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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter 70. Other Provisions
1/28/2022

3VAC5-70-140. Definitions and requirements for wine licenses; wine; wine coolers.

Wherever the term "wine" appears in this chapter, it shall include "wine coolers" as defined in § 4.1-100 of the Code of Virginia. Wine coolers shall be treated as wine for the purposes of the regulations, except for purposes of taxation and shipments from points outside the Commonwealth to installations of the United States armed forces located within the Commonwealth for resale on such installations, in accordance with §§ 4.1-112 and 4.1-236 of the Code of Virginia and 3VAC5-60-70.

Any person licensed to manufacture, bottle or sell wine shall not be required to pay any additional state tax for any license to manufacture, bottle or sell, as the case may be, any wine cooler. Such person shall have the privilege to manufacture, bottle or sell any wine cooler under the provisions of Title 4.1 of the Code of Virginia as long as his license remains in full force and effect.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-100, 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-112, 4.1-204 and 4.1-236 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 14, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 1, eff. November 12, 1986; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 6, Issue 2, eff. November 23, 1989; Volume 7, Issue 4, eff. December 19, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994.

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