NYS BILL NUMBER:S4533
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the agriculture and markets law and the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to providing that food processing establishments shall include the operation of home wine makers centers
The purpose of this bill is to create a regulatory mechanism so that home wine maker centers can be established in this State as they have been established in many other wine producing states such as California, Washington, and Oregon. This bill will facilitate the ability of home wine makers to pool their resources and share equipment and storage facilities to produce quality wine for home consumption as is currently allowed for under federal regulations. The amendments to this “B” print are suggested language changes provided by theFederal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to ensure that this state bill complies with Federal Law.