Alternating Proprietorship Requires Strict Segregation

It’s another Alt-prop/Contract Brewing Tuesday here at Libation.  That’s when we bring you some discussion on alternating proprietorships or contract brewing… sometimes both. Today we’d like to take a look at some specifically forbidden activities under these arrangements.  Specifically, segregating the host and tenant’s beer and wine.  This may seem like a no-brainer, but it […]

Access To The Premises Is a Vital Part of An Alternating Proprietorship Agreement

It’s an alt-prop Tuesday here at Libation.  Today we’re taking a look at the TTB requirement that an alternating proprietorship agreement should give the Tenant access to the Hosts premises. Under TTB Industry Circular 2008-04 for wineries operating under an alt-prop agreement, access the premises is addressed in the following paragraph stating that all proprietors […]

Contract Brewing or Alternating Proprietorships For Your Operations? – Don’t Leave Out the Yeast

We’ve been getting so many requests to talk a little more about contract brewing and alternating proprietorships that we figured it’s probably time to dedicate a day to them.  So, here it is – Contract Brewing and Alt-Prop Tuesdays. These arrangements are common in winemaking and brewing.  In a nutshell, contracting it out means that […]