Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

Apr 24, 2006

Wine Wholesalers Won’t Be Hiring Us

Well, it’s done. A Federal Judge in Washington State has completely dismantled the state-mandated three tier system in that state. The "Costco ruling" comes about 72 years too late. However, with this ruling and the legislature’s recent work that allows all wineries across the country to go around the middleman wholesalers we are about to learn a very valuable lesson: A state’s wholesalers and a state’s smaller wine industry will in fact survive without a law mandating all wineries sell…