wine-law

Wine Law

winelaw
Our firm provides expert legal services for the alcoholic beverage, the hospitality industries and wineries on alcoholic beverage issues in New York and California. We also assist wineries in dealing with complex legal structures associated with operating their business. These issues include winery sales and acquisitions; use permits; custom crush, alternating proprietorship agreements; vineyard sales, acquisitions and leases; vineyard management agreements; grape contracts and winemaker agreements; ABC and ATF (TTB) regulation; labeling; appellations of origin and AVA’s; e-commerce and direct shipping. We have provided counsel to several wineries with formation issues and are experienced in the pros and cons of each business structure as well litigating such issues.

  • Contract negotiations
  • Trademark and intellectual property
  • Vineyard leases
  • Antitrust / competition laws
  • Employment issues
  • Grape purchase agreements
  • Vineyard leases
  • Wine labeling
    • Appelations of origin
    • Vineyard designations
    • Estate bottling
    • Trademark licensing
  • Greenhouse gas regulations
  • Habitat conservation plan requirements
  • Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau compliance
  • Premises liability