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Matthew Mann
January 21, 2015 | Matthew Mann

Alcohol Home-Delivery Apps: Are they legal?

What would ‘Big Brother’ Say?  Continue »

Time Posted: Jan 21, 2015 at 9:55 AM
Matthew Mann
November 24, 2014 | Matthew Mann

DTC Applications Now Available for Massachusetts

You can now apply for a DTC license in MA!  Continue »

Time Posted: Nov 24, 2014 at 11:02 AM
Matthew Mann
September 15, 2014 | Matthew Mann

INFOGRAPHIC: Simplifying a Complex Compliance Environment

At first glance, shipping wine direct to consumers can be a daunting prospect: 51 jurisdictions, 51 sets of rules. Throw in licenses, fees, reports and taxes and a winery manager might be tempted to question the ROI for undertaking a consumer direct strategy. Such thinking would be a mistake, as a deeper look shows the regulatory landscape for direct shipments to consumers is not as frightening as it first appears, especially when set against the tremendous potential benefits of shipping direct to consumer.  Continue »

Time Posted: Sep 15, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Matthew Mann
July 2, 2014 | Matthew Mann

Is Massachusetts about to legalize direct wine shipments?

On June 30th both houses of the Massachusetts legislature approved an Appropriations Act for 2015 that includes provisions for direct shipments of wine to consumers.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 2, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Matthew Mann
June 10, 2014 | Matthew Mann

WineDirect Compliance – A Better Way

Let’s not kid ourselves, for most wineries compliance is an afterthought. It’s certainly not why you got into the wine business.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Matthew Mann
April 16, 2013 | Matthew Mann

Observations on the New York SLA Marketplace Ruling

The ruling suggests an open mind and willingness to accept change.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 16, 2013 at 7:52 AM
Matthew Mann
December 27, 2012 | Matthew Mann

Happy New Year! Time to Re-evaluate Your DTC Strategy

Why are you not shipping everywhere you can?  Continue »

Time Posted: Dec 27, 2012 at 9:11 AM
Matthew Mann
November 16, 2012 | Matthew Mann

Taking Control in the Unlicensed Marketplace

Unlicensed marketplaces offer unprecedented consumer access for wineries willing to overcome their fears, learn the rules, and take control.  Continue »

Time Posted: Nov 16, 2012 at 8:00 AM
Matthew Mann
September 20, 2012 | Matthew Mann

Privatization – Oregon Goes Its Own Way

An interesting series of articles recently ran in the online edition of the Oregonian Newspaper..  Continue »

Time Posted: Sep 20, 2012 at 10:34 PM
Matthew Mann
July 5, 2012 | Matthew Mann

Finding Your Way in the .Gov Universe

What I'm about to say will likely seem obvious to many but I'll say it anyway....  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 5, 2012 at 10:03 PM

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