In Some States, Wine Shipment Is a Felony

In Some States, Wine Shipment Is a Felony
January 1, 2005

Interstate wine shipments using a common carrier, from a winery to an adult consumer 21 years or older, are prohibited in the following 24 states and are a felony for wineries, retailers, and non-basic permit holders in states with an asterisk, according to Free the Grapes, a coalition of wineries and consumers who support direct-to-consumer sales.

Alabama

Arkansas

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida*

Georgia* (very limited shipping allowed if a winery has no wholesaler)

Indiana

Kansas

Kentucky*

Maine

Maryland*

Massachusetts

Michigan

Mississippi

Montana

New Jersey

New York

Ohio

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

South Dakota

Tennessee*

Utah*

Vermont