Wine permit - Queensland

Description


A wine permit can be issued to licensees who hold a licence under the Queensland Wine Industry Act to allow the sale of licensees' wine for one-off events (e.g. festivals, trade shows, conventions) at locations other than the main licensed premises.

Wine permits can be issued for unlicensed venues (e.g. a booth at a carnival) or for venues licensed under the Liquor Act 1992 (e.g. a convention centre).

A wine permit can be issued to:

  • an individual licensee
  • a group of licensees wishing to operate from the same area at the same event (e.g. operating a Queensland wine booth at a major festival).

Note:

If you hold a Wine merchant licence 'Licensee's wine' means wine made only from fruit grown by the licensee on the licensee's licensed premises.

If you hold a Wine producer licence 'Licensee's wine' means wine of which at least 85% is made of fruit grown by the licensee on the licensee's licensed premises; or 85% is made by the licensee on the licensee's licensed premises.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Must Have

To apply for a wine permit you must hold a current wine producer licence or wine merchant licence.

Duration

A wine permit is issued for one-off events for the duration of the event.

Fees

No fees apply.

Act(s) name

Wine Industry Act 1994 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Wine Industry Regulation 2009 QLD

Application process

To apply for a wine permit you must submit a Form 8: Application for wine permit to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR).

If a group of licensees applies for a wine permit:

  • each licensee whose wine is to be sold at the proposed permit place must agree to the permit
  • one licensee must be nominated as the holder of the permit.

Note: You must lodge your application 21 days before the first date of your event.  Applications that are not lodged 21 days in advance will not be processed.

Transfer process

This permit cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Licensing Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing Division

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Mailing address: Locked Bag 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3872 0998
Email: OLGRlicensing@justice.qld.gov.au