42.13.405 WINERY - CONDITIONS FOR OPERATING
(1) In addition to all other alcoholic beverage licensing requirements, a winery shall:
(a) refrain from providing alcoholic beverages on the premises until the department approves a sample room;
(b) not possess any interest in real or personal property owned, occupied, or used by an alcoholic beverage retailer in the conduct of the retailer's business;
(c) store alcoholic beverages only on the premises;
(d) store on the premises only the alcoholic beverages for which the premises are licensed or those authorized under an approved alternating proprietor arrangement;
(e) sell and deliver its products for off-premises sales only in original packaging;
(f) prevent the self-service of alcoholic beverages on the premises;
(g) prevent the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages on the premises by persons who are under 21 years of age or actually, apparently, or obviously intoxicated;
(h) prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises or off-premises consumption between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m.;
(i) prevent the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages on the premises between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. by removing all alcoholic beverages other than those purchased in original packaging for off-premises consumption from individuals' possession by 2 a.m.;
(j) prevent the on-premises consumption of alcoholic beverages not sold or provided at the premises and those sold in original packaging for off-premises consumption;
(k) prevent the consumption of alcoholic beverages in the manufacturing area or storage area except as authorized by federal laws;
(l) maintain records documenting its business operations including, but not limited to the sale, production, storage, and processing of alcoholic beverages on the premises; and
(m) electronically file all required alcoholic beverage tax returns and pay any taxes owed as provided in law.
(2) A license to operate a winery is not a retail license.
(3) A winery may sell alcoholic beverages on its premises to a consumer for off-premises consumption only as follows:
(a) the sale may not be conducted through a drive-up window;
(b) all alcoholic beverages must be in original packaging; and
(c) alcoholic beverages may only be sold in an approved sample room.
History: 16-1-303, MCA; IMP, 16-3-301, 16-3-304, 16-3-305, 16-3-406, 16-3-411, 16-4-107, MCA; NEW, 2010 MAR p. 757, Eff. 3/26/10; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 493, Eff. 4/29/17.