Alcohol Purchasing Policy

  • The customer/purchaser/receiver is responsible for the shipment of alcohol and is expected to know and abide by their local and state laws. Additionally the customer/purchaser/receiver is responsible for any taxes that may pertain to the shipment of alcohol and/or other items sold through this website, and taxes for packaging and/or shipping, and gallonage taxes if so applicable.
  • Non-California residents are responsible for determining if their state or county laws allow wines, spirits or tobacco products to ship into their state or county. Each state or county has their own laws and regulations related to these products. Please check with your appropriate agencies. Each individual accepts responsibility for their state verifications.
  • You must be at least 21 years of age to order alcohol, and a signature of someone at least 21 years of age is required upon delivery.
  • YES you must sign for an order when it is being delivered, and show proof of your age if you order alcohol (and in some cases you may need to show ID regardless)!
  • Products cannot be shipped to a APO, FPO, PO Box or international. If you have to cancel because you were shipping to a PO Box a 10% Charge may apply.
  • No we never include an invoice or receipt with orders. We only include a packaging slip that describes the item(s) - (no pricing), and if there is a comment or message we include that as well with all orders.
  • Once your order is confirmed, we do our best to ship the order within 24 to 48 hours, although it may take up to 5 business days before the order is actually shipped.
  • Alcoholic beverages with more than 70% alcohol content or 140 proof, including 95% grain alcohol are not available for purchase to be shipped. Alcoholic beverages with less than 24% alcoholic content are not subject to hazardous materials regulations. Absolutely no alcoholic beverages over 24% alcohol (48 Proof) should be shipped by air. 
  • If you need your order right away, whether it is Next Day, 2nd Day, or 3 Day Select, you want to contact us first before placing that order, we may not be able to ship your order. for 24 to 48 hours, and it can sometimes take longer, we can not guarantee the order get's out right away!
  • Once the package is shipped, you will get a package tracking number e-mailed to you, if you chose ground shipping, it could take 7 to 10 business days for delivery.
  • (Top) Our goal is to ensure your product arrives in great condition, and we use recycled pulp and corrugated box shippers that are UPS / FedEx certified for shipping.
  • (Top) Items are constantly changing, if you want the same item in the picture, you need to contact us before placing an order with us, otherwise a 10% charge could apply for cancelation. We are sorry, but there is no guarantee you will get the item pictured.
  • (Top) Refund(s) will not be issued for package(s) that are returned to us for any reason. If the order is returned to us, you must contact us within thirty days of last delivery attempt, and pay for shipping in order for us to re-ship the order. Also you have thirty days from the time that you place your order to contact us with either a breakage, error or missing item(s) in order for us to help. In the event that there is a problem ie: Breakage or missing, we will do whatever we can within reason to make it right. If the package is damaged for any reason, please contact us at 619-295-9108.
  • Unfortunately there is not much we can do to prevent leakage. We do our best to make sure the cap is sealed well. There are times when this happens, the product has never been tampered with! We do not issue exchanges or refunds for leakage. We may issue a store credit but that is on a case by case basis.
  • (Top) It is your responsibility to contact us. Please note that you need to get a hold of us in order for us to help you. You have thirty days from the time that you place your order to contact us with either a breakage, error or missing item(s) in order for us to help. In the event that there is a problem ie: Breakage or missing item(s), we will do whatever we can within reason to make it right. If the package is damaged for any reason, please contact us.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to arrange for the acceptance of the package, we do not ship to a PO Box. If the package is returned, the buyer may pay for shipping again, and we will attempt to ship the item(s) again.
  • Weather related damage is not the responsibility of trader-morts-liquor.com and we cannot guarantee against weather related damages.
  • Laws regarding the sale and transportation of alcoholic beverages are complex and constantly changing. The politics, policies and procedures regarding such sales and transportation are different in every state. That is why you are buying from us in California and why title to the alcoholic beverages is passing to you upon purchase. In the event that trader-morts-liquor.com may ship wine or other alcoholic beverages to your state in accordance with a state privilege requiring the payment of state taxes, you will be charged the sales tax, if any, assessed by your state for that transaction; otherwise either California sales tax will be assessed on the sale. Title to all product intended for shipment to federal property and Indian reservations passes to the customer when the goods are picked up by the common carrier and California sales tax may be collected on all such purchases. When your order is approved by your credit card company, you own the goods. If you choose shipping as a delivery method, you are asking us to engage a common carrier to deliver your order to you. We make no representations about the legality of shipping alcoholic beverages. Our site lists those states where common carriers will deliver alcohol. You are responsible for compliance with all laws regarding such shipments. You may also make your own shipping arrangements.
  • Special arrangements, please call us and ask us anything you need, we are here for you, and try to do everything in our power to help you the customer.
  • In store prices may be different from those of our online store.
  • Shipping Costs are based according to handling, weight of the package(s), and destination.
  • Tax: California State Charge ofsales tax for anything sold in California is added online or in store, you will be responsible for your own state and district tax if one applies.
  • At this time we only ship within the USA, no other countries.