ABC Reform Group Update

The ABC License Reform Work Group held its third meeting to review progress to date, update the timeline for the draft report and ask the work group to comment on several new ideas staff raised as possible categories to consider.  The power point from the meeting can be accessed at the below link. Timeline –… Continue reading ABC Reform Group Update

Legislative Collective August 2018 Report

Report to the Virginia Wine Board VIRGINIA WINERIES ASSOCIATION WINE COLLECTIVE August 20, 2018 Building Code Study The Building Code Study being conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension continues to move forward. The stakeholder group made up of agribusiness interests, including wineries, local government, building code officials, as well as the State Department of Housing and… Continue reading Legislative Collective August 2018 Report

New Bills – 2018 Session

Bills Last action HB 214 – Knight – Overweight permits; vehicles for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce over bridges and culverts. Approved by Governor-Chapter 501 (effective 7/1/18) HB 286 – Bell, John J. – Food and drink sanitary requirements; exception for dogs in wineries. (H) Enacted, Chapter 819 (effective 7/1/18) HB 422 – Bulova – Alcoholic… Continue reading New Bills – 2018 Session