Weekly Roundup | Developments in Illinois Webinar Recording, New Trade Alliance for Women, and a Benchmark Number of Breweries

Happy Monday! I hope you are enjoying your last few days of September and are as eager for pumpkin season as we all are! This weekly roundup is absolutely packed with updates. We have a webinar recording of the latest from the Qui Tam Cases in Illinois, a new trade alliance for women in the beverage alcohol industry, an update on the number of breweries in the United States, and more. I hope you enjoy it, and if I missed something, be sure to let me know in the comments.


Webinar Recording | Developments in Illinois Qui Tam Cases | Last week, we hosted a webinar to share some of the latest developments in the Illinois qui tam cases. ShipCompliant

TTB Newsletter | This week, the TTB answers questions surrounding the CA wildfires, new information on kombucha, and more! TTB 

New Certificate of Label Approval (COLA) Qualification | The TTB has announced a new process for reviewing data on COLA applications.  TTB


Wine Operations Show Resiliency with Fires | It’s been a tough year for California wineries, but they’re powering through. The Sacramento Bee 

You Can Now Have Wine Delivered with Your Blue Apron Dinner | The boxed meal kit delivery service now offers paired wine to your door. FastCompany

Weed’s Effect on Wine Sales | Distributor reports alcohol sales fell, then rebounded, after marijuana legalization in Colorado. Wines & Vines

U.S. Passes 4,000 Breweries | The Brewers Association database shows there are now more than 4,000 active breweries in the United States. Brewers Association 


New Trade Alliance Serves to Empower Women in Alcohol Beverage Industry | Women of the Vine Alliance was launched last week as a membership-based organization whose mission is to empower and equip women worldwide to advance their careers in the industry. Women of the Vine

Brewery Trademarks: To Get One or Not to Get One? | We put together some tips for establishing and protecting your brewery’s brand. ShipCompliant

Damages | This post provides a look at where the class action lawsuits plaguing breweries and distilleries may be headed. Bevlog

What’s New with the Delivery Experience Tools? | We are excited to share some updates we worked hard to complete for the Delivery Experience tools. ShipCompliant


Meet Taxify, The New Kid on the Sales Tax Block | We at ShipCompliant have identified another area where we can be helpful— sales tax calculation and filing for small to mid-sized businesses. ShipCompliant

The Tale of One of the Largest Cases of Wine Fraud in American History | An excerpt from Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California by Frances Dinkelspiel. VinePair


  1. Michael Haas

    The oversimplification on “nexus” is inaccurate when it comes to the holder of direct-to-consumer wine licenses. I am surprised that ShipCompliant puts this out under its banner.

    • Rachel Bush - Marketing Coordinator

      Hi, Michael! Thanks so much for your comment. I apologize for any confusion on this post. The Nexus Guide is published by Taxify and is intended for the more general SMB/eCommerce market. If you have any outstanding questions about this, please feel free to email us at support(at)shipcompliant.com!


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