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However, when it comes time to reopen, the Brewers Association is ready to stand behind state guilds and members as they fight to make coronavirus-prompted regulate easements a permanent fixture of the industry. Themost impactfulalleviationhas beendirect-to-consumer delivery, with some statesfast-trackingpermit approvals and othersreleasing the requirementaltogether.In an April survey ofitsmembers, the Brewers Association found that over 50 percent of members found that the most helpful policy changes centered around market access, meaninggreater to-go, deliveryand direct-to-consumer rights. Eight states allowed the direct shipment of beer and winepre-coronavirus : Delaware, Massachusetts, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Virginia.The remaining states only alloweddirect wine shipments. We dont agree with that, because you know, weve seenhow the wine industry has been able to do thatforover 20 years, and theyve achieved near-universal direct to consumer shipping rights around the country.