A manufacturer’s beer/wine event license is issued to manufacturers of beer or wine for craft beer or wine festivals. May be granted up to eight times per calendar year for an event lasting for 1 to 3 consecutive days. Events held for more than three days require another application. Authorizes the sale or complimentary samples of beer or wine.
COV 4.1.215.A(2)—Limitation on manufacturers, bottlers and wholesalers; exemptions
COV 4.1-231.1A(6)(a)(1)—Fees on state licenses
COV 4.1-233.1A(6)(a)(1)—Fees on local licenses
Completing the application may take 15–30 minutes. Average ABC processing time is 7-10 days. You may also use or download the banquet application (PDF) and follow the instructions listed on the document. View the list of banquet documents (PDF) required to complete the application.
For questions and help related to online licensing system, please contact Virginia ABC at email@example.com or (844) 694-9965.
Virginia ABC offers free online training to help managers, sellers and servers to become more responsible and better understand ABC laws, rules and regulations. For more information, contact Education and Prevention, (804) 977-7440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manufacturer's Beer/Wine Event