Wine Law Practice
Wine law is a practice area that encompasses numerous specific issues, among them real estate transactions, regulatory compliance, employment law, environmental law, trademark registration and protection, general business contract law, etc. The point is, there are a lot of considerations. As an attorney, and winery owner, I look at the issues from both perspectives. We will emphasize the following points to get your farm based beverage business growing:
Finger Lakes Wine Industry Crash Course & Consulting
We are currently developing a "Starting Your Winery" crash course, designed to help you understand how to become a New York State craft beverage producer. The course will will take you through the necessary paperwork and processes required to legally begin producing wine, beer, cider and distilled spirits.
My office also features the opportunity to enjoy consulting from a legal perspective. We can discuss basic issues of New York State Liquor Authority compliance, brand and business development, availability of specific varietals of grapes and other agricultural products, and nearly every other issue you have encountered.
This is a cost effective measure for the person who simply looking for a few hints or answers as to how the industry operates in the Finger Lakes, and how to develop your business. The scope of representation is limited, but you enjoy the benefits of attorney client privilege, and know that the business ideas you are trying to foster will be kept confidential.