1.0 Where We Deliver/Ship
We can ship wine orders to most states via a common carrier, EXCEPT orders for shipment from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia. If you are purchasing from nearby areas in Maryland or Virginia, you can select the option to "pick-up" your wines at the wine boutique. We are located at 545 8th Street SE Washington, DC 20003.
1.1 Delivery/Shipping of Alcohol Goods
Not all states or jurisdictions allow alcoholic products to be shipped to them. DCanter will not ship to jurisdictions that do not allow for the delivery of alcoholic products.
1.2 Delivery/Shipping of Non-Alcohol Goods
We can ship all of our non-wine items, such as gift baskets, books, gift certificates and accessories to all 50 states. We do not ship any items internationally and also cannot ship to US territories or APO/FPO addresses.
1.3 Inclement Weather
Weather conditions such as extreme heat or freezing temperatures across the country can create challenges for shipping wine. When temperatures while in transit could adversely affect your wine order, we reserve the right to delay shipment of your purchase until more favorable weather conditions for shipping wine exist.
1.4 Age Certification & Adult Signature
By making a purchase on DCanterWines.com or through Concierge by DCanter, you certify that you are at least 21 years of age. DCanter reserves the right to deny service to anyone who cannot provide verification of his or her age upon request. All deliveries of alcoholic products purchased from DCanterWines.com or through Concierge by DCanter must be signed for and received by an individual who is at least 21 years of age. If you cannot provide verification of age at the time of an attempted delivery, you will still be responsible for full payment of all shipping costs incurred in the attempted delivery and return of the alcoholic products ordered, unless otherwise agreed upon by you and DCanter as part of a DCanter program or service.
1.5 Title and Ownership
Title to, and ownership of, all alcoholic beverage(s) passes from us (seller) to the purchaser in Washington, DC, where the alcoholic beverage(s) is purchased, and it is the purchaser's sole responsibility to ship and/or arrange for shipping from our store/warehouse to his/her home State. By placing an order, purchaser authorizes us to act on purchaser's behalf in arranging for transportation of the all alcoholic beverage(s) at purchaser's direction. By arranging for transportation or shipping of any alcoholic beverage under your instructions, we are providing a service to, and acting on behalf of you, or the purchaser's agent, if another party. Alternatively, the purchaser may choose to pick up the wine at our location or make independent shipping arrangements. By having us arrange the shipping on your behalf, you are also representing that you are acting in a fashion compliant with the laws and regulations of your State, municipality and any others that apply to you regarding the purchase, shipping, transportation and delivery of alcoholic beverages, including, without limitation, wine. You affirm and represent that you have obtained any and all required permission or consent, paid any required fees, and are working through properly licensed intermediaries where required, and you, or the purchaser or other intended or actual recipient, is legally entitled to receive and take possession of alcoholic beverages, is legally entitled to the quantities ordered and delivered and once again represents that he/she is 21 years of age or older. We make no representation as to the legal rights of anyone to ship or import any wines, alcoholic beverages or other goods into any state. Purchaser is solely responsible for the shipment of wine and other goods purchased and for determining the legality and the tax/duty consequences of having the wine and other goods shipped to the applicable destination.
1.6 Sales Tax
By making a purchase of any alcoholic beverage(s) on DCanterWines.com, through Concierge by DCanter, or at our wine boutique, you are making a purchase in Washington, DC. and will be charged Washington, DC alcohol sales tax for your purchase. The Washington, DC alcohol sales tax is 10%. Purchases of goods other than non-alcoholic beverages will be charged a Washington, DC sales tax of 5.75%.