Wine enthusiast? Liquor retailer? Today at 1:30 CST, watch the Mississippi direct wine shipping oral arguments live! Bonus: we’ve got the link and the video.
That’s right, the oral arguments in this historic wine shipping case involving the rights of in-state citizens and out-of-state retailers to set their contractual terms and receive alcohol through third-party shippers like FedEx will be broadcast live today.
Here’s why this case about retailers shipping alcohol to residents of other states is important.
So take a break and have lunch today watching this first of its kind liquor shipping dispute. Beer, wine, and spirits retailers, especially those thinking about setting up programs to sell online shouldn’t take their eyes off this matter as it provides review of an as-of-yet untested system for establishing a legal fiction to allow interstate shipping.
Here is the Vimeo link to the oral arguments.
You can find the docket in the wine shipping lawsuit here.