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Old 06-09-2016, 01:02 PM   #31
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Thank you Governor Wolf. This is one step closer to getting PA out of the dark ages. Now... what can you do about our crazy high gasoline taxes?

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Old 06-10-2016, 09:43 PM   #32
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Great news. I had a party when Costco won and WA got rid of the state stores. As pointed out, the world didn't come to an end, we still have our local liquor store, and the " Liquor Control Board" is now busy regulating the pot business! Grapes won.

I'm not sure I could walk out with only four bottles at a time. What do you put in the rest of the case box? Heck, Safeway even gives a 10% discount for 6 bottles😜
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Old 06-13-2016, 07:10 AM   #33
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Such great progress!! I was shocked at PA's liquor laws when I moved here from MI, so this is very exciting news. Cheers, everyone!

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Old 12-07-2016, 07:21 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by ibglowin View Post

PA is now the 44th state to allow winery-to-consumer shipping. Gov. Wolf signed HB 1690 today, bringing expanded consumer choice in wine to PA!

The bill is effective in 60 days but gives the state and wineries some time to issue and receive required DTC licenses.

Thanks to all of you who wrote letters and supported the cause! It worked!

Free the Grapes!
So I used to be able to ship for free, now it costs me a $300 license fee to do. The state is a money making machine that needs to exit the alcohol market.
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Old 12-07-2016, 08:11 AM   #35
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Sounds like the state is gonna try and keep getting their "cut" one way or another...... Go figure!

Guess it all depends on how much you expect to ship out of state as to whether or not it is worth the $300 license fee.

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