Release Date June 10, 2010

Alcohol Industry Uniformly Opposes H.R. 5034

—Wholesaler-Written Bill in Congress Allowing States to Pass  Discriminatory Wine Legislation Inspires Opposition By Entire Wine Industry— —Wine Wholesalers Alone In Support For Radical Legislation— (Sacramento, CALIF—June 3, 2010)—In the past 45 days since House Resolution 5034 was introduced into the House of Representatives on behalf of beer and wine wholesalers, unanimous opposition to the… Read more »

Release Date May 07, 2010

National Association of Wine Retailers Launches Website Opposing Wine Legislation in Congress

H.R. 5034 Threatens To Harm Wineries and Consumer Access to Wine   (SACRAMENTO, Calif)—In an effort to organize opposition to the anti-consumer, anti-wine industry bill H.R. 5034 recently introduced into Congress, National Association of Wine Retailers (NAWR) has launched the website: StopHR5034.Org. The website provides extensive information on the damage H.R. 5034 will do to… Read more »

Released On April 22, 2010

Specialty Wine Retailers Condemn Distributor Bid to Ban Wine Shipping

(Sacramento, CALIF)—National Association of Wine Retailers Executive Director Tom Wark issued the following statement today condemning the cynical power grab by alcohol wholesalers in the form of the recently introduce H.R. 5034, a bill now in congress that would lead to severe restrictions on wine retailer shipping, irreparably damage to America’s thriving wine industry and… Read more »