For Immediate Release December 14, 2015

NAWR Addresses New York Governor Cuomo’s Veto of Wine Bill

—National Association of Wine Retailers Join Governor in Calling for Legalization of Interstate Wine Sales by Wine Retailers— (Albany, NY)—The National Association of Wine Retailers (NAWR) expressed its disappointment today that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo choose to veto a popular, bi-partisan bill that would have reigned in an out-of-control State Liquor Authority. At the… Read more »

For Immediate Release December 11, 2015

NAWR Calls for Changes to Delaware Direct Shipping Bill

—National Association of Wine Retailers Issue Statement on Rep. Deborah Hudson’s HB 134— (Dover, DE)—In a statement today the National Association of Wine Retailers’ Executive Director Tom Wark reiterated NAWR’s opposition to Representative Deborah Hudson’s HB 134, a direct wine shipping bill that would severely restrict consumer access to wine as currently written and asked… Read more »

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2015

Michigan Consumers Lose and Booze Middlemen Win As Sensible Wine Bill Languishes in Committee

—Sensible Direct Wine Shipping Bill Would Give Consumers Access to Thousands of Wines and Fill State Coffers With Tax Revenue— (Lansing, Michigan)—A bill that would give Michigan wine consumers access to thousands of wines the state’s wholesalers won’t distribute in the state and hence consumers can’t obtain, appears dead in the House Regulatory Reform committee… Read more »