Craft Distillers Now Able To Sell Direct To Consumer

Craft Distillers Now Able To Sell Direct To Consumer

On Thursday, October 8, 2015 Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1295, commonly called the Craft Distillers Act of 2015. The new law creates a “craft distiller’s license” which…

Can Minors be Employed by a Business Selling Alcohol?

Can Minors be Employed by a Business Selling Alcohol?

One question that gets asked often is whether or not minors can be employed in a business that is selling alcoholic beverages.  We’d like to take a moment to clear…

Ironfire Brewing Company Approved in Temecula

Ironfire Brewing Company Approved in Temecula

TEMECULA, CA:   The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit application submitted by Ironfire Brewing Co, an under-construction brewery on Zevo Drive in northwestern Temecula. Alcoholic Beverage Consulting Service…

ABC Service Prevails in Liquor License Battle

ABC Service Prevails in Liquor License Battle

A pair of Murrieta residents is trying to organize a neighborhood to oppose convenience store owners who are applying for permits to sell alcohol under the city’s newly-relaxed alcohol guidelines.

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Liquor License Transfer in California
August 27, 2012

Liquor License Transfer in California

Transferring a liquor license from person to another can be a confusing process without assistance. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has many processes in place to handle…

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Licensee Education Available For Free Through ABC
August 20, 2012

Licensee Education Available For Free Through ABC

Did you know that the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) provides licensee education on drugs and alcohol? It’s called the LEAD Program.  What is the LEAD Program? The…

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What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California
August 13, 2012

What to Ask Before Applying for Liquor License in California

If you’re thinking about selling alcohol at your bar or restaurant, you’ll want to ask yourself these questions prior to starting the application process. What type of license best suits…

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What is Liquor Liability Insurance?
August 6, 2012

What is Liquor Liability Insurance?

Liquor liability insurance is a type of insurance for businesses that sell alcoholic beverages. Why would you want to obtain this insurance for your business? There are risks involved in…

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Can ABC Deny The Renewal of an Existing Liquor License?
July 30, 2012

Can ABC Deny The Renewal of an Existing Liquor License?

Unfortunately, ABC may deny the renewal of an existing Liquor License if renewal is not received. This is the case even if you did not receive a renewal notice from…

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    - John Maino, President, Ironfire Brewing Company
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