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How to Buy Wine Online

Watch more Wine Drinking & Education videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - When buying wine online, be aware of state-to-state shipping laws by following these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Warning Don't drink unless you're of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1: Visit the Wine Institute website Visit the Wine Institute website to access individual direct-to-consumer state shipping laws via a clickable map. Tip Some states, like Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, have banned direct-to-consumer interstate wine shipping. Step 2: Search brands Find brands of wine that can be legally shipped to your state, as well as wineries that ship directly to consumers. Tip Some states enforce annual purchase limits on individuals who buy by the crate. Step 3: Compare prices Compare prices at bricks-and-mortar and online wine stores. Look for quality brands at low prices. Step 4: Be aware of potential shipping hazards Be aware of potential shipping hazards especially when ordering a box of wine during periods of extreme heat or cold. Tip When ordering expensive wines, be sure that the vendor will guarantee the wine's delivery condition. Step 5: Buy wine through online auction websites Buy wine through online auction websites in states where this is legal. Read sales requirements at these sites to make sure you are purchasing from a licensed wine seller. Soon your wine cellar will be well stocked without your ever having to leave home! Did You Know? The world's most expensive bottle of wine, a 1787 Chateau Lafite, sold at auction for about $160,000 in 1985.
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