Monthly Archives: August 2015

Hard Cider

For still wines and hard cider, is ANY carbonation allowed whatsoever? An effervescent wine is a wine that contains more than 0.392 grams of carbon dioxide per 100 milliliters. Still wines can have 0.391 CO2 per 100 mL. The label … Continue reading

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Looking to change the law for liquor stores

Our office has proposed some changes to the state laws regulating what liquor stores can sell. Since NY only allows a single package and wine store license per person, the ability to grow the business is severely restricted. The profit … Continue reading

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What corrections officers are disqualified from holding liquor licenses or being a principal in an entity holding a license in the State of New York?

The Alcohol Beverage Control Law statutorily disqualifies police officers with arresting powers from have a direct or indirect interest in a business having a liquor license. The question that commonly arises is how that applies to corrections officers and prison … Continue reading

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