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Wine Shipments to Consumers Hit Record $3 Billion in 2018

2019 Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report highlights historic growth in prices, leading to 50% growth in value in three years (BOSTON) January 23, 2019 – Wineries shipped a record $3 billion worth of wine directly to consumers in 2018, according to the 2019 Direct-to-Consumer (DtC) Wine Shipping Report from Sovos and Wines Vines Analytics. The annual […]

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Sovos Announces 2018 Mid-Year Direct-to-Consumer Channel Data

Notable trends: Oregon wines surging while Napa sales stagnate, Rosé on the rise and Pennsylvania as a leading shipment destination Sovos today revealed data on the performance of the direct-to-consumer (DtC) winery shipping market through the first six months of 2018. Among the notable trends in the report were Napa County wine sales slowing but […]

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Sovos Announces Resource to Track Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Rules

Sovos is excited to announce the launch of our new ShipCompliant Direct-to-Consumer (DtC) Wine Shipping Rules resource center. Wineries can use this tool to track the compliance obligations they have in any state where they currently sell their products. They can also review the requirements in any new state they hope to enter. The DtC […]

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Sovos Announces Solution to Automate Beverage Alcohol Compliance for Brand Label Registrations

Market Ready enables suppliers to get products to market more efficiently across different states. May 31, 2018, Napa, Calif. [Sovos GCS ShipCompliant Wine Summit] — Today, at its annual ShipCompliant Wine Summit, Sovos announced the release of Market Ready, a solution that automates compliance tasks and enables beverage alcohol suppliers to get products to market […]

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2018 Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report Indicates DtC Sales on Track to Reach $3 Billion This Year

Direct shipping proves tremendous growth opportunity for wineries, who shipped nearly six million cases directly to consumers last year, according to the annual Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report from Sovos and Wines & Vines. (Boston, MA) JANUARY 22, 2018 Wineries shipped $2.69 billion worth of wine directly to consumers in 2017, according to the 2018 Direct-to-Consumer […]

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I Want My Beer Direct-to-Consumer

Many years ago, long before I joined ShipCompliant and entered the wild world of alcohol beverage regulation, I had the pleasure of attending the Great American Beer Fest in Denver. At this wonderful event, hundreds of breweries from across the country–and the world–come to showcase their beer.

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Shorten Your Time to Market With Provisional Approvals

Get state approvals in 0 days with provisional approvals. Since the 21st amendment was ratified in 1933, the federal government and each of the 50 states have chosen a slew of rules and regulations to govern the shipment of alcohol. These laws have added to the already alarming to-do list that businesses face when working […]

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How Hold At Locations Improve Your Customers’ Wine Delivery Experience

Note: This post was updated March 2020. Sometimes customers who order wine online aren’t able to accept their wine deliveries. Either they aren’t available during the day or they don’t have someone 21 or older available to sign for their package. This challenge frequently results in failed delivery attempts and a lot of back and […]

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Utah Allows Shipment of Wine? Well, Not Exactly

Note: This post was updated April 2020. Utah currently prohibits all direct-to-consumer shipments of beverage alcohol. There are no provisions in the state that will permit wineries to make DtC sales. When and if Utah rules may change to permit DtC sales by wineries, Sovos ShipCompliant will update our state-by-state rules. Until then, wineries should […]

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