16-4-1101. Direct shipment endorsement for wineries -- definition. (1) A winery licensed or registered in Montana under 16-4-107 may sell and ship under a direct shipment endorsement up to 18 9-liter cases of table wine annually to an individual in Montana who is at least 21 years of age for the individual's personal use and not for resale.
(2) The shipment of table wine directly to an individual in Montana from a winery that does not possess a current direct shipment endorsement is prohibited, and penalties may be assessed as provided in 16-4-1103.
(3) The shipment of table wine directly to an individual in Montana under a direct shipment endorsement that is not conspicuously labeled as required under 16-4-1102(2) is prohibited and subject to penalties as provided in 16-4-1103.
(4) For the purposes of this part, a "direct shipment endorsement" is permission issued by the department to a winery licensed or registered pursuant to 16-4-107 under which the winery is allowed to sell and ship table wine directly to an individual in Montana.
History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 184, L. 2013.