House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, allowing for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises located on a farm. …More
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We’re almost a quarter of the way through 2017, and it’s been a whirlwind year so far. With the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. scheduled to take place in less than a month, here’s …More
On the Governor’s desk, House Bill 155 seeks to lower the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.
Among a multitude of provisions, H.B. 442 would allow restaurants to remove the so-called “Zion Curtain” that shields customers from liquor mixing and pouring if they install a 10-foot buffer between the area and where …More
Dying in House committee, Senate Bill 798 sought to provide an income tax subtraction, for purposes of computing Virginia adjusted gross income, for the income attributable to the sale of crops grown by a farmer …More
Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bill 1469 provides for a single original metal can in the list of allowable disposable containers that a beer licensee, a wine and beer licensee, and certain mixed …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 13 specifies that a holder of a manufacturer’s license may dispense free samples at the site identified on the manufacturer’s license and that the manufactured product to be sampled or …More
House Bill 2746 requires payment of refund value of 10 cents for certain beverage containers on and after April 1, 2017, regardless of refund value indicated on beverage container.
Amended in committee, S.B. 114 allows suppliers or wholesalers of beer, wine and liquor to donate these products to a non-profit organization for sale and on-premises consumption at a special non-profit event for which a …More
Senate Bill 275 would allow breweries to sell liquor by the drink for on-premises consumption and for brewpubs to begin distributing beer through the wholesale tier.