2011 WISCONSIN ACT 179
An Act to amend 125.17 (1) and 139.04 (1); and to create 125.06 (3g) and (3r) of the statutes; relating to: the manufacture of wine and fermented malt beverages not offered for sale.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
125.06 (3g) and (3r) of the statutes are created to read:
125.06 (3g) Wine or fermented malt beverages made at supply stores. The manufacture of wine or fermented malt beverages by any person at a business primarily engaged in selling supplies and equipment for use by homebrewers or home winemakers, and, notwithstanding s. 125.09 (1), the tasting at the business of wine or fermented malt beverages so manufactured, if the wine or fermented malt beverages are not sold or offered for sale. Wine or fermented malt beverages provided at a business for tasting under this subsection may only be provided by a person who holds an operator's license issued under s. 125.17.
125.06 (3r) Wine or fermented malt beverages made for educational purposes. The manufacture of wine or fermented malt beverages for educational purposes, and, notwithstanding s. 125.09 (1), the tasting of the wine or fermented malt beverages at the place of manufacture, if the wine or fermented malt beverages are not sold or offered for sale.
125.17 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
125.17 (1) Authorization. Every municipal governing body shall issue an operator's license to any applicant who is qualified under s. 125.04 (5). Operators' licenses may not be required other than for the purpose of complying with ss. 125.32 (2) and 125.68 (2) or s. 125.06 (3g). Operators' licenses may be issued only upon written application.
139.04 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
139.04 (1) Making of wine, cider
or fermented malt beverages at home solely for consumption therein and use thereof in such home by the family and guests without compensation, or manufacturing wine or fermented malt beverages in compliance with the limitations specified in s. 125.06 (3), (3g), or (3r).
(1) This act takes effect on the 30th day after the date of publication.