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Winery License

A winery license allows a facility to manufacture, bottle and sell alcoholic vinous beverages. A winery can also offer complimentary tastings of its wine at the winery, and may sell at retail in sealed containers, but not for consumption on the premises.

A winery license is valid for one (1) year. You can apply for this license using RLPS.


  • The application for a winery must be approved by the TABC commission at a regular monthly commission meeting. Applications must be complete before being placed on the agenda.
  • If the local government does not have building and safety codes for agricultural zoning, then the state's building and safety codes will apply, and an occupancy from a state inspector would be required.


  • No owners of a winery may have any convictions for any felony or any violation of any state or federal laws relating to alcoholic beverages for five (5) years prior.