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Direct to consumer (dtc) sales

In the U.S., each state has the authority to regulate the production, sale, and distribution of alcohol within its borders. This means state and local jurisdictions may have their own requirements in addition to federal requirements. State laws and regulations vary widely from state to state, and may be more restrictive than federal regulations.

Topics covered: Shipping Rules | FedEx Savings Program



Distribution is a powerful tool to get your product into the hands of consumers. There are rules to follow and every market will have different wants, needs and regulations.

Topics covered: Three-Tier Distribution  Self-Distribution Rules


food service

Senate Bill 841, enacted in 2013, established new rules governing food service at permitted use wineries in exclusive farm use and mixed farm-forest zones.

Topics covered: Food Service | Kitchen Licensing and Inspection


SAles and marketing activities

Senate Bill 841 clarifies marketing activities versus special events that are allowed at permitted use wineries located in exclusive farm use or mixed farm-forest zones throughout Oregon. Oregon winery licensees are allowed to conduct certain offsite tastings/events at retail and are able to provide limited advertising for certain tastings/events.

Topics covered: Marketing Events | Special Events | Retailer/Offsite Events and Advertising | Special Event Permit


tasting room compliance

To avoid heavy fines and legal trouble, businesses that run tasting rooms will find the following guidance helpful to both owners and employees.

Topics covered: OLCC Tasting Room Requirements | Wine Growlers | Music


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