In this business the devil is in the details. You will want us to ensure that the appropriate forms are filed with Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) so that moving forward you will have the confidence of knowing that your blend complies with all applicable rules and regulations. This is a very important step in the overall scope of bringing your brand to market. We specialize in Kosher and Organic Certifications as well as adhering to all applicable safety standards. And we will make sure you do too. This makes for a much smoother process for you from production to entering the marketplace.
Our efforts in this arena allow you to stay focused on building your brand and serving your prospects, a much better way to spend your time. If any part of this process needs to be addressed due to compliance issues, we’ll make sure you understand every aspect along the way and work with you promptly to finalize any alterations. We make sure that all the pieces of your puzzle come together smoothly and keep the red tape out of your way. Many times there are numerous permits you need to obtain simultaneously depending on the scale of your project and span of your distribution. Premier has the inlays to secure all of these permits in a timely fashion and we have experience in each field of permitting. Allow us to do the heavy lifting for you.
Your Certificate Of Label Approval or COLA is a necessary piece of the puzzle when creating a wine or spirits brand. All alcoholic beverages to be sold in the US are required to have one of these. Other country regulations vary. These approvals are given by the same federal agency that regulates the wine industry, the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau. We have great relationships with the TTB and can expedite this process along with walk you through the ins and outs of what can seem like an impossible task.
We can also provide you with information from the COLAs Online Industry Member User Manual. The purpose of this manual is to provide a brief understanding of how to operate and navigate through the COLAs Online system. The COLAs Online system is the authenticated system requiring username and password to submit applications, search for applications or change profile information. This manual discusses who should use this manual and reviews the menu options, screens available and step-by-step procedures for the system interfaces.
Federal TTB & state compliance are some of the less exciting parts of the business, but of course remain as some of the most important. There is a very large handbook that contains all of the pertinent information as well as a commonly reviewed FAQ sections of the Federal TTB and Compliance issues. These apply to anyone creating or selling wine and spirits in the USA. There are also many state applications and regulations that vary greatly state to state. We have successfully completed each step of this process numerous times and can assist you in doing so as well.
- State and local government regulations
- Administrative access
- Beverage control boards
- Labeling information
- Forms and applications
- Importation & Exportation resources