USPS prohibits all shipments of beer, spirits, and wine both domestically and internationally.
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How do you ship a bottle of wine?
Non-licensed individuals are not allowed to ship wine through the mail in the US. You will need to buy wine through a licensed company if you want to send wine. Fine vintages, bottles, gift baskets, and club memberships can be sent by many companies.
Can I ship a bottle of wine through FedEx?
As an individual, you may not ship alcohol, including wine, beer, liquor, or champagne, through the FedEx network. For more information, visit FedEx’s website.
Can I mail a bottle of liquor as a gift?
(USPS) prohibits sending alcoholic beverages through the mail, but you can ship alcohol via couriers, such as FedEx or UPS. If you want to send alcohol by courier, you’ll need to contact your local post office to find out if they allow it. If they don’t, your best bet is to use a courier service like FedEx, UPS, or DHL.
What happens if you get caught shipping alcohol?
Typically, you’ll get a written warning on an initial violation. Subsequent violations could lead to fines and or, gulp, jail time, so be mindful of what you’re doing.
Can I ship wine to myself?
As a consumer, are you able to ship alcohol to yourself? unfortunately not. Unless they have proper permits and licenses, shipping alcohol is not allowed for consumers. If you are shipping alcohol, you will need to have a license from the state in which the alcohol will be shipped.
If you live in a state that does not allow the sale of alcohol for consumption on its own premises, then you may need a permit from your state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agency. ABC licenses are issued by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in Washington, D.C., and can be obtained by contacting the TTB at 1-.
ABC licenses are issued by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in Washington, D.C., and can be obtained by contacting the TTB at 1-. You can also visit the ABC website at www.ttb.state.gov for more information on ABC licensing and permit requirements. ABC permits are required for the transportation of alcoholic beverages from one state to another.
How do I ship alcohol to a friend UPS?
All shipments must meet UPS packaging requirements for Spirits. Inner packaging of molded Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam, folded corrugated tray, or molded fiber tray will be accepted. The bottles are secured in the center of the shipping container away from the side walls of your package. For more information, please contact your local UPS office.