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Video: What fields are required to be on a weighmaster certificate (CA wineries)

The grape harvest of 2017 has officially kicked off here at several CA wineries from the posts I've seen in the press and on facebook.As I shared in my last post I'll be sharing several winery harvest

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Video: Who is ALWAYS responsible for obtaining a TTB label approval?

TTB label approvals, or COLAs as they are referred to in the wine world. A topic that I hear no shortage of questions around. Not at all surprising really since there is a lot going on around a wine label

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Home winemaker in Napa? You can become a licensed winery at your house.

According to the California ABC's website there are currently 1,491 type 02 license holders in Napa County. The type 02 license, or Winegrower is what a winery holds. To further clarify this does include

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Napa County wineries: Do you know what your Use Permit conditions are?

For anyone who has been a regular reader of my posts these past several years I'm now branching out my marketing "portfolio" by regularly creating Youtube videos for the topics that I discuss around all

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TTB wine bond cancellation applications moving through quickly. Demo videos now live!

What a pleasant winery compliance surprise! A TTB application that moves quickly through to approval! (You learn to be grateful for simple things in my line of work) These applications being in reference

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The federal hiring freeze & what it means for US wineries

Earlier this week I was talking to the TTB offices in Cincinnati. I regularly reach out to them by phone to follow up on applications I’ve submitted for clients, which was the reason for my call. As

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Webinar: How to understand if your site qualifies to cancel your TTB wine bond

Wine Compliance Alliance will be hosting a training webinar on Tuesday, December 13th at 1 pm PST. The topic:  Understanding if your winery qualifies to cancel your TTB wine bond in January 2017 The webinar

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What a TTB wine bond is (& is NOT!)

Anybody out there at all confused by what exactly a TTB wine bond is? No surprise there. The area of winery compliance is a constant source of confusion for winery owners and their staff. I hear about

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The TTB shares how to’s for cancelling your TTB wine bond

In their latest newsletter the TTB has now shared an update I’ve been waiting to see since their earlier announcement in January of this year in which they shared that permit holders who owe less

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California wineries: your report due this month on your production gallons

By now all California wineries as holders of the ABC type 02, or winegrower license would have received in the mail an annual required report from the California ABC. This is the Winegrowers/Blenders report.

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