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Out-of-state Farm Winery Application Kit (Series 2W)

Out-of-state Farm Winery Application Kit (Series 2W)

The Out-of-State Farm Winery license has specific privileges based on these production limits:

  • 200 to 40,000 gallons of wine per calendar year, or
  • not more than 20,000 gallons of wine per calendar year.

Privileges by production limit are:

Produce 200 to 40,000 gallons of wine per calendar year

An Out-of-State arm Winery that produces 200 to 40,000 gallons of wine per calendar year may make sales/deliveries of wine produced on premises to Arizona-licensed wholesaler/distributor locations per A.R.S. §4-205(C) and (D) through (G).

An Out-of-State Farm Winery that produces 200 to 40,000 gallons of wine per calendar may sell to it's own commonly controlled Arizona-licensed retail premises. (A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(6)(b))

An Out-of-State Farm Winery that produces 200 to 40,000 gallons of wine per calendar may make deliveries to a consumer physically present on the premises. (A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(4) and (5))

An Out-of-State Farm Winery must report to the Arizona Department of Liquor an annual report of wine produced on premises. (A.R.S. §4-205.04(B))

Except for as permitted in A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(9), Internet sale of liquor is not permitted in the state of Arizona. Liquor must be delivered to an Arizona liquor-licensed wholesaler, then an Arizona liquor-licensed retailer prior to delivery to the consumer.

Produce not more than 20,000 gallons of wine per calendar year

An Out-of-State Farm Winery that produces not more than 20,000 gallons of wine in a calendar year may make sales of wine produced on premises to Arizona-licensed wholesale/distributor locations. (A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(1))

An Out-of-State Farm Winery that produces not more than 20,000 gallons of wine in a calendar year may make sales of wine produced on premises to Arizona-licensed retailers and to consumers who order by telephone, mail, fax, catalogue or Internet per A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(9). Other than this exception, Internet sale of liquor is not permitted in the state of Arizona.

An Out-of-State Farm Winery that produces not more than 20,000 gallons of wine in a calendar year must report to the Arizona Department of Liquor an annual report of wine produced on premises. (A.R.S. §4-205.04(B))

Except for as permitted in A.R.S. §4-205.04(C)(9), Internet sale of liquor is not permitted in the state of Arizona. Liquor must be delivered to an Arizona liquor-licensed wholesaler, then an Arizona liquor-licensed retailer prior to delivery to the consumer.

All Out-of-State Farm Winery Licensees

Owner/agents of Out-of-State Farm Winery are responsible for taxes per A.R.S. §4-112(B) and (C), A.R.S. §4-201(A)(5), A.R.S. §4-205.04(E) and (F), R19-1-305.

Arizona assumes that out-of-state applicants have completed fingerprint and background check process when being licensed in their state and there is no need for duplication. Applicants may select the types of ownerships listed in the application instructions and dismiss any language that references a bona fide Arizona resident or in the name of a designated agent that meets the requirements of an individual licensee.

Each U.S. state has a unique Federal ATF Permit # which is requested on this application. Countries outside of the U.S. may complete this section with "n/a" (not applicable).

ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: An out-of-state producer, exporter, importer or rectifier must comply with the provisions of Title 4(Arizona liquor law) in the same manner as an in-state licensee. Violations of Title 4 may result in a fine or civil penalty and the suspension or revocation of the right to do business in Arizona.

ARIZONA STATUTES AND REGULATIONS: A.R.S. §4-205.04, 4-205.04(C)(9)(a)-(g) , 4-203.04(G) and(J), 4-202(E)(recordkeeping), 4-205.08(D), (F) & (G)(taxes), Rules R19-1-104 (shipping), R19-1-305 (taxes), R19-1-319 (coercion or bribery), R19-1-501 (recordkeeping), R19-1-306 (labeling), R19-1-327 (sampling).

Average Approval Time: Seven (7) to ten (10) days.
Period of Issuance: One (1) year with option to renew.
Application Fees:
Non-refundable application fee: $100.00
Interim Permit fee: n/a
Fees Due Upon Approval:
Final fees (Full Year): $200.00
Final fees (Half Year): $150.00
Annual renewal fee (includes surcharge): $170.00