Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control State Liquor Authority 80 South Swan Street, Suite 900 Albany, New York 12210-8002 518-474-3114 (phone) Enforcement Bureau, option 2 Licensing Department, option 1, then 3 Wholesale Bureau, option 1, then 1 Counsel’s Office, option 4, then 2 Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control State Liquor Authority 163 W 125th Street New York, New York 10027 http://www.sla.ny.gov Commission of Taxation and Finance New York State Tax Department For the appropriate address visit the Commission’s website as there are numerous locations. http://www.tax.ny.gov Secretary of State Department of State Division of Corporations 99 Washington Avenue, Sixth floor Albany, New York 12231-0001 518-473-2492 (phone) http://www.dos.ny.gov

Permitted. A “private brand label” is defined as a brand label owned by a licensed retailer. It does not have to contain the retailer’s name. An alcoholic beverage with a private brand label can only be sold by the licensed retailer who owns the brand label. The licensed retailer must own the brand name or otherwise have the legal right to use a brand or trade name belonging to another entity. For example, hotels, which operate under a common trademark, may sell beer or cider under a private brand label where a hotel chain or a hotel management company, which owns or otherwise has the legal right to use the brand or trade name, is listed on the license and[…]

14.1 Direct Sales and Shipments to Consumers Direct shipment of wine to consumers in New York is allowed as described below. Direct shipment of alcoholic beverages other than wine to consumers in New York is prohibited. Any holder of a license to manufacture wine in a state other than New York who obtains a New York Out-of-State Direct Shipper’s License may ship no more than thirty-six (36) cases (maximum of nine (9) liters per case) per calendar year of wine produced by the licensee to a resident of New York who is of legal drinking age, under the following guidelines. The fee for an Out-of-State Direct Shipper’s License is $375.00 for a three-year license. New York wineries and farm wineries[…]

Note: This section summarizes the temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic that are of interest to interstate suppliers. 17.7.1 Pick-Up and Delivery Pursuant to the Governor’s order, all licensed on-premises establishments were required to cease on-premises sales of alcoholic beverages and/or food as of March 16, 2020, and the New York State Liquor Authority issued the following guidance on its website: Any on-premises licensee with on-premises retail privileges may sell for off-premises consumption any alcoholic beverages that it may legally sell for on-premises consumption. Alcoholic beverage may be sold for off-premises consumption in any closed or any sealed original container of any size, under the following conditions: The sale of each container shall be accompanied by the purchase[…]

Note: Except for authorized tastings conducted at the licensed premises of the manufacturer or wholesaler, all remaining product must be removed at the conclusion of any tasting event. 15.9.1 Tastings That Can Be Conducted by Holders of a Supplier/Wholesaler Marketing Permit Application can be filed for an annual tasting permit or for a single function permit. The fee for an annual permit is $125.00. Permits are issued for a three-year period; therefore, the fee is $375.00 plus a $20.00 filing fee for a total cost of $395.00 (every three years). The fee for a single function is $20 plus a $5 filing fee, for a total of $25.00. Such events may take place as described below. By a New York[…]