Follow the Rules for Label Approval

A third of all wine label applications are rejected. To obtain approval requires understanding many regulations, policies and procedures. Here is a summary of the important ones.

Custom Crush or Shared Premise?

It is no longer a million dollar prospect to start a winery. By entering into an alternating proprietorship, a grape grower or brand builder can become a vintner with just a few barrels to his name.

Business Changes That Affect Your License

To keep your license in good standing requires more than just renewing it. You also need to bring it up-to-date whenever your company makes changes in ownership, management, or operations.

Winning at Local Politics

In addition to state and federal approvals, new brewpubs have local hurdles to leap. What do the zoning rules have to say about your plans? What do the neighbors think? Look ahead, and plan for success.


Wineries, breweries and distilleries Since 1983, Compliance Service of America has been helping wineries, breweries, and distilled spirits producers with their regulatory needs. For new facilities we prepare and file state and federal applications, and closely monitor their progress to approval. For established operators, we assist with every aspect of Planning and reporting changes in …

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