Any person establishing premises for the production, blending, cellar treatment, storage, bottling, packaging, or repackaging of untaxpaid wine (other than wine produced exempt from tax under section 5042), including the use of wine spirits in wine production, shall, before commencing operations, make application to the Secretary and, except as provided under section 5551(d), file bond and receive permission to operate.
26 U.S. Code § 5351. Bonded wine cellar
2015—Pub. L. 114–113 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, inserted “, except as provided under section 5551(d),” before “file bond”, struck out “Such premises shall be known as ‘bonded wine cellars’; except that any such premises engaging in production operations may, in the discretion of the Secretary, be designated as a ‘bonded winery’.” at end, and added subsec. (b).
Amendment by Pub. L. 114–113 applicable to any calendar quarters beginning more than 1 year after Dec. 18, 2015, see section 332(c) of Pub. L. 114–113, set out as a note under section 5061 of this title.