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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control
Agency 5. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Chapter 70. Other Provisions

3VAC5-70-70. Permits for persons having alcoholic beverages distilled; limitations.

A. Any person who contracts with or engages a licensed distiller to manufacture spirits from grain fruit, fruit products or other substances grown or lawfully produced by such person shall obtain a board permit before withdrawing the spirits from the distillery's premises. The permit shall accompany the shipment at all times. The application for the permit shall include the following:

1. The name, address and license number, if any of the consignee;

2. The kind and quantity in gallons of alcoholic beverages; and

3. The name of the company employed to transport the shipment.

B. Permits shall be issued only for (i) spirits shipments to the board, (ii) sales and shipments to a lawful consignee outside the Commonwealth under a bona fide written contract, or (iii) shipments of spirits samples to the person growing or producing the substance distilled. Samples shall be packaged in containers of 375 or 750 milliliters and the words "Sample-Not for Sale" shall be printed in letters of reasonable size on the label.

Statutory Authority

§ 4.1-111 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 7, 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 38, Issue 1, eff. January 1, 2022.

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