A California Winegrower License or Wine Direct Shipper Permit is required.
- Fee:$25 for non-California wineries, plus a $105 one-time application fee
- Required: Yes
- Wine: $.20/gal
- Sparkling Wine: $.30/gal
Limits per Winery
- Required: Yes
- Record Retention: At least 4 years
contact the CDTFA for instructions
Non-California wineries must obtain a Direct Wine Direct Shipper Permit from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and a Certificate of Use Tax from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA). The ability of California wineries to make retail wine shipments to adult California consumers remains a basic privilege for a California Winegrower Licensee (Type 02).
- Wineries outside of California must pay a $25 annual fee for the Type 82 Direct Shipper Permit, plus a one-time application fee of $105.
- California sales and use tax and excise tax must be paid on wine shipped directly to California consumers.
- Wineries located outside of California must contact the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) for tax payment instructions.
- There are no quantity limits on the amount of wine that may be shipped to California consumers.
- Ship wine directly to a resident in this state only in containers that are conspicuously labeled with the words: “CONTAINS ALCOHOL: SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGE 21 YEARS OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY.”
Prop 65 Update: Clear & Reasonable WarningsFebruary 16, 2021
In January, OEHHA posted a Notice of Adoption of Amendments to Proposition 65. The amendments relate to methods for providing warnings for alcoholic beverages purchased over the internet or through mobile apps. These changes require no additional action for wineries that follow Wine Institute’s prior advice on Prop 65 warnings. The regulation will be effective … Read More ⟶
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