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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter 70. Other Provisions
1/22/2022

3VAC5-70-160. Farm wineries; percentage of Virginia products; other agricultural products; remote outlets.

A. No more than 25% of the fruits, fruit juices or other agricultural products used by the farm winery licensee shall be grown or produced outside the Commonwealth, except upon permission of the board as provided in § 4.1-219 of the Code of Virginia. This 25% limitation applies to the total production of the farm winery, not individual brands or labels.

B. The term "other agricultural products," as used in subsection A of this section, includes wine.

C. A farm winery license limits retail sales to the premises of the winery and to five additional retail establishments that need not be located on the premises. These five additional retail outlets may be moved throughout the state as long as advance board approval is obtained for the location, equipment and facilities of each remote outlet.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103 and 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 16, 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; Volume 23, Issue 13, eff. May 19, 2007.

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