Monthly Archives: January 2015

Webinar for farmers, brewers and distilleries interested in growing malt barley

The webinar on Feb. 11, 2015, is the first ever of its kind. It will be held from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. It is geared toward current or interested New York malt growers, hop farmers, brewers, distillers, malt producers, … Continue reading

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Recent Lawsuit should be a Wake-up Call

The Applebee’s class action wage case by Rochester law firm Solomon & Thomas should be a strong reminder for restaurant and bar owners and managers to give their tipped workers the legally required labor law notices. Failure to give the … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU CAN SELL AT A NEW YORK FARM DISTILLERY

What you can sell to drink at the distillery • sell your spirits provided, you regularly keep food available for sale or service to its retail customers for consumption on the premises. A licensee providing the following shall be deemed … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU CAN SELL AT A NEW YORK FARM CIDERY

What you sell to drink at the cidery • sell your cider and any New York cider, provided the licensee shall regularly keep food available for sale or service to its retail customers for consumption on the premises. A licensee … Continue reading

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Understanding branch offices for New York’s farm ALCOHOL manufacturers

If you hold a farm license, you may operate up to five additional branch offices located away from the licensed farm production facility. If you hold two farm licenses (ex. A farm winery and a farm brewery), you can operate … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU CAN SELL AT A NEW YORK FARM BREWERY

What you sell to drink at the brewery • sell your beer and cider or beer/cider from any other licensed farm brewery • if the brewery (only – not a separate business) operates a restaurant, hotel, catering establishment, or other … Continue reading

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Understanding the latest changes to New York’s farm cidery license

Manufacturing privileges: • manufacture of New York state labelled cider. No farm cidery shall manufacture in excess of two hundred fifty thousand gallons of cider annually and shall produce at least fifty gallons of cider annually. • manufacture and bottle … Continue reading

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Understanding the latest changes to New York’s farm distillery license

No distiller shall be engaged in any other business on the licensed premises. A farm distillery license can be granted to the holder of a class A, A-1, B, B-1 or C distiller’s license, a winery license or a farm … Continue reading

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Understanding the latest changes to the New York farm winery license

Manufacturing privileges: • manufacture of wine or cider produced exclusively from grapes or other fruits or agricultural products grown or produced in New York state. No licensed farm winery shall manufacture in excess of two hundred fifty thousand finished gallons … Continue reading

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Understanding the latest changes to New York’s farm brewery license

Manufacturing related privileges: • manufacture of New York state labelled beer. No farm brewery shall manufacture in excess of seventy-five thousand finished barrels of beer and cider annually. A farm brewery shall manufacture at least fifty barrels of beer and … Continue reading

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