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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Tips for Buying a California Liquor License
December 4, 2014

Tips for Buying a California Liquor License

Buying a California liquor license involves much more detail and diligence than it might seem. Much like dating, it is a true “match-making” process during which not all buyers and…

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Collaboration of Microbrewery Sales
November 20, 2014

Collaboration of Microbrewery Sales

If you are a microbrewery, what is the law regarding the sale of beer at your brewery that was manufactured and produced at another brewery? For instance, if several microbrewery…

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How Do Corporate Officer Changes Affect My Liquor License?
October 24, 2014

How Do Corporate Officer Changes Affect My Liquor License?

When a liquor license is issued to entity such as a corporation or LLC, changes of corporate officers or key personnel must be reported to the ABC. Under California law,…

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What Happens If My Liquor License Gets Revoked for Non-Payment?
October 13, 2014

What Happens If My Liquor License Gets Revoked for Non-Payment?

If your California liquor license renewal fee is not paid within 90 days of the date it was due, it may be revoked. This can happen if a business owner…

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How Do You Get a Temporary Liquor License?
September 15, 2014

How Do You Get a Temporary Liquor License?

A temporary liquor license is common when a business is being purchased and the seller currently owns a liquor license. The ABC may grant a temporary license to the new…

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