Wine dealers sue the PLCB over allegedly illegal shipping restriction

April 16, 2020
The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Two wine dealers have sued the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in Commonwealth Court for emergency relief, alleging that the agency is violating a 2016 law by prohibiting them from shipping wines directly to retailers and restaurants that sell wine for take out.


On Thursday, MFW Wine and A6 Wine, represented by lawyers at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, asked the Commonwealth Court for emergency relief that would force the liquor control board to “implement a procedure for direct delivery of wine,” as required by the 2016 law that also allowed supermarkets to start selling wine.


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