Limitation of size of individual wine containers; penalty.
564.05 Limitation of size of individual wine containers; penalty.—It is unlawful for a person to sell within this state wine in an individual container holding more than 1 gallon of such wine, unless such wine is in a reusable container holding 5.16 gallons. However, qualified distributors and manufacturers may sell wine to other qualified distributors or manufacturers in any size container. Except as provided in s. 564.09, wine sold or offered for sale by a licensed vendor to be consumed off the premises shall be in the unopened original container. A person convicted of a violation of this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
History.—ss. 1, 2, ch. 19498, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 7648(33); s. 7, ch. 22858, 1945; s. 580, ch. 71-136; s. 4, ch. 72-230; s. 1, ch. 2013-199.