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Virginia and Maryland Decriminalize Us! WooHoo!

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Wine lovers in Virginia and Maryland can come out of the shadows this Friday when it becomes legal to do the things we’ve been doing all along. Virginia’s corkage law takes effect on July 1, making it legal for restaurants … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead in 2011?

What should wine lovers expect in 2011? More debate over direct shipping, and hopefully we’ll get that privilege here in Maryland this year. But will be able to order from out-of-state retailers, or just wineries? And will we be allowed … Continue reading

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An Abrupt Farewell from MD’s Direct Shipping Advocate

Adam Borden, executive director of Marylanders for Better Beer & Wine Laws, sent this email today announcing his surprise resignation as leader of the direct shipping cause. He explained to me in a telephone interview that his aggressive grass roots … Continue reading


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End Maryland’s Ban on Direct Shipping!

Could this be the year Maryland residents get the right to order wine online? Hopes are high that the Legislature might finally pass legislation legalizing direct shipping of wine to consumers. I explore this issue in today’s column in The … Continue reading

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