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Happy Holidays From the ShipCompliant by Sovos Team!

As we’re right in the thick of Holiday Season, we at ShipCompliant by Sovos wanted to send our warmest greetings to everyone who has made our community so special this past year! We hope this past year has been a great one for your business, and we wish you all the best in 2018. As […]

Orchestrate 2017: #LevelUp and Learn from Industry Leaders

ShipCompliant is excited to sponsor Orchestrate 2017 at the North Warehouse in Portland, Oregon! If you’re planning to attend the conference this week, make sure to stop by our booth and say hi to our awesome team. And be sure to sign up for our own Alex Koral’s presentation, “Ease the Burdens of Invoicing and […]

Updates After One Month of Arizona Direct to Consumer Sales

In December 2016, Arizona released the new 17W type license for wineries making direct to consumer (DtC) sales in the state. Now that we are more than a month into the new system, there are a few points that have come up, which we’d like to discuss. First, as we noted back in December, and […]

Michigan Legislation to Relax Labeling Burdens on Direct-Shipping Wineries

On December 14, the Michigan legislature passed SB 1088, which will be submitted to Governor Rick Snyder for his signature soon. This bill includes a provision to change Michigan’s current Direct to Consumer (DtC) law, relieving an onerous labeling rule that has recently been a focus of contention for wineries selling into the state. Under […]

How to Convince Your Boss to Send You to BACS ‘16

Registration for the 2016 Beverage Alcohol Symposium (BACS) has opened! Sovos Compliance is excited to invite you to our annual beverage alcohol conference, where you will have the opportunity to meet with experts, clients and fellow industry members for a day of learning, connecting, and idea sharing. Though you may be excited to attend this […]

Automate Brewery Operations and Reporting With ShipCompliant and OrchestratedBEER

Here at ShipCompliant we have compliance covered! Streamline and take the complexity out of compliance by automating registrations, COLA submissions, and state filings, while also providing up-to-date state rules, tax rates, and regulations. As ShipCompliant has grown, we’ve expanded to help solve compliance challenges for all alcoholic beverage producers, including breweries! Since ShipCompliant helps breweries […]

Illinois Third-Party Provider Rule Signed Into Law

On Friday August 26, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed SB 2989 into law. As we discussed in detail in a previous blog post, this new bill adds a number of new regulations concerning direct to consumer (DtC) wine sales made into Illinois. To summarize, SB 2989 will require wineries to register with the Illinois Liquor […]

Direct Wine Shipments to Consumers Grow 4X Faster than Wine Retail Market in 2015

New Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report from ShipCompliant and Wines & Vines Delivers Insight into Details of Winery to Consumer Shipping Channel BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the United States, 43 out of the 50 states allow direct shipment of wine to consumers, and these consumers continue to embrace this wine-by-mail option. The newly released 2016 Direct-to-Consumer Wine […]

Weekly Roundup | New PRO State, Cyber Monday Wine Deals, and Tips to Remarket Unsold Wine

Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely holiday and have recovered from any food coma your Thanksgiving may have resulted in. To help you jump back into the week, we’ve brought you our roundup full of the latest industry news. This edition features the latest PRO state, a look at Cyber Monday for wineries, […]

Speaker Spotlight | Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium (BACS)

ShipCompliant is gearing up for our annual fall event, the Beverage Alcohol Community Symposium (formerly known as the Wholesale Gathering). We have a stellar line-up of speakers who will share their knowledge, best practices, and tips and tricks to help you navigate the challenges and regulations you face when bringing new products to market. Before […]

Update | Improved Delivery Experience Tools

Since the release of our delivery experience tools at this year’s DIRECT conference, we received lots of insightful feedback from our users. We’ve taken that feedback and come up with even more ways to improve the delivery experience for you, and ultimately your customers. 

Where is the Wine Going in the Direct-to-Consumer Market?

The Direct-to-Consumer Report revealed a big year for the wine shipping industry in 2014. We’ve looked at this growth by varietal, winery size, and region of shipment. It’s important, however, to also understand the destination areas of this wine, as the purchases from these states are ultimately responsible for the 13.6% growth in volume of […]