ABC Advisory on Wine Club Renewals

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 […]

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New California District Tax Collection Requirements

Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced requirements for both in-state and out-of-state retailers to begin collecting voter-approved sales and use taxes imposed by cities, counties and other local jurisdictions if during the preceding or current calendar year the retailer’s […]

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New Prop 65 Warning Requirements for Online Sales and DTC Shipments

On August 30, 2018, newly-amended Prop 65 clear and reasonable warning regulations that apply to any winery that sells and ships their products to consumers in the State of California come into effect. The new regulations (27 CCR § 25607.3 and 27 CCR § 25607.4) require a Prop 65 Alcohol Beverage Warning language to be […]

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