The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling yesterday in favor of Family Winemakers of California that says the stateâ€™s 30,000 gallon cap is unconstitutional. BACKGROUND. The Massachusetts legislature approved HB 4498 in 2006 over the veto of then-Gov. Mitt Romney. It stipulates that wineries who sell over 30,000 gallons a year … Continue reading "Direct Shipper Victory in Massachusetts"