Category: Tennessee

07/03
2019

Weekly Digest | The Aftermath of the TN Wine Ruling, OR Grape Taxes, CT DTC Retailer Shipping, TTB Repeals Fill Standards

In this week’s digest, the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America President and CEO comments on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Tennessee wine case. Irish Liquor Lawyer makes speculations on the future of beverage alcohol cases. Oregon wineries are insisting that out-of-state wineries pay the same taxes they pay on Oregon grapes and Connecticut […]

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06/27
2019

Weekly Digest | Supreme Court TN Wine Case Verdict, New COLAs Online Feature, Canada Bill Opens Province Borders

It’s been a remarkable week in beverage alcohol compliance news! In this week’s digest, we highlight several analyses of the Supreme Court ruling in the Tennessee Wine case. In other news, TTB is adding a new feature to their Online COLAs which will streamline the approval process, and Canada passed a bill that could free […]

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06/26
2019

Supreme Court Rules on Highly Anticipated Tennessee Wine Case

The wine industry has been sitting on pins and needles for the last month waiting for a Supreme Court decision that had the potential to change liquor laws nationwide. With a mounting backlog, the Court delayed the decision on Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas (previously Blair), then finally made their decision public […]

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06/13
2019

Compli Digest | Supreme Court Ruling DTC Repercussions, TTB Investigations, Distilled Spirits Standards, 3-Tier Wine Symposium

In this week’s digest, learn more about how an upcoming Supreme Court ruling could have far-reaching effects and the high-risk, high-reward consequences of that ruling. Rob Tobiassen comments on TTB investigations and TTB responds to petitions concerning standards of fill for distilled spirits. Lastly, we hear from an attendee at the inaugural 3-Tier Wine Symposium […]

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05/31
2019

Weekly Digest | MI Litigation vs Enforcement, John Manfreda, US Supreme Court Rulings, Alabama DTC, SVB Consumer Insights

In this week’s digest, we look at a debate over Michigan’s attempts to enforce laws that have been found unconstitutional and we mourn the loss of TTB’s John Manfreda. The US Supreme Court will soon decide on the Tennessee Wine case and Alabama puts direct-to-consumer wine shipping on hold. Lastly, stream a webcast reviewing SVB’s […]

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04/18
2019

Weekly Digest | Contradictory Liquor Laws, TX Blue Laws, AL DTC Shipping, PA Expanding Consumer Access, Tricky AVAs

In this week’s digest, we discuss contradictory alcohol laws across the nation plus Texas’ “Blue Laws” on Liquor. Alabama is deciding if it will end its prohibition on direct-to-consumer wine and beer shipping and Pennsylvania is considering expanding consumer access to distilled spirits. Lastly, AVA rules get complicated as regions cross borders. Are Crazy State […]

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02/07
2019

Weekly Digest | New DC Nexus Rules, CA Cannabis Regulations, Jeremy Benson Interview, Tax Law Roundup, MS DTC, TN Wine Retailer Case

In this week’s digest, we review new economic nexus requirements in Washington DC, changes to California cannabis regulations, an interview with Jeremy Benson on the future of DTC sales, a sales tax roundup from Avalara, a push for Mississippi wine lovers to reach out to state legislatures, and the possible outcomes for the Tennessee wine […]

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01/24
2019

Weekly Digest | Avalara Acquires Compli, Industry Events, TN Supreme Court Ruling, Shutdown Ripple Effects

In this week’s digest, we highlight Avalara’s acquisition of Compli, upcoming wine industry events, the US Supreme Court case on residency requirements in Tennessee, and the ripple effects of the shutdown on wineries. Big Changes at Compli We are thrilled to announce that Avalara, a worldwide tax compliance leader, has officially acquired Compli! As part […]

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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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