Decision on direct wine shipping in New Jersey won’t come until 2012

    It’ll be at least seven months before talk in New Jersey returns to wineries and their ability to sell directly to retailers and consumers.

    A delay was expected since the Assembly failed to approve a bill allowing direct shipping to consumers before the summer recess. But now a judge has issued an administrative stay on the matter until March 31, 2012.

    The Gloucester County Times reports in-state wineries will be able to continue using their tasting rooms to work directly with buyers while the stay is in place.

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