West Virginia Mandates
December 14, 2016
By Kristin Carlton, Vice President of Compliance
The state of West Virginia requires that wineries who ship Direct to Consumer must email their customers a link to a Fetal Alcohol Syndrome warning, as well as a link to a Blood Alcohol chart each time they purchase wine via phone, web or wine club shipment. This is not a new regulation, however the state has recently reinforced the rule.
The email must state the following:
“As required by West Virginia law, customers may access important information about the effects of alcohol from these links to the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission:
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Alternately you may also print out the statements and include them in your wine shipment(s) to West Virginia consumers.