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4-203.03

A.R.S. §4-203.03: Wine festival license: wine fair license: fee

  1. The director may issue on a temporary basis a farm winery festival license that authorizes:
    1. The sampling of the farm winery products on the farm winery festival premises.
    2. The sale of products for consumption on the farm winery festival premises.
    3. The sale of products in the original container for consumption off the farm winery festival premises.
  2. Before the director may issue a farm winery festival license, a farm winery festival that is to occur at an otherwise unlicensed location or at a location that is not fully within the licensee's existing licensed premises must be approved by the county board of supervisors, or the board's designee, if the event is to be held in an unincorporated area or by the governing body of the city or town, or the governing body's designee, if the event is to be held in a city or town. A denial by the county, city or town must be forwarded to the director within sixty days after the submission of an application to the county, city or town, unless the applicant has requested more time for consideration of the application.
  3. The approval process prescribed in this section does not apply to physical locations that are fully located within a premises that is licensed pursuant to this title.
  4. The director may issue one or more farm winery festival licenses for each farm winery licensed pursuant to this title, for a total of up to one hundred fifty calendar days for each farm winery. The director may establish a fee for each day of each event for a farm winery festival license.
  5. Any farm winery may apply for a farm winery festival license pursuant to this section.
  6. A representative of the licensed farm winery may consume small amounts of the products of the licensed farm winery on the festival premises for the purpose of quality control. The wine may include wine produced pursuant to section 4-205.04, subsections d and e.
  7. The director may issue a farm winery fair license with the permission of state fair organizers or county fair organizers, any farm winery may allow the sampling of farm winery products on the fair premises, the sale of the products for consumption on the fair premises and the sale of the products in original containers for consumption off of the fair premises at any sanctioned state fair or county fair. The director may establish a per-day fee for each event for a farm winery fair license.
  8. Section 4 201 does not apply to the licenses provided for under this section.