DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Wineries. Allows the holder of an Indiana farm winery permit to own 50% or less of a limited wine wholesaler's permit. Allows an Indiana consumer to buy wine from a direct wine seller and have it shipped using a third party verification service retained by the winery (as an alternative to providing information in an initial face to face transaction with the winery). Allows a direct wine seller to direct ship not more than 90,000 liters of wine in Indiana in any permit year. Allows a direct wine seller to be issued a supplemental direct wine seller permit that entitles the permit holder to sell not more than 2,000 gallons of wine at wholesale during a permit year. Establishes an annual fee of $50 for a supplemental direct wine seller permit. Provides that the alcohol and tobacco commission may: (1) fine a direct wine seller; and (2) suspend or revoke a direct wine seller's permit; for noncompliance. Repeals provisions concerning other penalties for noncompliance with the direct wine seller's permit law.