Michigan Sues Online Wine & Beer Merchants For Selling Alcohol Without a Michigan License

  • Michigan AG Dana Nessel sued two online wine and beer retailers, Go to Gifts, Inc., d/b/a The BroBasket, and Vintner’s Collective LLC, over allegations that they shipped wine and beer to Michigan consumers in violation of the Michigan Consumer Protection Act.
  • The complaints against Go to Gifts and Vintner’s Collective allege that each shipped alcoholic beverages to consumers in Michigan despite not having a license to sell alcoholic beverages pursuant to the Michigan Liquor Control Code and in contravention to a cease and desist letter sent by the AG’s office.
  • Each of the complaints seeks injunctive relief, civil penalties, and attorneys’ fees and costs.