US: Texas lawmakers approve direct wine sales

By Anne Brockhoff | 10 May 2005

Texas lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that will allow out-of-state wineries to ship wine directly to Texas consumers, including those who live in "dry" areas. If signed into law by the governor, winemakers in California and elsewhere will no longer be required to sell through Texas retailers.

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Texas lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that will allow out-of-state wineries to ship wine directly to Texas consumers, including those who live in "dry" areas. If signed into law by the governor, winemakers in California and elsewhere will no longer be required to sell through Texas retailers.

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