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Wine Institute Updates on Closures, Taxes

March 19, 2020

The California ABC issued guidance on the directive to close restaurants, bars, wineries and breweries to in-person seating. It allows for the purchase and pick up of wine and other off-sale retail privileges with appropriate social distancing. It allows production, storing, distributing and other non-retail privileges. Also, TTB is relaxing the Federal consignment sales rules; Monterey, Napa, Sonoma and Yolo were added to the list of counties with Shelter-in-Place Orders.