Senate Passes Wine Shipping Bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure that allows wineries to ship directly to Maryland residents has passed the state Senate. 

The Senate voted 45-0 on Monday night in favor of the legislation. The House of Delegates approved a similar bill on
Saturday. 

Thirty-six other states allow direct wine-shipping. Efforts to let wine enthusiasts get their favorite vintages delivered directly have failed in Maryland over the last two years. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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