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soad
05-05-2011, 11:10
Hey guys! I would like to place some orders from a place like Party Source or Binnys for shipping. I live in PA so I can't have it directly shipped to me. I do live kinda close to Ohio and could have them shipped to a friends house and go pick it up there. Is there anything illegal about that? Will the store let me place the order if the "billing address" is in PA but the "shipping address" is in OH? Will the Man in PA come after me for making a out of state whiskey purchase? :rolleyes:

Sort of a strange question.....but thanks!

IowaJeff
05-05-2011, 11:24
You sir, sound like a no good dirty bootlegger to me! :grin: I'm not sure what the laws in Ohio or Pennsylvania are. There could be an issue with 'importing' liquor across state lines, or having someone hold liquor for you being 'bootlegging.'

fricky
05-05-2011, 11:53
I live in SouthEast PA and I have gotten shipments form Binny's and Shopper's Vineyard. I have not ordered anything from Party Source.
Doug

Jwilly019
05-05-2011, 11:55
From the (fairly) limited research I've done, I don't think Ohio law permits liquor to be shipped, either interstate or intrastate. However, I know shoppers vineyard says they can/will ship to Ohio, though I've never tried placing an order.

unclebunk
05-05-2011, 12:17
Western Pennsylvania? Road trip, man! You'll make Louisville or Chicago in no time at all and have a story to tell your grandkids about "running moonshine" across state lines and not getting caught.:grin:

moose
05-05-2011, 12:22
As for the shipping address being different than the billing address I can't imagine that it would be a huge issue. Its a "gift" at that point, then you could just pick it up there (at friends house), and drive it back home in the trunk. I really don't think that there will be a line of state troopers waiting for you at the state line. I'm not positive on all of the laws, but if this is a one time thing I really don't see it posing a huge issue.

callmeox
05-05-2011, 13:48
Binny's and others ship to Ohio.

I am not a lawyer and this should not be considered legal advice.

ILLfarmboy
05-07-2011, 09:03
As for the shipping address being different than the billing address I can't imagine that it would be a huge issue.



Since itís an absurd pain in the ass to arrange to be home when a shipment arrives, I always have stuff billed to my address and shipped to my parent's house.

moose
05-07-2011, 21:13
Since itís an absurd pain in the ass to arrange to be home when a shipment arrives, I always have stuff billed to my address and shipped to my parent's house.


That's a good idea right there, I have yet to have liquor shipped to any addresses but I know how much of a pain it can be to have other expensive items shipped to a location (see collectable golf clubs) when you need to be present to receive them. I may just start doing that because 9/10 times one of the elders will be home.

flintlock
05-09-2011, 05:38
I live in TN (where noone ships) and I keep a paid UPS mailbox in VA (where almost everyone ships, but not all of them). Different addresses are no problem. They'll hold packages for 2-3 weeks if needed until I can get up there to receive them.

timd
05-09-2011, 09:20
I have a PMB for business, and always ship to that - since it's open during the day, and there's always somebody there to get it. The point being is that it's different than my billing address and this has never been an issue.

As noted above ^^^ at that point it's essentially a "gift" which is never a problem. They are always happy to take your money, and the only remotely sticky thing about shipping booze is that 9 out of 10 times they really do require a 21+ year old to sign for it. (one time they handed the package to my, at the time, 9 year old son... no signature), but usually it's required.

Check with TPS, Binny's & Shoppers Vineyards - just call and ask if they'll ship to you, or have suggestions. They really do want your money - and will sometimes work with you to make it happen (without breaking any laws) - they know ways to get things done. But you'll have to interact with a real person to get those answers.

soad
05-09-2011, 15:59
Thanks guys! I'm going to give Binny's or Party Source an call and get me some heretofore unavailable bourbon!