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Governor Christie signs law allowing wine shipments

Governor Christie signs law allowing wine shipments

News 🕔April 17, 2014 0 comments

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 – Governor Chris Christie today signed historic legislation allowing small New Jersey wineries to keep their tasting rooms open as well as ship their wine directly to consumers inside and outside the state.

BillSignedEblast“This would not have been possible without the hundreds of thousands of New Jersey wine fans who wrote, emailed and called their local legislators to support the legislation,” said Ollie Tomasello, chairman of the Garden State Wine Growers Association. “It has been a long uphill battle against the powerful national liquor lobby that opposed the legislation—only more proof that when the people speak in volume, their elected officials listen.”

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