Kansas revisits wine shipping laws

A pending bill in the Kansas Legislature would prohibit the direct shipment of wine to consumers altogether. Currently, Kansas in-state wineries can sell directly to consumers, but out-of-state wineries are required to use the three-tier system. This uneven treatment was deemed unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court in May 2005. As a result of the ruling, states can essentially either allow direct shipments from all US wineries or prohibit all direct shipments. So far, Kansas seems to be leaning towards prohibition.


  1. Wine Direct Shipping Compliance » Blog Archive » Kansas to open? - [...] We noted earlier that Kansas was revisiting their laws and leaning towards prohibition. However, a new bill sent to …

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