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Direct Sales to Retail Proposed in Georgia

House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.

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Georgia Brewery Tour Regulations Released

The Department of Revenue has released proposed regulations that would restore the ability of breweries (and distilleries) to vary tour admission fees based on the amount and quality of alcohol included in free tastings and …More

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Distribution Changes Proposed in Georgia

H.B. 1159 provides that a brewer licensed in the state may sell at wholesale up to 5,000 barrels annually of malt beverages manufactured on its licensed premises. Any such sales must be made only to …More

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Agreement Reached on Tours in Georgia

An agreement has been reached by interested parties and legislators to restore the ability breweries had to offer facility tours at various price points (which included differences in the volume or market value of alcohol …More

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Brewery Tour Parameters Changed in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DoR) has altered its interpretation of provisions in Senate Bill 63 (effective July 1) governing tours offered by brewers. Initially, DoR ruled that brewers could offer a variety of …More

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Three Tier Exception Proposed

House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.

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Bill Would Provide Brewery On-Site Sales

Senate Bill 174 provides for the operation of company stores by distillers and brewers at which the public can purchase limited quantities of the beverages produced by such distillers and brewers under limited conditions.

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