Supreme Court request response from the State in wine retailer shipping case

By |2021-08-12T02:13:20+00:00August 12th, 2021|Breaking News|

The U.S. Supreme Court today demanded that the state respond to a cert petition filed, which challenges the 8th Circuit’s decision upholding Missouri’s discriminatory wine retailer shipping law.

The Supreme Court has set the case for conference for September 10, 2021. Although the odds are always against the Court granting cert, the Court’s demand means that […]

Fulfillment House Licensing: The new way to undermine direct to consumer shipping

By |2021-08-11T03:16:22+00:00August 11th, 2021|Liquor Industry Insights|

Fulfillment House Licensing: The new way to undermine direct to consumer shipping

How Licensing fulfillment houses will create an administrative octopus and threaten to kill off avenues for direct-to-consumer shipping.

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping of wine greatly increased during COVID. Conventional wisdom indicates the growth of DTC shipping will ride the wave of momentum […]

Irish Liquor Lawyer writes U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief

By |2021-07-14T23:13:21+00:00July 14th, 2021|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

 

Irish Liquor Lawyer writes an amicus brief in support of the National Association of Wine Retailer’s position that the Supreme Court should grant cert in Sarasota Wine Market v. Schmitt, an Eighth Circuit decision which upheld a lower court decision affirming Missouri’s discriminatory wine shipping law as Constitutional.

The Eighth Circuit held that because Missouri’s law […]

Governor Cuomo and the Cocktail Calamity: The Follow-up Sequel to Cuomo Chips

By |2021-07-01T01:52:03+00:00July 1st, 2021|Liquor Industry Insights|

Governor Cuomo and the Cocktail Calamity: The Follow-up Sequel to Cuomo Chips

Sometimes it is really hard to follow Governor Andrew Cuomo’s reasoning. Does he desire to make policy choices that hurt the hospitality industry or does it occur on accident?

We all remember back to last summer when his feelings got hurt […]

Go to Top