Sweden: Court Stops Winefinder from Selling Alcohol OnlinePosted October 27 2020
The online trading company Winefinder which operated from Helsingborg, Sweden has been selling alcohol online to Swedish customers for years. Apart from online sale the company markets on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Therefore, Systembolaget, the government-run the alcohol retail monopoly in Sweden, filed a lawsuit against Winefinder. Now, the Patent and Market Court of Sweden has ruled that Winefinder was conducting unlawful alcohol sales. The company has been fined and operations halted.