32 min

The Fight for Direct-to-Consumer Alcohol Sales VinePair Podcast

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This week, Adam, Erica, and Zach discuss the looming battle over direct-to-consumer alcohol sales: as the economy shifts more and more to an online, direct-shipping model, America's antiquated and inconsistent alcohol laws are a massive hindrance on growth, particularly for distilleries. Why exactly is it so difficult to ship spirits, and reasonably difficult to ship wine and beer? Why do we give distribution companies a huge cut of profits just to move alcohol around? Is this finally the time that producers and consumers can unite to effect change? Plus, Erica and Adam survive a hurricane and Zach worries about earthquakes. Please remember to subscribe to, rate, and review VinePair on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever else you get your podcasts, and send any questions, comments, critiques, or suggestions to podcast@vinepair.com. Thanks for listening, and be well.
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This week, Adam, Erica, and Zach discuss the looming battle over direct-to-consumer alcohol sales: as the economy shifts more and more to an online, direct-shipping model, America's antiquated and inconsistent alcohol laws are a massive hindrance on growth, particularly for distilleries. Why exactly is it so difficult to ship spirits, and reasonably difficult to ship wine and beer? Why do we give distribution companies a huge cut of profits just to move alcohol around? Is this finally the time that producers and consumers can unite to effect change? Plus, Erica and Adam survive a hurricane and Zach worries about earthquakes. Please remember to subscribe to, rate, and review VinePair on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever else you get your podcasts, and send any questions, comments, critiques, or suggestions to podcast@vinepair.com. Thanks for listening, and be well.
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32 min