Last Updated: February 25, 2018


DTC Permit
  • Required: Yes
  • Fee: $0
  • Expiration:June 30th of each year

Sales Tax

  • Required: No

Excise Tax

  • Required: Yes
  • Wine: $.42/gal

Volume Limit

Limits per Winery
  • 2 cases per person per month


  • Required:Yes
  • Excise Tax: Annually by Jan 31st
  • Direct Shipment: Annually by Jan 31st
  • Record Retention: At least 2 years

Product Requirements

Product Restrictions
  • ONLY wines produced by the permittee on the winery premises may be sold and shipped to consumers

Additional Information

Effective August 28, 2007, Missouri requires all wineries to have a Direct Wine Shipper’s Permit. There is no application fee and excise taxes must be paid annually. Wineries with an approved license may not ship more than 2 cases (each case containing not more than nine liters) of wine a month to a consumer.

  • Ensure that all containers of wine delivered directly to a resident of this state are conspicuously labeled with the words “CONTAINS ALCOHOL: SIGNATURE OF PERSON AGE 21 OR OLDER REQUIRED FOR DELIVERY” or are conspicuously labeled with wording preapproved by the division of alcohol and tobacco control.


Missouri Department of Public Safety
Alcohol & Tobacco Control

1738 East Elm St., Lower Level
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-2333
Fax: (573) 526-4540