Wash. Admin. Code § 314-28-030 - Distillery license

(1) A distillery license allows the licensee to engage in activities authorized in RCW 66.24.140.
(2) A distillery licensee must comply with all applicable laws and rules including, but not limited to, the sampling, service, and sales requirements in WAC 314-28-065, the tasting room age restrictions in WAC 314-28-066, and the food offerings requirements in WAC 314-28-067. For information on local city or county requirements, licensees need to contact their local government offices.
(a) Contract production is when one distillery, referred to as the "contractor," produces distilled spirits for and sells contract distilled spirits to holders of a distillery license, or manufacturers' license including licenses issued under RCW 66.24.520, referred to as "contractee," and for export from the state. This distilled spirit is referred to as the "product."
(i) The contractee is the product owner. The contractee may handle the product under its license as the Revised Code of Washington and the Washington Administrative Code allow.
(ii) The contractor is required to physically transport all contracted product to the contractee. The contractor is not allowed to distribute or retail the product.
(b) The contractor must submit a copy of the contract to the board prior to production. Any changes in the contract must also be submitted to the board prior to subsequent production. The board may require additional information.
(c) The contractor and contractee are required to obtain any federal approvals.
(4) Consistent with RCW 66.24.1474, a distillery licensee may add a spirits, beer, and wine restaurant license as authorized in RCW 66.24.400 at the distillery premises. The licensee must complete an application and submit the application and applicable fees to the board for processing. For more information about spirits, beer, and wine restaurant license requirements, see WAC 314-02-015.


Wash. Admin. Code § 314-28-030
Amended by WSR 14-20-047, Filed 9/24/2014, effective 10/25/2014 Amended by WSR 15-16-049, Filed 7/29/2015, effective 8/29/2015 Amended by WSR 18-02-006, Filed 12/20/2017, effective 1/20/2018 Amended by WSR 21-11-034, Filed 5/12/2021, effective 6/12/2021

Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030, 66.24.055, 66.24.160, 66.24.630, and 66.24.640. 12-12-065, § 314-28-030, filed 6/5/12, effective 7/6/12.

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