Category: California

01/18
2018

California ABC: No infusions for you!

The California ABC released an advisory yesterday that outlines some basic answers to questions about cannabis for licensees that sell beverage alcohol products. The advisory, titled “Cannabis and Alcoholic Beverages”, uses a Frequently Asked Questions format to answer questions about what’s permissible for alcohol licensees now that California’s new cannabis law (the Medicinal and Adult-Use […]

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01/02
2018

eCompli Product Updates for 12/31/2017

We deployed a new version of the eCompli Portal last night. Included in the most recent update are enhancements to Licenses, Product Registrations, and Reports. Licenses: Louisiana Other License Renewal ‐ Update Address on Cover Letter North Carolina Registration Form Beer/Wine Permittee Update; Fax Number Update Product Registrations: Louisiana Registration Renewal Packet ‐ Updated to online […]

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12/19
2017

California ABC announces 2018 license fee increases

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announced in a letter to licensees that they are raising licensing fees for the majority of license types for both on and off sale permittees. The ABC is funded solely by revenue from license fees, and those fees have not increased since January of 2010. The 10-12% […]

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12/01
2017

Wine retailers can now ship to only 22% of Americans

As 2017 draws to a close, wine retailers continue to face a shrinking market—at least when it comes to Direct to Consumer (DTC) sales across state lines. In August, Missouri became the latest state to ban out-of-state retailers from selling and shipping alcoholic beverages to Missouri residents. But now, a Florida wine store, its owner […]

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10/23
2017

CA ABC posts FAQ, plans stakeholder meeting for North Bay Fires

The California ABC published some guidance on frequently asked questions related to the recent fires in the North Bay in the form of a Q & A in an email they sent out last week. They’re also planning a stakeholder meeting in the near future at the Santa Rosa district office. ————————————- Source: California ABC […]

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10/17
2017

California ABC’s Santa Rosa office is back open

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) had closed their Santa Rosa office in the midst of the wildfires. The office is now open for business as of Monday morning. See below for the official notice. ABC Santa Rosa Office is Open for Business The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s (ABC’s) Santa Rosa […]

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10/17
2017

Wisconsin allowing tax extensions for California wildfire victims

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue put out a notice on Friday that allows for extensions for individuals and businesses that were affected by the wildfires in northern California. Wineries doing business in Wisconsin can request a 30-day extension for Wisconsin sales tax and excise tax filings that are due prior to January 31st. State sales […]

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10/11
2017

Santa Rosa ABC District Office is Closed

Due to the wildfire emergencies throughout the Northern Bay area, the Santa Rosa CA ABC District office will remain closed until further notice. If you need any assistance, you can find the contact info for other District Offices here:http://www.abc.ca.gov/ContactUs.html 

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04/20
2017

California Could See a New Permit for Third Party Delivery Companies in the Future

We’ve been hearing rumblings about possible legislation moving forward in Sacramento that will give the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) more oversight over companies that deliver alcohol products here in California. Read more here: http://www.beveragelaw.com/booze-rules/2017/3/20/new-alcohol-delivery-oversight-on-the-horizon

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04/04
2017

ABC Enforcement – Trends and Predictions

SOURCE: John Hinman, Rebecca Stamey-White and Jeremy Siegel As long time supporters of Wine Business Monthly, we are always more than happy to contribute when given the opportunity.  Wine Business Monthly is the wine industry’s leading publication for wineries and vineyards, and they asked us to provide their readers with an overview of the California […]

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