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MD Direct Wine Shipping: Is 2010 Our Year?

January 31, 2010
MBBWL Poster

Seriously, why is that?

From the Marylanders for Better Beer and Wine Laws (MBBWL):

We are holding a press conference on Wednesday at 3PM in Annapolis to celebrate a majority of both the Maryland House of Delegates and Senate co-sponsoring our bill.  We’d love for you to be there.  Here are the details:

Wine Shipping Press Conference
3PM (be sure to leave time to get through security)
Wednesday, February 3rd
House Room 318 (Southern Maryland Delegation Room)
6 Bladen St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Please RSVP at the following link:

May 2010 be our vintage!

Tastefully yours,

Adam Borden
Executive Director
Marylanders for Better Beer & Wine Laws

For anyone out of the loop on this issue, Maryland law prohibits the direct shipment of wine within the state. This hurts both consumers, who are unable to purchase wine over the internet, and Maryland wineries looking to ship to consumers in other states. Many other states allow direct wine shipment and the Free State Wine Project fully supports MBBWL in the fight to overturn Maryland’s outdated wine for the benefit of our fledgling state wine industry.

Learn more about MBBWL at Let us know if you’re attending the press conference in the comments!


-Matthew K.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Elyse permalink*
    February 14, 2010 9:19 pm

    I was there! Check out my notes in the follow up post.

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