New DtC Registration Requirement and Restrictions for Off-Site Sales in LA

Brendan Magauran | March 21, 2016

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The ATC has reversed its eight-year-old position that wineries holding contracts with Louisiana wholesalers were allowed to ship direct-to-consumers any label not already sold to a wholesaler. That will no longer be the case. A winery that sells to a Louisiana wholesaler is no longer permitted to make off-site direct sales of any of its products. Wineries that have a direct or indirect agreement with any Louisiana wholesaler may continue to ship to consumers in Louisiana that purchase the wine on the premises of the winery. (more…)