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Are the AVAs on the Elouan back label OK? (from a TTB viewpoint)

I get Lew Perdue's daily Wine News fetch email which helps keep me in the loop on the stories in the wine business world and often inspire my blogs/videos. A story in one of those headlines caught my eye

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TTB compliance code-breaker for US wineries

There's a ridiculous amount of terminology thrown at unsuspecting wineries related to their TTB compliance. They are required to be able to decipher what all this terminology means to them from a day to

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Helpful TTB manual & book for wine label requirements

A wine label. The cover on the finished book of a wine's life. That's how I've often referred to them. In my world they are also the easiest way to explain to someone what it is that I do. Believe it or

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Harvest 2018 is on! Here are nine harvest compliance refresher videos.

The beginning of another wine life cycle has begun. Harvest of 2018 is officially underway. The harvest period in the winemaking cycle is a unique area of winery compliance with many ins and outs for winery

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Filing requirements for the TTB 5120.17 report for all US wineries

Running a winery is a a lot of work. Growing, making, storing, bottling and last but by no means least selling the product. It's no wonder that keeping up with their TTB compliance is often little understood.

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Pre 2011 wineries- here’s how to access your TTB permit file online

Was your winery established before 2011? That will then mean that your application for your TTB permit was filed the "old school" route, which meant on paper, in duplicate and via snail mail to the TTB

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The downs and ups of TTB Permits Online

The TTB's platform, Permits Online is about to come out with an updated version. This platform was first launched in 2011 and is used (in the wine world) by any business that is filing an application to

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When bulk wine hurts or helps your winery’s TTB excise taxes

Here we are already half way through 2018- which I recently described as a very unique year for TTB compliance. The other terms I'd considered before settling on unique were confusing and frustrating.

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TTB alternate procedure- Extended through Dec 2019- good news (sort of)

Nothing makes me happier in the work that I do than being able to share good news with US wineries. The TTB released an updated version of one of their industry circulars yesterday which will mean good

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Purchase bulk wine & bottle it? Sorry- no TTB excise tax credits allowed!

It is already May and looking back over all the posts I've shared this year it isn't too surprising they are all focused on the changes impacting US wineries specific to their TTB reporting and excise

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