14b NCAC 15b .0903 TASTINGS HELD BY INDUSTRY MEMBERS FOR RETAIL PERMITTEES: SAMPLES
(a) Samples. An industry member may give samples of wine, malt beverages or spirituous liquor to a retail permittee authorized to sell that beverage under the following circumstances:
(1) The industry member may give the retailer up to three gallons per brand of malt beverages, up to three liters per brand of wine and up to 50 milliliters per brand of spirituous liquor; and
(2) The retailer has not previously purchased those brands from the industry member within the previous calendar year.
(b) Tastings. At educational seminars, an industry member may give a retail permittee samples by the glass of any products he offers for sale. A tasting may be conducted on the industry member's premises or at any other location. A tasting under this Paragraph shall not be conducted in conjunction with a meal, a party, or any other social event but shall be for business purposes only.
History Note: Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B-207; 18B-1107(a)(4); 18B-1109(a)(4); 18B-1116(b);
Eff. January 1, 1982;
Amended Eff. January 1, 2011; July 1, 1992; May 1, 1984;
Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02S .0903 Eff. August 1, 2015;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 20, 2016.