Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits

As with other highly regulated industries, wine, beer, and distilled spirits businesses must navigate a complex legal landscape in order to commence and maintain operations.

At Rogoway Law, our attorneys offer a multidisciplinary approach as we assist beverage industry businesses through our regulatory, corporate, litigation, intellectual property, and employment law practices. 

Our longstanding office in the heart of California’s wine country is complemented, in particular, with our Portland office, where we provide the local knowledge that brewers, distillers, distributors, investors, and wineries rely upon in navigating the complex industry landscape.


  • Acquisitions and Sales
  • CEQA, and Environmental Compliance
  • Corporate Formation and Operational Developments
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Compliance with Laws Related to, Advertising, Privacy, E-Commerce, and California’s Proposition 65
  • Dispute, ADR, and Litigation Involving Breach of Contract, Partnership Disputes, Employment Issues, Environmental Claims, Intellectual Property Infringement, and Other Business Disputes
  • Employment Agreements and Human Resources
  • Farm Leases and Management Agreements
  • Federal licensing 
  • Federal and State Regulatory Compliance Concerning on the Production, Labeling, Geographic Indications 
  • Grape Purchase Agreements 
  • Intellectual Property and Brand Protection, 
  • Label Compliance Review 
  • Land Use Planning 
  • License Suspensions, Revocations, and Other Enforcement Actions
  • Minority and Majority investments
  • Municipal Permitting
  • State Licensing

We are your legal partners as you navigate the opportunities and challenges that your business will face. Please Contact Us to schedule a consultation.

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