Wine Festival/Wine Fair Application Kit (Series 16)

These temporary, non-transferable, on and off-sale retail privilegs licenses allow the holder to offer the sale of wine at two different types of events:

  1. A Wine festival license allows a licensed domestic farm winery to serve samples of its products on the wine festival premises, the sale of such products for consumption on the wine festival premises, and the sale of such products in original containers for consumption off the wine festival premises. The license is subject to the approval of the governing body of a city or town, or the Board of Supervisors of an unincorporated area of a county, where the wine festival is to take place. The Department may issue up to twenty five (25) wine festival licenses for each calendar year for each licensed domestic farm winery, for up to a cumulative total of seventy five (75) calendar days per winery.
  2. A Wine fair license allows a licensed domestic farm winery to serve samples of its products at a sanctioned county or state fair, the sale of such products for consumption on the fair premises and the sale of such products in original containers for consumption off the fair premises. Wine fair license: The license is subject to the permission of the fair organizers.

ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Applicants, licensees, and managers must take a Title 4 training course (liquor handling, laws and regulations) prior to approval. A pregnancy warning sign for pregnant women consuming spirituous liquor must be posted within twenty (20) feet of the cash register or at point of display.

ARIZONA STATUTES AND REGULATIONS: A.R.S.§4-203.03, 4-261.

Average Approval Time: One (1) to seven (7) days.
Period of Issuance: These are temporary licenses and their issuance is limited to the duration of the wine festival or fair. The Department may issue up to twenty five (25) wine festival licenses for each calendar year for each licensed domestic farm winery, for up to a cumulative total of seventy five (75) calendar days per winery. A wine fair must be held at a sanctioned county or state fair.
Application Fees:
Non-refundable application fee: $15.00 per event.
Fingerprint fee per card: Not applicable.
Interim Permit fee: Not applicable.