H.R. 5034: a threat to wine shipping

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H.R. 5034: a threat to wine shipping | April 21, 8:12 am   

"On April 15, a motley coalition of first-year and retiring members of Congress from both parties introduced a bill. The proposed legislation would restrict legal challenges to the interstate shipment of wine. Tom Wark, head of the Specialty Wine Retailers Association, described it as “the most onerous consumer wine law since the passage of the 18th Amendment and the onset of Prohibition.” Wine Spectator obtained a copy of a draft bill written by the National Beer Wholesalers’ Association and compared it to H.R. 5034 and deemed them “largely identical.” " Source: drvino.com

Katie:  The story includes a link to the text of the bill if you are interested.

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