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Direct shipping

Especially in the United States Common name (also direct-to-consumer shipment) for the direct delivery of wine to the end consumer. This was previously not permitted in many countries. A landmark decision by the Supreme Court in 2005 made it direct to the two states Michigan and new York declared admissible. This can make the notorious three-tier Three-tier system be circumvented. This regulation states that no company may act as a supplier, wholesaler (distributor) and retailer at the same time, but that these three parts of the alcohol distribution chain must be separated from each other. However, there are exceptions in many countries. The ruling now allows all states to choose between two options. Either the wineries are allowed to transport wine within and beyond the state border, or both are prohibited. With a release, consumers can directly with the winery to order. See also under the topic alcohol ban and prohibition,

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