14b NCAC 15c .0403      CONTAINERS

(a)  Unsealed Container Prohibited. Except as permitted by Rule .0307 of this Subchapter, the sale of wine in any unsealed container, any container originally designed for a product other than wine, or in any container the design or shape of which would tend to mislead the consumer as to the nature of the contents is prohibited.

(b)  Distinguishing Mark Different from Retailer. The sale of wine in containers that have the blown, branded, or burned name or other distinguishing mark of any person engaged in business as a wine producer, importer, wholesaler, or bottler or any other person different from the person whose name is required to appear on the brand label by Rule .0304 of this Subchapter is prohibited.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B‑206; 18B‑207; 18B-1001;

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1986; May 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02T .0410 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 19, 2017;

Temporary Amendment Eff. November 28, 2017;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2018.