12 06, 2024

Regulatory Capture in the Beverage Alcohol DTC and DTT Markets

2024-06-12T12:15:21-07:00June 12, 2024|

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is dusting off a long-latent rule, the Robinson-Patman Act, to file charges against Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits. This law, intended to level the playing field between small retailers and large chain stores, has been largely dormant for over 20 years. The FTC enforced it regularly until shifting its focus to consumer harm, particularly higher prices, which critics argued could result from enforcement.

8 04, 2024

Craft Wine Association Recruiting Industry Professionals to Serve on New Advisory Council

2024-06-02T21:20:03-07:00April 8, 2024|

The Craft Wine Association (CWA) is recruiting to fill nine seats on its inaugural Advisory Council. The council members will play a significant role in assisting the Association in creating and prioritizing its future policy agenda aimed at supporting small and mid-sized wineries' ability to expand direct-to-consumer sales and direct sales to trade partners.

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