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Subject: Non-pbs question
Date Posted: 11/23/2010 4:09 PM ET
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I want to send a bottle of wine to someone, are there any special rules I need to be aware of? Thanks

Date Posted: 11/23/2010 6:08 PM ET
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Wine is nonmailable via USPS.  I am not familiar with the policies of other carriers, but I know you can't mail it.

Date Posted: 11/23/2010 6:37 PM ET
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USPS does not allow wine to be mailed.  You can try UPS or FedEx.

Date Posted: 11/23/2010 7:10 PM ET
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I used to wrap wine in lots of bubble wrap and tuck inside a well padded box.  Haven't tried it for several years, no idea if new screening methods can spot contraband wine . . . you may wish to check other carriers.

Date Posted: 11/23/2010 10:27 PM ET
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fedex will also refuse to send liquor unless you are licensed wholesaler

used to for fedex 

Date Posted: 11/24/2010 12:48 AM ET
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I have mailed a single bottle of wine via UPS in the past few months without problem.

Date Posted: 11/24/2010 9:35 PM ET
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Thanks all, I appreciate the responses. I'll give UPS a call on Friday.