A California Winegrower License or Wine Direct Shipper Permit is required.
- Fee:$10 for non-California wineries, plus a $100 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 $10 annual fee for the Type 82 Direct Shipper Permit, plus a one-time application fee of $100.
- 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.”
ABC Advisory on Wine Club RenewalsJune 27, 2019
The California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) issued an Industry Advisory outlining the legal requirements applied to “automatic renewal offers” for wine clubs and similar alcohol beverage subscription services. The Industry Advisory is intended to be informational and to make ABC licensees aware of the legal requirements concerning renewals. An “automatic renewal offer” is a plan … Read More ⟶
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