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Spring 2004
ISSN 0890-913X
Volume 19, Number 2

Interstate Trade Barriers and Potential Regulatory Competition : The Case of Virginia's Direct Wine Shipping Ban

Jerry Ellig, Mercatus Center George Mason University
Alan E. Wiseman, Ohio State University
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InterstateTradeBarriersandPotentialRegulatoryCompetition:TheCaseofVirginia=sDirectWineShippingBanJerryElligMercatusCenterGeorgeMasonUniversityAlanE.WisemanOhioStateUniversityThecurrentcontroversyoverinterstatedirectshipmentofwinetoconsumersprovidesatimelycontextinwhichtoinvestigatetheoriesofregulatorycompetition.Commerceinwine,likeotherformsofalcohol,isheavilyregulatedatthestatelevel.StatescommonlyemployaAthree-tier@systemthatverticallydis-integratesmanufacturing,wholesaling,andretailing.Somestatesrequirethatallwinemustpassfromwinerytowholesalertoretailerbeforeitispurchasedbytheconsumer,whileotherspermitwineriestocircumventwholesalersandselldirectlytoretailers.Somestatesevenpermitout-of-stateaswellasin-statewineriesandretailerstoselldirectlytoconsumers.SincetheInternetgivesconsumersaccesstohundredsofsellersnationwide,onlinewinesalescouldpotentiallyincreasecompetitionbetweendifferentstates=regulatorysystems.11Forareviewoflitigationandlegislativecontroversies,seeFTC(2003).
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