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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What type of liquor license is required for a live theater?
September 7, 2014

What type of liquor license is required for a live theater?

The most popular type of license for a non-profit live community theater is the type 64 liquor license. The major benefit is the relatively low cost of only $1000 and…

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Is a Liquor License Required for a Limousine or Hot Air Balloon?
August 28, 2014

Is a Liquor License Required for a Limousine or Hot Air Balloon?

In California, it is not required to have a liquor license for a limousine or hot air balloon. The key to this law is that the cost of the alcoholic…

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Information Regarding Liquor Licenses for a Boat
August 20, 2014

Information Regarding Liquor Licenses for a Boat

In California, a common liquor license is the Type 54 license for a boat. This on-sale general boat license allows beer, wine, and distilled spirit sales on the boat from…

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Alcohol Licensing for Micro Distilleries
July 23, 2014

Alcohol Licensing for Micro Distilleries

In the 1960’s and 70’s the popular trend in California was wineries. In the 1990’s it became Micro Breweries. Today, the trend is becoming Micro Distilleries. The biggest difference being…

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What is an Alcohol Rectifier?
July 6, 2014

What is an Alcohol Rectifier?

An alcohol rectifier is someone who buys different alcohols or wines, creates new and different blends, and then packages and resells the product under their own label.  They do not…

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