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Kentucky’s new law allowing breweries, distilleries and wineries to ship direct to consumers all over the U.S. should be the model for the country. But special interests that want to keep consumers paying more for alcohol and limit choice to protect their fiefdoms will try to stop people from achieving this freedom.

Kentucky HB 415 became law last week following passage by the Kentucky General Assembly...

NEW-AB-COVID-19-Guidance-Document - Wisconsin Department of Revenue Alcohol Delivery brewery delivery beer delivery distillery delivery winery delivery

Wisconsin Emergency Order allows breweries, distilleries, wineries, bars and restaurants to stay open for carry-out only, but does it put citizens at risk by not allowing online sales and requiring face-to-face purchases before delivery of alcohol?

Like many state liquor regulatory authorities, Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue is working to provide...

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Illinois Liquor Control Commission (@ILLiquorControl) updates FAQ to respond to issues raised for Illinois’s Stay at Home Executive Order – breweries, restaurants, distilleries, wholesalers, wineries, bars, liquor stores remain open (no on-premise consumption) and delivering.

Last night the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (these people are working tirelessly) posted an...

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Here is Chicago’s FAQ on food and liquor licensees’ ability to deliver and sell to-go during the state imposed ban of on-premise consumption.

In addition to the state guidance and ban that Illinois liquor licensees can to...

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Here’s the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s recent guidance regarding limited operations for delivery and to-go sales during enforcement the Executive Order terminating on-premise consumption at bars and restaurants through March 30.

Drinking a beer, wine, or spirit in a bar or restaurant is currently on...

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State court rules spirits company cannot terminate distribution agreement absent event of default – agreement with no defined time period is not terminable at will and lasts forever. Bonus: We’ve got the docs for you.

Few Spirits (fun fact, the F.E.W. stands for Francis Elizabeth Willard president and founder...