t51c23.pdf?20130221154053

http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/lss.asp?doc=84732

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/Legis/CSM/showMemoPublic.cfm?chamber=S&SPick=20130&cosponId=9822

http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title18/T18CH1SECT18-113.htm

http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title23/T23CH13SECT23-1335.htm

http://www.legislature.state.al.us/searchableInstruments/2004RS/Bills/HB58.htm

http://www.liq.wa.gov/licensing/direct-shipping-laws

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/243-00/155.PDF

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/243-00/990.PDF

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/244-00/CHAPTER.HTM

http://www.ltgov.wa.gov/LCEDIR/2010/Agriculture/Washington%20Wine%20Commission%20Export%20Presentation%20-%202010-09-02.pdf

http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_124th/chapters/PUBLIC373.asp

http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXX/Chapter138/Section19F

http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXX/Chapter138/Section2

http://www.mass.gov/abcc/licensing.htm

http://www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/docs/wine-economic-snapshot.pdf

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/CIS_Cis_LCC_leom60p_27163_7.pdf

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/LC-MW102_154466_7.DirectShipperRequirements.pdf

http://www.michigan.gov/statelicensesearch/0,4671,7-180-24786_24810-244929--,00.html

http://www.mlive.com/business/index.ssf/2012/07/guest_column_rules_on_wine_shi.html

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C300-399/3110000460.HTM

http://www.mtas.tennessee.edu/public/municodesweb.nsf/0/45985166BE3E4EEF852573FC0070D285/$FILE/Caryville.t-8.pdf

http://www.ncagr.gov/aglaw/alcoholic_beverages.htm

http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_18B.html

http://www.ndgga.org/

http://www.nebraskaentrepreneur.com/news/a-fine-time-for-nebraska-wine/

http://www.nebraskawines.com/

http://www.newjerseywines.com/

http://www.nh.gov/liquor/enforcement/licensing/direct-shipping.htm

http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2012/05/new_jersey_wine_shipping_law_w.html

http://www.nj.gov/agriculture/news/press/2012/approved/press121207.html

http://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/os-wine-sales.shtml

http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/S1000/766_I1.PDF

http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/S3500/3172_E1.PDF

http://www.nmlegis.gov/sessions/11%20regular/bills/senate/SB0445.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/20/us/20liquor.html?_r=0

http://www.oksenate.gov/publications/legislative_summary/legisrevu98.dir/lr98intliq.html

http://www.onlinesentinel.com/politics/Bill-seeks-Sunday-morning-liquor-sales-in-Maine.html

http://www.oregon.gov/olcc/docs/administrative_process/006_0500_7_exhibit_1_penaltyschedule.pdf

http://www.oregon.gov/olcc/docs/liquor_license_and_license_process/new_wine_shipping/direct_shipper_oregon.pdf

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2013/02/oregon_washington_wine_industr.html

http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/02/oregon_wine_like_beer_could_st.html

http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_liquor_code/18291

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20130124/BUSINESS/130129723?p=2&tc=pg

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20130217/BUSINESS/130219666

http://www.richmond.com/events/festivals/article_b279aa8e-79fb-11e2-8389-0019bb30f31a.html

http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t61c004.php

http://www.sctax.org/NR/exeres/8DA72852-5F45-4736-9239-9B102350FB98.htm#wine

http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/departments/scr/report/directship/directship.htm

http://www.senate.state.tx.us/75r/senate/commit/c520/downloads/Thesis_WineMBA_DavidScotch1.pdf

http://www.shamrockfarminn.com/itinerary.html

http://www.state.il.us/lcc/basset/rules_regs.asp#3500.170

http://www.state.il.us/lcc/docs/WineShipApp.pdf

http://www.statejournal.com/story/21286761/wv-legislators-introduce-nearly-800-bills-some-odd-in-first-week

http://www.tabc.state.tx.us/laws/code/81st/AllTitles.pdf

http://www.tabc.state.tx.us/laws/texas_wine.asp#txWine

http://www.tasteohiowines.com/award-winners.aspx?ctl00_BodyContentPlaceHolder_gridChangePage=2

http://www.taxadmin.org/fta/rate/wine.pdf

http://www.tennessee.gov/revenue/taxguides/alcbevguide.pdf

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2012/11/privileged-states-can-buy-wine-amazon/58832/

http://www.theindianalawyer.com/7th-circuit-upholds-indiana-law-on-wine-shipping/PARAMS/article/27967

http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/build/groups/public/@tg_ian/documents/webcontent/tg_ian_003550.pdf

http://www.ttb.gov/wine/state-ABC.shtml

http://www.ups.com/wine

http://www.wcax.com/story/21096402/free-wine-event-helps-boost-business

http://www.wellesleywinepress.com/2012/08/no-go-on-massachusetts-direct-wine.html

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/03122010

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/05202011

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/07182007

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/082220110

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/08252010

http://www.wineinstitute.org/initiatives/stateshippinglaws/currentevents/10112006

http://www.winesandvines.com/template.cfm?section=news&content=102427

http://www.winesandvines.com/template.cfm?section=news&content=86143

http://wyoliquor.org/html/common_questions.htm

https://etax.dor.ga.gov/pressrel/ADM_Internet_Wine_Sales_June_2008_7-01-08.pdf

https://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2004/bills/HB1299p.htm

https://smallbusiness.fedex.com/international/shipping-wine

https://www.fedex.com/cgi-bin/wineShipping.cgi?State=AL

https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=340a.417

Prohibited/Very difficult
Legal Amount

Prohibitet

In-State Shipping

Not Allowed

Cannot Ship To

Private residencies in Alabama

Notable Regulations

In order to receive wine shipments, individuals must obtain written permission from the state's Alcohol Beverage Control Board and the wine must be shipped on ABC store for pick-up.

Estimated Tax

Prohibitet

Penalties

Prohibitet

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