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WineAmerica: A Post-Election Washington Retreat (and Treat)

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As the 112th Congress winds down, WineAmerica is currently tracking a few pieces of legislation that are making their way through the process. By Jim...

Should Wine Labels List Ingredients?

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TTB is considering rule changes that would require ingredients and nutritional information on wine labels. By Jeff Siegel The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade...

WineAmerica: Upcoming Legislation Will Directly Impact Wine Industry

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Wine is one of the most heavily regulated products on both federal and state levels — and the regulatory environments change frequently, so vigilance...

Napa Changes Its Rules to Allow Microwineries

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Family farms have just been given the chance to survive and prosper in Napa County. By Barbara Barrielle On, April 5, 2022 the Napa County Board...

Expert Editorial: Protecting Your Artificial Intelligence Innovations

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Many in the wine business are wondering how to properly protect their AI innovations. A few tried-and-true routes to safety include patents, copyrights and...

WineAmerica: The Value of Associations

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Associations bring people together, create consensus, communicate with key constituencies, improve the business climate and grow the industry. By Jim Trezise A Finger Lakes winery owner...

Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up: WineAmerica National Policy Conference 2022

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For the first time in three years, WineAmerica representatives recently met with Congressional Representatives from around the country to discuss the wine industry’s legislative...

WineAmerica: Managing the Business Climate for Wine

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Editor’s note: Wine Industry Advisor is proud to welcome WineAmerica to its roster of regular contributors. Beginning with this article, the industry’s voice in...

Navigating the Wine Industry’s Property Insurance Conundrum

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—Expert Editorial by Alexis Sinclair is special counsel at Farella Braun + Martel Property insurance is both a prudent choice by a business, as well...

US Treasury Alcohol Reform Report—Wine Industry Implications

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Expect to see the federal government try to make significant changes in the way wine is marketed and distributed in the wake of last...

Expert Inspection of the Executive Order Promoting Competition in American Economy

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Last year's Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy caused a great deal of buzz within the beverage alcohol industry. However, for...

US Wine DtC Legal Battles—Time to Calm Down

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There are many reason for the Supreme Court not to hear a case—none of which the wine industry can influence. —Jeff Siegel Jay Hack, a senior...

Shipping Alcohol DtC—Retailers’ Trials and Tribulations

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Retailers engaged in direct-to-consumer (DtC) shipping of beverage alcohol have faced unexpected setbacks in the last few months. —Alex Koral, Regulatory General Counsel, Sovos ShipCompliant Primarily,...

Sarasota Wine Market v. Schmitt—What’s the Fuss?

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A Supreme Court decision may affect the three-tier system as we know it. —Jeff Siegel This week the U.S. Supreme Court could decide to take a...
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