Just a round up of some recent articles and blog posts concerning the new Virginia Wine Bill that would allows both instate and out of state wineries to self-distribute up to 3000 cases of wine in Virginia a year, effectively reinstating a right held by Virginia wineries for the last 20+ years.
Popping the Cork in The Virginian Gazette out of Halifax County, published this morning.
Virginia Wineries Want Law Changed also in the Potomac News.
A Call to Action issued by the Virginia Vineyards Assocation, including talking points about the proposed bill.
The article I already posted on WTOP News from January 4.
Dezel over at Virginia Vine Spot offers his thoughts on the matter.
Allan at The Cellar Blog has several posts on the topic, including an interview with Delegate Saxman, a sponsor of the bill.
Kelly from Kelly’s Grape Times posts a short synopsis.
Wine and Spirits Daily has a small blurb.
You can find your legislator here.
I urge you to call or write your legislator ASAP. There isn’t much time in this legislative session to get this law through. I will post more links as they become available.