- Required: Yes
- Fee: $938
- Expiration:1 yr from issue date
- Tax on Shipping:Yes
- Required: Yes
- Wine: $.875/gal
Limits per Winery
- 12 cases per person per year
- Sales Tax: Quarterly by the 20th
- Excise Tax: Bi-Monthly by the 15th
- Direct Shipment: Annually by March 20th
- Record Retention: At least 3 years
Label Registration Required
- Labels approved for wholesale distribution are also approved for direct-to-consumer
- $23 per label
- Label renewals due on November 30th annually
- ONLY wines produced by the permittee may be sold and shipped to consumers
Direct Shipping allowed only by a winery producing not more than 250,000 gallons annually that has a valid New Jersey Out-of-State Winery License.
- Licensees cannot produce more than 250,000 gallons of wine per year and cannot own, either in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, any interest in a winery that produces more than 250,000 gallons per year.
- Out-of-state corporations must establish nexus in New Jersey in order to hold a NJ direct shipper’s license, and are subject to additional taxes, fees and filing requirements.
- Must register with the Secretary of State and name a “Registered Agent” in the State of New Jersey.
- As of 9/26/16, all wine shippers will be charged the $938 fee for new licenses and renewals as required by statute.
Wineries producing more than 250,000 gallons annually are prohibited from shipping to New Jersey consumers.
State-by-State COVID-19 Guidance for ABC LicenseesApril 15, 2020
To assist with winery sales and business operations, Wine Institute’s State Relations Team has compiled a listing of guidance for State ABC licensees in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The new resource page is updated continuously as new information is released and changes impacting the sale and regulation of wine are implemented. Many of the … Read More ⟶