Lawsuit Targets Ohio's Wine Shipping Laws

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Published: 07/31/2003

COLUMBUS - A food and wine group last month spearheaded a lawsuit seeking to revise restrictions on direct out-of-state wine shipments to Ohio consumers. The lawsuit, filed in federal court here, claims the restrictions give in-state wineries ""a direct economic advantage"" over their out-of-state counterparts, which violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, according to the Associated Press.COLUMBUS - A food and wine group last month spearheaded a lawsuit seeking to revise restrictions on direct out-of-state wine shipments to Ohio consumers.