Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 311
Liquor Control Law

August 28, 2016
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Wine or brandy manufacturer's license, fee--use of materials produced outside state, limitation, exception--what sales may be made, when.

311.190. 1. For the privilege of manufacturing wine or brandy, which manufacturing shall be in accordance with all provisions of federal law applicable thereto except as may otherwise be specified in this section, in quantities not to exceed five hundred thousand gallons, not in excess of eighteen percent of alcohol by weight for wine, or not in excess of thirty-four percent of alcohol by weight for brandy, from grapes, berries, other fruits, fruit products, honey, and vegetables produced or grown in the state of Missouri, exclusive of sugar, water and spirits, there shall be paid to and collected by the director of revenue, in lieu of the charges provided in section 311.180, a license fee of five dollars for each five hundred gallons or fraction thereof of wine or brandy produced up to a maximum license fee of three hundred dollars.

2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1 of this section, a manufacturer licensed under this section may use in any calendar year such wine- and brandy-making material produced or grown outside the state of Missouri in a quantity not exceeding fifteen percent of the manufacturer's wine entered into fermentation in the prior calendar year.

3. In any year when a natural disaster causes substantial loss to the Missouri crop of grapes, berries, other fruits, fruit products, honey or vegetables from which wines are made, the director of the department of agriculture shall determine the percent of loss and allow a certain additional percent, based on the prior calendar year's production of such products, to be purchased outside the state of Missouri to be used and offered for sale by Missouri wineries.

4. A manufacturer licensed under this section may purchase and sell bulk or packaged wines or brandies received from other manufacturers licensed under this section and may also purchase in bulk, bottle and sell to duly licensed wineries, wholesalers and retail dealers on any day except Sunday, and a manufacturer licensed under this section may offer samples of wine, may sell wine and brandy in its original package directly to consumers at the winery, and may open wine so purchased by customers so that it may be consumed on the winery premises on Monday through Saturday between 6:00 a.m. and midnight and on Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

(L. 1943 p. 620 § 4898a, A.L. 1945 p. 1056, A.L. 1969 H.B. 237, A.L. 1979 H.B. 701, A.L. 1982 H.B. 1323, A.L. 1993 H.B. 63, A.L. 1994 S.B. 474, A.L. 1999 S.B. 391, A.L. 2007 S.B. 299 & S.B. 616)




1999

311.190. 1. For the privilege of manufacturing wine or brandy, which manufacturing shall be in accordance with all provisions of federal law applicable thereto except as may otherwise be specified in this section, in quantities not to exceed five hundred thousand gallons, not in excess of eighteen percent of alcohol by weight for wine, or not in excess of thirty- four percent of alcohol by weight for brandy, from grapes, berries, other fruits, fruit products, honey, and vegetables produced or grown in the state of Missouri, exclusive of sugar, water and spirits, there shall be paid to and collected by the director of revenue, in lieu of the charges provided in section 311.180, a license fee of five dollars for each five hundred gallons or fraction thereof of wine or brandy produced up to a maximum license fee of three hundred dollars.

2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1 of this section, a manufacturer licensed under this section may use in any calendar year such wine- and brandy-making material produced or grown outside the state of Missouri in a quantity not exceeding fifteen percent of the manufacturer's wine entered into fermentation in the prior calendar year.

3. In any year when a natural disaster causes substantial loss to the Missouri crop of grapes, berries, other fruits, fruit products, honey or vegetables from which wines are made, the director of the department of agriculture shall determine the percent of loss and allow a certain additional percent, based on the prior calendar year's production of such products, to be purchased outside the state of Missouri to be used and offered for sale by Missouri wineries.

4. A manufacturer licensed under this section may purchase and sell bulk or packaged wines or brandies received from other manufacturers licensed under this section and may also purchase in bulk, bottle and sell to duly licensed wineries, wholesalers and retail dealers on any day except Sunday, and a manufacturer licensed under this section may offer samples of wine, may sell wine and brandy in its original package directly to consumers at the winery, and may open wine so purchased by customers so that it may be consumed on the winery premises on Monday through Saturday between 6:00 a.m. and midnight and on Sunday between 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.



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