- Required: Yes
- Fee: $330
- Expiration:April 30th of each year
- Tax on Shipping:Yes
- Required: Yes
- Wine: $.55/gal
Limits per Winery
- 12 cases per person per year
- Sales Tax: Quarterly by the 25th
- Excise Tax: Semi-Annually by the 25th
- Direct Shipment: Semi-Annually by the 10th
- Record Retention: At least 5 years
- ONLY wines produced by the permittee may be sold and shipped to consumers
- Direct shipment of wine over 16% prohibited
Wineries with approved direct-to-consumer permits are allowed to ship up to 12 9-liter cases of wine to each consumer in Vermont during 1 year.
- FedEx approved VT for direct shipping in 2006 and UPS began accepting shipments destined for Vermont from approved wine shippers on April 2, 2018.
- Direct Shipments to the following dry towns/zip codes are prohibited: Athens, Baltimore, and Maidstone/05143 and 05905.
- Holland, VT is no longer dry, effective March 8, 2019.
- A holder of any shipping license granted pursuant to this section shall: ensure that all containers of alcoholic beverages shipped under this section are clearly labeled: “contains alcohol; signature of individual age 21 or older required for delivery.”
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 ⟶
Division of Liquor Control
13 Green Mountain Drive
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 828-2339
Fax: (802) 828-1031
Vermont Department of Taxes
133 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633
Phone: (802) 828-2505