Compli Beverage Blog

11/15
2018

Weekly Digest | Final Compliance Workshop, Crowd-Funded Briefs, New IL and MI Regulations, ADA Compliance

In this week’s digest, we take a look at the upcoming 2018 Compliance Workshop in Monterey, a crowd-funded amicus brief for the Byrd vs. Tennessee Supreme Court case, the Illinois “of value” regulations, the state of Missouri’s appeal for the tied house law and advertising regulations, and how winery websites can become compliant with the […]

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11/08
2018

Weekly Digest | Impactful Industry Changes, Web Compliance, Label Controversy

In this week’s digest, we explore harmful practices in the alcohol industry, winery website compliance, growing frustrations for America’s alcohol shipping laws, the Oregon labeling controversy, the effects of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions on the industry, and changes made by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Why Are America’s Alcohol-shipping Laws Such s Cluster$#&%—and Will […]

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11/01
2018

Weekly Digest | Continued CO Changes, TTB Investigations, Label Requirements, Cannabis Regulations

In this week’s digest, we dive into the continued confusion over Colorado’s emergency rule changes, permit suspensions to California wholesalers, the importance of filing license modifications, and new labeling requirements for Monterey County. Colorado Reschedules Rules Hearing, Provides Compliance Grace Period There’s still a lot of confusion around the Colorado Department of Revenue’s (DOR) recent […]

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11/01
2018

Colorado reschedules rules hearing, provides compliance grace period

If you’re confused about what to do in Colorado, you’re not alone. The recent emergency rule changes to sales tax requirements that the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) is trying to adopt are creating quite the controversy. As we outlined last week, DOR would like all out-of-state sellers to register for sales tax (any wineries […]

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10/24
2018

Weekly Digest | CO Changes, Franchise Laws, and DTC Symposium Deal

In this week’s digest, we cover DTC and three-tier compliance news, share tips on doing business in a franchise state, and feature a reminder to register for the 2019 DTC Symposium soon for a special winery discount.   Colorado is Already Testing the Limits of the Wayfair Decision The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) sent out […]

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10/22
2018

Colorado is already testing the limits of the Wayfair decision

Ski season has begun here in Colorado. We know that not only because Wolf Creek opened last week, but also because the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) appears to be out over their skis when it comes to interpreting the Wayfair Supreme Court case on sales and use tax regulations. The DOR sent out a […]

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10/18
2018

Weekly Digest | Compliance workshops, major developments for wine retailers, Oklahoma opens for wineries

It’s hard to believe it’s already mid-October! Harvest is mostly behind us and the holidays are coming fast. We want to make sure you end the year on a high note and have decided to launch a weekly digest of industry news, legislative updates, and practical business advice for the beverage alcohol industry. We’ll deliver […]

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09/25
2018

Announcing the 2018 Wine Compliance Workshops

2018 Wine Compliance WorkshopsPresented by Compli, Wine Institute, and FedEx  The fall harvest and fourth quarter snuck up on us and it’s already time to start thinking about 2019. To begin preparations, we invite you to join us at one of our upcoming compliance workshops. We’re partnering with Wine Institute and FedEx to host the 2018 […]

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08/24
2018

The Wine BAM is Back!

The TTB Beverage Alcohol Manual (BAM) for Wine is back!  After a long hiatus, this informative resource is back in circulation. TTB removed the BAM from their website when certain key wine label requirements changed; including the 7% ABV labeling regulations, and the addition of the American appellation.  You’ll also find references to updated regulations in […]

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08/15
2018

Five Things Your Winery Can Do to Prepare for Oklahoma DTC Wine Shipping

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Andrea Steffes-Tuttle, co-founder of Think Wine, a digital marketing education company. Last week, Compli shared the news that wineries who want to expand their DTC programs into Oklahoma on October 1st can start applying now. You can find the rules for direct wine shippers in Oklahoma […]

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