Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries
Waller is a trusted advisor for wineries, distilleries and breweries, which each face their own unique operational and regulatory challenges.
Waller regularly works with manufacturers to obtain brewer's notices, DSPs and bonded winery approvals from the Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), as well as COLAs and formula registrations for manufacturers anywhere in the United States. The team also navigates complex approvals for state and local permission for manufacturing, self-distribution and tasting rooms and handles tied-house and other compliance issues at federal and state levels.
Waller has unrivaled experience in Tennessee assisting alcohol manufactures with regulatory matters, including:
Representing the Tennessee Distillers Guild with legal strategies and licensing in connection with the non-profit's initiatives, such as Tennessee's official whiskey trail.
Assisted Front Burner Restaurants with structuring the licensing for the food hall, including a distillery and brewery.
Represented an alcohol distiller in pursuing business interruption insurance coverage against its property insurance for claims arising out of a fire.