For Immediate Release October 20, 2016

Insults and Discrimination Define Michigan Senate Passage Of Wine Shipping Legislation

(Lansing, MI, October 20, 2016)—The Following Statement from Executive Director Tom Wark of the National Association of Wine Retailers is in response to the accusation of Michigan Liquor Control Commission incompetence by the Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association and today’s Senate passage of SB 1088. The National association of Wine Retailers forcefully condemns the… Read more »

For Immediate Release October 03, 2016

National Association of Wine Retailers Give Full Support to Lawsuits Challenging Wine Shipping Laws

—Illinois and Missouri Retailer Wine Shipping Laws Challenged— The National Association of Wine Retailers (NAWR) today announced its full support for two lawsuits recently filed in Illinois and Missouri challenging those states’ protectionist and discriminatory wine retailer shipping laws. The two suits, both of which are aimed at laws that harm consumers and discriminate against… Read more »

For Immediate Release August 08, 2016

Illinois Governor Urged To Veto Wine Drinkers Felony Bill

—National Association of Wine Retailers Urges End To Unconstitutional Law Limiting Wine Shipments— The National Association of Wine Retailers today delivered a letter to Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner urging him to veto a bill that would turn Illinois wine drinkers and the retailer they procure wine from into felons. That would be the result of… Read more »