Startup costs can present a major hurdle for businesses seeking to make their mark in the wine industry. Fortunately, the “alternating proprietorship” model presents an opportunity for an ambitious company to produce its own wine without the burden of certain significant startup costs. It also offers financial opportunities for existing wineries with excess capacity. And, notably, in contrast to the
Introduction to Custom Crush Agreements The wine industry is complex, and it takes a significant amount of time, money and skill to produce a high-quality product. One aspect of the industry that has been gaining popularity in recent years is the “Custom Crush” model of business. This structure lets an aspiring wine maker enter the business without a producer’s license
Anyone familiar with the State of Maine understands that Mainers take pride in the beauty of the outdoors, the support of local communities and businesses, prioritizing environmental sustainability and ethical operations. Maine is built off of a rich history of rocky coast, sea-faring pioneers; animal-loving residents; hiking; sailing; biking; camping; tourism; retail; hospitality and food and beverage. Maine residents and
Introduction Grapes are the foundational ingredient of wine, so it should come as no surprise that the contract for winemakers to purchase grapes from winegrowers – the Grape Purchase Agreement – represents a crucial aspect of the wine industry. Nearly all winemakers purchase at least some of their grape supply from third-party grape growers. Grape Purchase Agreements, the type of
Introduction Wineries and beverage businesses face unique challenges when it comes to commercial contracts. From sourcing grapes to distributing wine or other beverages, beverage businesses must navigate complex supply chains, regulatory requirements, and shifting market demands. To succeed, it’s essential to have strong commercial contracts in place. In this article, we’ll explore the essential elements of commercial contracts and the
Tales from the Crytpobus: Are Cryptocurrency and Web3 Solutions to the Cannabis Industry’s Banking Concerns?
Today it’s nearly impossible to go online without hearing buzz around “cryptocurrency” and also “Web3”. A fair number of businesses in Silicon Valley are vocal about a general movement towards “deregulation” and “decentralization”, although some argue this approach is really something that results in quasi-regulation or eventually will just evolve to a different kind of regulation. Web3: The Next Digital
In today’s volatile marketplace amid the pandemic and a generally competitive cannabis industry with supply, demand and tax issues, it is more crucial than ever to set clear expectations between commercial operators. We often encounter clients that need to chase payment for their purchase orders or that have another dispute over a payment or performance issue in the commercial context.
It isn’t unusual to need to raise quick money, especially in uncertain times. With pandemic fatigue, the business world is constantly changing, lacking in predictability and consistency, and businesses are finding it more and more difficult to secure reliable capital. What are some of the best approaches to keeping a lifeline alive when operating your business? How can you plan far
At Rogoway Law, we understand that the pandemic has taken its toll on many operators and has impacted different industries disparately. It is always crucial to run startups leanly and efficiently, but lately it’s especially crucial for our clients in the California cannabis industry. Here are some ways we can help you decrease costs, increase productivity and motivation among staff
Rogoway Law is here to lift the administrative burden off of busy clients when it comes to helping maintain corporate minutes books or helping document missing, or cleaning up erroneous, corporate records. We can attend board or shareholder meetings, help you set up a board or shareholder meeting, or simply help you memorialize or formalize your casual meeting notes. We