Blog: Chris Brook-CarterView across the pond

Chris Brook-Carter | 8 December 2004

As the battle for the control of wine sales in the US rages in the Supreme Court, there is an interesting piece on today’s BBC website explaining how the current three-tier system came into place and many of its pros and cons.

Anyone from outside the US who wants to get a grip on the complex legal arguments surrounding out-of-state wine sales would do well to read it.

And for those inside the US, this is a good snapshot of how the court case is viewed from afar.

For the BBC article, click here


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